Under direction of Engineering Department Manager, performs a wide variety of engineering tasks necessary to facilitate the daily engineering operations of the District; Administers contracts, and drafts agreements and policies; interacts with contractors, developers, consultants, engineers, and others to carry out the objectives of the Board of Directors.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Principles, practices, and methods of civil engineering as applicable to the design and construction of irrigation and
drainage systems and related structures.
Principles of drafting, surveying, cartography, hydraulics and hydrology.
Materials and equipment used in the construction of irrigation and drainage system facilities.
Principles of storm water management techniques, water code regulations, and related legal requirements. Real estate principles and practices.
Construction methods and inspection techniques.
Agricultural principles and practices and water delivery methods and techniques and water operation terms and procedures
Federal, state, regional, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines related to water quality, environmental safety, and
Development of engineering designs, construction standards, and specifications. Cost estimating and contract administration; technical report writing.
Budget development and expenditure control, including development of capital improvement plans. Principles of supervision, organization, training, and effective personnel management.
Various aspects of computer operations.
Interpret, and implement District polices.
Understand, interpret, and prepare legal property descriptions and engineering reports, and map preparations and regulations relating to the Subdivision Map Act.
Operate a variety of engineering and mapping software; operates survey equipment including level, transit, total station, and GPS equipment.
Oversee and conduct construction inspections and field surveys. Analyze operations, initiate projects, and respond to District growth. Prepare comprehensive technical reports and recommendations.
Conduct engineering research work and solve complex engineering problems using a variety of engineering techniques.
Deal tactfully and courteously with the public, contractors, and representatives of other agencies in representing District operational and engineering functions
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.