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AMERICAN WATER COMPANY Utility Person - 100369 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful.With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S.publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 46 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit amwater.comand follow American Water on Twitter, Facebookand LinkedIn.Primary RolePerforms a variety of tasks in assisting and participating in the locating, laying, repairing, and extending underground water mains and distribution pipesKey AccountabilitiesSets up barricades and places safety lights around work site to protect workers from street traffic. Breaks up asphalt and concrete, using pneumatic power tools for trenching and compaction. Manually digs valve boxes and curb boxes, using shovel and digging bar. Guides pipe sections, valves and fittings into position and holds pieces steady while worker tightens connections. Taps into pressurized water mains. Flares and connects copper and plastic piping. Installs repair clamps on pressurized water mains and service lines. Operates valves and fire hydrants. Investigates complaints and determines corrective action per company procedure. Operates pneumatic and/or hydraulic boring equipment. Completes all necessary forms, sketches, field notes and uses maps and records. Drives vehicles and/or trucks in performance of general job. Directs the activities of any personnel assigned. Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisor. Knowledge/SkillsMechanical ability sufficient to understand the operation of pumps, valves, motors and other mechanical equipment related to operations and maintenance. Working knowledge of distribution/collection systems.Experience/EducationHigh School graduate or equivalent.Minimum 1 year in construction, plumbing, and/or building tradesCertifications and LicensesAs requiredWork EnvironmentOutdoor work during seasonal heat and cold, and other adverse weather conditionsCompetenciesChampions safetyCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer obsessedDrives ResultsNimble learningJoin American Water...We Keep Life FlowingAmerican 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 he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity