The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

  • Valve and Dive Team Manager (Team Manager IV)

    Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
    Job ID 2020-1540
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(1/31/2020 1:59 PM)
    Application Filing Period
    January 23, 2020 - February 19, 2020
    # of Openings
    1
    Min
    USD $121,264.00/Yr.
    Max
    USD $158,392.00/Yr.
    Work Schedule (Days/Hours)
    4/10
    Group
    WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS GROUP
    Section
    OPERATIONS SUPPORT SERVICES
  • The Valve and Dive Team Manager (Team Manager IV) will supervise, plan, organize and direct the various activities of the Valve and Dive Team. In this position, you will be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance, disassembly, assembly, refurbishment and operational trouble shooting of all types of large valves, pumps, gates and some turbomachinery in both the shop and field used by Metropolitan, the Department of Water Resources, Member Agencies, and other agencies. You will evaluate equipment refurbishment or troubleshooting projects, identify the scope of work, required resources and schedule parameters, and communicate repair or remanufacture procedures and supervise staff.

     

    In this position, you will be responsible for overseeing activities related to: specialized underwater working including welding and mechanical repair of equipment; commercial diving; underwater inspections services; dive and underwater work including handling all required safety and certification issues per Metropolitan’s Diver Safety Manual; quagga mussel removal; and inspection, washing, cleaning and repairing of Metropolitan reservoir floating covers as mandated by the California Department of Public Health.

     

    In addition, you will collaborate with Safety and Regulatory Services staff in reviewing and applying OSHA regulations concerning safety and proper use of equipment; develop maintenance standards and quality assurance/control procedures; and assist in emergency work and scheduled shutdown work as necessary. You will make use of your exceptional interpersonal, team building, leadership, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

     

    To view the Metropolitan Diver Safety Manual click here: Diver Safety Manual


    This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

     

    To view the full job description click here: Team Manager I - VII

     


    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience:

    Any combination of education and experience equaling 8 years of increasingly responsible
    experience, of which 3 years must have been in a project management, supervisory or lead position. An example of a combination of education and experience would be:

     

    A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and 8 years of increasingly responsible
    experience, of which 3 years must have been in a project management, supervisory or lead position;

     

    OR

     

    An associate’s degree from an accredited college or technical school and 6 years of increasingly
    responsible experience, of which 3 years must have been a project management, supervisory or lead

    position;

     

    OR

     

    A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 4 years of increasingly responsible
    experience, of which 3 years must have been in a project management, supervisory or lead position;


    Increasingly responsible experience is defined as:

    installation, repair, maintenance, and/or operational trouble shooting of all types of large valves, pumps, gates and/or turbomachinery.

    OR

    engineering work experience related to inspection, installation, repair, maintenance, and/or operational trouble shooting of all types of large valves, pumps, gates and/or turbomachinery.


    CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
    License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

     


    CLOSING
    Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation
    • Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
    • Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
    • Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Training and advancement opportunities
    • Excellent working environment
    • Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

     

     

    For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


    ABOUT MWD
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

     

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: jobs@mwdh2o.com.

     

    MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

     

    Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

     

    Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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