The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

  • Student Intern (Water Treatment Plant)

    Job Locations US-CA-Granada Hills
    Job ID 2020-1554
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(2/10/2020 2:00 PM)
    Application Filing Period
    February 10-26, 2020
    # of Openings
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    USD $18.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule (Days/Hours)
  • This is a part-time Student Intern position receiving training and mentoring in an assigned area of responsibility performing assignments that serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure within MWD’s Water Treatment Plant.


    This Student Intern will assist with maintenance management: data entry and statistical analysis on treatment plant process maintenance; assist operations in developing a computer-based spreadsheet for standard operator checklist for downloading data for archive and performance analysis; assist in developing inventory of treatment process equipment that meet the criteria for performance conditional and/or run-time operational maintenance; assist water quality in filter measurement and developing biological filter performance data matrix; and perform other related Student Intern duties as required.


    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: Student Intern



    Education and Experience: Current enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university carrying a minimum of 12 semester units or 8 quarter units with junior or senior standing in a related major and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or current enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program in a related major with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.


    Related major is defined as: Engineering (civil, construction, environmental, chemical or mechanical).


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


    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:


    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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