The City of San Mateo Public Works Department is looking for Senior Engineer
Why Join our Department?
When you join the Public Works Department, you will work among collaborative and energetic colleagues who share a passion for serving our San Mateo citizens and improving the community in which we live and work. Our team is comprised of individuals with diverse talents and experience in various fields. We will provide you with a wide range of opportunities in a team-based collaborative environment while helping you achieve your professional goals. Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Creativity, Transparency and Informed Risk-taking are attributes within the City's mission, values and organizational principles that we are seeking in the candidates.
This invitation is focused on recruiting a Senior Engineer who will work on the City's Clean Water Program, which is approximately a $1 billion capital improvement program. The Clean Water Program has some of the most exciting municipal capital improvement projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. The largest project in the Clean Water Program is the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Project, which upgrades new liquids treatment process facilities consisting of new headworks, primary treatment, and a five-stage biological nutrient removal/membrane bioreactor (BNR/MBR) process facilities. Within the wastewater collection system, we are rehabilitating and providing wet weather capacity improvements to several miles of pipes and critical pump stations. In addition, a 5.3 million gallon underground flow equalization system to mitigate sanitary sewer overflows from occurring during peak wet weather conditions is planned for construction.
While this recruitment is focused on a Clean Water Program assignment, all engineering disciplines are encouraged to apply as this recruitment may be utilized in the future to support other Public Works Department programs, which include the Pavement Management Program, Traffic Action Plans, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety, Private Development, and Stormwater and Flood Protection.Â This is an exciting opening for you to be engaged and challenged with the opportunity to improve a critical function for our San Mateo community.
What You'll Do
The City of San Mateo is a very progressive and encourages staff and resident engagement to develop positive solutions that meet the demands of the community and regulatory landscape. To this end, the Senior Engineer will help lead efforts utilizing networking skills and developing new strategies and tactics to accomplish short and long-term project/program deliveries. The Senior Engineer will be given the opportunity to provide and participate in critical team leadership undertakings, while utilizing best practices relative to performance management and team-oriented approaches. As a manager, the Senior Engineer role will include responsibility for ensuring the best possible performance of each employee and accomplishing the collective services, goals, projects, initiatives, and work plans of the Department and City.
The Clean Water Program Senior Engineer's key assignments align with the CWP's goals and drivers, which are to 1) replace aging wastewater treatment and collection system infrastructure, 2) build capacity assurance and meet regulatory requirements, and 3) align with the City's sustainability goals. The Senior Engineer will manage City and Consultant staff to successfully complete these goals and drivers. In addition, responsibilities may include leading, coordinating, and/or supporting a variety of the Clean Water Program functions, which include: program management, departmental and interdivisional coordination, change management, risk management, procurement, design delivery, program controls (funding, budgeting, and scheduling), environmental and permit compliance, outreach and engagement, and construction management.
Under the direction of an Engineering Manager, the Senior Engineer will perform the duties relative to their position. Demands of this position will continue to evolve and change to respond to community needs. Adaptability and flexibility are important for success in this position.
For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at www.cityofsanmateo.org
What You Bring
What We Offer
Recruitment will close by January 18, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m. or upon receipt of the first 50 applications, resumes (required), and supplemental questionnaires, whichever occurs first.
To apply and review the complete job announcement, including selection process, etc., go to https://www.calopps.org/san-mateo/job-19351221.
What You Need
Bonus Points (highly desirable)