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Engineering Technician I - 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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This entry level position is responsible for assistance in managing and maintaining Metropolitan's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. In this position, successful candidate will learn and assist with system administration, security controls, and the configuration, maintenance, and support of the SCADA network, Oracle and other database systems, remote terminal unit (RTU) and programmable logic controller (PLC) hardware / software, as well as Windows and Linux operating systems and desktop application software. This position learns and assists with conducting investigations and analyses, resolving SCADA server & desktop application and operating system problems and implementations.

The position requires frequent interaction with contractors and coworkers in support of day-to-day SCADA system operations. As a member of the SCADA team, this position will work closely with SCADA support staff, network communications staff, process control programmers, cybersecurity staff, and engineers, who are responsible to provide exceptional customer service to a variety of Metropolitan teams including Metropolitan’s Engineering Services Group, Water Systems Operations Group, and Information Technology Group.

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: Engineering Technician I

Education and Experience: High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency AND either two years of accredited college or university in engineering related coursework or two years of relevant experience.

Relevant Experience is defined as: industrial control systems; troubleshooting/debugging of SCADA systems; system administration; security controls; networking; or configuration and maintenance of Windows and Linux operating systems and desktop application software.

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