Overview: This position will assist with the planning, study, and preliminary design of flood risk reduction, habitat enhancement, and restoration projects. Under supervision of the Associate Engineer/Project Manager, the candidate will perform data collection (field and office), calculations, numerical model development, alternatives analysis, public outreach, preliminary design, and technical memo and report writing.
Key supporting responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Valley Water is the primary water resources agency for Santa Clara County, California. Valley Water's core business is to provide residents with a clean and reliable supply of water and protection from flooding. Valley Water 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 commuters.
The mission of Valley Water 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 Valley Water. Valley Water 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 Valley Water.
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