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Assistant Engineer II - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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This position will assist in coordinating, researching, analyzing, and recommending water operations and resource management through various reports, projects, and studies. You will assist in overall operational planning and system optimization. This includes water demand forecasting, data management, water distribution system modeling and analysis, development and implementation of water resource management and operating strategies, monitoring and analysis of water supply and operations. This position will also assist with member agency liaison responsibilities in the following areas: water program implementation and administration; operational and water resource coordination; providing customer service to member agencies; and shutdown program coordination.

You will work independently and/or with existing teams; you will communicate clearly and consistently, both verbally and in writing; and be proficient using MS Office applications and analysis tools.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
To view the full job description click here: Assistant Engineer II

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Assistant Engineer I level.

Relevant experience is defined as: experience in any of the following: within the water/wastewater field, groundwater basin management, water resources; experience with short and long-term planning related to water demand forecasting and facility shutdown coordination; data management and analysis; experience with hydraulic or distribution system modeling.

Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:


• 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
• 20% Analytical Skills
• 15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
• 10% Interpersonal Effectiveness
• 10% Teamwork
• 10% Written Communication
• 10% Oral Communication
• 5% Planning & Organizing
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).

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