California water agency seeks dam safety engineer

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California invites applications from candidates to serve as a dam safety engineer in MWDSC’s Infrastructure Unit for the Safety of Dams Team.

The district is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts providing water to nearly 19 million Californians. In addition, the district operates 16 hydroelectric plants totaling 131 MW, the largest being 30.195-MW All American Canal (No. 2896), 29.7-MW Diamond Valley Lake (No. 11867), and 23.9-MW Etiwanda (No. 11441).

The advanced journey level position is responsible for highly specialized civil and geotechnical engineering related to assurance of safety of dams and reservoirs, and geotechnical engineering related to other types of capital improvements. The position pays $47.05 to $61.56 per hour.

Candidates must be a licensed California engineer with a bachelor’s degree and six years of relevant experience or a master’s degree and four years’ experience.

An employment notice may be obtained and applications submitted via the MWDSC Internet site under

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