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American Water Maintenance Person EL95 in Joplin, 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 those jobs necessary for the care and maintenance of such

mechanical equipment, buildings, property, and facilities as are in use

at the Missouri American Water Company.

In addition, the duties 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 activities. Installs, maintains, and services calibration of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric controls and instruments.

  • Performs pipe fittings, pipe laying, boiler and heating plant maintenance. Installs, repairs, and performs care of valves, fittings and pipes, including screwed, sweat, flanged, bell and spigot, mechanical joints, for both large and small pipe. Handles large pipe, cast iron, concrete, steel, or any other material.

  • Performs welding activities. Performs acetylene and electric welding, soldering, brazing and cutting.

  • Performs equipment and vehicle maintenance. Overhauls and repairs gasoline and diesel engines. Maintains and repairs vehicles. Performs maintenance and repair of minor air conditioning.


  • Knowledge of electric wiring and motor care, instrument and control, pipe fitting, pipe laying, boiler and heating plant maintenance, welding, and equipment and vehicle maintenance.

  • Pass a proficiency test in Electric Wiring & Motor Circuits and in either Equipment and Vehicle maintenance or Pipe Fitting.


Champions safety

Customer obsessed

Cultivates innovation

Nimble learning

Drives Results


Short Description

  • 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.