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Engineer - 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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Act as structural engineering specialist in the Facility Design Team of the Engineering Services Group. Demonstrate capability of research and initiative to develop new methodologies, design criteria or procedures. Perform highly technical structural analyses and designs in supporting Metropolitan’s capital improvement projects, operation and maintenance requests and other specific programs. Must be proficient in codes, regulations and industry standards related to structural design including earthquake engineering, and application of engineering software to design structural systems such as hydraulic structures, pumping plants, water treatment plants, reservoirs, underground facilities, water storage tanks and building structures. Possess knowledge of construction practices to provide design support for construction projects and perform structural observations and investigations. Require effective verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in technical writing. Lead a design team and perform design management. Mentor staff engineers and provide technical guidance as required. Review design documents and perform QA/QC to ensure deliverables are in compliance with applicable codes, regulations and standards.

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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.

Related field of study is defined as: Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, and Earthquake Engineering.

Relevant experience is defined as: Work related to structural design, analysis, investigation and modeling for construction of new structures and rehabilitation of existing structures.


• 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 – Civil or Structural (required at time of application).

Job Related Selection Criteria:
• 20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
• 40% Technical Knowledge of structural design, analysis and construction
• 10% Teamwork and Design Management Skills
• 10% Interpersonal Skills
• 10% Oral Communication
• 10% Written Communication
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
• 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

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 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).