American Water

Industry: Energy, Extraction & Utilities

About American Water

Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water services is our business. Founded in 1886, we (New York Stock Exchange: AWK) are the largest and most geographically diverse, publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in southern New Jersey, we employ 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater services and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and in Ontario, Canada. Diversity of 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 employee feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger and more successful. We encourage, honor and celebrate differences in our employees.

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Why Work at the Company?

American Water employees live by a set of values that are the cornerstones of our business culture: Safety, Trust, Environmental Leadership, Teamwork, and High Performance. Veterans possess a variety of skills and expertise that align with American Water's culture. We offer more than a job; we provide a purpose. We care deeply about providing essential water and wastewater services to more than 15 million people globally; services that are vital to their lives every day. We take great pride in what we do, and it shows. Our commitment to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable water services to our customers is the foundation of our company. Hiring veterans helps us grow as a company and provides a tangible return on investment.

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