Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.
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Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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.
Position will be rotating days/hours.
To have active involvement in and make process control decisions associated with the operation and maintenance of water purification systems and related wastewater processes.
Key Accountabilities Cont.
Knowledge / Skills
Working knowledge of basic mechanical and automated control systems.
Water Works Operator certificate (Class A, Type 1) or ability to obtain in the time required by the PAWC Personnel Policy.
Communicate in an effective manner both oral and written with the general public and Company personnel. Read and understand instructions, safety rules, etc.
Mathematical skills sufficient to be able to calculate dosages, surface areas, volumes, weights, measures and algebraic formulas.
Mechanical ability sufficient to operate pumps, valves, motors and other mechanical equipment related to plant operation and maintenance.
Physical fitness- capable of lifting and/or carrying 50 lbs. or more on a frequent basis. Walking up and down stairs. Working in confined areas. Ability to wear a respirator.
Environmental conditions including contact with water, chemicals, fumes, odors and dust as a result of working with and handling potentially hazardous water treatment and laboratory chemicals. Minimum exposure to inclement weather mostly of short duration.
Functional / Technical Skills
Learning on the Fly
Experience / Education
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