Much of the work in our immediate future will be focused on researching alternative technologies (waste to energy, for example), source reduction, conservation, and recycling. We need innovative engineers to help us advance the City’s growing effort to recycle and reuse more of our solid resources.
Wastewater Collection and Treatment
Be part of a program that is responsible for operating and maintaining one of the world’s largest, most technologically-advanced and environmentally-responsible wastewater collection and treatment systems. The City’s system of sewers and treatment plants serve more than four million customers in Los Angeles and 29 contracting cities and agencies.
The Bureau’s Watershed Protection Program leads stormwater pollution abatement projects that help stop polluted discharges from entering the storm drain system and local coastal waters. We are looking for creative, hard-working engineers who are interested in design, investigations and inspections, monitoring water quality, and communicating with the public.
Our Wastewater Capital Improvement Program has an annual budget over $100 million. We need excellent engineers to help manage our assets, budgets and expenditures.
Information and Control Systems
Work with a team that is responsible for the Bureau’s automation and computer technology. Provide network design and management, GIS support, installation and support for over 1,500 personal computers along with strategic planning related to computer systems and automation.
We need bright engineers to help us identify, analyze, and prepare for emerging environmental issues, policies, regulations and legislation. We routinely partner with regulators, environmental groups, and other actively involved stakeholders to ensure that proposed regulations and legislation are achievable and based in science.