The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Supervising Electrical and Control Systems Engineer in the Operations Division.
Under general direction plans, organizes, and provides direction and oversight of highly complex electrical and control systems utilized by the District; performs a variety of highly complex technical and professional engineering activities including the installation, maintenance, repair, design, and optimization of complex electrical, instrumentation, and industrial control system components; coordinates maintenance and implementation of services with other District divisions, performs project management as assigned on District Capital Improvement Projects (CIP); provides first-line supervision to assigned field, technical and professional staff; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility while providing necessary coordination and support to the Operations and Engineering Departments.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
Knowledge of: Principles, practices and methods of civil, electrical, electronic, or industrial controls engineering as applied to the planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of hydroelectric, water, wastewater, and recycled water systems. Applicable Federal and State laws; District regulations, codes, policies and procedures; mathematical calculations and formulas applicable to the design, construction, installation, problem diagnosis, testing, programming, and maintenance of industrial instrumentation control systems and their components; information sources for industrial control system engineering. Working knowledge of engineering economics, professional and technical standards, and applicable safety standards; the application of engineering computer applications to the design and maintenance of control systems, arc flash modeling, and electrical maintenance scheduling and planning. Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. Principles and practices of organizational analysis and management. Budgeting procedures and techniques. Principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management.
Skill/Ability to: Organize, schedule, coordinate and direct the work of assigned staff or unit. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of program goals. Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. Interpret and apply District standards and regulations and engineering policies and procedures as well as applicable laws and regulations related to area of supervisory assignment. Apply electrical engineering principles and techniques to the analysis and solution of engineering problems of considerable importance and complexity. Make recommendations related to existing or anticipated project budgets. Work effectively with a variety of internal and external customers to accomplish goals and objectives. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance. On a continuous basis, analyze budget and technical reports; interpret and evaluate staff reports; On a continuous basis, sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone; write or use keyboard to communicate through written means; attend field investigations to confirm design assumptions or assist staff with troubleshooting, and lift or carry weight of 25 pounds or less.
Experience and/or Education: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Five (5) years of increasing responsible professional engineering experience, including one (1) year of supervisory responsibility; or three (3) years of experience similar to a Senior Civil Engineer with the El Dorado Irrigation District. Direct experience at a water, wastewater, hydroelectric, or recycled water facility is highly desired.
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an (ABET) accredited college or university in electrical, electronic, or control engineering or a closely related engineering field.
License and Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Possession of a Professional Engineering Certificate of Registration as a Civil, Electrical or Control Systems Engineer or other closely related discipline is preferred.
APPLY: A District application must be completed by clicking here: ON-LINE CAREER CENTER