Job Description

There are two openings at the Associate Engineer level in the Operations Projects & Asset Management (OPAM) Unit: 1) Asset Planning Lead for civil infrastructure (including aqueducts, canals, tunnels, pipelines, roads, and buildings), and 2) Asset Planning Lead for mechanical infrastructure (including process equipment, instrumentation, hydroelectric plants, heating/ventilation systems, etc.).

As an asset planning lead, you will leverage your skills as a technical specialist to conduct asset management planning in alignment with Metropolitan’s Strategic Asset Management Plan, ISO 55000, and the International Infrastructure Management Manual. You will also support the development of standardized processes related to condition assessment, data collection and management; develop risk management processes; and forecast infrastructure asset renewals.

In addition to the above, the Asset Planning Lead for civil infrastructure will also provide support to mitigate impacts to Water System Operations (WSO) resulting from leases, easements, licenses, and developments and encroachments.

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


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 have been at the Assistant Engineer II level; OR a 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 a related field is defined as: Engineering related field

Relevant Experience is defined as: design/construction management of major capital projects AND/OR engineering project management AND/OR infrastructure asset management AND/OR utility management AND/OR maintenance engineering AND/OR reliability engineering.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:


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


• 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 way, buses, and taxis

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

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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Los Angeles County, California, United States

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
Full Time
Bachelors Degree
3+ Years

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