CAPITAL ENGINEERING MANAGER (Capital Pipelines Projects)

Valley Water | 5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose CA, 95118

Salary Range: $13,175.07 - $16,823.73 Monthly
Open Date: 10/09/2019
Close Date: 10/21/2019

Position Description

CAPITAL ENGINEERING MANAGER (Capital Pipelines Projects)
Closing Date/Time Mon. 10/21/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
$13,175.07 – $16,823.73 Monthly
5750 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA, California
Water Utility Capital Division
Pipelines Project Delivery Unit (Position Code 0561)

Do you have experience leading delivery of complex capital pipeline projects spanning across planning, design, permitting, and construction? Are you a capable leader and someone who can drive projects forward for Valley Water? Then check out this opportunity!

Overview:
This position is responsible for the delivery of complex capital pipeline projects. This position manages a unit comprised primarily of senior, associate, and assistant engineers who plan, design, and provide engineering support during construction for capital pipeline projects. The successful candidate is a licensed civil engineer in the state of California with management experience and design/construction experience for complex capital projects, including pipeline project delivery. The key responsibilities include: 1) plan, direct, coordinate and review the work of staff; 2) train and mentor staff to develop both their technical and leadership strengths in capital project delivery; 3) delegate supervisory duties to appropriate staff to develop their leadership capabilities; 4) direct the development, negotiation, and administration of consultant agreements; 5) develop and administer the unit’s annual budget; 6) serve as liaison with other units, groups, and outside agencies.

Position Qualifications

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide direction to unit staff for the delivery of water utility capital projects through planning, design, engineering support during construction, and close-out phases.
• Manage, develop and mentor unit staff.
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:
Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below.
Professional Engineer in Civil or Mechanical Engineering issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers.

Ideal Experience:
• Five (5) years of professional capital project management experience, including two (2) years of direct supervisory experience.
• Extensive experience spanning across planning, design, permitting and construction, including five years delivering capital projects with both mechanical and civil engineering components, including large pump and large diameter pipeline engineering.
• Experience with development, negotiation and administration of consultant agreements.
• Experience developing and administering an annual budget.
Ideal Knowledge of:
• Pipeline and/or pump station design and repair, pipeline design standards.
• Principles, practices, concepts, and standards of capital project management as applied to the planning, design, cost estimating, construction, installation, and inspection of a wide variety of facilities and infrastructure.
• Principles and practices of capital project budget development and administration, contract negotiation and management, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations with specific emphasis on water treatment, storage, pipeline, pump, and related infrastructure design.
• Practices of researching capital project issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting effective staff reports.
Demonstrated ability to:
• Deliver complex, technical, and sensitive capital projects in an independent and cooperative manner.
• Drive issues forward and deliver projects to completion.
• Lead and mentor staff who manage the planning, design, construction, installation, and inspection of the capital projects.
• Lead and mentor staff who conduct complex capital projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
• Organize and prioritize a variety of capital projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner and assign staff resources to meet target completion dates.
• Balance technical work with administrative duties such as budgeting, developing staff work plans, reporting, etc. and manage a multi-disciplinary team.
Ideal Training and Education:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or mechanical engineering, or a related field.
Closing Date for Applications:

Closing Mon. 10/21/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time

For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd

Please visit our website: www.valleywater.org

How to Apply

Closing Date for Applications: Closing Mon. 10/21/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd Please visit our website: www.valleywater.org
Contact Email: recruit@valleywater.org
Website: www.valleywater.org