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Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2021-1765
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) seeks a General Manager. The Metropolitan Water District is led by the General Manager who reports to the 38-member Board. The core responsibilities of the General manager are to ensure water resiliency, reliability, sustainability and innovation. Using these four key objectives as a framework, the General Manager’s key priorities and new opportunities will be to maintain current operations without interruption and fully execute according to the vision outlined by the board. This is a moment of change and evolution for Metropolitan. The first priority will be to build very strong relationships with all key constituencies including key external stakeholders, governing and regulating bodies, continue to build strong relationships with its 26 member agencies and support the Board in its efforts to effectively govern. The second priority will be to shift and strengthen the culture of MWD to be inclusive, values centered and culturally sensitive to all who support this high performing organization. The third priority will be to review along with the Board the fiscal realities: rate structure, strengthening the capital program and financial/fiscal innovation.  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: jobs@mwdh2o.com.MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.  We are not accepting applications on this website. All interested parties should exclusively contact The Hawkins Company whose search consultants are responsible for this engagement. For additional information go to: General Manager Position Details.                                      
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2021-1759
As an Accounting Technician I (Accounts Payable) you will work in a fast-paced environment processing a high number of accounts payable invoices using imaging software. Your ability to handle a variety of customer inquiries and meet payment deadlines is critical for success in this position. 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:Accounting Technician IEMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and four years of increasingly responsible, relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Accounting Technician I classification; completion of two years full time accredited college work in accounting or related business field may be substituted for one year of related experience.Relevant Experience is defined as: work experience within accountingCERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA- 30% Technical Knowledge and Skills- 25% Organizational and Analytical Skills- 20% Interpersonal Effectiveness- 15% Job Preparation- 10% Oral Communication- 100% Total Benefits:• 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 • Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1754
Within this role, you will utilize journey level mechanical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of installing, maintaining, and repairing complex and general water utility and facility mechanical systems. You will monitor and inspect mechanical equipment and related systems for reliable operating condition and performance, including predictive and diagnostic testing; preventive and corrective maintenance; improving equipment and asset capacity and upgrading systems to meet treatment, conveyance and distribution operating and service demands.You will maintain and improve mechanical/electrical equipment related to Metropolitan’s significant revenue-generating assets, systems, processes, supporting facilities, and infrastructure including those within treatment plants, pump plants, chemical unloading and transfer facilities, conveyance and distribution structures, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and right-of-ways. Employees in this title ensure ongoing reliability and capacity primarily through maintenance activities, to ensure the operational service necessary to convey, store, treat, and distribute water and hydroelectric power effectively to member agencies and other customers.You will be responsible for: operating and maintaining large equipment such as generators and motors, overhead hoists and cranes, compressors and pneumatic systems, hydraulic power units, domestic water systems in plant and residential facilities and other associated pump plant mechanical equipment and systems. Preventive and corrective mechanical maintenance duties include, but are not limited to: lubricating bearing, rebuilding various pumps and valves, repairing and installing piping, troubleshooting and repairing water system equipment failures, lubricating and exercising small and large diameter valves and actuators, rebuilding, replacing and installing pumps, refurbishing and/or rebuilding valves and associated piping, operational duties and high-voltage switching operations.Work tasks in treatment and pump plants, and conveyance and distribution involve collecting a wide variety of operational process and maintenance data including equipment readings, treatment and conveyance flow information, and water quality samples, to ensure effective operations, equipment/asset maintenance, and protection/security of public health and District assets on a routine and emergency response basis. 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: Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Mechanical  EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: High school diploma or GED in addition to a minimum of 6 years in a mechanical maintenance position in a pump plant, treatment plant, hydroelectric or conveyance and distribution facility or similar environment.  ORHigh school diploma or GED in addition to the attainment of journey level skills through a recognized mechanical trade training program.Journey level experience as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the operation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical systems in treatment or pump plants, conveyance and distribution, and/or power generation systems, and related apparatus.  CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:• Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class B• Crane Certifications• Welding Certification• Chemical Responder Certification • Forklift Certification • Manlift Certification • MWD High Voltage Switching Certification• Water Distribution Certification Expectations of Hours of Service, Emergency and Stand-by Service:Employees in this position may be required to work off-shift hours and/or stand-by service to address operational needs and emergencies as required. May be required to work extended periods away from the normal reporting location. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA10% Job Preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position) 65% Technical knowledge of and skills in: • Preventive maintenance and/or predictive diagnostic testing. • Corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of industrial equipment and systems. • Operational and maintenance practices of water treatment equipment and systems. • Safety practices related to the industry 10% Interpersonal/Teamwork Skills 5% Adaptability/Flexibility 5% Decision Making Skills 5% Oral Communication Skills100% Total  CLOSINGBenefits: • 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 For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)  ABOUT MWDThe 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 jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2020-1751
As a Surveying and Mapping Technician I, you will report to Metropolitan Water District’s Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne, CA and travel within Metropolitan’s service area to assist and support surveyors in measuring pipelines, facilities and properties. You will utilize surveying techniques, tools, equipment and your fundamentals learned from geometry and trigonometry to make measurements, analyze data, interpret results, and assist with survey projects.  You will work alongside senior survey staff to assist in performing field surveys, such as, topographic surveys, construction surveys, pipeline and right-of-way staking, 3D surveying (laser scanning), etc. 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: Survey and Mapping Technician I EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience:  A high school diploma or certificate of High School equivalency and two years of progressively increasing responsibility work experience in field and/or office survey work; or Associate's degree from an accredited college or university.Relevant Experience is defined as:  Experience working on surveying and mapping projects in the field and/or office, including utilization of survey and mapping software, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software, survey equipment, and performing survey computations. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSEmployees 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 during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA  15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)  45% Technical Knowledge – general survey knowledge  15% Interpersonal Effectiveness/Teamwork  10% Safety – Industry Practices  10% Oral Communication  05% Written Communication100% Total CLOSINGBenefits:• 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  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented) ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2020-1746
The Operation Support Services Associate Engineer is a mechanical engineering position requiring considerable independent judgement and field knowledge.  This position requires a strong understanding of operating principles of rotating equipment and other mechanical equipment and systems used in water treatment plants, pumping plants, hydroelectric plants and water distribution systems; determining asset condition and reliability, performing necessary calculations to assess their performance and providing guidance in business decision making to repair or replace these assets. This position also requires the candidate to interact with other groups including Engineering design staff to ensure design compliance with the strategic priorities of high reliability and ease of operation and maintenance.  The Associate Engineer’s responsibilities include detailed analysis of equipment/systems maintenance, operational problems, development and testing of improved processes and practices to improve equipment and/or system reliability and refinement of operational and maintenance criteria for new projects. This position will require performing Root Cause Failure Analysis to determine the root cause of asset failures in order to maximize asset availability. The Associate Engineer is also responsible for assisting senior engineering staff within the team in development of innovative techniques to diagnose impending equipment problems, with an emphasis on rotating equipment and flow measurement devices and systems. The successful candidate shall assist the senior engineering staff to query the Computerized Maintenance Management System software (MAXIMO) to identify maintenance trends and deployment of industry best practices in maintenance management and reliability engineering using SQL or other compatible platform. This position also requires the candidate to be familiar with principles of predictive maintenance tools such as: vibration monitoring, oil analysis, and other diagnostic technologies used to track the condition of equipment. Additionally the Associate Engineer will also be responsible for leading efforts in responding to member agency requests to evaluate performance of existing service connection installations by performing complex flow meter accuracy investigations and pipeline studies and testing.  Successful candidates must have a thorough knowledge in the areas of fluid dynamics; complex fluid systems; flow meters, system integration; system testing; machine design. Successful candidates must also possess working knowledge of manufacturing principles and processes; maintenance management and reliability engineering. Work Schedule:  4/10, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday 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: Associate Engineer EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Bachelor’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 Assistant Engineer II level; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience which must have been at the Assistant Engineer II level. A degree in a related field is defined as: a Mechanical Engineering degree Relevant Experience is defined as: general engineering work experience of which two years’ experience must be within any two of the following fields: Flow meter selection and application; Fluid system design, application or analysis; Machine Design; Pump, Turbine or valve (greater than 24”) design and/or manufacturing; Commissioning of rotating equipment and systems (greater than 500hp); Stress Analysis; Treatment Plant System design; Reliability Engineering; and/or Maintenance Engineering and maintenance management.  CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSEmployees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations: - Certificate(s): Engineer in Training (EIT)- License(s):  Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA40% Technical knowledge/skills20% Analytical Skills 10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position) 10% Teamwork/Interpersonal10% Oral Communication10% Written Communication100% Total CLOSINGBenefits:• 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   For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2020-1741
The Welder/Fabricator learns and utilizes skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of design and welding/fabrication.In this role, you will perform and/or assist in the practices and procedures of laying out and completing welded/fabricated equipment and parts to repair and maintain a wide variety of water utility assemblies, parts and equipment ranging from large gates, valves, pipelines, shafts, impellers and housings to structures, cabinets, vaults, catwalks, guard rails, drain covers, and similar equipment. You will perform and/or assist with building, maintaining, and improving a variety of equipment and fixtures composed of metal and metal alloys or other related materials. You will also support the operational core of water and power reliability by effectively meeting or exceeding internal and external customer expectations through advanced welding and fabrication practices applied to creating, maintaining repairing and improving equipment and parts essential to operating and supporting systems within the conveyance and distribution system, treatment and hydroelectric plants as well as other Metropolitan facilities.   This opening for the Operations & Maintenance Technician II Welder/Fabricator is located in the Manufacturing Services Unit of our Operations Support Services Section at our Weymouth Facility in La Verne.  To view the full job description click here: O&M Tech II - Welder / Fabricator QualificationsEMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: High school diploma or a Certificate of High School equivalency and 2 years of experience as demonstrated by practical application of general techniques and practices specific to welder/fabricator.ORHigh school diploma or GED and attainment of skills through a recognized welder/fabricator trade training program within an industrial environment. Relevant experience is defined as:  a combination of experience performing at least 3 of the following different types of welding: plasma arc, shielded metal arc, carbon arc, gas metal arc, flux-core arc, gas tungsten arc, submerged arc, Oxygen acetylene processes, MIG, or Tig.  CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSEmployees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:• Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class A, B, and/or C with appropriate commercial license endorsements. (Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class C that allows you to drive in the course of your employment is required at time of application.)• Forklift Certification• Manlift Certification• Respirator Certification• Welding certificates JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA45% Technical Knowledge (knowledge of basic welding processes, fabrication techniques and mathematics)25% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)10% Leadership10% Teamwork Skills05% Oral Communication Skills05% Written Communication Skills100% Total CLOSINGBenefits: • 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  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented) ABOUT MWDThe 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 jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Earp
Job ID 2020-1740
The Metropolitan Water District's Water System Operations Group has an opening for an Operations & Maintenance Technician IV-Electrical in the Conveyance & Distribution Section, Desert Unit, Iron Mountain Pumping Plant located in Earp, California. Within this role, you will utilize journey level electrical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of installing, maintaining, and repairing complex and general water utility and facility electrical systems. Your activities will include maintaining and improving electrical systems in and associated with pumps, turbines, generators, transformers, motors, and associated facilities and processes, including high voltage overhead and underground electrical distribution systems. You will monitor electrical equipment and systems for operating condition and performance, including predictive and advanced diagnostic testing; preventive and corrective electric maintenance; improving electrical capacity and upgrading systems to meet treatment, conveyance, and distribution electrical operating demands. You will be responsible for: maintaining and improving a variety of electrical components and equipment related to Metropolitan’s revenue-generating assets, systems, supporting facilities, and infrastructure including those within treatment and pump plants, conveyance and distribution structures, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and right-of-ways; and ensuring ongoing reliability and uninterrupted electrical service necessary to convey, store, treat, and distribute water and hydroelectric power effectively to member agencies and other customers.This position is eligible to rent Metropolitan Water District housing.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: O&M Tech IV - Electrical This job posting is for the Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Electrical (2020-1740) at Iron Mountain Pumping Plant. There is an additional position open at the Hinds Pumping Plant (2020-1656). To be considered for Hinds, you must apply separately. You can do so at the link below. Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Electrical (2020-1656) EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: High school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to a minimum of 6 years in an electrical maintenance position in a pump plant, treatment plant, hydroelectric or conveyance and distribution facility or similar environment.ORHigh school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to the attainment of journey level skills through a recognized electrical trade training program.Journey level experience as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in treatment or pump plants, conveyance and distribution, power generation systems, and related apparatus. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:• Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class A and/or B with appropriate commercial license endorsements. • Crane Certifications • Chemical Responder Certification • Forklift Certification • Manlift Certification • MWD High Voltage Switching Certificate JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA40% Technical knowledge/skills15% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position) 15% Knowledge of safety practices related to the industry 10% Interpersonal/Teamwork Skills 15% Oral Communication Skills5% Adaptability/Flexibility 100% Total CLOSINGBenefits:• 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 Full Time EmployeeABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2020-1733
As an Assistant Microbiologist, you will provide essential laboratory support of the team’s activities, including analytical activities related to Metropolitan’s Quagga Mussel Control Program (QMCP) and pathogen detection for wastewater samples to support Metropolitan’s Regional Recycled Water Program. You will assist with monitoring quagga mussels within the waters of Metropolitan and be accountable for completing quality assurance and quality control tasks to ensure the accuracy and integrity of regulatory compliance results. Additional responsibilities include assist in developing, optimizing, and implementing detection methods for pathogens including Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and culturable enteric viruses to evaluate performance of Metropolitan’s Advanced Purification Center Demonstration Plant. Other duties include, but are not limited to the following: clean and decontaminate glassware and equipment; ensure supplies and equipment are available to complete analyses in a timely manner; perform routine quality assurance and quality control tasks and complete required documentation; and clean laboratory surfaces. You will learn how professional concepts can be used to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity; work on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision-making. Specific and detailed guidelines covering all aspects of the assignment are provided; work is in strict adherence to the guidelines, procedures, and safety policies, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment, biological safety cabinets, and fume hoods; and any deviations must be authorized. The work consists of tasks that are clear-cut and directly related. 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: Assistant Microbiologist  EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.Related field is defined as: microbiology or a related biological, environmental or physical sciences field. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA25% Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that include: waterborne pathogen detection and characterization, aseptic technique, microscopy, molecular biology, culture techniques, operation of standard laboratory equipment, use of autoclaves, principles of preparing solutions and reagents, and pathogen precautions.20% Job Preparation (education, training and experience relevant to the position)15% Analytical Skills10% Laboratory Safety Awareness10% Written Communication Skills10% Teamwork5% Organization/Planning5% Oral Communication Skills100% Total CLOSINGBenefits:• 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)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1725
As a Senior Resource Specialist focusing on financial resources you will maintain, operate and update the Metropolitan Water District's financial and water rate models. In this role you will be able to demonstrate your high level of proficiency modeling financial resources. You will also provide complex financial analysis on a wide variety of Metropolitan's financial resources in support of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.  Your ability to effectively organize, analyze, model, and clearly communicate financial information is crucial to success in this position.  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: Senior Resource Specialist EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, majoring in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or other directly related field, and 8 years of progressively responsible experience in policy development, project management, resource negotiations, and development and implementation of solutions to complex problems related to financial resources or resource modeling.CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.Benefits:• 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 • Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1722
As a Principal Administrative Analyst in this temporary (18 month) assignment you will be responsible for analyzing Metropolitan's current payroll system and processes. Your subject matter expertise in payroll and PeopleSoft will be used to develop improvements and process changes to align with current law and CalPERS rules.  Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: defining payroll management and user requirements; documenting payroll enterprise-wide process improvements; and acting as business analyst.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:Principal Administrative AnalystEMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and eight years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, and six years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Senior Analyst classification. Relevant Experience is defined as: working experience within PeopleSoft and payroll functionsCERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA35% Technical knowledge/skills20% Interpersonal Effectiveness15% Oral Communication10% Project Management10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position) 10% Written Communication100% TotalFor more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits District Temporary Employees (Represented)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Parker Dam
Job ID 2020-1676
The Hydroelectric Specialist I (Electrical) will be specialized in electrical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices and procedures of installing, commissioning, maintaining, and operating complex power systems equipment for ongoing operations reliability and uninterrupted service. This includes substation equipment, generation equipment, distribution equipment and protection relay equipment.Positions assigned to this classification are entry level to the Hydroelectric Specialist classification and are responsible for maintaining equipment at the District’s hydroelectric plants, pumping plants, treatment plants and other facilities. Positions in this classification are distinguished by their responsibility to perform journey-level electrical work while also learning mechanical maintenance work related to power systems equipment. Employee will work under close supervision and will perform progressively higher skilled functions as experience develops through on-the-job and classroom training.Schedule: Modified 4/10 alternating schedules of: (Tuesday thru Friday & Monday thru Thursday). This position will require travel to various District facilities throughout the service area, often requiring overnight stay in the project area.This position is located in the Water System Operations Group, Conveyance and Distribution Section, within the Desert Region Unit at our Gene Pumping Plant in Parker Dam, CA.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: Hydroelectric Specialist I   EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience:  High school diploma or general education development test (GED) with a 4 year electrical apprenticeship AND 2 years of journey level experience; OR Six (6) years progressive experience related to industrial/utility electrical maintenance. Experience and knowledge as demonstrated by practical application of techniques and practices specific to the operations, maintenance, and repair of hydroelectric plants, pump plants, treatment plants and other facilities. Skills necessary include predictive and diagnostic evaluation of complex utility pump and power equipment using analog and digital test equipment. Also requires basic skills in installation and commissioning, utilizing predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance practices related to industrial/utility maintenance generally obtained through applicable training and experience.  CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSEmployees in this position will be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations: • Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class A, B, and/or C with appropriate commercial license endorsements (Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class C that allows you to drive during the course of your employment is required at time of application.)• MWD High Voltage Switching Certification • Crane Certification • Forklift Certification • Respirator Certification  JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA• 62.5% Technical knowledge/skills including maintaining and repairing electrical equipment and systems in a largely industrial environment (Technical knowledge, analytical skills, Safety awareness/application)• 10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position) • 7.5% Interpersonal Skills • 10% Planning and Organizational Skills • 10% Oral and/or Written Communication SkillsTotal 100%CLOSINGBenefits: • 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)  ABOUT MWDThe 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 jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Desert Center
Job ID 2020-1656
The Metropolitan Water District's Water System Operations Group has an opening for an Operations & Maintenance Technician IV-Electrical in the Conveyance & Distribution Section, Desert Unit, Hinds Pumping Plant located in Desert Center, California. Within this role, you will utilize journey level electrical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of installing, maintaining, and repairing complex and general water utility and facility electrical systems. Your activities will include maintaining and improving electrical systems in and associated with pumps, turbines, generators, transformers, motors, and associated facilities and processes, including high voltage overhead and underground electrical distribution systems. You will monitor electrical equipment and systems for operating condition and performance, including predictive and advanced diagnostic testing; preventive and corrective electric maintenance; improving electrical capacity and upgrading systems to meet treatment, conveyance, and distribution electrical operating demands. You will be responsible for: maintaining and improving a variety of electrical components and equipment related to Metropolitan’s revenue-generating assets, systems, supporting facilities, and infrastructure including those within treatment and pump plants, conveyance and distribution structures, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and right-of-ways; and ensuring ongoing reliability and uninterrupted electrical service necessary to convey, store, treat, and distribute water and hydroelectric power effectively to member agencies and other customers. This position is eligible to rent Metropolitan Water District housing.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: O&M Tech IV - Electrical This job posting is for the Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Electrical (2020-1656) at Hinds Pumping Plant. There is an additional position open at the Iron Mountain Pumping Plant (2020-1740). To be considered for Iron Mountain, you must apply separately. You can do so at the link below. Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Electrical (2020-1740)  EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: High school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to a minimum of 6 years in an electrical maintenance position in a pump plant, treatment plant, hydroelectric or conveyance and distribution facility or similar environment.ORHigh school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to the attainment of journey level skills through a recognized electrical trade training program.Journey level experience as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in treatment or pump plants, conveyance and distribution, power generation systems, and related apparatus. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:• Valid Driver’s license from state of residency equivalent to a California Class A and/or B with appropriate commercial license endorsements. • Crane Certifications • Chemical Responder Certification • Forklift Certification • Manlift Certification • MWD High Voltage Switching Certificate JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA40% Technical Skills in corrective and preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of industrial electrical equipment and systems.15% Job Preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position)15% Knowledge of safety practices related to the industry 15% Oral Communication Skills10% Interpersonal/Teamwork Skills05% Adaptability/Flexibility 100% Total CLOSINGBenefits:• 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 Full Time EmployeeABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1644
As the Records Analyst on the Records Management Team you will be assigned to a specific group or groups to help maintain program consistency, increase operational efficiency, and be the single point of contact for non-records management personnel. You will: be a records management subject matter expert; update group file plans as necessary; conduct records research; conduct training; maintain group compliance; provide feedback for process improvement; provide feedback for records policies and procedures; and be the point of contact for records management projects. Your knowledge and experience with records management policies, procedures, and projects will be of great value as you help the Records Management Team improve its programs within Metropolitan. Customer service, organization, proactivity, and problem solving will also be critical in this role. 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: Administrative Analyst  EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years relevant experience; or four years as a MWD Administrative Assistant III.Relevant Experience is defined as: (1) at least two years of working experience performing records management functions on behalf of a team or organization such as conversion of paper records to electronic; ensuring financial, legal, or administrative requirements of records are in compliance; classifying and indexing records; and destroying and/or archiving data. (2) work experience performing administrative functions   CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA30% Technical knowledge/skills 20% Interpersonal Effectiveness20% Project Management10% Analytical/Problem Solving Skills10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)10% Oral Communication 100% Total  CLOSINGBenefits: • 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)  ABOUT MWDThe 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 jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Carson
Job ID 2020-1626
As a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Metropolitan's Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center (Advanced Purification Center) in Carson, California you will independently conduct highly-specialized applied research studies in various scientific disciplines that support operational, regulatory, and water quality objectives, including, but not limited to, new regulations and/or emerging issues in the water industry. Your research will focus on evaluating new technologies, and developing new or improved processes and/or analytical methods as they apply to Metropolitan’s advanced water treatment processes for potable reuse and distribution systems in addition to collaborating with universities and subject-matter experts.Metropolitan has constructed the Advanced Purification Center, a 0.5-MGD advanced water treatment demonstration plant. Its process train will treat non-nitrified secondary effluent or primary effluent from the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (JWPCP) with a membrane bioreactor (MBR), reverse osmosis (RO) membrane, and advanced oxidation processes (AOP) using ultraviolet light (UV/AOP) in combination with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) or chlorine. In addition, microfiltration and ozone in combination with biofiltration will be incorporated for future studies. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to conduct applied research in areas involving MBR, microfiltration (MF), ozone, biofiltration, RO, and UV/AOP. This is a limited term position with an expected duration of three years. In order for you to be considered for this position, please send the summary of your PHD Dissertation to jobs@mwdh2o.com.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: Postdoctoral Research Associate EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, or a related scientific or engineering discipline, with research experience in water quality, water treatment, potable reuse, chemistry, environmental microbiology, and/or molecular biology from an accredited college or university. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.Benefits:• 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  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits District Temporary Employees (Represented)ABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1616
This position is a journey level position performing Associate Environmental Specialist job duties. You will be responsible for planning, preparing, conducting, coordinating, and monitoring environmental studies and programs in accordance with federal and state environmental laws and regulations, including the California Environmental Quality Act, California Fish and Game Code, Clean Water Act, and federal and state endangered species acts. You will develop plans and procedures for compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations; prepare and review environmental documents and permit applications; monitor quality of work products and project scope, budget, and schedule; oversee consultant work products; prepare environmental specifications and review construction drawings; coordinate with regulatory agencies; and develop and implement mitigation monitoring plans for capital projects and operations and maintenance activities.  You will plan and carry out the successive steps and handle problems and deviations in the work assignment in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices in the occupation.  You may act as a lead and may coordinate and review work assignments of employees performing the same general work as the lead on a day-to-day basis. Your responsibilities may involve solving problems and providing instructions on work procedures. 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: Associate Environmental Specialist  EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience; or two years in an MWD Assistant Environmental Specialist II classification; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience. A degree (Bachelors or Masters) in a related field is defined as: Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Biology, Environmental Planning, or other directly related environmental or social sciences degree.Relevant Experience is defined as: Experience with environmental laws and regulations including, but not limited to, the California Environmental Quality Act, California Fish and Game Code, Clean Water Act, and federal and state endangered species acts. Experience should include preparation of California Environmental Quality Act documents, technical reports, and regulatory permit applications; construction/mitigation monitoring and implementation of permit conditions and mitigation monitoring plans; and project management experience to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations. CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTSLicense(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment. JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA25% Technical Knowledge (knowledge of CEQA, California Fish and Game Code, Clean Water  Act, federal and state endangered species acts)20% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)15% Project Management15% Oral Communication Skills25% Written Communication Skills100% Total  CLOSINGBenefits:• 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 Full Time EmployeeABOUT MWDThe 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: jobs@mwdh2o.com. 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).