Working at American Water
One goal. One purpose. One company.
Water. It’s a part of everything we do. An essential building block of life. A basic necessity to everyday living. The world depends on fresh, clean water to make our lives better. At American Water, as an industry-leading water resources management and supply company, we’ve been protecting the Earth’s most valuable resource for well over 100 years. By using state-of-the-art technology combined with some of the most talented and dedicated professionals in the business, our mission to deliver quality service while enhancing the environment we live in is evident in everything we do.
But we can’t do it alone. We depend on people who share our passion for water. People who want to make a difference in their communities. People who know exactly what it takes to get the job done. People who are ready to put their careers into motion.
What We Do
We provide our customers with high-quality water and other water-related services and supply. American Water professionals are given the chance to learn about water treatment from a standpoint of high-level government involvement, the opportunity to develop new and exciting ways of treating the business of water resource management and to develop multi-disciplinary skills within our customer- and community-focused culture. American Water also relies on a number of employees with experience in commercial products and services to ensure that we maintain our high standards. It’s challenging work and requires unique individuals with a sense of purpose and the drive to carry projects through to completion.
When you start a career at American Water, you get the stability of a company that’s been in business since 1886. American Water is the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With headquarters in Voorhees, NJ, the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 15 million people in more than 30 states and parts of Canada.
An Industry Leader
As the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility company in the United States, we are experts in water quality testing, compliance and treatment and have established and own industry-leading water testing facilities. Our technologically advanced quality control and testing laboratory in Belleville, Illinois is certified in many states across the country. Our laboratories and other facilities perform more than one million water quality tests per year.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401 (k) savings plan with company match.