Golden State Water Company is one of the largest investor-owned water utilities in the United States. We deliver quality, reliable water to more than 1 million people in over 80 communities throughout California. Golden State Water has been in business for more than 90 years because we put customers first.
This position will be located either in Simi Valley or Santa Maria, CA.
POSITION DEFINITION: Operations Engineer
Provides technical assistance and support to the assigned District with a primary focus on resolving operational problems, optimizing water system efficiency, and ensuring accurate system information. Coordinates with the General Manager and Superintendents to oversee water system modifications, water loss control activities and energy efficiency measures. Coordinates with Engineering Teams and Other Golden State Work Groups to gather data, update records, maintain the hydraulic models and identify critical Capital Improvement Projects.
The Operations Engineer reports to the Operations Engineering Manager and coordinates with the assigned District General Manager when and where appropriate. The position supports District Operations and is accountable for the preparation, collection, organization, archiving and distribution of engineering, operations and water loss control records.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Technical Skills and Experience
Our Company supports our employees with rich benefit programs and resources to help them thrive today and prepare for tomorrow. Benefit options include medical, dental, and vision plans with the Company currently paying 85% of the monthly premium for employees and their eligible dependents. We also offer paid vacation and sick time and twelve Company paid holidays per year. To help our employees plan for the future, we offer both a 401(k) retirement plan as well as a Defined Contribution Profit Sharing retirement plan. Additional benefits include life, AD&D, and LTD insurance as well as health savings account and flexible spending plans.
The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Multiple factors are used to determine the actual starting rate of pay for all of our positions, including specific skills, years of experience, education, certification(s), and other job related factors.
The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.
The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. The Company prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, legally protected medical condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age over 40, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.