Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate will have a strong background managing the planning, design, and construction of water/wastewater facilities. Preferable experience will be in a developer based project environment providing service and support including construction, inspection, recycled water, and survey.The ideal candidate should also possess the following Personal Characteristics, Skill, and Experience: Professional and Highly Competent – Business, Customer and Results Oriented – An Experienced Manager – Critical/Strategic Thinker – Able to Consistently and Accurately Interpret Policies, Procedures, and Ordinances – Analytical – Possess Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills – Honest and Ethical – Know and Understand Basic Business Finance and Accounting Principles – A Visionary and Leader – Well Organized – Flexible and Adaptable – A Team Player – Able to Work with Diverse Groups including the Public.The Otay Water District offers excellent benefits, a balanced work/life environment and is a leader in the industry.About the Position and DepartmentUnder the general direction of the Chief of Engineering, plans, organizes, supervises, directs, manages, and coordinates programs and activities of staff and of several Sections of the Engineering Department which includes: Construction, Inspection, Public Services, Recycled Water Program, and Survey; and provides complex technical and administrative support to the Chief of Engineering.The Engineering Department is responsible for the Planning, Budgeting, Design, Construction, and Inspection of all Otay Water District facilities as well as the administration of all developer and new customer construction and service applications. Projects include facilities for water, recycled water, sewer and support facilities, such as pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, wells, ponds, and a treatment plant. The Engineering Department also manages an annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) of approximately $17.2 million per year. The Department has a staff of approximately 26 employees supplemented by the services of consultants.Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by February 28, 2020. Interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible with top candidates. For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov.
Examples of Duties
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Required Licenses and/or Certifications
Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Requirements
Seven (7) years of experience in planning, design, construction, and construction management for a water, wastewater, and/or reclaimed water facility, including two (2) years of related supervisory experience.
This position will be subject to random drug testing during employment.This position is exempt from overtime.Otay Water District is a Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Free Campus.All Otay Water District employees are at-will pursuant to California Water Code, Section 71362.