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Senior Designer - 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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As the Senior Designer, you will be responsible for the preparation of construction engineering drawings for Metropolitan Water District’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). This positon gives you the opportunity to use your general knowledge of Civil and/or Structural design, using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) methodologies and practices. Operating Bentley Microstation V8i 2D and 3D (CAD), you will be responsible for developing construction engineering plans for large diameter pipelines; canals; tunnels; facility sites; and facility underground infrastructure piping and utilities.

Additionally, you will prepare conceptual, preliminary, and final design Civil and/or Pipeline Structural design drawings; participate in cross-functional design project team(s); take on Project CAD Coordinator lead responsibilities; collaborate with Project CAD Coordinators, Engineers and his/her discipline lead; develop presentation images and figures for reports; and develop conceptual, preliminary, and final design Microstation 3D models. Familiarity of Building Information Modeling (BIM) software’s Bentley Inroads and AECOsim building modeler will allow you to expand your impact within this position.

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Education and Experience: High school diploma or a Certificate of High School equivalency and six years of increasingly responsible, relevant experience; OR five years 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 or structural engineering drawing presentations such as: site plans; plan and profiles; sections and details using 2D/3D CAD production.


Valid California Class C Driver License (Required at the time of application) that allows for driving in the course of employment.


40% Technical Knowledge and Skills related to the Civil - Structural engineering field; and Bentley Microstation v8I 2D/3D

20% Job Preparation (Education, experience and training relevant to the position)

10% Leadership

10% Problem Solving and Analysis

10% Adaptability/Flexibility

05% Oral Communication

05% 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).