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Senior Engineering Technician (Asset 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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As the Senior Engineering Technician of the Operations Projects and Asset Management Unit, you will use initiative and resourcefulness to help lead the development and implementation of the newly initiated Asset Management Program. You will leverage your skills as a technical specialist in asset management to conduct asset management planning, progress reporting, benefits tracking, and benchmarking of practices and concepts; support the development of standardized processes and procedures related to condition assessment, data collection and management, and asset performance analytics; develop and implement risk management processes; conduct life cycle modeling; recommend and implement procedures to forecast and prioritize infrastructure asset renewals; utilize modern business intelligence tools; and function as a key leader in assisting with change management activities.

The Senior Engineering Technician will represent the Water System Operations Group to support the development, management, coordination, and acceptance of multiple or multi-year Capital Improvement Projects and Operations Projects. You have some contact outside of Metropolitan and will be of moderate to high visibility and sensitivity to Metropolitan in the area of its core business initiatives.

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Education and Experience: High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency, and two years of accredited college or university in engineering and eight years of relevant experience, of which two years must have been at the Engineering Technician III level.

Examples of college or university course work in Engineering include: Engineering, Science, Math, and etc.

Responsible Experience is defined as: experience in collecting and analyzing infrastructure asset data using software applications; and developing and evaluating business processes in the area of: infrastructure asset management AND/OR utility management AND/OR maintenance engineering AND/OR reliability engineering.


  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

50% Technical Skills and Knowledge
25% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)
10% Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% Oral Communication Skills
5% Written Communication 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

• 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 Full Time Employee (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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