The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California


Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2023-2581
Posted Date
1 month ago(1/23/2024 2:00 PM)
Application Filing Period
1/23/24 - 3/16/24 @ 4:30 p.m. PST
# of Openings
USD $63.84/Hr.
USD $83.51/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

The Engineering Services Group, Design Section, is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position is located at our Los Angeles Headquarters, conveniently located next to Union Station. This position will be responsible for the direction of a small group of electrical engineers and designers in the preparation and review of designs, plans, specifications, reports, schedules and cost estimates for complex projects for Metropolitan’s conveyance, treatment, storage and distribution systems. The work requires a high level of technical expertise in electrical engineering and exercise independent judgment.


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: Engineer


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Associate Engineer level; OR Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Associate Engineer level.

Relevant Experience is defined as: acting as design manager for multiple discipline projects and/or act as an electrical lead for large complex projects (multiple discipline projects).




  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
  • License in good standing as a California Professional Engineer (required at time of application).




35% Technical Knowledge
20% Job Preparation
10% Teamwork
10% Leadership Skills
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
05% Interpersonal Skills

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
    • Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
  • Public transportation reimbursements and van pools


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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