1+ months


Los Angeles, California 90012
  • Job Status
    Full Time


This position is responsible for the project management of multiple capital and/or O&M projects in the Water Treatment area, providing project management expertise on engineering projects and ensuring that engineering service meets Metropolitan’s standards of quality, efficiency, and technical integrity.


As an Engineering Project Manager, the scope of responsibility includes the day-to-day management of all project activities as well as assisting or leading the preparation of project proposals; performing and/or directing planning and scoping studies; obtaining project funding and authorization through the Board letter/Board presentation process; monitoring and controlling project scope, progress, schedules and budgets; coordinating with internal and external customers; identifying and coordinating environmental assessments and documentation; preparing reports; utilizing standard Metropolitan software applications; providing regular input and updates to Metropolitan’s Capital Investment Plan; performing other initiatives related to project management or new project evaluation, 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: Engineer


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 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 in, and in-depth understanding of water treatment processes and applications, their operational characteristics and capabilities, and their design and construction. Experience performing project and/or design management duties in the selection, procurement, and installation of process equipment/facilities in the water and wastewater industry.


Related fields of study include: Engineering degree in any of the

following: Civil, Environmental, Mechanical and/or Chemical.


Professional Engineer in a related field is defined as a Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Chemical. Must have at time of application.



License(s): 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



30% Technical Skills and Knowledge such as:

• Large scale water treatment process design and operation; • Public works construction concepts and techniques.

20% Project Management, Organization, and Planning Skills and Knowledge such as:

• Engineering project management concepts and techniques, including scoping, budgeting, benchmarking, scheduling, negotiating, estimating, and planning; status reporting; project controls; project team building; conflict resolution; and leading project staff.

20% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the


15% Oral Communication Skills

15% Written Communication Skills

100% Total





• 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 and van pools


• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis


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: jobs@mwdh2o.com.


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).



  • General Construction
Posted: 2020-04-08 Expires: 2020-06-19

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