2020-05-13 2020-06-04

Hydroelectric Specialist I (Electrical)

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: La Verne, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 55457
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  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: La Verne, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 55457
  • Organization Website

The Hydroelectric Specialist I (Electrical) will be specialized in electrical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices and procedures of installing, commissioning, maintaining, and operating complex power systems equipment for ongoing operations reliability and uninterrupted service. This includes substation equipment, generation equipment, distribution equipment and protection relay equipment.

Positions assigned to this classification are entry level to the Hydroelectric Specialist classification and are responsible for maintaining equipment at the District’s hydroelectric plants, pumping plants, treatment plants and other facilities. Positions in this classification are distinguished by their responsibility to perform journey-level electrical work while also learning mechanical maintenance work related to power systems equipment. Employee will work under close supervision and will perform progressively higher skilled functions as experience develops through on-the-job and classroom training.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) Certificate with a 4 year electrical apprenticeship AND 2 years of journey level experience;
OR
Six (6) years progressive experience related to industrial/utility electrical maintenance.

Experience and knowledge as demonstrated by practical application of techniques and practices specific to the operations, maintenance, and repair of hydroelectric plants, pump plants, treatment plants and other facilities. Skills necessary include predictive and diagnostic evaluation of complex utility pump and power equipment using analog and digital test equipment. Also requires basic skills in installation and commissioning, utilizing predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance practices related to industrial/utility maintenance generally obtained through applicable training and experience.

Salary: $36.58 to $48.19 Hourly

Close Date: June 4, 2020

Learn More/Apply: http://www.mwdh2o.com

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