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Engineer (Water Quality Operations Compliance Team) - 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 Operations Compliance Team ensures the water quality-related satisfaction of Metropolitan’s customers, member agencies, sub-agencies, and ultimately drinking water customers.

This position is in Water Quality Section’s Water Purification Unit and under the Operations Compliance Team. The Engineer will serve as a Water Quality liaison for Water Treatment Section and Conveyance and Distribution Section and other groups within Metropolitan to support operations of water treatment plants and distribution system and ensure continued compliance with current and future drinking water regulations. As a lead within the team, you will review and summarize water treatment plant operations data, provide water quality perspectives to Water Treatment Section, and conduct full-scale evaluations and process optimization studies. As an Engineer, you will lead in generating and reviewing water quality and operations compliance reports. You will support operations by monitoring overall water quality in the system, providing water quality requirements for pipeline or facility shutdowns, and collecting special water quality samples as needed for the conveyance and distribution system. This position will perform emergency response duties as needed. As the Engineer within the Operations Compliance Team, you will be responsible for assisting groups within Metropolitan to ensure 100 percent compliance with all drinking water standards of the Metropolitan’s water systems.

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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:Working with water and/or wastewater treatment processes, OR distribution system water quality monitoring and/or operations, OR experience in water/wastewater regulatory compliance.


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 in the course of your employment

• License in good standing as a California Professional Engineer (required at time of application)

35% Technical Knowledge
15% Analytical Skills
15% Job Preparation
10% Written Communication Skills
10% Teamwork and/or Interpersonal Skills
10% Oral Communication
5% Organization Skills
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

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 PT on the date stated in the job. 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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