Within the Water Quality Section’s Operations Compliance Team, the Associate Engineer will be responsible for assisting groups within Metropolitan to ensure 100 percent compliance with all drinking water standards in the operation of Metropolitan’s water systems. The Operations Compliance Team ensures the water quality-related satisfaction of Metropolitan’s customers, member agencies, sub agencies, and ultimately drinking water customers.
The Associate Engineer will review and summarize operational data to ensure compliance with existing drinking water regulations, provide technical support to the Water Treatment and Conveyance & Distribution Sections to ensure 100 percent compliance with all drinking water standards; provide water quality perspectives to ensure continued compliance with current and future drinking water regulations; assist in conducting full-scale evaluations and process optimization studies; assist with start-up of new facilities; provide disinfection requirements and procedures for new installations, repairs, and inspections of water treatment processes and/or distribution system pipelines; perform water chemistry, hydraulics, and/or water treatment process calculations; provide training to treatment and/or distribution system operational staff on water quality topics; and provide emergency response, including on-call support during off-work hours.. You may be required to collect water quality samples at the treatment plants and the distribution system as needed.
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: Associate Engineer
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience, of which two years must be at the Assistant Engineer II level; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience which must have been at the Assistant Engineer II level.
A degree (Bachelors or Masters) in related filed is defined as: Engineering (Civil, Sanitary, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical) or Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Microbiology, or Biological Sciences.
Relevant Experience is defined as: Working with water and/or wastewater treatment processes or experience in water/wastewater regulatory compliance.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
Certificate(s): Engineer in Training (EIT)
JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
35% Technical Knowledge
15% Job Preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position)
10% Written Communication Skills
10% Analytical Skills
15% Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills
10% Oral Communication & Presentation Skills
5% Organization Skills
• 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 Full Time Employee
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, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).
Location/Region: La Verne, CA