Posted Date: Jan 30, 2024

Location: Mechanicsburg, PA, US, 17055

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

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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

Responsible for project management, engineering design, bidding, and construction management, etc. on multiple small to medium size projects relating to the tank inspection and rehabilitation program and other engineering projects relating to various aspects of the business.  Responsibilities may also include the technical supervision over consulting project engineers, technicians, and/or Construction Inspectors. The position is also responsible for developing strategic long-term water and wastewater system planning and recommending projects or approaches to address needs related to source of supply, treatment, storage, pumping, collection and transmission of water and wastewater. The analysis and recommended solutions will affect the performance and operational integrity of water systems within American Water.



Key Accountabilities

  • Assists with preparation of strategic water/wastewater system planning studies as assigned.
  • Assist or complete system capacity evaluations, analysis of source, production, distribution, storage, or other system deficiencies as assigned to support ongoing operations, service extension requests or regional growth opportunities.
  • Assist in the building and maintenance of water and wastewater hydraulic models.
  • Manages multiple tank projects and performs varied engineering assignments associated with the tank inspection and rehabilitation program.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical, bidding, and contractual documents associated with delivery of capital investment projects.
  • Ensures scope and quality of work to achieve the intent of all Design Concepts and Company standards for capacity, performance, reliability, safety, and regulatory compliance. 
  • Develops technical information and concepts into feasible and effective engineering approaches. 
  • Develops strategic and strong working relationships with engineering firms, vendors, and contractors. 
  • Supervises field and contract personnel to ensure timely completion of assignments, within budget and adherence to standards. 
  • Adheres to Engineering Standards, specifications and, equipment manufacturer recommendations to support Center of Excellence initiatives. 
  • Coordinates the pre-qualification and selection of consulting and construction organizations for projects using negotiation or competitive selection process. 
  • Establishes project budget and cost. 
  • Contributes to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business.

Knowledge & Competencies

  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering design theory and practice, project management, construction and contract management, water resources, water/wastewater facilities and utility operations.
  • Knowledge of current trends in water quality and treatment and other aspects of the regulated and non-regulated water industry.
  • General understanding of US regulations (commercial and environmental), legislation and trends impacting the water industry.
  • Sound business acumen and judgment.
  • Detail oriented to conduct through analysis and evaluations, render and implement timely decisions and recommendations.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Minimum 0-4  years of experience in resources engineering and project management.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Valid driver’s license required.


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