Marin Municipal Water District

Intern - Engineering Aide Pipe Locator (19880186)

Vacancy #2199
Northern Bay Area
Continuous or until 300 applicants
$18.25-$18.25 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


220 Nellen Avenue Corte Madera, 94925


Position Description

We have one full-time, temporary, Field Pipeline Locator internship within the District in the Records Department of the Environmental & Engineering Services Division. Intern Assignments are for a 40 hour week. Duration of this assignment is expected to be up to six (6) months, but can be terminated at any time. Positions operate out of MMWD’s Corte Madera location.



FIELD PIPELINE LOCATOR INTERN: Under general supervision of the Engineering Support Services Manager, this position locates MMWD underground pipelines and facilities using a Metro Tech 810 DX inductive locator. This includes locating pipes in roadways and on steep slopes, which will require proper safety gear and safety practices. In addition, this work will require the ability to interpret GIS mapping data and record drawings to properly identify the location of the underground water lines. Also, proper communication skills are necessary to report and resolve discrepancies found in the field. Work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This position is available for up to a six (6) month duration, starting in July/August 2019.


Desired Background: Must be 18 years or older and have a California Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record. Education in the areas of engineering, Geographic Information System (GIS) and/or experience with pipe locator equipment and SAP computer system is desired. Desirable skills include ability to work independently and as a team player; detail oriented. This position performs heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.) and incumbents must be able to work in various terrains. Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment including, computer, fax, calculator and photocopier. Candidate should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ESRI ArcGIS. Safety Boots are required.

Application and Selection Process

To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement:

  1. Properly completed District application. Clearly state the title of the position for which you are applying.
  2. Supplemental application. The attached page of supplemental questions will be a primary tool in evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered.

The examination process may consist of an application screening, written and/or practical test, and oral and/or final interviews. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process.  

The selected candidate, upon acceptance of a conditional offer for District employment, will undergo a background check conducted by an outside agency and must take and pass a pre-employment/pre-duty medical exam and drug test. Additionally, depending upon job duty assignments, the selected candidate may be required to submit an original California Department of Motor Vehicles Driving History printout (10-year history).


Do NOT submit the DMV 10-year driving history until requested to do so.


Online applications are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.


You may apply ONLINE through CalOPPS or a manual application packet may also be obtained by calling 415-945-1434, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. The filing deadline time for in-person manual application and faxed application submissions is 4:30 p.m. on the filing deadline date.


If application materials are faxed, the originals of the submissions must be mailed and post marked by the filing deadline date indicated in the job posting.


Intern positions are not eligible for benefits.

Special Instructions

Must be 18 years old or older to apply for these internship opportunities.

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