Veterans Preferred - Planning Engineer (Water Utility)
Company: American Water
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Illinois American Water
has an excellent career opportunity for you where you can bring
your whole self to work!
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.
Our Engineering Team has an opportuntinity for a Planning Engineer
(PE required) to work out of one of many statewide offices
including Belleville, Peoria or C hampaign.
Join the nation's largest and most geographically diverse U.S.
publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. With a
history dating back to 1886, 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
Responsible for strategic long term water system planning and
recommending projects or approaches to address needs related to
source of supply, treatment, storage, pumping and transmission of
water. The analysis and recommended solutions will affect the
performance and operational integrity of water systems within
American Water. A Planning Engineer also has technical and project
management supervision over consulting Project Managers/Engineers,
and/or project support engineers or technicians. This position is
also responsible for conducting or reviewing water system capacity
and service evaluations associated with water service extension
projects or other potential service growth opportunities. Prepare
or assist in the preparation of detailed asset investment plans
considering the cost, timing, prioritization, operational need and
risk, strategic investment fit and other pertinent factors
surrounding individual projects or investment programs.
- Coordination and preparation of strategic water system planning
studies (comprehensive or targeted, issue based studies as
appropriate) as assigned. (50%)
- Preparation and maintenance of asset investment plans and
strategic capital expenditure plans as assigned. Plans to
accurately address operational needs, operational efficiencies,
asset management and strategic investment goals set by the
Corporation based upon prioritization models. (20%)
- System capacity evaluations, analysis of source, production,
distribution, storage, or other system deficiencies as assigned to
support ongoing operations, service extension requests or regional
growth opportunities. (10%)
- Ability to serve as a competent technical resource on Water
System Planning matters including capital planning, safe yield
analysis, demand projections, production adequacy, transmission and
distribution adequacy, computerized hydraulic modeling and
analysis, water conservation, regionalization, and other pertinent
subjects as needed tosupport operational and business needs.
Present results of engineering analysis to interested parties
within and outside ofthe company, including expert testimony,
presentations to Regulatory agencies and Senior Company Management.
- Pursues educational opportunities and professional development
to enhance performance and contributions to the organization.
- Contribute to effective communication by listening and
providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open
and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and
information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues
across the business. (5%)
- Demonstrated competency in asset planning, water system
comprehensive master planning, distribution system hydraulic
modeling or equivalent water system design experience.
- Broad knowledge of Engineering (planning, design, construction)
related to water facilities.
- Working knowledge of regulatory developments, new technology
and current trends in water quality, treatment and Engineering
- Applicable knowledge of water resources industry, business and
environmental regulatory field.
- Knowledge of Company Operations.
- Leadership ability and interpersonal skills, as well as, solid
verbal and written communication skills and keen listening
- Detail oriented to conduct through analysis and evaluations,
render and implement timely decisions and recommendations.
- Minimum 5 years experience in water resources planning.
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.
- Professional Engineering (PE) license required.
- Up to 20%
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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