The Mojave Water Agency is seeking a full-time position in our Engineering Department for a:
ASSISTANT ENGINEER OR SENIOR ENGINEER
Assistant Engineer is a non-exempt position with an annual salary range of $74,673 - $104,542; paid bi-weekly
Senior Engineer is an exempt position with an annual salary of $100,426 - $140,597; paid bi-weekly
The ideal candidate will perform a variety of engineering work in connection with planning, design & construction of Agency operations 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, Electrical) interested in design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Agency’s water related facilities. The Agency 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 State Water Project Aqueduct, traveling screens, drum strainer, large diameter pressure reducing sleeve valves, pressure reducing valves, flow control valves, large diameter flow meters, hydro-electric turbine, and booster pumps that deliver State water project water to percolation areas which replenish groundwater for local groundwater well pumping. In addition, the Agency has a wholesale potable water system that has ground water wells, chlorination equipment, booster pumps, storage reservoirs, large diameter flow meters, large diameter transmission pipeline (36”) that delivers water to retail customers (Victorville, Hesperia, Liberty Utility Apple Valley, Adelanto). The Agency’s Engineer would be responsible for all phases of the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Agency’s facilities, including oversight of the Agency’s asset management program and support for all master planning and capital improvement planning work.
Some examples of essential job functions, knowledge and abilities are: perform & evaluate complex, and difficult professional, analytical, and administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative; responsible for all aspects of construction, repair, maintenance, and replacement contracts; principles and practices of engineering, with emphasis on the planning, design, construction, operation maintenance, repair and replacement of large water delivery systems; project management, contract negotiations and project implementation; long-range planning for new infrastructure as well as maintenance, repair, replacement of existing infrastructure; knowledge of contracting and budgeting preparation and administration; 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, please see the job description on the Agency website at: www.mojavewater.org.
Qualified candidates will possess:
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 to water supply and delivery.
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 to water supply and delivery. A graduate degree in one of the cited fields above is preferred.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
- Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance. Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.
- Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance. Licensure as a Professional Engineer, State of California.
If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please email/submit an Agency application and resume to:
Mojave Water Agency
Attn: Monica Warren
13846 Conference Center Drive
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed Agency application and resume are required. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Additional information and Agency application can be obtained from the Agency’s website at: www.mojavewater.org.