Senior Engineer

Company: Silicon Valley Clean Water
Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
Location: Redwood City, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 42262

Silicon Valley Clean Water is accepting Applications for the position of Senior Engineer

$11,090 - $13,553/monthly DOQ, plus benefits

Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW), formerly known as South Bayside System Authority, is a wastewater treatment facility located on the western shore of San Francisco Bay which provides wastewater treatment for 220,000 residents and businesses in southern San Mateo County. SVCW opened in 1982 and plays a vital role in protecting the public health of the surrounding community as well as the environmental health of San Francisco Bay. SVCW is a joint undertaking of the cities of Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City and West Bay Sanitary District (serving the greater Menlo-Atherton area).

THE POSITION: SVCW is seeking a Senior Engineer to work in the Engineering Department of SVCW which is responsible for implementing a capital improvement program and responding to engineering and process needs of other SVCW departments related to capital facility and process improvements. Under general direction of the Engineering Director, the Senior Engineer manages all aspects of the numerous projects within an assigned Capital Improvement Program, prepares design documents and reviews plans and specifications prepared by consulting engineers, supervises subordinate personnel, assists with Plant Operations and Maintenance requests for engineering, research, procurement, and capital facilities improvements.

Senior Engineer works directly with the Engineering Director, SVCW Engineering staff, other SVCW Staff, Program and Project Managers, Engineering Firms, Consultants, Construction Managers, Contractors, Public Agencies, Regulatory Agencies, and Individuals to provide comprehensive direction, coordination, and implementation of projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Every employee appointed to a position at SVCW shall serve at the will and pleasure of the appointing authority.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and CERTIFICATION: The ideal candidate will have a combination of education and experience consisting of eight (8) or more years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience including at least four (4) years in a project management position with a publicly owned water or wastewater utility, engineering firm, construction firm, environmental related industry, or similar organization. Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in civil, chemical, mechanical, sanitary or environmental engineering. A Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering is desirable, but not required. A suitable combination of education and experience will be evaluated to select the best candidate for the position.

PHYSICAL and SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to walk up and down stairs, to climb up and down ladders, and to enter process tanks via manways, hatches, and other limited means of ingress and egress. Employee will occasionally be required to enter permitted and non-permitted confined spaces. The employee will regularly be walking in and through construction zones. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical after a conditional job offer is made.

LICENSES and CERTIFICATES: Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration or Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer from another State and the ability to acquire valid Certification as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California within one (1) year of hire date is required.

Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record as defined by the Authority’s Driving Eligibility Standards.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES: Must be able to satisfy employment eligibility verification as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 after a conditional job offer is made.

HOW TO APPLY: • Application and detailed job description can be found on the employment page at • Mail or hand-deliver the following to Silicon Valley Clean Water, ATTN: Human Resources, 1400 Radio Road, Redwood City, CA 94065 - completed and signed application, - a copy of your resume, - a current DMV Driver Report.

FILING DEADLINE - Open Until Filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Application Screening and Panel Interview - The most qualified applicants for the position will be invited to participate in a panel interview.

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