The Water Replenishment District of Southern California is looking for a motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Under the direction of the department manager, performs complex professional engineering work in the research and oversight of water resource projects; conducts research and analysis of specialized water resources and engineering issues; manages engineering design and construction work performed by outside contractors and consultants; and performs other duties as assigned.
Engineer is the Professional Engineer class in the engineering series. An incumbent is responsible for performing complex engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting policies and determining work assignments. Incumbents are responsible for conducting studies of complex and specialized water resource issues and overseeing and monitoring engineering design and construction activities performed by consultants/contractors.
Engineer is distinguished from Senior Engineer in that incumbents in the latter class are responsible for planning, managing, overseeing and evaluating assigned engineering, capital construction and water quality programs/projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Accreditation, Education, Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, hydrology or a closely related field; and five years of professional engineering experience, including experience in engineering or water quality research; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy. Current, valid registration as a Professional Engineer from the State of California.
The salary for the position is $88,360 to $118,148 per year and will be dependent upon the education, experience, and accreditations of the selected candidate. In addition, benefits are provided which include: vacation, holidays and sick leave; medical, dental and vision plans; life, short-term and long-term disability insurance; retirement through the California Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) with Social Security; deferred compensation plans; employee assistance program and educational rebate program.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can apply by going to the District web site at www.wrd.org to print an application. Supplemental materials such as a resume are encouraged to be submitted however no candidate will be considered without a fully completed and signed employment application. The position will remain open until filled.
Completed applications along with supplemental materials may be submitted as follows:
Via mail to:
J H Shaunessy
Water Replenishment District
of Southern California
4040 Paramount Blvd.
Lakewood, CA 90712