The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Instrumentation & Control Technician I

Job Locations US-CA-Granada Hills
Job ID 2023-2376
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/10/2023 3:32 PM)
Application Filing Period
March 10, 2023 - April 6, 2023 @4:30 p.m. (PST)
# of Openings
USD $33.05/Hr.
USD $43.42/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

An Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Technician I develops proficiency and assists journey-level technicians with a wide variety of I&C tasks. These tasks include the installation, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electronic equipment such as pressure transducers, flowmeters, position transmitters, level sensors, motor-operated valves, power supplies, workstation displays, signal indicators, wireless data links, local-area network distribution, wide-area network data terminals, voice-over-IP telephone systems, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, programmable logic controllers, public address systems, audio-visual presentation systems, safety monitoring and alarm annunciation equipment, security surveillance systems, and energy management devices.


The I&C Technician I also assists and performs the installation, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of regulatory instrumentation including turbidimeters, chlorine analyzers, ammonia analyzers, particle counters, pH analyzers, temperature sensors, ozone residual/concentration analyzers, dissolved oxygen analyzers, conductivity probes, and other water-constituent monitoring systems. The tasks are carried out both in a treatment plant environment and in District distribution facilities throughout the Orange County Service Area.


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: Instrumentation & Control Technician I 



High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and completion of 15 semester units in electronics from an accredited college, university, vocational, or military school

Please note: Proof of completion of 15 semester units in electronics from an accredited college, university, vocational, or military school will need to be provided. 



Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing, and registrations:


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


  • Forklift
  • Manlift

Vision Requirements: Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)



65% Technical knowledge and skill in the areas of general electronics, and communication systems; repair and maintenance of electronic control systems related to computers and other water industry instrumentation and equipment; ability to troubleshoot electronic equipment; and safety.
10% Oral Communication

10% Written Communication
05% Teamwork

05% Organizational Skills

05% Job Preparation (Education, experience, and training relevant to the position)



• 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

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. 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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