The Engineering Supervisor is a management position that supervises, assigns, reviews, and performs professional engineering work related to the review, planning, design, inspection, and construction of sanitary sewer and storm drainage projects. Under direction, assists the Director of Engineering in directing the processing of engineering studies, development of designs, plans and specifications and assigning engineering projects to professional staff, managing the integration of special projects with schedules of continuous operations, overseeing construction management and inspection of District projects, supporting the department’s organizational policy and procedural development activity and supervising office operations in conformance with applicable statutes, regulations, policies, procedures and technical standards.
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
Creates a positive work environment
Has outstanding communication, interpersonal, and planning skills
Is enthusiastic and energetic about customer service
Respects and supports diversity and differences in coworkers and the public
Principles and practices of engineering as it applies to wastewater, stormwater, and recycled water.
Principle and practices of civil engineering.
Principles and practices of public agency contract administration and procurement of design and construction contracts.
Applicable laws, codes, and regulations and engineering standard practices.
Methods of design, construction, and inspection of a wide variety of engineering projects.
Correct and applicable English usage and spelling.
Correct Business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Supervisory principles and practices.
Computers and applicable programs to wastewater and storm drain fields of engineering.
Understand engineering terminology and concepts related to civil engineering.
Write letters and reports
Make complex engineering calculations.
Work with minimum supervision.
Receive and follow general direction and policy.
Manage consultants, projects, and programs.
Manage multiple tasks, often with competing deadlines.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Upgrade skills as necessary to apply new tools, methods and procedures as they become applicable to and are incorporated into District operations
Walk on uneven surfaces.
Work in inclement weather.
Communicate with irate or difficult people.
Accept constructive criticism from supervisors, coworkers and subordinate employees.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field is highly desirable.
Sufficient years of experience in professional engineering work, including project management, in the design and/or construction in one of the following areas: wastewater, stormwater, or recycled water systems; and supervisory experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities required for this position
LICENSES / CERTIFICATE:
Must possess professional registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State of California at the time of application.
Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License at the time of employment. The ability to drive District vehicles is a specific requirement for this position. For that reason, it is the employee’s responsibility to maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the District’s insurance carrier or be subject to dismissal.