Wednesday , February 1 2023

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Careers Near Me – Survey and Mapping Technician II

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

About the job

The Surveying and Mapping Technician II is an intermediate level position where you will apply basic skills while developing specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. This position is primarily an office position; however, some minimal field work bay be required and include travel within Metropolitan’s service area.

You will work alongside and assist senior staff with analyzing survey data, interpreting results, and performing various survey mapping functions including but not limited to: engineering drawing reviews, database maintenance, topographic mapping, digital terrain modeling, boundary survey mapping, and other related survey mapping functions.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Surveying and Mapping Technician II

Employment Standards Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: A high school diploma or certificate of High School equivalency and four years of progressively increasing responsibility work experience in field and/or office survey work; or Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Survey and Mapping Technician I classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as:

Experience working on surveying and mapping projects in the office and/or field, including utilization of survey and mapping software, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software, survey equipment, and performing survey computations.

Certifications, Licenses, And Registration Requirements

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.


45% Technical Knowledge – general survey knowledge

15% Job Preparation (education, experience & training relevant to the position)

15% Interpersonal Effectiveness/Teamwork

10% Safety – Industry Practices

10% Oral Communication

05% Written Communication

100% Total



  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
  • Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
  • Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training and advancement opportunities
  • Excellent working environment
  • Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)

About Mwd

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email:

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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