American Water

Industry: Energy, Extraction, and Utilities

About American Water

Clean, safe, reliable, and affordable water is our business. American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse, publicly traded U.S. water/wastewater utility company (NYSE: AWK). With headquarters in Camden, NJ, we employ over 7,000 dedicated professionals providing drinking water, wastewater services and other related services to 15 million people across the United States.

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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 our culture. We offer more than a job; we provide a purpose. We care deeply about providing essential water/wastewater services to more than 15 million people; these services are vital to their lives everyday. We take great pride in what we do, and it shows. Hiring veterans helps us grow as a company and provides a tangible return on investment.

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