Class specifications are only intended to present a descriptive summary of the range of duties and responsibilities associated with specified positions. Therefore, specifications may not include all duties performed by individuals within a classification. In addition, specifications are intended to outline the minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the class and do not necessarily convey the qualifications of incumbents within the position.
To coordinate, oversee, and perform a variety of professional engineering work in connection with the design and surveying of Agency projects.
This position is responsible for performing professional civil engineering work.
Receives direction from the Chief Engineer.
Exercises technical supervision over lower level Engineers and technical staff.
Examples of Duties, Rich Text Editor, Press ALT + F10 to move to the toolbar., Press ALT 0 for helpEXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only) Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
Performs complex and difficult professional civil engineering work requiring a high level of independent judgment and technical expertise.
Prepares reports and presentations pertaining to the progress of planning, design and construction.
Performs project and construction management duties for Agency projects.
Prepares preliminary and final designs for Agency projects.
Prepares various permit applications for Agency projects.
Assists with the preparation of planning studies to evaluate water infrastructure requirements to support new development.
Confers with other Agency employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities, developers, consultants and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications, cost estimates, and coordination of contract requirements.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, and reviews the work of staff and/or consultants involved in planning, design and construction projects.
Assists in selection and oversight of consultants.
Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and control expenditures.
Participates in major program feasibility and cost studies and the preparation of reports and recommendations requiring practical and professional engineering judgement.
Assists with the preparation of contracts, plans, specifications, resolutions, agreements, and other related documents for water infrastructure, including treatment facilities, pipelines, wells, pump stations and tanks.
Assists in the preparation, monitoring, and implementation of project budgets.
Assists in negotiations with developers, consultants and contractors.
Assists in the preparation, modification and implementation of the Agency's hydraulic model.
Assists in the coordination of Geographic Information System (GIS) and SCADA data with the hydraulic model.
Interprets and implements Agency, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, and regulations.
Assists with the preparation of requests for proposals and evaluation of proposals submitted by professional services consultants.
Maintains accurate, up-to-date records and prepares periodic special reports relating to status of construction projects.
Investigates complaints/issues and develops recommendations of corrective action.
Performs related duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various Agency and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is a sedentary office classification as well as classification that works in the field and attends public outreach and community events. Standing in work areas and walking between work areas, and in the community, may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.
Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and outdoors being exposed to a variety of weather conditions. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
Minimum Qualifications, Rich Text Editor, Press ALT + F10 to move to the toolbar., Press ALT 0 for helpQUALIFICATIONS (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into the classification.)
Education and/or Experience
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of experience performing journey-level professional civil engineering work. Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Procore, Bluebeam, and/or Innovyze software is desirable.
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering.
Licenses and Certifications
Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California is required. Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES(The following are a representative sample of the KSA's necessary to perform essential duties of the position.)
Principles and practices of civil engineering.
Methods and materials used in the design, construction, and inspection of various civil engineering projects.
Project budget preparation.
Local, state, and federal policies, procedures, and regulations.
Methods and equipment used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water treatment and distribution facilities.
Principles and practices of work safety.
Principles and practices of project management, construction management, and supervision.
Safe working practices.
Plan, direct, and coordinate the work of project teams.
Successfully manage projects of varying size and budget.
Evaluate complex design and consulting work.
Interpret and explain pertinent Agency policies and procedures.
Prepare comprehensive and technical reports.
Analyze engineering problems and develop successful resolutions.
Establish and maintain effective working relations with Agency staff, outside agencies, developers, consultants, contractors, and the public.
Evaluate and perform difficult design work.
Perform feasibility and cost analysis studies.
Effectively operate a personal computer and software.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Interpret and apply complex rules, regulations, laws, and ordinances.
Selection Process, Rich Text Editor, Press ALT + F10 to move to the toolbar., Press ALT 0 for help
HOW TO APPLY
Read the job notice thoroughly, note the minimum requirements of the position, and compile any information or documents necessary for the application. Complete and submit your application along with supporting documents such as resume and cover letter. It is important that your application is complete and thorough. Please include all requested information including education, certifications, and relevant experience.
Be advised that, while you may submit a resume with your application, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Incomplete applications will likely be rejected.
Human Resources administers the Agency's recruitment procedures ensure a fair and unbiased selection. Applications may be removed from the process if they are incomplete or where the applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications. Accepted applicants will interview before an unbiased, multiparty interview and scoring panel. Interviewed applicants will be scored on areas such as education, experience, demonstrated qualifications, communication skills, and interview presentation, among others. While seniority is considered, the Agency will choose the best qualified candidate regardless of time at the Agency. The Agency strives to fill each position with the most qualified candidate.
Applicants will be provided notification electronically to the email provided in the application. To check the status of a submitted job application and to track the recruitment process, log in to governmentjobs.com by clicking the "Applicant Login" button on the Agency's Job Opportunities page. Once you sign in, you will be directed to your Applications page where you can view the status of Submitted (and Incomplete) applications.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Agency selects applicants on the basis of applicant qualifications and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religious or political affiliation, creed, citizenship status, military service status, marital status, pregnancy, age (over 40), national origin, ancestry, medical condition, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF DISABILITIES
The Agency will make reasonable accommodations for disabilities, both in the application process and in the performance of the job. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in the application process should contact Human Resources for assistance.
Questions or concerns related to the Agency's Equal Opportunity Employer policy or any request for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources at (661) 297-1600.
About Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SCV Water is an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment. The Agency will recruit, hire and promote the best qualified individuals for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class (“protected classes” as recognized by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California State Department of Fair Employment and Housing and California Labor Code).