Civil - Codes and Standards, Civil - Construction, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD), a public agency that protects public health and the environment by providing effective wastewater collection, treatment, and recycling for approximately 2.6 million people in central and northwest Orange County, seeks candidates to fill the role of an Engineer - Civil / Mechanical.
Under general direction, this Engineer performs a wide variety of complex engineering duties involving the construction and design of and/or rehabilitation of wastewater treatment facilities and collection systems including construction and project management; serves as the Resident Engineer or Project Engineer for OCSD on major Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and smaller projects in design or construction. Provides technical information to other project team members, researches problems and Issues in a timely and professional manner and performs related work as required. This Engineer will be responsible for answering and processing Requests for Information (RFI) and Requests for Change (RFC); evaluating and processing contractor's Progress Payments monthly; coordinating construction submittals and shop drawing comments; leads progress and special meetings with contractors and others, producing accurate and timely meeting minutes; creates Requests for Proposal (RFP), negotiates and issues Field Change Orders (FCO); evaluates baseline; monthly schedule updates and Time Impact Analysis (TIA); and formulates and evaluates designed solutions to issues found in construction. This individual provides technical leadership and expertise in design and construction to the project team during the design, construction and commissioning phases of a project; evaluates and interprets complex engineering drawings; performs a variety of duties involving the administration of construction contracts including coordinating contract work with inspection staff, other Departments, consultants, other agencies and the public; prepares complex engineering plan clarifications and changes during construction of facilities; verifies that contract work meets design specifications and regulatory requirements; provides construction engineering services to successfully complete projects within approved budgets and schedules; ensures established District standards, policies and procedures, and engineering best practices are consistently applied; and prepares a variety of administrative, technical, and budget reports, memos, letters, and other related correspondence.
This position requires the possession of a bachelor's degree from a college of university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major coursework in civil engineering, or a related field; and a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible construction engineering experience. Previous design experience in pipeline and collection facilities is also desired. Possession of a Professional Engineering (PE) Registration from the State of California in Civil Engineering is also required. The preferred candidate will demonstrate the ability to work closely with contractors and District staff to administer construction projects valuing several million dollars and with pipeline and heavy construction (not Residential) experience. Resident Engineer experience in construction and commissioning of major facilities and pipeline installations is a plus. Professional membership in CMAA (Construction Management Association of America); ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers); AACE (Total Cost Management) and/or a CMMA's CM (Construction Management) certification is highly desired. Good negotiating skills to resolve pending contract changes and issues on construction projects; experience with Construction Management software and an understanding and knowledge of P6 CPM (Critical Path Method) scheduling software is preferred. Proficient Microsoft software (Excel and Word) experience to produce reports and document projects is necessary. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is necessary.
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Monday, October 22, 2018, 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Additional Salary Information: Hiring Salary Range: $110,947.20 - $122,350.80/year
Please note that candidates will only be hired within this range, determined by the totality of the candidates education and experience. Candidates will not be hired above Step 3. For more information on the salary steps, click on the following link: https://www.ocsd.com/home/showdocument?id=24946
Internal Number: 279
About Orange County Sanitation District
The Orange County Sanitation District is a public agency that is committed to maintaining excellence in wastewater and water resource management. OCSD is operates the third largest wastewater treatment facilities west of the Mississippi River.