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Operations Support Senior Engineer (Mechanical)

Posted by: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Posted date: 2018-May-02

Location: La Verne, California

OPERATION SUPPORT SENIOR ENGINEER (MECHANICAL) To apply and see full job announcement visit: The Metropolitan Water District’s Water System Operations Group currently has one (1) opening for an Operation Support Senior Engineer within the Power and Equipment Reliability Unit located at its Weymouth Water Treatment Plant in La Verne, CA. JOB SUMMARY The Operation Support Senior Engineer is a specialized mechanical engineering position requiring considerable independent judgment. This position requires a strong understanding of operating principles of rotating equipment and other mechanical equipment and systems used in water treatment plants, pumping plants, hydroelectric plants and water distribution systems; determining asset condition and reliability, performing necessary calculations to assess their performance and providing guidance in business decision making to repair or replace these assets. This position also requires the candidate to interact with other departments, including Engineering design staff to ensure design compliance with the strategic priorities of high reliability and ease of operation and maintenance as well as represent Metropolitan by interacting with member agency managers and other outside agencies. This position is also responsible for mentoring and training of junior staff as well as monitoring their technical work. This position's responsibilities include detailed and advanced analysis of equipment/systems maintenance and operational problems. Development and testing of improved processes and practices to improve equipment and/or system reliability. This position is also responsible for leading the planning, development and deployment of industry best practices in maintenance management and reliability engineering; development of innovative techniques to diagnose impending equipment problems, with an emphasis on rotating equipment and flow measurement devices and systems. The Primary responsibility for this position includes leading efforts in responding to member agency requests to evaluate performance of existing service connection installations by performing complex flow meter accuracy investigations and pipeline studies and testing. This position also requires the candidate to develop drawings of piping components, layouts and sketches to effect changes to service connections as well as size and select service connection equipment. Other responsibilities include development of machine/fabrication/production drawings and/or guiding and assisting shop fabrication work in fabricating these components. Successful candidates must have a thorough knowledge in the areas of fluid dynamics; complex fluid systems; flow meters, system integration; system testing; machine design; manufacturing principles and processes; maintenance management and reliability engineering.

Job Title Operations Support Senior Engineer (Mechanical)
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Posted By Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
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Location La Verne, California
Deadline 2018-May-24
Location Location -> USA - West Coast
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Engineer - Reliability
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