OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Engineering Manager.
This position will function as an important member of OCSD's management team and will provide leadership, vision, and guidance to staff in accordance with OCSD's Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
The successful candidate will oversee OCSD's Engineering Planning Division, which is responsible for the Planning Division Capital Improvement Program, Asset Management Program, water resources management, California Environmental Quality Act preparation and review, annexations, connection permitting, easements, and interagency agreements.
Under administrative direction, the Engineering Manager will:
Direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Division;
Determine engineering and technical objectives;
Ensure regulatory compliance;
Coordinate assigned activities with other units, groups, and outside agencies;
Provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director of Engineering;
Serve as a knowledgeable resource;
Facilitate consensus building and decision making;
Take responsibility for ensuring customer satisfaction;
Maintain engineering standards, design guidelines, and a safe work environment for consultants, contractors, and staff; and
Provide technical expertise and guidance, while ensuring design and construction quality, as necessary.
The Engineering Manager is also responsible for:
Establishing and ensuring consistency with Engineering and OCSD policies, procedures, and guidelines;
Participating in recruitment processes and assessment/ development of staff;
Providing support, training, and coaching for staff;
Overseeing the development and administration of the Division's budget;
Managing the selection and oversight of consultants, which includes negotiating and resolving sensitive and controversial issues; and
Continuous improvement of the Division and in master planning and water resources management.
The position requires strategic thinking, planning, staff motivation, and day-to-day management responsibilities; and is instrumental in developing and managing objectives and standards for planning, design projects, and the execution of the Planning Division Capital Improvement Program, the Asset Management Program, and enterprise-wide project management.
The successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of the engineering profession, and how they apply to the design and construction of wastewater collection and treatment projects. The successful candidate should also have an understanding of the principles and practices of management, supervision, and performance evaluation; and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework in civil, sanitary, electrical, mechanical, environmental engineering or a related field;
Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible work experience in engineering including two (2) years of supervisory experience;
A valid professional engineering (P.E.) registration from the State of California; AND
A valid California Class C Driver's License.
Internal Number: 512
About Orange County Sanitation District
The Orange County Sanitation District is a public agency that is committed to maintaining excellence in wastewater and water resource management. OCSD is operates the third largest wastewater treatment facilities west of the Mississippi River.