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Assistant Engineer I (Environmental) - 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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You will learn and assist with the completion of air quality permits, plans, studies and reports, and collaborate with environmental engineers and scientists, planners, hazardous waste technicians, design engineers, other specialists, regulatory agencies, and experts in law and business in addressing air quality, hazardous materials and wastewater issues.

This position will be trained to assist with monitoring, analyzing and implementing programs to comply with federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations and issues that may directly or indirectly impact the District. A strong aptitude towards detail orientation and project management is required for the position.

The ideal candidate is expected to have college level coursework or training in air pollution control, environmental policy principles, regulatory framework, hazardous materials management, and water treatment design. There will be required travel to field facilities throughout Southern California.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job. To further view the job duties of this position, please refer to the "General" and "Environmental" sections under "Job Duties" in the job description.

To view the full job description click here: Assistant Engineer I

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related
field by hired date.

Related field of study is defined as: An engineering degree in one of the following disciplines: civil, environmental, chemical.

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%– Technical knowledge/skills: ability to prepare and process environmental documents and permits; Microsoft Office Suite use.
15% – Job Preparation (education and training relevant to the position)
15% – Analytical Skills
20% – Interpersonal Skills
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

• 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 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).