The Senior Engineer position in the Imported Water Unit provides a leadership role in the following areas:
Protecting and promoting the District's interests in its imported water contracts with emphasis on operations and engineering aspects of State and Federal water projects;
Developing imported water supplies and securing supplemental supplies consistent with the District's water supply planning efforts;
Managing the District's groundwater banking account;
Engaging in State-wide evaluation of water supply planning efforts including evaluation of operations and engineering components of Delta conveyance facilities and new reservoirs;
Coordinating with raw water operations engineers to improve the efficient integration of imported water supplies with the District operations; and
Minimizing imported water costs.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Represent the District in meetings or presentations to the public, contractors, and federal, state, and local agencies; serve on various technical advisory committees.
Perform analyses of complex technical, operational, engineering, financial, economic and other information as needed to support Imported Water projects and provide recommendations to management.
Organize and manage and lead technical work to support the development, negotiation and administration of water supply contracts and cooperative agreements with other agencies, semi-tropic groundwater bank operations, and other imported water projects.
Maintaining working relationships with other water districts, as well as local, State and Federal agencies.
Must be willing to travel 20%.
Five years of professional engineering experience.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an engineering discipline.
Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate with two years of associated paraprofessional engineering experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. This position will serve as the Engineer-of-Record and will be signing and stamping engineering drawings, specifications, technical analysis and modeling reports, and other technical documents.
Closing Date for Applications: August 17, 2017 by 11:59pm
For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd
The Santa Clara Valley Water District (District) is the primary water resources agency for Santa Clara County, California. The District’s core business is to provide residents with a clean and reliable supply of water and protection from flooding. The District encompasses all of the county’s 1,300 square miles and serves the area’s 15 cities, nearly 1.8 million residents, and more than 200,000 c...ommuters.
The mission of the District is a healthy, safe, and enhanced quality of living in Santa Clara County through watershed stewardship and comprehensive management of water resources in a practical, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive manner.
A seven-member Board of Directors governs the District. The District is an ethnically diverse, family friendly organization with employees who are committed to public service and work collaboratively with other agencies (all levels of government, community-based organizations, and neighborhood organizations) in carrying out the mission of the District.