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Assistant Engineer II - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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This position will assist with member agency liaison responsibilities in the areas of: water program implementation and administration; operational and water resource coordination; and providing customer service to member agencies.

You will assist with the coordination and administration of various water programs; and with development and analyses of water demand forecasts, reports, and presentation materials. Duties include but are not limited to: assist in coordinating deliveries for various water programs, assist with the shutdown program by developing and coordinating schedules with all pertinent organizations and agencies; assist in coordinating with member agencies, external agencies, and the Operations Control Center to schedule groundwater deliveries; develop short- and long-term member agency demand forecasts, support Water Surplus and Drought Management (WSDM) related studies particularly on demands and storage programs; prepare internal and external correspondence, and support WSO management on presentations and reports as needed.

Your additional responsibilities will include assisting in data acquisition, processing, analysis, and interpretation. You will have the ability to work independently and/or with existing teams; communicate clearly and consistently, both verbally and in writing; and be proficient using computers, MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access), and analysis tools.


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 Engineer II


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Assistant Engineer I level.

Related field is defined as: Civil, Chemical, Sanitary, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering degrees


Relevant Experience is defined as: experience within the water/wastewater field, groundwater basin management, water resources; experience with short and long-term planning related to water demand forecasting and facility shutdown coordination.


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

• 20% Technical Knowledge
• 15% Analytical Skills
• 15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
• 15% Interpersonal Effectiveness and Teamwork
• 10% Planning & Organizing
• 15% Written Communication
• 10% Oral Communication
100% Total


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 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).

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