Engineering Supervisor

Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District | 450 Ryder St, Vallejo, CA 94590

Salary Range: $14,241 - $15,701 Monthly
Open Date: 07/06/2021
Close Date: 07/30/2021

Position Description

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

Position Qualifications

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

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.

How to Apply

THE SELECTION PROCESS The Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online at by the filing deadline of July 30, 2021. The most qualified candidate(s) will be invited to participate in the examination process. The examination process (which includes a one year probationary period upon hiring) may include, but is not limited to, a written examination, practical examination, application screening, oral board, hiring interview and/or panel selection interview. One or more of these steps may be used and in any order. An in-person panel selection interview has been tentatively scheduled for the week of August 16, 2021. Candidates successful in the examination process will be placed on an eligibility list. The list may be valid for up to two years. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination process. Placement on the eligibility list is not a guarantee of a final hiring interview. Successful candidates not currently employed in regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical to be considered for an appointment.
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