Engineering Supervisor

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OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Engineering Supervisor (Planning).
Under general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Engineering Supervisor assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of a staff of engineers and analysts in the Planning Division to support the Engineering Department. The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for executing CIP projects; managing consultant and contractor contracts; developing scopes of work; producing technical recommendations; and developing long range planning for a CIP program.
The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for identifying resource needs, reviewing needs with appropriate management staff, and allocating resources accordingly; guiding staff in professional development and encouraging a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with all departments; and participates in the development of policies and procedures.
Duties also include the monitoring of work activities of engineering staff to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; working closely with the Engineering Manager in implementing staff goals and objectives; establishing optimization strategies, and strategic initiatives; participating in the selection of staff, providing or coordinating staff training, working with employees to correct performance deficiencies and implementing discipline procedures when necessary.
The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for performing the most technically complex tasks of the work unit as necessary; overseeing and assisting in the preparation of requests for proposals and related documents; negotiating professional services and change order agreements; developing and maintaining quality standards through field sampling calculations, benchmarking efforts; ensuring Federal and State regulations and statutes are maintained and participating in the development of emergency preparedness plans.
This individual will be tasked with preparing analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities, collection system monthly flows, process optimization, etc.; presenting to staff, professional groups, governing bodies of other public agencies, and the general public regarding wastewater treatment facilities and management issues; providing technical assistance to field staff regarding equipment selection, root cause analysis, and troubleshooting of problems; attending and participating in professional group meetings; staying abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering; researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to District needs and performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications & Requirements:
This position requires a valid professional engineer (PE) license from the State of California (civil/environmental is highly desirable), a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Engineering, or a closely related field; and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience, comprised of a minimum of three (3) years in an engineer position or two (2) years of lead or supervisor experience.
The ideal candidate must have direct professional engineering experience with one of the following: capital and operations engineering projects, pretreatment projects, plant operation and maintenance improvements, emergency preparedness compliance and enforcement programs. Prior experience working in water/wastewater design or environmental/sanitary engineering for a local government utility or municipality is a plus.
The individual in this position must have proven ability to administer complex, technical engineering programs, supervise, motivate and develop staff; and identify problems, analyze information and develop sound recommendations.
This position involves a high level of independence and decision making within area of responsibility and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, political astuteness, and diplomacy. Experience writing staff reports and making presentations for an elected Board is highly desired.
This individual will be detail-oriented, highly organized, and will have experience using engineering software and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Drivers License by time of appointment is required.
Recruitment & Selection Process:
Vacancies: 1
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, June 12, 2014, by, 5:00 P.M.
(or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $120,660 - $133,016 / Annually
starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications
To apply, please visit: www.ocsd.com/jobs

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