The Engineering Technician I (Corrosion) is an entry-level position within the Infrastructure Unit's Corrosion Engineering Team I. You will assist in performing infrastructure condition assessments and implementing relevant protection measures. The work will include pipeline condition assessments and cathodic protection; performing calculations; reading plans, specifications, and drawings; problem solving; and prioritizing critical work. This position will learn and assist with: installing, monitoring, operating field corrosion testing equipment; and performing infrastructure condition assessments and protective measures. This position is located at Metropolitan's Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne, CA and requires daily travel to field sites throughout Metropolitan's service area and occasional overnight travel.
Schedule: 4/10, Monday through Thursday, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm
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Education and Experience: High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency, and EITHER two years of accredited college or university in engineering related coursework OR two years of relevant experience.
Relevant Experience is defined as experience in one or more of the following areas: pipeline corrosion condition assessment, cathodic protection, corrosion science, general electrical testing and/or construction inspection.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License (or equivalent required at time of application) that allows you to drive in the course of your employment.
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
30% Technical knowledge/skills
30% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
10% Teamwork/Interpersonal Effectiveness
15% Written Communication
15% Oral Communication
• 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 Transporation reimbursements and Van pools
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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.
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MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT 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).