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Water Quality Technician III - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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The Water Quality Technician III is a journey-level position that will require the expertise in judgment and skills to assist in development of maintenance plans and procedures for potable water reuse demonstration and pilot plants; conduct potable water reuse water quality sampling, analyses, and data reporting to support applied research studies; perform predictive maintenance to determine equipment wear and anticipate future equipment and/or maintenance needs to enhance process reliability; plan and coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, including receiving bulk chemical deliveries and vendor coordination; complete complex preventive and corrective maintenance activities on potable water reuse treatment equipment and processes; plan, procure, install, and test new equipment to support potable reuse applied research platforms; provide emergency response, including on-call support during off-work hours, to ensure continuous operation of potable water reuse demonstration and pilot plants.

You will service the Advance Purification Center Demonstration Facility located at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson, CA in safe operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. The Water Quality Technician III will maintain research facilities and equipment in support of applied research studies for the Regional Recycled Water Program (RRWP). You will also provide emergency response to ensure continuous operation of potable water reuse demonstration and pilot plants, including on-call support during off-work hours.

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Education and Experience: High school diploma or high school equivalency certificate and six years of relevant experience; or two years' experience as a MWD Water Quality Technician II.

Relevant Experience is defined as: experience in the operation and maintenance of drinking water, wastewater, and potable water reuse treatment processes.

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

30% - Technical knowledge/skills/experience in:
• potable water reuse treatment processes
water treatment processes and procedures
• conducting water quality sampling, analyses, and data reporting
• installation, maintenance, operational and troubleshooting practices of water treatment equipment, instrumentation, and systems
20% - Analytical Skills
15% - Job Preparation (education and training relevant to the position)

15% - Teamwork Skills & Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% - Organizational Skills
5% - Oral Communication Skills

5% - Written Communication Skills

Total - 100%

• 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

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

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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