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Engineer (Program Management) - 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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In this role on the Colorado River Aqueduct Program Management (PM) Team, you will be responsible for managing multiple capital and/or Operations & Maintenance (O&M) projects; providing project management expertise on engineering projects; and ensuring that engineering service meets Metropolitan’s standards of quality, efficiency, and technical integrity.

As the Engineer on the project management team, you will use your skills to lead project teams in addressing day-to-day management of all project activities, assist/lead the preparation of project proposals, or direct planning and scoping studies associated with the delivery of capital infrastructure projects. Activities could include obtaining project funding and authorization through the Board letter/Board presentation process as well as monitoring and controlling project scope, progress, schedules, and budgets while working with Water System Operations (WSO) and Water Resources Management (WRM). You will identify/coordinate environmental assessments and documentation; prepare reports; utilize standard Metropolitan software applications – Microsoft Office suite and Microsoft Project; provide regular input and updates to the Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) system; and perform other initiatives related to project management or new project evaluations, as needed.

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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, leading multidiscipline project teams, preparation of technical reports and correspondence, experience in design, construction, or project management with facility upgrades, repairs, and rehabilitations.

• Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
• License in good standing as a California Professional Engineer

20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
20% Technical knowledge/skills
10% Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% Analytical skills
20% Project Management
10% Oral Communication
10% 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

• 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, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 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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