2022-11-14 2022-12-19

Electrical Engineering Supervisor

California Water Service
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85297
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 85297
  • Organization Website

Electrical Engineering Supervisor

California Water Service

California Water Service

Job Description:

The Electrical Engineering Supervisor oversees the South & Central Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering teams whose primary function is to provide electrical engineering services and support to safely execute high quality capital projects on schedule and on budget. This position is responsible to oversee four electrical engineers in executing +/- $15 million in capital, annually, and for providing electrical engineering support to the other Capital Delivery teams. The Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering group assists in the planning and is then directly responsible to complete the technical design, permitting, and management of construction (including inspection) for capital projects related to electrical engineering, including power distribution, instrumentation, and controls for all Company operations. This team also supports the Technical Services Department by delivering Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) projects under their direction. This position is located in San Jose, Bakersfield, Torrance, or Southern California and reports to the Manager of Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering.

  • Supervises staff, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance reviews, and overseeing training and development, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations for the four direct reports
  • Responsible for oversight and management of outsourced engineering work, as needed
  • Assists in the development of long-range vision, mission, and strategic planning processes for the Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering team
  • Oversees capital projects to ensure completion on schedule and on budget and drives recovery strategies to ensure capital project completion goals for the South & Central Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering teams are achieved
  • Continually assesses team workload versus capacity to ensure service and timely project completion and recommends alternative approaches as needed to achieve goals
  • Reviews/approves all technical documents produced to include plans, specifications, correspondence, requests for proposals (RFP), justifications, estimates and bids received
  • Assists Capital Delivery Electrical Engineering Manager in maintaining, updating, and improving electrical design standards, drawings, and processes
  • Provides technical expertise/assistance to reporting engineering staff, as well as various district personnel
  • Provides assistance for FCC radio licenses, electrical motor control and panelboard design, electrical generator specifications, and planning and cost-estimating for electrical projects
  • Provides emergency support to district Operations during Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) or other emergencies
  • Supports the Technical Services department in the delivery of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) projects as needed
  • Participates in special projects including due diligence for acquisitions and various corporate goals
  • Assists in capital budget preparation, including cost estimates and justifications, and budget summaries for rate case submission for electrical projects
  • Interacts with and consults various public and private agencies, including the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and the Division of Drinking Water (DDW)
  • Provides recommendations for improvement to engineering and business processes within the department and the Company
  • Participates in and supports the Company's Continuous Improvement program and projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Attends meetings and training as directed by California Water Service

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience
  • California Professional Engineering License in Electrical Engineering
  • Five years of progressive electrical engineering experience in water utility engineering design, project management, and construction management
  • Supervision experience desirable
  • Project Management Professional (PMI) certifications desirable
  • Water Distribution and Water Treatment Operator Certifications desirable
  • Valid California Driver License
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and techniques
  • Detailed Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Knowledge of water system engineering, operations, and maintenance
  • Knowledge and experience in construction management
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office applications to create spreadsheets, presentations, and Word documents
  • Knowledge and understanding of the PUC rate case process and financial principles, including familiarity with the PUC Uniform System of Accounts
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic accounting and financial principles
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controls
  • Knowledge of low and medium voltage motor controls, low and medium voltage power distribution, instrumentation and control systems, radio communications systems, SCADA systems, and programmable logic controller system design and programming
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to make technical decisions and strive for consensus with engineering managers and district staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management, including project bidding, budget, and contract negotiations processes
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and management
  • Ability to understand and write policies, procedures, and instructions
  • Ability to communicate and maintain effective working relationships with outside contractors, vendors, consultants, regulators, and staff in districts, departments, and engineering
  • Ability to write clear and concise general and technical reports and perform engineering computations
  • Leadership skills and ability to develop and motivate employees
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service
  • Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Flexible and able to prioritize work

Salary Range: $92,000 - $195,600

Opened until filled

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES

To apply, please visit: https://calwatergroup.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CWSG/job/Bakersfield-CA/Capital-Delivery-Electrical-Engineering-Supervisor_R1296

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