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Manager Engineering

Company: American Water
Location: Belleville
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 106310

Share Our Purpose. Be Yourself. Feel Valued.

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.

For more information, visit and join American Water on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Primary Role

The Engineering Manager is responsible for supervising a functional Engineering staff and managing and coordinating several Engineering, Planning, Design, and Construction projects and activities related to Water and Wastewater Resource Systems and/or American Water building facilities.


Key Accountabilities

  • Manages several assigned Engineering Projects and programs of varying scope including coordination of Consultants and Contractors and the direct supervision of Company Engineering professional and support personnel during planning, design, and/or construction activities.
  • Schedules and monitors performance, adherence to standards and adherence to the Company's business plan as it relates to the responsible projects and programs.
  • Plans and monitors budgets and schedules for Engineering Projects and programs, and overseas the maintenance of technical and engineering records including work in progress.
  • Assists in developing, implementing and monitoring conformance with comprehensive and strategic investment plans.
  • Supervises a functional Engineering staff within the limits of assigned Engineering projects and programs. Guides and serves as technical advisor to lower-level Engineers and other personnel requiring technical direction.
  • Recommends selection of Engineering and/or construction firms for consideration to perform projects.
  • Ensures Engineering compliance with established Company and regulatory criteria, specifications and standards.
  • Interacts with governmental agencies and manages and supervises programs to obtain permits, certifications and approvals for assigned projects and programs.
  • Develops a sound organization staffed with able and motivated employees and provides for or trains suitable replacement. Manages and supervises other technical/operations, related projects, i.e., unaccounted for water, equipment maintenance, etc. Ensures that policies, procedures, programs, standards of performance and approved objectives are adhered to and/or achieved.


    • Broad knowledge of Engineering theory related to planning, design and operations concepts for water resource management facilities, Engineering and utility economics and knowledge of contract administration and construction technology related to water facilities.
    • Good working knowledge of regulatory developments, new technology and current trends in water quality and water treatment and other related water resource management disciplines.
    • Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Knowledge of Company operations and procedures.
    • Knowledge of employee relations, applicable safety and environmental regulations, federal and state water quality and design regulations and technical standards.


      • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in water utility or related field.
      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Advanced Degree desired.

        Certifications & Licenses

        • Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date.
        • Valid Driver's License


          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: St Louis

Keywords: American Water, Belleville , Manager Engineering, Engineering , Belleville, Illinois

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