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Senior Training Specialist (Mechanical)

Winchester, California 92596
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Senior Training Specialist (Mechanical) is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering training for the Metropolitan Water District’s Mechanical Apprenticeship Program. You will provide training for vocational, technical, trade skills, and health and safety training to apprentices, journey workers and other non- journey workers within the operations, maintenance, construction and other technical disciplines. Which may include training for the Metropolitan Water District’s System Operating Orders Manual performs examination planning, development and administration of written and practical examinations for non-journey workers through advanced journey-level employees, and for promotional advancement.


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: Senior Training Specialist (C)


Work Schedule: 4/10, Fridays off

Education and Experience: Associate’s degree and four years of occupational experience in the subject matter area to be taught; or six years of occupational experience, journeyman’s certificate in the subject matter area to be taught, and completion of at least eighteen semester units of degree applicable college level course work, in addition to apprenticeship credits; or two years as a Training Specialist.

Subject matter area is defined as: Two or more journey-level disciplines and related skills in millwright, pipe-fitter, welder, machinist, rigger and crane operator)


Desirable Qualifications: May require community college teacher or instructor credentials or equivalent. 



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

Desirable Certification(s): System Operating Order Manual (SOOM) Mechanical



• 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 



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, 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: 2021-05-07 Expires: 2022-05-07

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Senior Training Specialist (Mechanical)

Metropolitan Water District
Winchester, California 92596

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