You must apply at www.ccwater.com by 5:00pm on September 28, 2020.
Effective November 2, 2020, a minimum 3% cost of living adjustment is warranted per the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) between International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers- Local 21 and Contra Costa Water District.
Contra Costa Water District prides itself on being a results-oriented can-do organization, leading a wide variety of complex and rewarding water storage and conveyance, treatment and distribution projects, and provides a culture of continuous improvement and growth through coaching, mentoring and training. If you are a highly motivated individual seeking professional satisfaction, we encourage you to consider Contra Costa Water District as your future employer.
The general job functions for the Senior Engineer position are to plan, organize, direct, and supervise planning, design, construction, water quality or water treatment related engineering activities of a section within an assigned division or department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. The current opening is in the Construction section of the Engineering Department and the successful candidate will be responsible for bidding and award of construction contracts, submittal review, construction oversight, resolution of changes during construction, change order negotiation and public and regulatory agency coordination for construction of capital investments.
This is the advanced journey level in the Engineering series. The advanced journey level recognizes positions that perform full, first-line supervisory responsibilities, or significant specialized duties including planning, assigning, and evaluating the work of subordinates and are responsible for a program area within a work unit or department.
The successful candidate will be a key, contributing member of a highly collaborative team with a primary focus on administering construction contracts for the Bollman Water Treatment Plant Chemical Storage Improvements, Randall Bold Water Treatment Plant Chemical Storage Improvements and Rock Slough Fish Screen Improvements. The candidate will also work on a variety of other projects including applicant projects, which include pipeline facilities for new development.
Receives direction from management staff.
Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional and technical staff.
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
EDUCATION: Equivalent to the completion of Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in professional civil engineering work related to water systems and facilities, including one year of lead responsibility.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to water systems and facilities, including planning, design, construction, water quality or water treatment; equipment, tools and materials used in work of assigned section; computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, databases, project scheduling and management, and other appropriate civil engineering applications; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluations; principles and practices of environmental impact assessment and related regulatory processes; principles of budget monitoring; principles and practices of safety management; pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Ability to organize implement and direct assigned section operations/activities. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist while performing occasional field work; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less. Interpret and explain pertinent District and Department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
About Contra Costa Water District
Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an innovative leader in water management and provides employees with a fast-paced and stable work environment that encourages professional growth and development. Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection. CCWD delivers safe, clean water to 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in Northern California. Our mission is to strategically provide a reliable supply of high quality water at the lowest cost possible, in an environmentally responsible manner. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 & 401 deferred compensation plans, retirement pension, vacation & holiday pay, plus a great working environment.