The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Network Engineer III (SCADA)

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2022-2292
Posted Date
1 week ago(3/16/2023 11:45 AM)
Application Filing Period
March 16, 2023 - April 16, 2023 @4:30 p.m.
# of Openings
USD $45.88/Hr.
USD $60.36/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

The Network Engineer III provides day to day support of the SCADA control system network infrastructure to maintain optimal network reliability and performance. You will participate in configuration, planning, implementing, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting of an industrial control system data network consisting of servers, workstations, LANs, WANs, virtual machines, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), and wireless network devices. As a Network Engineer III, you will apply knowledge and best practices in LAN/WAN networking and network security in an Operational technology (OT) environment. In this position you will also coordinate work with others including engineering, operations, IT, project management, and network security staff.


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: IT Network Engineer III



Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience.


Relevant Experience is defined as: a combination of engineering, planning, support and maintenance of a data communication network.


Relevant degrees is defined as: computer science, computer engineering, network engineering, information technology, and computer information systems



Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:
• CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate or equivalent (required at time of application)
• Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent from you state of residency that allows you to drive in the course of your employment (required at time of application)


45% Technical Knowledge
20% Analytical Skills
15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
5% Interpersonal Effectiveness and Teamwork
5% Planning & Organizing
5% Written Communication
5% Oral Communication
100% Total


• 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

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center



For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT_PT Employees (Represented)

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, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 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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