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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Engineer will be part of the Conveyance & Distribution Program Management Team. You would be responsible for leading project teams in the delivery of multiple Capital Improvement Projects that are of large or above average complexity, are of moderate to high visibility and sensitivity to Metropolitan's core business initiatives, and involve some contact outside of Metropolitan. This position will be responsible for managing conveyance and distribution system projects with an emphasis on mechanical or electrical systems. Typical projects may include large-diameter, motor-operated valve replacement; refurbishment of Pressure Control Structures (PCS) or Hydroelectric Plants (HEP); meter replacements or upgrades; chemical feed systems; or pump station refurbishment.
Positions within this job classification are responsible for the project management of multiple capital and/or O&M projects, providing project management expertise on engineering projects and ensuring that engineering service meets Metropolitan’s standards of quality, efficiency, and technical integrity. As project manager, the scope of responsibility includes the day-to-day management of all project activities as well as assisting or leading the preparation of project proposals; performing and/or directing planning and scoping studies; obtaining project funding and authorization through the Board letter/Board presentation process; monitoring and controlling project scope, progress, schedules, and budgets; coordinating with Water System Operations and Water Resource Management (customers); identifying and coordinating environmental assessments and documentation; preparing reports; utilizing standard Metropolitan software applications: Primavera, Microsoft Project; providing regular input and updates to the CIP system; and performing other initiatives related to project management or new project evaluations, as needed. Employee in this position is required to have and maintain a license in good standing as a California Professional Engineer.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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.
A degree (Bachelors or Masters) in related field: Mechanical or Electrical engineering
Relevant Experience is defined as:Leading multi-discipline project teams in the successful delivery of projects from start to finish while working in a fast-paced environment in the water or power utility industries and public works. California Professional Engineer (Mechanical or Electrical)
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• 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.
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
25% Technical knowledge/skills such as:
• Large-scale water distribution systems design and operation with an emphasis on mechanical or electrical equipment
• Public works construction concepts and techniques
20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
25% Project Management, Organization, and planning skills/knowledge such as:
• Engineering project management concepts and techniques, including scoping, budgeting, benchmarking, scheduling, negotiating, estimating, and planning; status reporting; project controls; project team building; conflict resolution; and leading project staff.
15% Oral Communication
15% Written Communication
• 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).