9 days old

Maintenance Electrician (SCA)

American Water Enterprises
Bowling Green, VA 22427
  • Job Code

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.

In September 2007, under the Department of Defenses Utility Privatization Program, we were awarded ownership and a 50-year contract for the operations and maintenance of the water distribution and treatment system and the wastewater collection and treatment system at Fort A. P. Hill, Virginia.Our responsibilities include system capital investment, regulatory and environmental compliance, planning, asset recapitalization, and long-term operations and maintenance. The water system consists of eight distinct water distribution systems, which include over 48 miles of pipe, twenty-nine water wells, thirty chlorination disinfection systems, eleven booster pumps, twelve storage tanks, two fire booster pumps, and numerous fire hydrants and valves.The wastewater system is composed of four independent components that include over 33 miles of pipe, 38 lift stations, two treatment plants and two lagoons for treatment.

We are looking for a experienced and skilled electricianto add to ourteam! If you value safety and are looking to expand your career, look no further than this unique opportunity with American Water-Military Services Group!

Primary Role

Provide general direction and oversight of electrical plans during planning and development of new or renovated plant and lift station projects. Performs other related functions and duties as assigned or as they become apparent and necessary.This position is required to carry out tasks with a minimum of directions. The person must demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and ability to complete jobs with and without help from others.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for all project electrical work , including but not limited to, installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment, lighting, outlets, switches, wiring motors, motor controls, instrumentation installation and troubleshooting, SCADA system hardware maintenance, start-up testing, control panel maintenance, and power tools.

  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and citizen customers. Coordinates and communicates with project personnel as well as other outside entities to ensure operational reliability and environmental compliance.

  • Capable of conducting duties in a safe, efficient manner that will insure safety to themselves, co-workers and the public. Follows Companys Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies. Reports unsafe conditions.

  • Participation in the following safety programs plus other safety programs identified by AW:
    • Respiratory Program

    • Lock-out Tag-out Program

    • Bloodborne Pathogen Program

    • Chlorine Safety Program

    • Confine Space Program

    • Fall Protection & Climbing Safety Program

    • Hazard Communication Program

    • Hearing Conservation Program

    • Hot Works Program

    • Pipe Plug Safety Program

    • PPE Safety Program

    • SPPC Program

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrates knowledge, ability and understanding of electrical tasks normally associated with water distribution and wastewater collection systems, as well as electro-mechanical related equipment.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge, understanding and ability to read and interpret electrical blueprints, schematics and ladder logic drawings.

  • Knowledge of and access to electrical commercial and industrial codes as defined by NEC, OSHA, NFPA

  • Understands and can operate basic computer software, including RSLogix and RS Links ladder logic electrical control diagnostic software. Has an understanding of computer hardware, SCADA and wiring instruments.

  • Ability to properly utilize precision tools and instruments (electrical test equipment, thermo graphic analysis and vibration equipment)

  • Ability to properly utilize tools required by the job, including but not limited to, hand tools, power tools.

  • Capable of written and verbal communication to all necessary entities.


  • High School diploma, GED, or experience in related field.

  • 3-5 years as an electrician working with 480-volt electrical systems

  • Possess and maintain a valid Drivers License

  • Certification as a licensed electrician desired, but not required as equivalent experience and training can be substituted.

Work Environment

  • Subject to outdoor/indoor elements and to temperature changes, hot/cold, walking, kneeling standing, lifting, and bending. Must be able to lift up to 75lbs

  • Cuts grass with riding mower, push mower and weed eaters


  • Champions safety

  • Customer obsessed

  • Cultivates innovation

  • Nimble learning

  • Drives Results

  • Collaborates

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.

Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
Sponsored by:
ADP Logo
Sponsored by:
Bank of America Logo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Maintenance Electrician (SCA)

American Water Enterprises
Bowling Green, VA 22427

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast