Bargaining Unit: Office and Clerical Employee Unit
Salary Code: 25
Fair Labor Standards Act Designation: Exempt
Revision Date: October 1, 2023
Under general supervision of the Supervisor of Resources, plans, organizes, directs, controls, and supervises special projects within the District’s Resources Division including engineering design and technical work, policy analysis, water projects operations, land acquisition, power, drainage, groundwater, water conservation, and environmental compliance.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
The information below is meant to serve as examples of the job duties and responsibilities for this classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed.
- Plans, organizes, assigns, directs, reviews, and engages in the preparation of various analyses, planning feasibility studies, project development, interpretation and preparation of studies, mitigation plans, environmental documents, designs, specifications, contract and bid documents, estimates, and reports.
- Assists in the development of the Division’s annual budget; reviews expenditures to ensure they remain within prescribed limits and justifies budget variances.
- Communicates and is responsible for ensuring compliance with District policies, rules, regulations, and guidelines.
- Participates in formulating long-range planning goals.
- Serves as a Project Manager and Engineer on various projects related to land acquisition, groundwater, drainage, power resources, water conservation and environmental regulations.
- Coordinates, negotiates, and administers engineering and other resources projects, contracts, and agreements.
- Prepares or reviews environmental studies, documents, and reports.
- Oversees the preparation and submission of reports and applications to regulatory agencies.
- Acts as District representative at meetings, conferences, and hearings of local, State, or Federal agencies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Any combination of equivalent education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge required by the position. A typical way of acquiring the knowledge would be:
A bachelor’s degree in Civil, Agricultural, or Environmental Engineering, or a related field with course work in planning, design, construction, and operation of water distribution system, power generation and conveyance systems, groundwater resources, and water conservation and management.
- Applying federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances related to projects when assigned.
- Principles of hydraulic design, hydrology, materials engineering, soil mechanics, and structural engineering.
- Engineering mathematics and statistical analysis techniques.
- Engineering economics, specifications, and contract procedures.
- Water conservation and management practices, including plant-soil-water relationships.
- Surface and subsurface drainage principles and practices.
- Principles and practices of management, supervision, and budgeting.
- Construction methods and materials.
- Irrigation principles and practices, including wastewater reuse.
- Fundamentals of specification writing and regulations.
- Computer technology and design software as applied to perform engineering tasks.
- Principles and practices of power regeneration and energy conveyance systems.
- Engineering principles, practices, and methods of planning design construction, operation, and inspection of water distribution and drainage collection systems.
- Principles and practices of effective customer service.
- Exercise leadership, authority, and management skillfully and effectively.
- Assist with the negotiations of agreements with various entities.
- Understand and apply District standards and regulations related to the design and construction of District facilities.
- Understand and apply applicable laws and regulations related to the design and construction of District facilities.
- Understand and apply applicable laws and regulations related to implementation of state or federal regulatory programs.
- Perform detail analysis of requirements, designs, and plans.
- Maintain accurate records and files.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Operate modern office equipment, including computer equipment, and related software to perform required engineering duties.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work cooperatively with staff, employees, and employee organizations.
- Provide prompt response to public concerns and complaints.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATE, OR CREDENTIAL
- Possess a valid certificate of registration as an Engineer in Training (EIT) issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers is required.
- Possess physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the job.
- May work hours other than normal work schedule.
- Possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the District’s automobile insurance provider.