The District can hire at either the Associate or Senior level based on the experience of the selected candidate. The Associate/Senior Engineer reports to the Engineering Services Manager and is responsible for :
Managing, directing, reviewing and participating in planning studies, preliminary engineering, design and construction of the District’s wholesale and retail capital improvement projects.
Overseeing and administering construction contracts; overseeing construction management of wholesale and retail projects.
Developing requests for proposals; reviewing proposals and overseeing the selection process; negotiating contracts; directing and overseeing the work of consultants and contractors.
Maintaining good working relationships with local, regional and State agencies to coordinate project implementation, permitting and regulatory review.
Assisting water treatment and field services staff on technical issues as requested.
Participating in the development and administration of the budget; preparing cost estimates including, but not limited to construction, consultants, and other associated project costs.
Overseeing the bid process including pre-bid conference and contract awards for District construction projects.
Providing technical staff assistance to District management; preparing and presenting staff reports and technical reports and correspondence.
Preparing and making presentations to the Engineering Committee and/or Board of Directors regarding project recommendation, award and progress updates.
The Ideal Candidate…
To be considered, candidates should be knowledgeable of principles and practices of civil engineering, design, construction and maintenance requirements associated with water system facilities, principles of construction management and have an ability to confidently manage consultants and contractors and possess strong customer service skills (for both internal and external customers). The qualified candidate should possess:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
Experience: For the Associate level, a minimum of five years of professional engineering experience including project management experience. For the Senior level, a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience including project management responsibility.
Registration with the State of California as a Professional Engineer is required.
Compensation and Benefits…
The salary range for the Associate level is $98,259 - $114,894 and the range for the Senior is $108,534 - $130,228 with placement dependent on experience.
To be considered for this position, please submit a District application, resume and cover letter, and three professional references to Shellie Anderson at Bryce Consulting by Monday March 2nd.
Visit the District’s website at www.sjwd.org for an application.
Additional Salary Information: The District offers competitive benefits which include District contribution to CalPERS retirement, medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents; post-employment health insurance; District paid life insurance; 12 paid days of sick leave; 11 paid holidays; and paid vacation depending on length of service.