The District is seeking an experienced manager with outstanding skills and a collaborative approach to serve as the manager of the District’s Capital Improvement Program and Project Engineering Division. Under general direction from the Manager of Engineering and Technology Services, this middle-management position will effectively and proactively manage and direct the planning, development and implementation of the District’s Capital Improvement Program; monitor, evaluate, guide and support Project Engineering supervisors and staff in the execution of engineering project management work for major capital improvements and facility upgrades; collaborate extensively with internal and external stakeholders representing the District on a variety of issues; and perform other related work as required.
The Ideal Candidate will:
Thorough Knowledge of: Engineering principles, practices and methods, particularly as applied to water utilities; engineering economics including cost/benefit analyses and alternatives analyses; federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the construction and operation of water facilities, water treatment processes, environmental regulations, and workplace safety; engineering project management methods and techniques; budget administration, principles of employee supervision and personnel management. Skill in: Using a personal computer.
Skill and Ability to: Plan, organize and direct an effective project engineering program; apply engineering principles and techniques to the solution of engineering problems; review alternative engineering processes and calculate life cycle costs; prepare engineering specifications, requests for proposals, contract documents, and design drawings; plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinate staff; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; present technical information to non-technical audiences; maintain detailed and accurate records; prepare clear and concise written reports; establish and maintain good working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Possession of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering and five years of full time professional engineering experience, at least two of which was in a supervisory or administrative capacity equivalent to an Engineering Supervisor II.
Additional Requirements: Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record and California State Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer.
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Application materials which include a supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online at www.acwd.org. This position is open until filled; the recruitment will close once a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.