2020-09-08 2020-09-23

Engineer (Assistant, Senior or Project Manager/Controller)

Mojave Water Agency
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Apple Valley, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61674
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Apple Valley, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 61674
  • Organization Website

The Mojave Water Agency is seeking an Engineering position for one vacancy. We are accepting applications for the following job descriptions:

ASSISTANT ENGINEER – OR –
SENIOR ENGINEER – OR –
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER / ENGINEERING CONTROLLER


COMPENSATION
The Assistant Engineer is a non-exempt position with an annual salary range of $71,773 - $100,482; paid bi-weekly The Senior Engineer is an exempt position with an annual salary range of $96,526 - $135,136; paid bi-weekly The Senior Project Manager / Engineering Controller is an exempt position with an annual salary range of $117,608 - $164,651; paid bi-weekly

THE POSITION
The ideal candidate will perform a variety of engineering work in connection with design & construction of Agency operations and maintenance related projects. This work will include preparation of design drawings; preparation of technical specifications; preparation of contract documents for bidding or for requesting quotes; contract administration for construction, repair, maintenance projects; preparation of cost estimates; evaluation of repair, maintenance, replacement needs or alternatives; presentations to Agency Committee’s & Board of Directors for projects; preparation of staff reports; working closely with and responding to Operations. Work may require selection, coordination, direction, & management of various types of consultants for a project. Knowledge and experience in design, construction, and contract management is highly desirable.

Mojave Water Agency is seeking an Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical) interested in design, construction, operation, & maintenance of the Agency’s water related facilities. The Agency currently has a State Water Project raw water delivery system and a wholesale potable water system. The Agency’s raw water facilities include 3 large diameter (54” dia to 24” dia) transmission water lines (70 miles long, 80 miles long and 3 miles long) connected to the California Aqueduct, traveling screens, drum strainer, large diameter pressure reducing sleeve valves, pressure reducing Cla-Vals, flow control valves, large diameter flow meters, and booster pumps that deliver State Water Project water to percolation areas which replenish groundwater for local groundwater pumping. In addition, the Agency has a wholesale potable water system that includes ground water wells, chlorination equipment, booster pumps, storage reservoirs, large diameter flow meters, large diameter transmission pipeline (36”) that delivers water to several connection points for retail customers (Victorville, Hesperia, Liberty Utility Apple Valley, and Adelanto). The Agency recently constructed a 0.8 MW hydro-electric turbine and has the potential for development of many more sites. The Engineer will be involved in all phases of the design, construction, operation, & maintenance of the Agency’s facilities.

Some examples of essential job functions, knowledge and abilities are:
Assist or lead in planning, design, construction, and operation of all Agency water supply and delivery infrastructure/facilities; provides technical or overview analysis for the Agency in the field of engineering used in making decisions during the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of Agency water supply and delivery infrastructure/facilities; responsible for the planning and management of various infrastructure/facility projects, including contractor/consultant solicitation and selection; award of contracts; contract management and administration and technical oversight of work; plan and direct the execution of public works construction contracts for both small and large capital projects; ability to read and understand contract documents, construction drawings and specifications.

For the entire list of the essential job functions, knowledge & abilities, and licenses/certifications for all positions, please see the job descriptions on the Agency website at: www.mojavewater.org

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified candidates will possess:

For the Assistant Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field, and two (2) years of experience in engineering, construction inspection, operations, and/or drafting related water supply and delivery. License & Certifications are: Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance and California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.
For the Senior Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field, and five (5) years of experience in engineering, construction inspection, operations, and/or drafting related water supply and delivery. A graduate degree in one of the cited fields above desired. License & Certifications are: Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance and Licensure as a Professional Engineer (Civil), State of California.
For the Senior Project Manager / Engineering Controller:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, and ten (10) years related experience (design and construction of infrastructure/water delivery & supply); and two (2) years of project management or supervisory experience. License & Certifications are: Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance and Licensure as a Professional Engineer (Civil), State of California.

If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit an Agency application to:

Mojave Water Agency
Attn: Monica Warren
13846 Conference Center Drive
Apple Valley, CA 92307
760-946-7000
Email: mwarren@mojavewater.org

Completed Agency application and resume are required. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. This position will remain open until filled. Additional information and Agency application can be obtained from the Agency’s website at: www.mojavewater.org.

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