Job Description

The Operations & Maintenance Technician III (Carpenter), utilizes and advances carpentry skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of building, repairing, and renovating structures and their associated parts. Those skills include rough, finished and bench carpentry as well as cement placement and finishing and masonry. Performs practices and procedures of installing, improving, maintaining, and repairing a wide variety of rough and general carpentry services and products including concrete structure formwork, concrete step formwork, flatwork formwork, rebar placement, concrete placement, and concrete finishing. Performs concrete work including mixing cement, concrete demolition, concrete saw cutting, and concrete core drilling.

Builds, maintains, and improves a variety of structures and associated fixtures composed of wood and contemporary composites or other related materials. Supports the operational core of water and power reliability by effectively meeting or exceeding customer expectations through carpentry practices applied to maintaining and improving the quality of working and operating environments within treatment plants, conveyance and distribution systems and facilities, shops, offices, housing, outbuildings, and other occupied and unoccupied structures.

Schedule:  4/10, Monday through Thursday 6:00 am to 4:30 pm

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

To view the full job description click here: Operations & Maintenance Technician III - Carpenter


High school diploma or high school certificate of equivalency in addition to a minimum of 3 years experience as demonstrated by practical application of techniques and practices specific to carpentry.
High school diploma or high school certificate of equivalency and attainment of skills through a recognized carpentry trade training program and/or applicable related experience within a industrial environment

Experience and knowledge as demonstrated by practical application of techniques and practices specific to the carpentry trade. Skills necessary include rough and finished carpentry and masonry, and light equipment operation.


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.
     * Certificate for power/powder actuated tools
     * Crane Certification
     * Manlift certification
     * Forklift certification

Physical Demands:

Heavy tasks may require lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds, with intermittent need to lift and carry materials and/or equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Expectations of Hours of Service, Emergency and Stand-by Service:

Employees in this position may be required to work off-shift hours and/or stand-by services to address operational needs and emergencies as required. May be required to work extended periods away from the normal reporting location.

• 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 reimbursements
• Training and advancement opportunities • Excellent working environment • Public transportation reimbursements 

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee (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 PT 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).


35 - 47 USD

Hourly based


Los Angeles County, California, United States

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 week ago
Job Type
Full Time
High School
3+ Years

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