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Assistant Operations Engineer

Company: Golden State Water Company
Location: San Dimas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Operations Engineer, the Assistant Operations Engineer provides technical assistance and support with a primary focus on resolving operational problems and optimizing the efficiency of water system operations. Assists with implementation of the water loss control program, including water audits and related water loss activities. Responsible for the collection, organization, archiving and distribution of engineering and operations records including system maps, production statistics, and fire flow records. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Prepares and/or updates system wide and plant specific operational memos including plant site plans, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), and schematicsReceives utility substructure requests from outside agencies, review for conflicts/impacts to GSWC facilitiesUtilizes hydraulic models to assist in analyzing water systems operationsOversees the fire hydrant flow testing program, receives completed field test reports, performs hydrant flow calculations, maintains fire hydrant test log, returns test results to customersReviews system additions, modifications, and upgrades within the District, including plan review for New Business and CIP projectsOversees and coordinates the annual system pressure surveys for all District systemsCoordinates and performs annual AWWA Water Loss Audits for all District SystemsReviews system GIS maps and related records, provides corrections as needed to the Planning DepartmentAssists in the development and implementation of District Water Loss Control ProgramsProvides technical support to District Water Supply and Distribution Superintendents and field operations staffCommunicates orally and in writing with customers, clients, and the public face-to-face, in group settingsProvides assistance, as required, to Water Supply, Customer Service, Water Quality, Administration, and others as directed by the Operations Engineer upon request by the General ManagerPerforms other duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering from an accredited college requiredProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Effective oral and written communication skillsExperience in water system design, evaluation and/or operation desirableTechnical Skills and ExperienceProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other applicable softwareProficiency with AutoCAD, GIS, and/or Infowater desirableKnowledge of engineering principles related to hydraulics and water system operationsQualities of a Successful Assistant Operations Engineer:Displays high standards of ethical conduct; exhibits honesty and integrityAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, professional associates and with the general publicAbility to learn principles and practices of water operations, planning and management, including use analysis and forecastingWorks and communicates with internal and external clients, contractors, vendors and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous and cooperative mannerFlexible, thoughtful, accountable and passionate about workMotivated to learn, change and growHighly organizedNOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.May include but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.To apply, please visit www.gswater.com and click on job opportunities.PDN-993554b5-da03-4818-ab70-3facb712d897

Keywords: Golden State Water Company, Los Angeles , Assistant Operations Engineer, Engineering , San Dimas, California

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