Veterans Preferred - Sr Planning Engineer
Company: American Water
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -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
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
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
American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg
Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18thon
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 amwater.com and joinAmerican Water on
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***This position can be based in any of the following locations in
Missouri, Joplin, St. Louis, Jefferson City, Parkville, St
Reports to the State Engineering Lead / Engineering Manager or
Corporate Engineering Planning Director and is responsible for
strategic long term water and wastewater system planning and
recommending projects or approaches to address complex issues
related to source of supply, treatment, storage, pumping and
transmission of water and wastewater. The analysis and recommended
solutions could have a major impact on the performance and
operational integrity of water and wastewater systems within
American Water. A Senior Planning Engineer 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
- Coordination and preparation of strategic water and wastewater
system planning studies (comprehensive or targeted, issue based
studies as appropriate) as assigned.
- 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
State/Corporation based upon prioritization models.
- System capacity evaluations, analysis of source, treatment,
distribution/collection, pumping & storage, or other system
deficiencies as assigned to support ongoing operations, service
extension requests or regional growth opportunities.
- Ability to serve as a competent technical resource on Water and
Wastewater System Planning matters including capital planning, safe
yield analysis, demand/load projections, treatment adequacy,
collection, transmission and distribution adequacy, computerized
hydraulic modeling and analysis, water conservation,
regionalization, and other pertinent subjects as needed to support
operational and business needs. Senior Company Management.
- Presents results of engineering analysis to interested parties
within and outside of the company, including expert testimony,
presentations to Regulatory agencies and Senior Company
- 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.
- Demonstrated competency in water/wastewater system
- planning and capacity, condition and performance assessment of
related facilities, pipelinesystem hydraulic modeling or equivalent
water/wastewater system design experience.
- Broad knowledge of Engineering (planning, design, construction)
related to water.
- 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Advanced Management or
Technical Degree preferred.
- Minimum 10 years experience in water resources planning.
Certifications & Licenses:
- Professional Engineering (PE) license required.
- Valid driver's license required
80% Primarily in the office with occasional work in the field at
water/wastewater facilities to conduct site investigations and hold
onsite project kick-off and review meetings.
Prioritizes & Role Models Safety
Plans, Aligns, & Directs
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 arean individual with
a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by
federal, state, and local laws.
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