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California Water Service Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public (CWT)
Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Working at California Water Service

California Water Service Group is the third largest publicly traded water utility in the United States. Traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CWT,” the Company has six subsidiaries operating in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to be the leading provider of water and wastewater services. Quality. Service. Value. Our purpose is to enhance the quality of life for our customers, communities, employees, and stockholders.

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California Water Service – Why Work For Us?

California Water Service Group invites you to pursue a career in the water industry with the third largest publicly traded water utility in the United States. Our mission is to be the leading provider of water and wastewater services. We’re committed to improving the quality of life for our customers, communities, stockholders, and employees. To achieve that, we align our hiring strategies with the company’s core values of integrity, service, value, health and safety, respect and collaboration, and corporate citizenship so that we can provide quality, service, and value to all of these groups.

Our commitment to our employees is evident, as we have been named a Top Workplace in the Bay Area for five years in a row and certified as a Great Place to Work®, and Cal Water was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Water Utilities in the West” by J.D. Power in its inaugural water utility satisfaction study.

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We value innovation, a positive attitude, high ethics, and the willingness to learn, be part of a team, and become a leader in the water industry. Our hiring strategy enables us to hire, retain, and develop those with high potential to become leaders of our organization.

Enjoy a work environment that supports your career goals through professional and leadership development and continuing education opportunities. Employees also gain superior experience in business process improvement through our customized Continuous Improvement program, where employees at all levels work in teams to identify opportunities to improve efficiency or service. In addition to learning valuable analytical, public speaking, and team-building skills, the program gives employees the opportunity to improve the way we do business.

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    Cooperative work environment.
    Ethical directors and vice presidents.
    Stable job and competitive salaries.


    Several projects are being done by each engineer during the corse of employment that have similar scope.

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    Very structured with all questions set beforehand. The interview begins with a thorough description of the position and then proceeds to the set questions. Some questions are technical and specific, others are more general about company culture.

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California Water Service Awards & Accolades

  • Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Water Utilities in the West, J.D. Power, 2016
  • Top Workplace in the Bay Area, Bay Area News Group, 2016
  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work Institute, 2016
  • Platinum Award, Drought Communications Campaign, Hermes Creative Awards, 2016
  • Finalist, Best Mobility Implementation, CS Week, 2016
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