Marin Water is recruiting for an Engineering Manager I or II — Construction to direct professional and technical work and staff in support of the construction management and inspection of the District’s Capital Improvement Program and provide construction review, input and support in the design of District Capital Improvement projects. This position reports to the Director of Engineering. The incumbent manages and administers all activities within the Construction Division of the Engineering Department, manages complex engineering projects, provides responsible support to the Director of Engineering in areas of expertise and performs related work as required.
The District provides high-quality drinking water to customers and visitors of its service area. The District is a medium-sized, municipal, water agency with a Board of Directors/General Manager form of government, 240 full-time employees and a $107,895,000 combined annual operating and capital budget for FY 2021. Annually, the District delivers water to 190,000 residents and businesses in the central and southern portions of Marin County and has stewardship responsibilities for 21,000 acres of pristine watershed lands on Mt. Tam.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following. Please see job description for the full list of duties and qualifications. Click here for the Engineering Manager I/II - Construction job description
The Engineering Manager I is the entry-level classification in the Engineering Manager series. The Engineering Manager II is distinguished from the Engineering Manager I by the ability and responsibility to exhibit a greater degree of independence. This position will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individual.
Qualifications for Employment
- Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Construction Division.
- Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, strategic plans, and priorities; recommends appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
- Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of project and departmental budgets; determines funding needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; ensures compliance with budgeted funding.
- Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative, and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for improvement.
- Participates in the selection of, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel; works with employees to correct deficiencies; recommends and implements discipline and termination procedures.
- Develops and manages requests for proposals for professional and/or construction services and the advertising and bid processes including the District’s e-bid program; prepares scope of work and any technical specifications; evaluates proposals and recommends award; negotiates contracts; administers contracts to ensure compliance with District specifications and service quality; approves monthly progress payments; analyzes and resolves complex problems and claims that may arise.
- Provides constructability review of projects during the decision phase.
- Performs other related work as required.
In addition to the skills and attributes mentioned above and outlined in the job description, the ideal candidate will meet the following minimum qualifications: Education: Engineering Manager I/II:
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field. Experience: Engineering Manager I:
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering and/or construction management experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Engineering Manager II:
Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering and/or construction management experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Other Requirements:
Per California Government Code, Title 1, Division 4, Chapter 8, Section 3100 “all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.” Licenses and/or Certifications
Possession of or the ability to obtain an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles and satisfactory driving record.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. Salary:
$11,733 to $16,180 Monthly Closing Date:
May 19, 2021, at 5 p.m. or until 500 applicants Learn More/Apply: https://www.calopps.org/marin-municipal-water-district/job-20108563