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Engineering Technician I/II/III

Downey, CA, US, 90241

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

Under moderate supervision this position is responsible for providing engineering support, administrating capital project costs, administrating fixed asset/GIS documentation and maintaining capital project documentation. This support may include aiding in water system master planning and design of various construction projects and administrating capital projects.

Accountabilities

  • Works under the direction of a civil engineer.
  • Under direction, performs civil engineering calculations and prepares project designs.
  • Performs various duties for engineering including capital project cost administration and fixed asset allocations, maintaining project documentation and operations and maintenance records.
  • Assists in the construction of projects by ordering materials and services and maintains records for capital project files.
  • Assists in the preparation of letters, memoranda, reports, project specifications, and other written communication.
  • Assists with the preparation and tracking of capital and O&M budgets.
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of facility system maps and facility management systems.
  • Updates Fixed Asset and GIS data bases and utilizes those systems to provide data and analyses for others.
  • Assists in the timely collection and processing of as-built documentation for construction projects.
  • Supports Company activities from other business units.
  • Performs various other duties as may be assigned be designated staff.

Education and Experience

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of technical experience in a water utility or other related field, or possess an equivalent of combined experience.
  • Associate’s degree in a related field can be used for up to two years of experience. 
  • General knowledge of engineering, accounting, project management, and construction management practices.  
  • Intermediate skills in computer-aided drafting (CAD) and Geographic Information System (GIS) software are preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions are required.
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills and be able to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Must meet established goals and deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Be able to exercise independent judgment, discretion, finesse, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Good organizational, problem solving, and math skills.
  • Able to work independently and function in a team environment.
  • Have the ability to prioritize and organize multiple assignments with limited time constraints and changing requirements.
  • Willing to work additional hours and travel for business as needed
  • Valid state drivers license
  • #LI-RJ

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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