Senior Engineer I (Electrical)

Marin Municipal Water District | Corte Madera

Salary Range: $9,339 - $11,305 per month
Open Date: 04/17/2017
Close Date:

Position Description

This is the senior level in the professional engineering series. Individuals in this class are usually project managers or have major responsibilities for system operation and protection and have extensive experience in the field of electrical engineering. Positions in this class are assigned complex engineering projects with responsibility for the timely completion and sound financial management of such projects, often involving the functional and technical supervision of other engineering personnel and coordination with personnel throughout the District. Assignments are given in very general terms and are subject to review primarily upon completion. Assignments may cover the entire field of electrical engineering. A thorough knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals and substantial, professional experience in solving electrical engineering problems of considerable difficulty and complexity are required.

Position Qualifications

Knowledge of:
 Principles, practices, regulations and methods of electrical engineering work in the areas of assignment as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation and water quality of water systems projects, or field operations involved in the maintenance of water system facilities;
 Design principles required in designing modifications and installations of electrical and control systems related to water supply, pump stations, storage, transmission and distribution systems;
 Principles of organization, supervision and training;
 Proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and writing practices;
 Statistics and mathematical models;
 Project scheduling and financial management;
 Electrical Code of the National Board of Underwriter's and the Electrical Safety Orders of the State of California Division of Industrial Safety Orders;
 Illumination engineering, remote signal and control systems, communications and the economics of electrical installations; and
 Programmable Logic Controllers, Input/Output Modules, Communication Networks, Man-Machine Interfaces, Software and PLC Programming.
Ability to:
 Prepare accurate schedules, budgets, plans, specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports;
 Make accurate engineering computations and drawings;
 Plan and supervise, through subordinates, the design and construction of engineering projects in his/her professional field;
 Conduct technical engineering research work, make detailed analyses and write comprehensive reports;
 Supervise the maintenance of public works facilities;
 Prepare clear and concise records, reports, and correspondence;
 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
 Depending upon job assignment, drive a vehicle;
 Travel to alternative work locations and offsite meetings.

How to Apply

To be considered for this career opportunity, applicants must submit the following information to the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline shown on this announcement: a) Properly completed District application. b) Cover Letter and Resume. c) Supplemental Questionnaire responses for the position. The supplemental questionnaire will be a primary tool in evaluating qualifications for this position. The responses will be evaluated along with the completed application form. Applications received without completed Supplemental Responses will not be considered. Per Labor Code § 432.9, inquiries about an applicant's criminal history are not made on the initial employment application. That information may be requested later for applicants who meet requirements for the position and who move forward in the recruitment process. A resume does not substitute for a completed application. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to show that he/she meets the minimum qualifications in this job announcement. The examination process will consist of an application screening and oral and/or final interviews. Additional components may include written exams and/or practical and skills tests. All applicants will be notified of the disposition of their application. Based upon information provided in the application documents, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to continue in the process. An eligibility list may result from this examination process. You may apply online at: Also, an application packet may be obtained by calling 415-945-1433, or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. Online applications submitted through CalOPPS at are strongly encouraged and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.
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