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Rainbow Municipal Water District
San Diego County, California
$89,891-$172,525/year depending on experience. CalPERS, free medical, student loan repayment
Closing date
May 5, 2024

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Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure
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Project Manager
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Are you a civil engineer with experience managing water and wastewater CIP projects?

At Rainbow Water, we are a small team with a big mission. We are adding an engineer to our team to take on a key role in managing CIP projects and planning studies involving new, expanded, or rehabilitated water and wastewater facilities.

Join us to act as a cradle-to-grave project manager, perform developer and other plan checks, contribute to the District's long-term planning, and perform related work for the Engineering Department. The engineering group is a small group of just six team members, so you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.  

To be successful in this role, you will need impeccable project planning and time management skills and be able to exercise professional judgment and initiative in developing solutions to complex problems, interpreting policies and requirements, and determining appropriate action plans.


What's in it for you?

Generous compensation: This is a series classification, and the District is open to hiring at any level, depending on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. Pay ranges are as follows:
Associate Engineer: $89,891 - $130,467 annually
Engineer: $103,478 - $150,002 annually
Senior Engineer: $118,994 - $172,525 annually
This position is eligible for up to a 3% cost of living adjustment July 1, 2024.

Benefits to fit diverse needs: Rainbow MWD offers a competitive benefits package designed to meet your unique needs, including:

  • Remote work: The selected candidate will be eligible to apply for a hybrid/partially remote work arrangement after initial onboarding.
  • Free health insurance: Five health insurance plans, including a free option for you and your dependents and District-funded health savings accounts.
  • Generous PTO: Six weeks of paid time off (PTO) to start, increasing to seven weeks with length of service and the option to cash out unused time each year.
  • Tuition and student loan repayments: Education benefits include student loan repayments and tuition assistance.
  • Fertility benefits: Family-building benefits cover fertility treatment, IVF, adoption assistance, surrogacy, and doula services. 
  • CalPERS pension:  2.5% at 55 formula for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members.

Best of All: a great team! Enjoy a collaborative and supportive work environment named a San Diego Union-Tribune Top Workplace for three consecutive years. 


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