American Water Works Company, Inc.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com
Responsible for engineering assignments and project management on projects related to supply, treatment, storage, pumping, distribution, and transmission of water, and wastewater treatment and collection systems. Manages delivery of multiple, small to medium sized capital projects from inception to completion. Performs varied engineering assignments associated with planning, design, permitting and construction of water/wastewater capital projects. Candidates should possess strong working knowledge of the operation of wastewater and water resource facilities, including applicable regulatory requirements.
Monitoring and managing budgets and schedules for several medium to
small Capital Investment Projects and programs of moderate scope and
Driving efficiency into project delivery through the monitoring of
delivery metrics (unit costs, target costs vs. actual, etc.) and pursuit
of more effective delivery and procurement approaches.
Delivery of assigned Capital Projects in accordance with policies and
procedures set for in the Capital Investment Management (CIM) system to
meet asset needs.
Asset Owner satisfaction in accordance with the scope of work agreed
upon for each project. Interacts with Operations personnel to ensure
project delivery program meets operations needs and is coordinated with
operations personnel on operational impacts related to project delivery
Interaction with Technical Services function regarding standards and
requirements. Ensures compliance with established regulatory criteria,
specifications and standards.
Interacts with property group, technical services, and other internal
groups and external governmental agencies to coordinate land
acquisition, easements, rights of ways, permits, certificates, and other
project approvals for assigned projects and programs.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Construction Management or related
Certifications & Licenses:
Professional Engineering (PE) license preferred
General knowledge of Engineering, Project Management and construction
management practices related to planning, design, construction and
operations for wastewater plant, collection systems, water resource management facilities, engineering and
utility economics and contract administration and construction
Working knowledge of regulatory developments, new technology and current
trends in water quality, water &wastewater treatment, developer services and other
related water & wastewater resource management disciplines.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
Knowledge of company procedures, policies and operations.
Knowledge of employee relations, applicable safety and environmental
regulations, federal and state water quality and design regulations and
Strong project management skills (e.g., planning, organizing, directing,
monitoring and reporting on project activities).
Ability to effectively interact with colleagues, governmental agencies,
consultants and the general public.
Project planning skills. Good verbal and written communication skills
(e.g., presentation, listening, report writing.
Strong interpersonal skills (tact/diplomacy, persuasion, cooperation and
ability to motivate others)
Computer literacy. Competent in the use of Microsoft word processing,
spreadsheet, flow-charting, project scheduling, and CAD knowledge.
Financial analysis skill, including budget management and basic
Minimum 7 years experience in project delivery of major water and wastewater r
80% Office with occasional work in the field.
20% Travel to support business requirements as necessary.
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American Water Works Company, Inc.
Website : http://www.amwater.com
American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The companys Regulated Businesses segment offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,500 communities in 16 states. It operates approximately 80 surface water treatment plants; 500 groundwater treatment plants; 1,000 groundwater wells; 100 wastewater treatment facilities; 1,200 treated water storage facilities; 1,300 pumping stations; 87 dams; and 47,000 miles of mains and collection pipes. The company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Voorhees, New Jersey.