City of Los Angeles-Associate Engineer

5/5/2020 6:36:14 PM 308


$45.60 - $59.86 Hourly

Location 700 North Alameda Street, 90012, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Job Type


Closing date and time

5/30/2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

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As an Associate Engineer on the Special Projects Project Management Team you will perform planning, design, studies, investigations and coordination on capital projects related to special projects within Metropolitan’s Capital Investment Plan. The projects managed by this team are typically, fast-paced infrastructure rehabilitation projects in areas such as but not limited to service connections, paving, and roofing that require innovative project delivery approaches. The work typically includes preparing project management plans, technical reports, memorandums, correspondences, project schedules & budgets, development of construction specifications, oral presentation, site investigation, inspections, data research and other assignments as required. Work also includes project coordination with Metropolitan design disciplines, Water System Operations Staff, member agencies, contractors and consultants.

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 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.

Related field is defined as: civil, mechanical, electrical, construction, construction management, or construction engineering technology

Relevant Experience is defined as work experience: developing and reviewing engineering designs; planning and coordinating engineering project tasks; or related to infrastructure rehabilitation


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


40% Technical knowledge/skills

20% Interpersonal Effectiveness

10% Organizational Ability

10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)

10% Analytical Skills

10% Oral Communication

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

• On-site fitness center

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).

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
700 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, California, 90012