Senior Superintendent, Operations
American Water

Clarion, Pennsylvania
$30.00 per hour

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People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career. Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals.

We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role! Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey.

About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water's 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company's national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Primary Role

Responsible for directing the day-to-day management, development and operation of the production treatment or the distribution and metering of water and/or wastewater operations for the Company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Administration, inventory control, supplier relations and contract integrity.
  • Assists in planning and construction of extensions and improvements to the distribution system.
  • Provides for meters and meter readings including installation, removal and repair, periodic testing and reading schedules.
  • Programs and directs the efficient and reliable operation, maintenance, protection and appearance of all water supply facilities, impoundments, watersheds, pumping, treatment, booster and storage facilities and properties.
  • Assists in planning and construction of new production facilities.
  • Plans and prepares that portion of the Company budgets within area of responsibility.
  • Manage employee and labor relations within area of responsibility. May serve as spokesman in union contract negotiations.
  • Prepares, files and maintains reports and records relating to the production and distribution of water and water service.
  • Develops a sound organization staffed with able and motivated employees and provides for or trains suitable replacements.
  • Continue to reinforce the importance of developing a diverse workforce.


  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with leadership, employees, customers and external stakeholders.
  • Computer literacy including MS Office, SAP, MapCall.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Familiarity with budgets and accounting.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Lift minimum 25lbs.
  • Occasional hands-on work required.
  • Knowledge of Water Distribution system operations, Engineering and Construction concepts, Accounting and budgeting principles.
  • Strong knowledge of safety standards with an emphasis on OSHA requirements for water utility work.
  • Be interface with regulatory entities and represent company positions as regulatory proceedings and hearings.
  • Support the Business Development function in the operational analysis pricing and integration of water and wastewater business opportunities.


  • Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of undergraduate education and work experience that provides the knowledge and exposure to water distribution system operations, engineering and construction concepts, accounting and budgeting principles and the ability to direct the day-to-day operation of production treatment, distribution and metering of water or waste water operations for American Water.
  • 4-6 years of supervisory experience in water works or related field, three (3) of which are in distribution.

Travel Requirements

  • Regular travel within assigned region.
  • Occasional travel within state/country.

Work Environment

  • Indoor and outdoor environment.
  • 24/7 operations.


  • Full-time
  • Monday-Friday; day shift
  • On-call responsibility

Certifications and Licenses

  • DEP Class A and E license preferred.
  • Must possess valid driver's license.
  • Certifications/training in safety preferred.


Prioritizes & Role Models Safety


Develops Talent

Plans, Aligns, & Directs

Drives Engagement

Decision Quality

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 they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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