Sub Station Operator Helper U355P

Posted Date: Feb 9, 2024

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63005

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

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People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals.


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About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Primary Role

Works as assigned in any of the Operator classifications on a temporary basis.  Position works a rotating shift.  


Starting pay is $24.87/hr.  Pay will increase to $33.14/hr after successfully completing the 90 day probation period.    There are two positions available.

Key Accountabilities

  • In addition to temporary assignment from time to time to the Operator classifications, assists regular Station Operators in any of their duties when so assigned by supervision, especially as directed by the Routine Maintenance Card program.
  • Performs preventive maintenance of the type or kind assigned to Operators such as cleaning, painting, tightening, minor adjusting, lubrications, inspections, testing, making minor part replacements, packing valves, etc.
  • Works as a Shop Mechanic Helper.


  • Water or Wastewater experience preferred but not required.


  • At completion of training program, may need to demonstrate ability to operate the station.
  • High School diploma/GED required.
  • Drivers license required with ability to pass a motor vehicle background check.
  • Will be required to pass testing to be considered for interview/position.


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