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Engineer - 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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Interested in leading multi-disciplinary project teams in the delivery of large-scale water conveyance and distribution system projects? Our Pipeline Rehabilitation team delivers pipeline and related-facility rehabilitation and construction projects, fundamental to Metropolitan’s core objective of providing a safe and reliable water supply to our customers. Projects are of moderate to high visibility and sensitivity, and involve contact with member agencies, permitting agencies, and community groups.

In this position you’ll apply your project management and engineering knowledge and experience, together with your initiative and leadership skills to help Metropolitan implement challenging water projects. You will prepare project proposals, schedules, and budgets; obtain internal funding and authorizations from senior management or Metropolitan’s Board; perform or direct planning, environmental, and scoping studies; lead projects through all their phases from design through construction and closeout; and address day- to-day management, monitoring and control of all project activities, scopes, schedules and budgets, and report on the same.

Schedule 44/36, Monday through Friday /Every other Friday off

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

To view the full job description, click here: Engineer

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: experience managing capital AND/OR public works projects, especially those related to water distribution systems; experience leading multi-discipline teams AND/OR experience in design AND/OR construction AND/OR project management with pipeline or related facility upgrades, rehabilitations or construction.


• Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time
of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
• License in good standing as a California Professional Engineer (required at time of application).

• 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
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• 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 state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water for 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

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].

Metropolitan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic(s).

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.

Qualifying Experience: Your resume must at a minimum include the month and year you began and ended employment, name of the organization, your title, and a brief description of your experience. If your employment was part-time, make sure you identify it on your resume next to the month/year. Your experience may be obtained through paid employment, internships, and/or volunteer activities in industry, academia, charity, community service, government, unless otherwise defined above under relevant experience. If you are providing volunteer activities to be considered for qualifying experience, you will be asked to provide the number of hours per month, organization name, contact information and other information in the questionnaire. In addition, for volunteer activities to be considered you must include it in the application under work history and in your resume.

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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