Closing Date/Time: Sun. 08/25/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
$9,895.60 - $12,668.93 Monthly
Pacheco Project Delivery Unit (Position Codes 0588 and 1014 - 2 positions)
Overview: To serve as project lead and/or Engineer-of-Record, sign and stamp engineering reports, engineering design analyses and calculations, construction plans and specifications, and other technical documents for capital improvement projects. To prepare Planning Study Reports, perform complex engineering design analyses and calculations, and prepare construction contract drawings, specifications and cost estimates. To select consultants, negotiate and manage consultant contracts, and complete technical review of consultant deliverables as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) subject matter expert. To lead, direct, oversee and participate in the work of professional engineering and technical staff and to ensure work quality and adherence to professional codes, standards and Valley Water specifications. To train lower level engineering staff on engineering design. To provide engineering support during construction as a PE subject matter expert, including the following tasks: complete submittal reviews; respond to requests for information; and interpret project drawings, specifications and contract documents. May represent Valley Water in interagency coordination required to complete the above-mentioned work.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Review engineering work by consultants or Valley Water staff, provide guidance and direction.
Lead consultant or Valley Water staff in the preparation of planning documents, design drawings and the management of construction projects.
Develop consultant agreements including all CAS and Board actions.
Represent Valley Water in neighborhood meetings, present recommendations to the Board, and other inter-agency coordination.
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes: Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below.
Four or more years of experience in design or construction of water infrastructure.
Experience in geotechnical and environmental investigations.
Experience as a lead engineer working on large civil engineering projects.
Experience overseeing vendors and/or consultants.
Strong experience in written communication and technical reports.
Proficient in numerical (computer) modeling and engineering analysis.
Experience working with environmental regulators to obtain permits.
Principles, practices, concepts, and standards of civil engineering as applied to water resources management, planning, geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology, geology, hydrology, hydraulics, and/or environmental sciences.
English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
Principles and practices of project budgeting, cost estimation, funding, project management, and contract administration.
Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Conduct engineering research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical reports.
Prepare, understand, and interpret construction plans, specifications, drawings, and other engineering documents.
Organize and prioritize multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
Proficient w/ Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ideal Training and Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, structural engineering, environmental engineering, water resources. Professional Civil Engineer license (PE) is required.
Closing Date for Applications: Closing Sun. 08/25/19 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Valley Water is the primary water resources agency for Santa Clara County, California. Valley Water's core business is to provide residents with a clean and reliable supply of water and protection from flooding. Valley Water encompasses all of the county’s 1,300 square miles and serves the area’s 15 cities, nearly 1.8 million residents, and more than 200,000 commuters.
The mission of Valley Water is a healthy, safe, and enhanced quality of living in Santa Clara County through watershed stewardship and comprehensive management of water resources in a practical, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive manner.
A seven-member Board of Directors governs Valley Water. Valley Water is an ethnically diverse, family friendly organization with employees who are committed to public service and work collaboratively with other agencies (all levels of government, community-based organizations, and neighborhood organizations) in carrying out the mission of Valley Water.