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Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Plumber - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Parker Dam, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As an Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Plumber, you will utilize journey level skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of installing, maintaining, and repairing both general and complex plumbing and mechanical systems related to industrial, commercial and domestic water and sewer systems at a variety of facilities.

In addition, you will maintain and improve through general and advanced preventive and corrective maintenance a variety of buildings and associated plumbing/mechanical systems and appliances related to Metropolitans supporting network of housing / lodging (including commercial kitchens), office and shop structures, and inspecting and maintaining local domestic water and wastewater systems.

Work is performed indoors and outdoors under all types of conditions including extreme temperatures and often involves exposure to lead and asbestos, with minimal and at times intermittent on-site supervision. This position may act as a lead exercising technical and / or functional direction over assigned staff.

The Incentive Pay program will be setup to provide a Desert Branch Assignment Premium to qualifying employees as follows:
5% for all employees assigned to Gene Camp or Intake.
15% for all employees assigned to Hinds Pumping Plant, Eagle Mountain, or Iron Mountain.

Schedule: 4/10, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday alternating every other week to Tuesday through Friday.

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

To view the full job description click here: Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Plumber

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency in addition to a minimum of 6 years experience installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems.


High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency and attainment of journey level skills through a recognized plumber trade training program and/or applicable related experience within a industrial environment.

Experience and knowledge as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the inspection, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems.


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

• Backflow Certification
• Forklift Certification
• Manlift Certification

• Respirator Certification

• 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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