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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Water Quality Technician III (Mechanical) is a journey-level position that will require the expertise in judgment and mechanical and plant operational skills, including specialized electrical and electronic skills, to assist in development of operating and maintenance plans and procedures for water quality demonstration and pilot plants; conduct water quality sampling, analyses, and data reporting to support applied research studies; perform predictive maintenance to determine equipment wear and anticipate future equipment and/or maintenance needs to enhance process reliability; plan and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, including receiving bulk chemical deliveries and vendor coordination; complete complex preventive and corrective maintenance activities on water treatment equipment and processes; plan, procure, fabricate, install, and test new equipment to support water quality applied research platforms; provide emergency response, including on-call support during off-work hours, to ensure continuous operation of water quality demonstration and pilot plants.
You will service the Advance Purification Center Demonstration Facility located at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson, CA in safe operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The Water Quality Technician III will manage facets of the operations and maintenance responsibilities at Water Quality demonstration and pilot plants in support of applied research studies for the Regional Recycled Water Program (RRWP). You will also provide emergency response to ensure continuous operation of water quality demonstration and pilot plants, including on-call support during off-work hours.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and six years of relevant experience; or two years' experience as a MWD Water Quality Technician II.
Relevant Experience is defined as: application of electrical and electronic skills, mechanical and plant operational skills in the operation and maintenance of drinking water, wastewater, and potable water reuse treatment processes.
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.
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
30% - Technical knowledge/skills/experience in:
• water treatment processes and procedures
• conducting water quality sampling, analyses, and data reporting
• installation, maintenance, operational and troubleshooting practices of water treatment equipment, instrumentation, and systems
20% - Analytical Skills
15% - Job Preparation (education and training relevant to the position)
15% - Teamwork Skills & Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% - Organizational Skills
5% - Oral Communication Skills
5% - Written Communication Skills
Total - 100%
• 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 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 announcent. 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).