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Engineer - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Parker Dam, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As the Engineer for this position, you will be responsible for the project management of multiple capital and or O&M projects in the Colorado River Aqueduct PM Team, providing project management expertise on engineering projects and ensuring that engineering service meets Metropolitan’s standards of quality, efficiency, and technical integrity. You use your project manager skills to address 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 Resources Management (customers); You’ll identify and coordinate environmental assessments and documentation, prepare reports, and utilize standard Metropolitan software applications – Primavera and Microsoft Project. You’ll also provide regular input and updates to the CIP system and perform other initiatives related to project management or new project evaluations, as needed. Employees in this position are required to have and maintain a license in good standing as a California Professional Engineer.

* This position will initially start in Gene Camp for three years, and then transfer to HQ thereafter. Housing will be provided while in Gene Camp.

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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.

Relevant Experience is defined as: experience managing capital projects, analyzing and interpreting data and preparation of technical reports and correspondence; experience with facility upgrades, repairs, and rehabilitations.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

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

25% Technical knowledge/skills:
• Large scale water distribution system project design and operation with an emphasis on large diameter pipeline rehabilitation, mechanical equipment and/or structural issues;
• Public works construction concepts and techniques.
25% Project Management, Organization, and Planning Skills:
• 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
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

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).

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