American Water Production Technician U405 in East St. Louis, Illinois

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

Primary Role

Maintains and ensures the reliable operation of the treatment facility.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintains and ensures the reliable operation of the treatment facility. Performs maintenance tasks of a high technical nature including large pumps, chemical feed systems, and controls.

  • Performs a high level of electrical, mechanical, and production facilities work including, but not limited to, pumps, motors, valves, chemical feed equipment, and other control equipment.

  • Performs any other duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge / Skills

High knowledge level of electrical, mechanical and production facilities operations.


Functional / Technical Skills

Learning on the Fly

Organizational Agility

Problem Solving

Time Management

Experience / Education

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • 0-2 years of experience in the water industry.

  • Join American Water. We care about water. It's what we do.*®

  • 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.