- Theory, principles and practices of civil engineering design and hydraulic engineering as applied to groundwater management operations.
- Principles of physics and mathematics applicable to civil engineering.
- Principles, modern techniques and equipment used in design, construction and maintenance of various capital construction projects.
- Principles, theories and practices of engineering, hydrology and water quality as applied to groundwater resources and availability in Southern California.
- Modern scientific methods and techniques used in the study and analysis of groundwater, seawater, surface water and aquifer characteristics.
- Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding engineering, water quality and water resources.
- Principles and practices of public administration, including contracting and maintenance of public records.
- Federal, state and local laws, regulations and court decisions applicable to assigned areas of responsibility.
- Conduct and evaluate a variety of engineering and water resource studies.
- Perform difficult technical research and analyze complex engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or adopting effective courses of action.
- Plan, organize and manage a full range of capital construction/maintenance projects.
- Collect, evaluate and interpret appropriate and applicable data, either in statistical, graphic or narrative form.
- Perform complex engineering and water quality analyses using scientific methods and computer equipment.
- Conduct independent research studies with a high degree of accuracy.
- Apply sound, creative problem solving techniques to resolve difficult program issues and problems.
- Understand, interpret, explain and apply laws, regulations, ordinances and policies applicable to program responsibilities.
- Perform accurate engineering calculations and cost estimates.
- Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other documents appropriate to technical and non-technical audiences.
- Present conclusions and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively to both internal and external program stakeholders.
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.
Interest 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. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017.