Job Postings

JOB POSTING

Executive Director
Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority
(Sacramento, CA)

Job Description:

The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA) is recruiting nationally for the Executive Director. The Executive Director will oversee the California WaterFix, the product of more than a decade of review, planning, and rigorous scientific and environmental analysis by water experts, engineers, and conservationists as well as unprecedented public input and comment. The proposed project is basically a seismic upgrade that will improve the reliability of the water system by strengthening and repairing aging infrastructure as well as constructing new, state-of-the-art facilities using innovative technologies and engineering best practices. The DCA is charged with the final design and construction of WaterFix facilities, under the oversight of the Department of Water Resources. This model will allow the State of California and the public water agencies funding the project to assign roles and responsibilities that align with a shared vision to safely and transparently design and build WaterFix on time and on budget. This is an at-will contractual position reporting to a DCA Board supported under a contractual professional services agreement. The individual selected will NOT be an employee of the DCA.

Qualifications:

Suitability and match for this executive position will be evaluated based on a variety of factors including submitted materials, career history, reputation for delivering results, and verifiable track record of success in delivering major programs and accomplishments. Extensive knowledge of California water issues is strongly desired by the DCA Board although all highly qualified candidates will be given full consideration. A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is a plus.

Apply prior to November 16, 2018, by submitting a cover letter, resume, and a list of notable accomplishments/achievements to apply@ralphandersen.com. For confidential inquiries contact Heather Renschler or Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/executive-director-california-waterfix/.

JOB POSTING

Engineering Assistant
Santa Fe Irrigation District

Definition
To perform technical field and office duties in support of developer and District initiated planning and construction activities; to assist customer in understanding District policies, procedures and standards; and to prepare and provide estimates for water service.

Essential Duties

  • Assists customers, developers, engineers, and contractors either by phone or in person, regarding questions on property/capacity requirements for water, policies and procedures; researches and assists with the resolution of related problems.
  • Provides information and explains District policies, rules and regulations related to property development and services.
  • Coordinates with local Fire departments and other entities associated with the developer review process; reviews requests for services and other developer submittals for conformance with District requirements.
  • Prepares and assists with updates and revisions to engineering maps and drawings related to a variety of capital improvement projects.
  • Prepares and monitors water service orders from initial sign up to installation; creates estimates for District billing including water service quotations, plans and specifications for District jobs, developer project billings, District estimates for work to be done, and project deposits; coordinates capacity fee financial reports with Administrative Department.
  • Maintains District documents relative to development projects.
  • Coordinates activities with outside agencies to ensure District projects are planned in conjunction with road improvement projects.
  • Assists with property management functions; checks building permit site plans for conflict with District easements and provides assistance in the preparation of quit-claim documents.
  • Performs technical duties in support of property right activities including researching and reviewing legal descriptions of parcels, street location, property rights, and easements and obtaining appraisal on value of property and registering property with County.
  • Coordinates updates and corrections to District maps and drawings of utility schematics from as-built drawings.
  • Provides support for field inspection services to confirm that construction activities comply with procedures and standards.
  • Supports utility mark-out activities as required to protect existing District assets.


Desirable Qualifications
Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree with major course work in Engineering, or related field.


Hours of Work
The desired work schedule is 40 hours per week, however there is flexibility.


Employee Benefits

  • CalPERS Retirement: 2% of final compensation at age 60 or 62 (depending if the employees is considered a “New Member” as defined pursuant to AB 340 or not) x years of service
  • A 9/80 work schedule, where employees work 80 hours over 9 days & enjoy 1 day off every 2 weeks
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Workers’ Compensation

 

To Apply

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JOB POSTING

Sr. Engineer

Job Description:

The Senior Engineer is normally designated as a "lead" engineer. Senior Engineer provides work direction to subordinate engineers and/or acts as a project leader for complex or major engineering projects and/or studies. This position is responsible for civil engineering and related services for project site development and entails working closely with the other engineering disciplines, Project Management, Construction Services, Environmental Services, Regulatory groups within SDG&E, and consultants. 

  • Provide leadership/direction for major or complex engineering and construction projects and/or studies.
  • Conduct complex engineering studies which require advanced knowledge within the assigned discipline.
  • Provide coordination, monitor progress, interpret results and ensure timely completion of assignments.
  • Identify actual or potential problem areas and develop corrective actions to be taken.
  • Recommend new and improved practices and procedures related to their assigned area.
  • Keep informed of technical developments, industry codes and safety and/or regulatory requirements which have impact upon the respective engineering discipline.
  • Represent the Company/industry as a member of outside engineering/standards organizations.
  • Acts in a lead capacity, providing direction, training and technical advice to lower level engineers and/or subordinate clerical, technical and operating personnel. May participate in the selection, hiring and promotion of subordinate personnel.
  • Responsible for more advanced engineering studies usually acting as a project leader. Errors in these more complex studies could cause significant impact in delays, monetary loss, damage to equipment or injuries.
  • Frequent contacts with supervision and engineers of other departments. Collaborates with industrial customers, consulting engineers, contractors, land developers, manufacturers' representatives, public agencies, and other utilities or companies.
  • Coordination and progress monitoring of local agency and jurisdictional permits.
  • Identify site civil scope of work and write Request for Proposal.
  • Prepares, concept and preliminary designs, and cost estimates for site development projects
  • Provides design review and construction drawing plan check
  • Attends multi-discipline project meetings for large infrastructure development projects
  • Prepares bid advertisements, evaluates and participates in award of construction contracts. Attends periodic construction-phase meetings..Uses ingenuity, analytic ability and judgment in identifying problems and impacts of complex engineering studies.

Normally works in an office area; however, project assignments may involve local field work ranging from a few hours to several days.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering is required. Registration as a professional civil engineer in the state of California is required. A background in general civil engineering design is mandatory. Experience with ADA design is highly desirable. Familiarity with construction management is desirable. ACAD experience is required. Experience with local agency or jurisdiction ministerial permitting processes is required. Certifications related to Stormwater and SWPPP design and implementation are desirable.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of increasingly challenging civil engineering design experience. Experience providing engineering oversight during project construction phase is desirable.

If interested please apply directly on the website by clicking here.

JOB POSTING

City of Big Bear Lake, CA
City Engineer

An outstanding executive career opportunity awaits a talented engineering professional in one of the nation’s premiere resort communities. The selected candidate will have the ability to lead a diverse array of projects that draw upon the abundant recreational opportunities in the area, while enjoying incredible year-round recreational activities amidst the full bounty of natural beauty. The City has approximately $8 million budgeted for capital improvements in FY 17/18. The City Engineer reports directly to the Director of Public Works & Engineering, who has oversight of all personnel in the department. The City Engineer does not have personnel responsibilities, in order to focus on the delivery of projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is internally motivated to accomplish and have a proven track record of delivering projects successfully. Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a closely related field and at least three years of related experience in municipal engineering, infrastructure maintenance, construction, and operation of a public utility system is preferred. In addition, an advanced knowledge of AutoCAD is highly desired. Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California is required. The annual salary range is $110,000 to $140,000, DOQ. The City offers an excellent benefits package including CalPERS retirement. Interested candidates should apply by May 7, 2018. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred to Ralph Andersen & Associates at apply@ralphandersen.com and should include a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and three professional references. Confidential inquires welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed recruitment brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com. 

JOB POSTING

Civil Engineer

Brelje & Race Consulting Engineers is a multi-disciplined firm offering a broad range of civil engineering planning and design, construction management, environmental permitting and surveying services. With strong roots since our 1954 start in Sonoma County and a diverse portfolio, our commitment to high-quality technical work and outstanding client service makes us one of the most sought after firms in the North Bay region.

We have an immediate need for a Civil Engineer with water and/or wastewater experience. A career with us is an excellent opportunity to work for a diverse clientele on a broad array of challenging and interesting projects, including planning, design, construction administration and operations support for water and wastewater systems and related infrastructure.

If you are considering a change to your career path, we encourage you to send us your resume today. mcarthur@brce.com

 

JOB POSTING

Geotechnical Engineer

Looking for a home for the best years of your career?  A place where you can work with industry-recognized professionals who are solving challenging environmental problems? Geosyntec is the place for you! We’re are seeking an exceptional, mid-level geotechnical engineer to help us grow our civil / geotechnical engineering practice in San Diego, California, and contribute to innovative and challenging projects involving earth retaining structures; deep foundations; waste disposal facilities; energy facilities; geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring; numerical analysis of stability and deformation. 

As a mid-level geotechnical engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your academic knowledge and geotechnical experience to solve some of our clients most challenging issues while expanding the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. The ideal candidate will have a background in geotechnical engineering with experience in construction, surveying, materials testing, and/or construction quality assurance. Knowledge of geosynthetics would be advantageous.

For full details about Geosyntec and the position please click here.

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JOB POSTING

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Are you looking for a home for the best years of your career? A place where you can contribute to a dynamic employee-owned firm, tackle challenging project work, and collaborate with industry recognized professionals? Geosyntec is the place for you! We’re are seeking an exceptional, senior-level geotechnical engineer to help grow our civil / geotechnical engineering practice in the San Diego, CA area and contribute to innovative and challenging projects, including the financial and technical evaluation, design, permitting, and construction stages.  In general, projects involve management of waste materials and containment structures, performance of dams and ground improvement techniques, geoenvironmental issues, geotechnical investigations, foundation design, and stormwater management. The successful candidate will be expected to work on multiple projects concurrently to support and promote a diverse private and public-sector client base.

For full details about Geosyntec and the position please click here.

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JOB POSTING

Civil Project Manager

BWE is seeking a Civil Project Manager to join our team. Qualified candidates will hold a BS degree in Civil Engineering and a California Professional Engineer license with a minimum of eight years of progressive professional experience, including a minimum of two years managing other team members. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience developing grading, drainage, utility, and public improvement plans. The Civil Project Manager is expected to develop and maintain client relationships as the primary point of contact for BWE. He/She must possess a thorough understanding of the permitting requirements and processes of local municipalities & school districts and DSA. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D is a must (Microstation experience a plus).

Interested candidates shall submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@bwesd.com.

 

JOB POSTING

Civil Designer (Drafter)

BWE is seeking a Civil Designer (Drafter) to join our team. Qualified candidates will possess an FE/EIT certificate with a BS degree in Civil Engineering. Candidates will have a minimum of three years of progressive professional experience. He/She will possess strong AutoCAD Civil 3D skills for the preparation of grading and improvement plans for educational facilities, military facilities, and urban infill projects. Microstation experience is a plus. Experience with earthwork calculations and construction cost estimates is required. Knowledge of local Cities' and County design requirements and processing procedures are required and DSA, OSHPD, & military experience are a plus. Traffic control and erosion control plan preparation experience is a plus. The Civil Designer will report to a Project Manager and work with Project Engineers. Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential.

Interested candidates shall submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@bwesd.com.

 

JOB POSTING

Civil Project Engineer

BWE is seeking a Civil Project Engineer to join our team. Qualified candidates will hold a BS degree in Civil Engineering (PE preferred, EIT certificate required) with a minimum of five years of progressive professional experience. Candidates must be competent in the design of grading, drainage, utility, and public improvement plans. He/She must demonstrate an understanding of the approval requirements and processes of various local, state and federal agencies. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D is a must (Microstation experience a plus) The Civil Project Engineer will report to a Project Manager and work with Civil Designers. Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential.

Interested candidates shall submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@bwesd.com.

 

JOB POSTING

Director of Civil Engineering

BWE's Civil Engineering department is looking to add an experienced and motivated Director of Civil Engineering to our core management team. The right candidate is ready to take the next step in their career and put their mark on our civil engineering department by building a culture of teamwork and design excellence. He or she should be a hands-on leader, willing to mentor and empower project managers, project engineers and designers to creatively develop solutions for our clients and their projects. The Director of Civil Engineering will work closely with clients and the design team to coordinate the completion of the design while ensuring quality standards, maintaining project schedules and staying within project budgets. He or she will develop and maintain a pipeline of diverse projects in various market sectors including commercial, residential, military, higher education, k-12 education, healthcare, civic and biotech. Experience with DSA, OSHPD, and design-build delivery are preferred. Excellent communication skills and organization are required. Having a passion for design and engineering will be vital in order stay current with industry advancements and regulatory changes.

Interested candidates shall submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@bwesd.com.

 

JOB POSTING

Engineering-Construction Manager

The Unified Port of San Diego is currently seeking a Engineering-Construction Manager who will be a Division Manager primarily responsible for the successful delivery of all District projects in the construction phase. This division includes Construction Managers, Construction Inspectors, a Surveying Team and Interns.

This class is responsible for planning, assigning, monitoring, coordinating and managing the work of professional and technical staff in the Engineering – Construction Department. Supervision of functions and staff is exercised either directly or through subordinate supervisors. Assignments are typically received in the form of general instructions and objectives from the Chief Engineer/Director, Engineering-Construction, and work is reviewed through conferences, report analysis and program results.

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JOB POSTING

Engineering Assistant

The Santa Fe Irrigation District is currently seeking a technically qualified and self-motivated individual to serve as an Engineering Assistant in the District’s Engineering Department. The Engineering Assistant will provide support in a wide range of Department activities for approximately ten (10) months from initial appointment date. One of the first activities will involve the use of the District’s Geographic Information System (GIS) software. Therefore, knowledge and the ability to utilize GIS software is highly desirable. The capability to utilize the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) is also desirable. The ideal candidate has or is currently pursuing, an engineering degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field. The Engineering Department is responsible for water supply and infrastructure replacement planning, management of the design and implementation of Capital Improvement Projects, management and support of development activities, and provision of utility mark-out services in order to protect existing District Assets. The Engineering Assistant position will be a helpful part of the Engineering Team.

Please contact Jessica Miles Human Resources Administrator jmiles@sfidwater.org

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