HYDROGRAPHER – LADWP Job Opportunities

Website Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Job Description:

Hydrographers may be required to climb ladders and work up to 90 feet above ground on the outside of water tanks and towers, and up to 90 feet underground in confined spaces, such as seepage and reservoir vaults, and lift objects weighing up to 90 pounds. They may also be required to carry backpacks at high altitudes, in adverse weather conditions and in isolated areas, and use skis, snowshoes, snowmobiles, and all terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Job Requirements:

  • Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
  • Some positions may require a valid California Class A driver’s license and valid medical certificate approved by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles, prior to appointment. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
  • For applicants who are substituting education for the aforementioned full-time paid experience in the Requirement, one year of college or university education will be substituted on the basis of 30 semester or 45 quarter units. For this substitution, applicants must list each course title, school name and location, number of semester or quarter units, and completion dates in the Supplemental Questions section of the on-line application.
  • Candidates completing the examination process will be contacted by the Personnel Department to provide required proof of qualifying course work. Applicants who wish to expedite this process may attach a copy of their transcripts (annotated with engineering, physical sciences, or agricultural management courses, credit earned, and grade received) in the Attachments section of the on-line application at the time of filing.

Qualification & Experience:

  • One year of education from an accredited college or university of which 12 semester or 18 quarter units must be in engineering, physical sciences or agricultural management may be substituted for each year of experience lacking.
  • Two years of full-time paid experience in hydrography or field surveying, or in one or more of the following fields: utility electronics technician, computer electronics technician, computer control systems technician, communications systems technician, or communications instrumentation technician.

Job Details:

Company: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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