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Designer III - 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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The Designer III position involves performing journey level Civil Designer job duties. The work requires general knowledge of Civil Engineering drafting and design standards, methodologies and practices. The position requires knowledge of Computer Aided Design software platforms for the development of engineering plans on large diameter pipelines; canals; tunnels; site and grading layouts; facility underground infrastructure piping and utilities; roads.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for developing plans on medium to large engineering projects. You will prepare and complete design drawing packages on smaller projects. You will participate in field investigation and studies, prepare preliminary design drawings, and develop CAD graphics and renders for presentations and reports pertaining to engineering projects. You may perform structural and architectural drafting using computer-aided drafting applications (CAD).

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
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Education and Experience: High school diploma or a Certificate of High School equivalency and two years of increasingly responsible, relevant experience; OR one year of relevant experience and twelve quarter units or eight semester units from an accredited college, university, or vocational school.

Relevant experience is defined as: experience with preparation and coordination of civil engineering drawing presentations such as site plans, plan and profiles, sections and details using 2D/3D CAD production.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:


Valid California Class C Driver License or equivalent from your state of residency that allows you to drive in the course of your employment (required at time of application).


50% Technical Knowledge and Skills in Piping system design, Piping &
Instrument diagram and Microstation V8i 2D/3D.
25% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication

5% Teamwork

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).