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THE CITY OF VALLEJOThe City of Vallejo is located in Solano County and has a population of approximately 121,000 residents. Vallejo is a rapidly changing, highly diverse community located midway between the cities of San Francisco and Sacramento. It is a friendly, active waterfront community that attracts innovative, hardworking people and takes great pride in its 148-year history and maritime heritage. Residents of Vallejo are situated to take advantage of the best of what the area has to offer. Golf, museums, performing arts, boutique shopping, brewpubs and a wide selection of restaurants are all available in Vallejo. Residents and visitors alike enjoy Vallejo's delightful historical downtown area, weekly downtown farmer's market, and beautifully restored Victorian homes and business facades. Vallejo is also home to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, one of America's only combination wildlife, oceanarium and theme parks.
THE DEPARTMENTThe Water Department provides administrative, engineering, water treatment, and maintenance support for the City's potable water treatment and distribution. Our stringent criteria and regulations ensure we meet or exceed all regulations set forth by the State Water Resources Control Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Water Department works with the community and local schools to provide education related to conservation and current rebate programs.
THE ENGINEERING DIVISIONThe Engineering Division of the Vallejo Water Department works to manage and implement the Water Department's capital improvement program (CIP), consisting of the replacement and renewal of water assets in the City of Vallejo's water system, including tanks, reservoirs, pump stations, pipelines, dams, valves, and wat er treatment plant facilities. In addition, the Engineering Division provides engineering reviews for new development projects, and reviews projects from outside agencies that may affect the Water Department. The Engineering Division aids the Distribution, Facilities, and Operations divisions with their goals to safely and efficiently operate the water system; to help the City meet all Federal and State requirements; to protect public health, and to ensure the system meets the fire-flow needs of the City. The Division also aids in the management of the City's long-term water supply and in protecting the City's water rights for future generations.
The Department has recently passed new water rates, and has a new 5-Year CIP that significantly increases yearly investments in water infrastructure. These projects will consist mostly of water pipeline replacement and renewal, treatment plant upgrades, pump station improvements, and dam improvements.
THE POSITIONThis recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and temporary vacancies for up to one year.
The City of Vallejo is seeking a candidate for the Senior Civil Engineer position, as a collaborative member of the City's Water Department team.
The roles and responsibilities of this position are to primarily aid the Engineering Division and the Engineering Manager in managing the planning, permitting, design and construction of the City's Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). In addition, this position will interface with the Distribution, Facilities, Water Quality, and Operations Divisions to plan, design, and implement large maintenance and process improvement projects. This position will help manage engineering staff with review processes for development applications to ensure adherence to Water Department standards and requirements; aid in the management of special studies and technical investigations; manage hydraulic analyses utilizing hydraulic modeling software; manage consultants as necessary to complete projects and work with regulators such as the California Department of the Safety of Dams (DSOD) to ensure compliance with inspections and schedule improvements. The position will also be involved with management of the City's historic and ongoing water rights and supply issues.
As a Senior Engineer, the candidate will serve as the technical lead for the Division, but will also present management skills for delegating work to staff engineers and engineering technicians, managing their work and deadlines, and reporting progress to the Engineering Manager and Department Director. The candidate will also represent the Department and Division at various high level internal and external meetings, and be able to present at City Council meetings as needed in place of the Engineering Manager or Department Director as needed. The position will report to the Engineering Manager, who reports to the Department Director.
The incumbent in this position will be required to aid and manage/delegate construction management tasks, such as overseeing Water Department inspectors; helping to coordinate with internal and external project stakeholders; negotiating change orders; conducting weekly construction coordination meetings; replying to requests for information (RFIs) and processing progress payments for contractors. This position is primarily assigned to Water duties, but will be expected to manage/delegate work for Development and Capital Improvement Project duties, as they pertain to the Water Department. In addition, this position will help supervise Associate/Assistant Engineer staff, as well as Senior Engineering Technician staff and both Engineering Technicians I and II staff.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented; solution/results oriented; politically astute; proactive; responsive; timely; accurate; trustworthy; ethical; and, have a collaborative approach and excellent oral and written communication skills.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from the Water Engineering Manager or Department Director.
Exercises direct supervision over professional and technical engineering staff.
Examples of DutiesThe 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.
- Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
ALL ASSIGNED SECTIONS
WHEN ASSIGNED TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
WHEN ASSIGNED TO CURRENT DEVELOPMENT
WHEN ASSIGNED TO WATER
Experience and Training GuidelinesAny combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience:Ten years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience including five years at a level comparable to the Associate Civil Engineer classification with the City of Vallejo. In addition, there should be 3 years of lead supervisory or project management responsibility. A Master's Degree may be substituted for 1 year of experience.
Training:Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field.
Licenses and/or Certificates
Applicants must possess a current and valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer issued by the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.