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American Water Mechanic I in Olivette, Missouri

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Primary Role

Performs jobs necessary for the care and maintenance of such electrical systems, mechanical equipment, buildings, property, and facilities as are in use at the Missouri-American Water Company St. Louis operations, to include fabrication and construction of such equipment and facilities as may be required in water utility operation.

Key Accountabilities

Performs electric wiring and motor care: assembles and repairs electric motors, installs conduit and wiring, traces electrical troubles, performs care of relays, remote control, and similar auxiliary control equipment.

Performs instrument and control: installation, maintenance, service, calibration of pneumatic hydraulic, electric controls, and instruments.

Performs machine shop activities: operates a lathe, shaper, milling machine, drill press, etc. Sharpens tools, makes dies, pours and fits bearings, etc. Performs welding: acetylene and electric welding, soldering, brazing, and cutting.

Performs pipe fittings, pipe laying, boiler and heating plant maintenance: performs installation, repair, and care of valves, fittings, and pipe including screwed, sweat, flanged, bell, and spigot, mechanical joints, for both large and small pipe. Performs handling of large pipe, cast iron, concrete, steel, or any other material.

Performs carpentry and millwright: includes concrete form carpentry and finished carpentry, setting of machinery, alignment of equipment, etc. Does all rigging and moving of heavy equipment and machinery.

Performs metal working: performs cuttings and welding as used in conjunction with sheet metal work, bending, and fabrication of metal products.

Performs equipment and vehicle maintenance: gasoline and diesel engine overhaul and repair, vehicle maintenance, minor air conditioning equipment maintenance and repair.

Experience/Education

Performs electric wiring and motor care: assembles and repairs electric motors, installs conduit and wiring, traces electrical troubles, performs care of relays, remote control, and similar auxiliary control equipment.

Performs instrument and control: installation, maintenance, service, calibration of pneumatic hydraulic, electric controls, and instruments.

Performs machine shop activities: operates a lathe, shaper, milling machine, drill press, etc. Sharpens tools, makes dies, pours and fits bearings, etc.Performs welding: acetylene and electric welding, soldering, brazing, and cutting.

Performs pipe fittings, pipe laying, boiler and heating plant maintenance: performs installation, repair, and care of valves, fittings, and pipe including screwed, sweat, flanged, bell, and spigot, mechanical joints, for both large and small pipe. Performs handling of large pipe, cast iron, concrete, steel, or any other material.

Performs carpentry and millwright: includes concrete form carpentry and finished carpentry, setting of machinery, alignment of equipment, etc. Does all rigging and moving of heavy equipment and machinery.

Performs metal working: performs cuttings and welding as used in conjunction with sheet metal work, bending, and fabrication of metal products.

Performs equipment and vehicle maintenance: gasoline and diesel engine overhaul and repair, vehicle maintenance, minor air conditioning equipment maintenance and repair.

  • Education:*

High school graduate or state-recognized educational equivalency certificate required

Must pass required skills test

Competencies

Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results

Collaborates

  • 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.

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