2021-04-22 2021-05-24

Assistant Engineer

Three Valleys Municipal Water District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Claremont, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 65836
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Claremont, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 65836
  • Organization Website

$69,231 – $110,769/annually

ABOUT THE DISTRICT: Three Valleys (the District) is a government agency that was formed by a vote of the people in 1950. It is one of the 26 member agencies of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) that is authorized to deliver wholesale water supplies from the Colorado River and northern California. The District gets its name from the three areas that it serves: the Pomona, Walnut and East San Gabriel Valleys. There are 14 cities and water agencies that are within the District’s service area, which covers an area of 133 square miles and a population of 525,000. The District’s annual budget is about $60 million, with most of the total involved in the purchase and sale of water. A publicly elected, seven-member Board of Directors presides over the District.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Assistant Engineer will multitask in performing a variety of duties responsible for the administrative and technical activities associated with water resource planning and the safe operation of the District's water treatment and transmission facilities. The Engineer will work a full-time, 40-hour weekly schedule (10/4), with Friday/Saturday/Sunday as the normal off days. Periodic overtime may be required. This is an FLSA non-exempt position, subject to an introductory period of one year. The position reports to the Chief Water Resources Officer.

THE IDEAL ASSISTANT ENGINEER: The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a smaller environment with a supportive and professional team of coworkers. They will be self-initiated, self-reliant, and possess broad skills in the field of engineering. They will readily take ownership of assignments, have a sense of humor, be dedicated to their chosen field and be willing to do whatever it takes to get a job done. They will show respect for all business contacts, even those with differing views and abilities. They must enjoy the excitement of working on multiple tasks and show good judgment in prioritizing assignments.

TYPICAL DUTIES: Performs a variety of highly responsible, professional and complex assignments for the district, including providing technical support in construction, operations, and maintenance of spreading facilities equipment and assets that may be under the sole or cooperative management and supervision of the District. See Assistant Engineer job description for a more detailed list of duties.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: This is an entry level position which requires graduation from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering, Geography, Geology, Water Resource Management, Industrial Technology, or other related field; must have a valid California Class "C" driver's license. Must hold a California Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate.

DISTRICT BENEFITS: Three Valleys offers an excellent benefits package, including PERS 2%@62 retirement (2%@55 for PERS Classic employees), medical (90%-100% District-paid premiums for employee/dependents), dental and vision (100% paid premiums), sick and vacation leave accrual, paid holidays. A 457 retirement plan, flexible spending plan, AFLAC supplemental insurance and credit union services are also offered for voluntary participation. See detailed listing of district benefits.

Filing Procedure and Deadline: Applicants may obtain an application packet by visiting our website at www.threevalleys.com/employment or calling 909-621-5568. Application may be submitted in person, by sending to: Three Valleys MWD, Attn: Kirk Howie, 1021 E. Miramar Ave, Claremont, CA 91711 or via email to: khowie@tvmwd.com. A completed District application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Applications must be received by 5:00pm on Thursday, May 27, 2021.

NOTE: The information contained in this job announcement is in abbreviated form. This is NOT an offer of employment and is NOT a complete list of the terms and conditions which affect District employment. Persons selected for employment will be required to pass a medical examination. They will also be required to present documents establishing personal identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this process.

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