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Relief Water Treatment Operator/Helper

Company: American Water
Location: Wampum
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 106169

Share Our Purpose. Be Yourself. Feel Valued.

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.

We are Beautifully Different . We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role! Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey.

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.

For more information, visit and join American Water on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Primary Role

Assists the maintenance person and Relief Plant Operator.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assists the maintenance person or performs the following duties: maintenance on motors, pumps, switch gear, chemical feed equipment, mixing and sedimentation basin equipment, filters, intakes, wells, valves, control/monitoring equipment, building, grounds, and other related equipment.
  • Operates water treatment facilities, pumping facilities and other related facilities.
  • Operates all pumps, motors, screens, switch gear, chemical feed equipment, settling tanks, control systems, laboratory equipment, and valves.
  • Makes water treatment control tests and calculations necessary to control the water treatment and pumpage of the facility.
  • Collects water samples per regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • Must have a working knowledge of all tools used in maintaining all related plant equipment.
    • Since this classification also has operating duties, must have a working knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and hydraulics.


      • GED/High School Diploma.

        Certifications & Licenses

        • Valid driver license with the ability to pass a motor vehicle check.
        • DEP Class A Water license preferred. Will be required to obtain within 3 years of hire.


          Work schedule is Tuesday - Saturday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. When in Relief Operator role, will assume the Operator schedule.


          Champions safety

          Customer obsessed

          Cultivates innovation

          Nimble learning

          Drives Results


          Join American Water... We Keep Life Flowing ---

          American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

          Nearest Major Market: Youngstown

Keywords: American Water, Youngstown , Relief Water Treatment Operator/Helper, Other , Wampum, Ohio

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