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Water Quality Technician II (Operations) - 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 Water Quality Technician II position will support the Pure Water Southern California Demonstration Facility located at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson, CA and requires operational and analytical skills to assist in facility operations, monitoring, maintenance, and improvements. This position will assist with data gathering and equipment testing to ensure continuous operation of water quality demonstration and pilot plants.

As the Water Quality Technician II, you will also assist in the development of operating and maintenance plans, assist with conducting water quality sampling, analyses, and data reporting to support applied research studies. You will review operations and maintenance manuals, and plant operational procedures; learn unit process operations and performance monitoring; gain familiarity with water quality analyzers and process logic; understand target operating conditions and response; monitor chemical inventory and assist with ordering and receiving.

Your ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) clearly, work effectively in a team, and use supporting applications (calculations, spreadsheets, etc.) will be important in this role. This position will also assist with emergency response, including on-call support during off-work hours.

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Education and Experience: High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency and four years of relevant experience; or two years experience as a MWD Water Quality Technician I.

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
15% Job Preparation
15% Teamwork Skills & Interpersonal Effictiveness

10% Organizational Skills
05% Oral Communication
05% 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

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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