2020-09-13 2020-09-24

Operations & Maintenance Technician IV - Electrical

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Desert Center, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61739
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Desert Center, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61739
  • Organization Website

The Metropolitan Water District's Water System Operations Group has an for an Operations & Maintenance Technician IV-Electrical in the Conveyance & Distribution Section, Desert Unit, Hinds Pumping Plant located in Desert Center, California.

Within this role, you will utilize journey level electrical skills, experience and knowledge in the practices, procedures, and methods of installing, maintaining, and repairing complex and general water utility and facility electrical systems. Your activities will include maintaining and improving electrical systems in and associated with pumps, turbines, generators, transformers, motors, and associated facilities and processes, including high voltage overhead and underground electrical distribution systems.

You will monitor electrical equipment and systems for operating condition and performance, including predictive and advanced diagnostic testing; preventive and corrective electric maintenance; improving electrical capacity and upgrading systems to meet treatment, conveyance, and distribution electrical operating demands.

You will be responsible for: maintaining and improving a variety of electrical components and equipment related to Metropolitan’s revenue-generating assets, systems, supporting facilities, and infrastructure including those within treatment and pump plants, conveyance and distribution structures, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and right-of-ways; and ensuring ongoing reliability and uninterrupted electrical service necessary to convey, store, treat, and distribute water and hydroelectric power effectively to member agencies and other customers.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: High school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to a minimum of 6 years in an electrical maintenance position in a pump plant, treatment plant, hydroelectric or conveyance and distribution facility or similar environment.

OR

High school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency in addition to the attainment of journey level skills through a recognized electrical trade training program.

Journey level experience as demonstrated by practical application of general and advanced techniques and practices specific to the operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems in treatment or pump plants, conveyance and distribution, power generation systems, and related apparatus.

Salary: $37.68 to $49.64 Hourly

Close Date: Sept. 24, 2020

Learn More/Apply: www.mwdh2o.com

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