HELIX WATER DISTRICT in La Mesa, CA (located in East San Diego County), is seeking an experienced, progressive, leader to join the Construction team as a field operations manager. This position will work out of the District’s Operations Center and is located in El Cajon, just 15 miles east of downtown San Diego.
The field operations manager is an exempt management position reporting to the Operation's department director. Under general policy direction, budgets, plans, organizes and directs the work of two direct and 34 indirect personnel engaged in the installation, maintenance and repair of the district's distribution and transmission infrastructure that provides residential, commercial and industrial water supply; and performs related duties as assigned.
The field operations manager is a key member of the District's management team. He/She provides direction and leadership to department staff and is responsible for a variety of areas and duties:
We are looking for a proven leader and motivator who will provide strategic oversight; working closely with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service oriented work environment is maintained in alignment with our mission and values:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Training and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, public administration, business administration or closely related field; six years of progressively increasing technical experience in a large, complex water distribution system or closely related field, including at least three years of supervisory and administrative experience. LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS Valid California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator Certificate Grade 5 (D5) or the ability to obtain within five years. Valid Class C California driver's license with satisfactory driving record. Selection Process Complete and submit the online application and supplemental questionnaire at hwd.com/careers. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications. For more information about Helix Water District and a complete job description, please visit hwd.com.