The Incline Village General Improvement District is accepting applications for a Principal Engineer. Under the general direction of the Engineering Manager, this position directs, coordinates and exercises functional authority for planning, design, inspection, control, integration and completion of the most complex District-wide capital projects and operations programs for water and wastewater utility systems, recreation facility improvements, and environmental or erosion control projects, by performing the following duties personally or as project team leader. This is a senior level position.
Position Responsibilities: (this list is not all inclusive of job duties and responsibilities):
Utilizes continuous process improvement and total quality management in all areas. Prepares and oversees Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of engineering consultants; negotiates fees and determines the scope of work for complex engineering and planning services contracts; prepares, reviews, and analyzes bid documents; recommends award of construction contracts; reviews and processes applications for payments. Directs activities of engineers and consultants engaged in preparing designs and plans to construct, improve, and modify District facilities. Performs project management and construction management responsibilities. Inspects and oversees other inspectors for projects during construction to ensure conformance to plans, specifications, and regulations. Provides engineering and technical direction for planning and design of water and wastewater utility projects and recreation projects, including updates to water and wastewater master plans, water audits, and rate studies. Analyzes trends such as, but not limited to, population growth of area being served to determine adequacy of current facilities and to project community demands for future facilities. Coordinates the planning, design, and construction of Environmental Improvement Projects identified by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) as well as other erosion control and stream restoration projects identified by State and Federal agencies. Prepares permit applications and files with appropriate regulatory agencies governing District construction projects (i.e., Washoe County Building Department, TRPA, etc.); ensures all required permits are obtained prior to commencement of any construction. Directs and/or coordinates property acquisition, easements, right of way, and other approvals necessary for District projects. Prepares grant applications to funding agencies for various projects and manages District projects to ensure compliance with grant funding requirements. Coordinates with Finance, Accounting, and other divisions to support the development, implementation, and management of the District's capital improvement program (CIP) budget. Compiles project budget and schedule estimates and helps develop project prioritization. Directs and coordinates engineers, architects, and planners in conducting studies such as, but not limited to, economics of systems operation (water distribution, water and wastewater treatment plants, equipment performance, and/or venue amenities) to determine how to meet organizational goals and solve technical problems. Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with engineers and officials of other organizations; represents the District at public hearings, legislative committees, industry meetings/conferences, and other government meetings regarding technical, regulatory, and public works issues. Leads public meetings and working groups in support of project planning and implementation. Makes presentations to the District’s Board of Trustees on engineering and project related agenda items and workshops. Presents technical, complex, and/or controversial information in an accessible and easily understood manner. Manages and maintains District archives for maps, plans, and construction as-built. Provides direction and support for Engineering Division information technology including the GIS, GPS, AutoCAD, and the water and sewer modeling systems. Works with the IT Division to provide strategic direction for the Engineering Division’s computer systems that may interface with other District computer systems and/or departments. Prepares and administers the annual operating budget and capital improvement budget for assigned area of responsibility; monitors and controls budgets utilizing computerized financial accounting system. Fills in for Engineering Manager during their absence as assigned.
Knowledge of and/or experience with the Tahoe Basin regulatory process helpful. Excellent organizational, administrative, project management, communication/public relations, and leadership skills; ability to establish good working relationships; and ability to deal efficiently and courteously with the public. Excellent working knowledge of and skill in use of Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint; hydraulic modeling; and other engineering-related software. Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD, Arc View, and related G.I.S. and drafting programs. Knowledge of public bidding and purchasing requirements for the State of Nevada. Valid Driver’s License. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain such registration within one year from date of employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to maintain all required certifications and licenses and to report any changes to the supervisor.
Additional Salary Information: This position receives a fantastic benefit package including: medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, Pension Plan, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, Section 125 Flex Plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, food discounts and recreation privileges at District facilities.
About Incline Village General Improvement District
The Incline Village General Improvement District is a fiscally responsible community partner which provides superior utility services and community oriented recreation programs and facilities. With a passion for quality of life and our environment, IVGID strives to continually enhance the reputation of our community as an excellent place to live, work, recreate, visit and invest. We deliver exemplary recreational experiences and provide the highest level of water, sewer, and solid waste services while striving for fiscal and environmental sustainability. While we are a dedicated group of employees providing quality service for our community and environment, with integrity and teamwork, we recognize that the single most important asset to IVGID are our dedicated, professional employees.