West Basin Municipal Water District is a California Special District that wholesales potable and recycled water to local public and investor-owned water utilities in the coastal area of Los Angeles County. West Basin serves a population of nearly one million residents in 17 cities and unincorporated areas along the coastal corridor from Palos Verdes to Malibu in addition to commercial, industrial, and institutional users in the area. West Basin is a national leader in water recycling, conservation, ocean-water desalination exploration, and water resource management and education programs. Headquartered in Carson, West Basin is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors and is a member agency of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
West Basin operates the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) in El Segundo as well as and three satellite facilities within its service areas. ECLWRF is the largest treatment facility of its kind in the world with a recycled treatment capacity of 40 million gallons per day. These facilities produce a total of five types of high quality "designer" recycled water delivered to over 300 sites through 100 miles of pipelines for commercial, industrial, and irrigation non-potable purposes. Additionally, West Basin is responsible for producing advance treated recycled water for injection into the West Coast Seawater Barrier Project for potable reuse. West Basin has been researching environmentally responsible ocean-water desalination and operates a Water Education Center in Redondo Beach that showcases the findings of these research efforts.
West Basin is seeking a highly skilled Engineering Supervisor who will be responsible for supervising a staff of professional engineers focused on the planning, design and construction of recycled water, brackish water, and ocean water desalination capital facilities for the District. Under minimal direction of the Technical Resource Manager, the Engineering Supervisor will develop and assist with plans and schedules; oversee, inspect and coordinate the work of engineering staff, consultants, and contractors engaged in the engineering design, construction management, construction outreach, and construction of a variety of capital improvement projects; and evaluate existing facilities to ensure proper and efficient functioning and maintenance. The position will also be tasked with providing highly responsible and complex technical, budgeting, planning, and administrative support to the Technical Resource Manager and the Assistant General Manager and assist in coordinating assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.
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There is one vacancy currently available for this position. The salary range is $121,529 - $151,912 annually, depending on qualifications.
Application deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Apply online at: www.westbasin.org. For questions or additional information, please contact: West Basin Municipal Water District, Human Resources Department, 17140 S. Avalon Boulevard, Suite 210, Carson, CA 90746, (310) 660-6228. Email: email@example.com.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed District Online Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate further in the screening process, which will include a panel interview and possible written exercise.