American Water Process Technician EL1464 in St Joseph, 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.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Primary Role Work schedule could be a first or second shift. Process Technician operates and maintains the groundwater treatment facility, well field, booster stations and tanks, including daily operations and maintenance. He/she must follow all work and safety rules established by the company Key Accountabilities * Responsible for daily operations and maintenance activity in the production department assigned. * Maintains accurate records of all maintenance activities. * Assists with the preparation of maintenance activities as required. * Makes water treatment control tests and calculations necessary to control the water treatment and pumpage of the facility. * Maintains storeyards and materials in an orderly fashion. * If a vehicle is assigned, ensures that the vehicle is kept stocked with necessary materials, tools, and equipment. * Keeps vehicle, tools, and equipment clean and secure. * Makes or assists in making measurements on the job. Adheres to OSHA standards, other applicable regulations, and company policies and procedures. * Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. Knowledge/Skills * Knowledge of the usage of distribution maps and construction plans in any format and how to locate the various distribution facilities. * Direct production personnel and make decisions when required. * Encourages and maintains a safe work environment. * Ability to work in various weather conditions and tempuratures. * Capable of performing duties with minimal supervision. * Possesses a working knowlege of personal computers, RTU's and programmable logic controllers. Experience/Education * High school diploma or equivalent. Work Environment * Must meet the physical requirements of the position. * Able to work in various weather conditions and temperatures. * Must be available for after-hours work and other emergencies as necessary. Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning * 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 he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.