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Operations & Maintenance Technician I - Coater - 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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As an Operations & Maintenance Technician Coater I, you will learn and assist with performing sand blasting and coating activities, corrosion control, and asset protection located at the Weymouth Water Treatment Facility. You will also support the coating needs of other water treatment facilities and conveyance and distribution pipeline substructures, including various projects and shutdowns throughout Metropolitan’s service area.

In this position you will perform hand and mechanical surface preparation to various substrates in accordance with industry standards; apply specialized protective coating to meet specific service conditions (including mortar lining application); perform routine maintenance on all assigned equipment; assure all documentation is complete and in compliance with mandatory rule and regulations dictating this type of activity; and safety related training.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

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Education and Experience: High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency in addition to minimal experience with hand tools and power tools associated with industrial coating applications.


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

25% Teamwork
25% Customer Service
15% Safety
10% Technical Knowledge/Skills
10% Problem Solving
10% Oral Communication
05% Job Prep

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, 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. 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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