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Engineering Services Unit Manager - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA - EXPIRED


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As the Engineering Services Unit Manager you will manage a newly created Unit within Metropolitan's Water System Operations Group (WSO). This unit will focus on the effective delivery of projects within WSO and work in close partnership with the Engineering Services Group in addition to other groups within Metropolitan.

Metropolitan has a large amount of refurbishment and replacement projects involving the aging equipment in its system in addition to the increased number and complexity of service connection projects with member agencies.

Within this role, you will work to develop a comprehensive asset management program at Metropolitan that combines a number of existing individual asset management initiatives into a cohesive and consistent program across the broad spectrum of asset classes.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience developing or implementing asset management programs and/or initiatives
  • Demonstrated track-record of successfully coordinating and managing projects that involve operations and engineering requirements
  • Thorough and detailed understading of water operations and service connections

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: Engineering Services Unit Manager


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an appropriate engineering or related field, and progressively responsible engineering experience in managing large complex projects totaling twelve years of increasingly responsible experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position; or a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an appropriate engineering or related field, and progressively responsible engineering experience in managing large complex projects totaling ten years of increasingly responsible experience, of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position.

Relevant Experience is defined as: managing large complex projects in (1) asset management, (2) water system operations, (3) engineering or (4) water or power resources


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s):

  • 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 from the California Board for Professional Engineers


CLOSING
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 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 Employee


ABOUT MWD
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, 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: [email protected]

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).