Position will be open until filled. The first application review deadline is Friday, June 24, 2022; however, applications will continue to be accepted while the posting is open..
Delta Diablo has a career opportunity for a highly motivated individual who can expertly perform structural, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation inspections on capital improvement and rehabilitation construction projects in the District’s various facilities. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of design, construction, and operation of wastewater and recycled treatment plants and supporting facilities, pump stations, sanitary sewer collection and transmission pipelines, and recycled water distribution infrastructure and equipment. The successful candidate must demonstrate competency in legal, regulatory, code, and permit requirements related to public works construction projects and construction site activity; and construction project inspection and contract administration practices, including change orders, inspections standards, construction progress documentation, and conflict resolution techniques.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform structural, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation inspections on capital improvement and rehabilitation construction projects in the District’s conveyance, distribution, collections, and wastewater and recycled water treatment facilities.
Inspect and observe testing of public and private recycled water and wastewater pipelines and facilities throughout the construction process by other agencies, developers, and customers on behalf of the District.
Participate in inspections and investigations of reported sewage discharge violations and recycled water discharges. Coordinate construction resources to enact infrastructure repair activities.
Ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications, relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations, District code, and industry standards for materials and methods.
Coordinate the schedules of contractors, subcontractors, and utilities and other agencies with District operations and maintenance activities.
Provide support to the construction representative for change order and extra work provision negotiations and provide the appropriate supporting documentation.
Maintain daily construction activity logs with sufficient detail to track project activities, materials, schedule impacts, and costs; record materials onsite and installation dates, and work performed to support progress payment and change order analysis.
Provide project documentation that accurately reflects actual infrastructure installation.
Provide regular construction reports and update information to the construction manager and other agencies to ensure effective and timely communication.
Research and regularly report changes to new materials and other developments in public works construction practices that could warrant updates to the District’s construction standards and code requirements.
Coordinate sampling of materials for examination or analysis by outside laboratories (e.g., concrete strength testing).
Assist District staff in checking and approving construction plans of new public and private sewer and recycled water development infrastructure.
Assist in the negotiation of emergency or other construction contracts that are not subject to public bidding requirements.
Participate in evaluating and reviewing capital improvement project design documents for biddability and constructability issues.
Participate in department initiatives to document and/or formalize work practices related to construction activities
Provide utility locating support in accordance with the District’s Underground Service Alert (USA) procedure.
Answer general questions and assist in responding to complaints from public or private agencies concerning issues with wastewater and recycled water infrastructure installation and/or locating of those facilities.
Understand and assess the safety measures on construction sites for conformance with District specifications and standards, as applicable.
Effectively perform other work duties and responsibilities consistent with the position on an as-needed and assigned basis.
General Organizational Duties:
Actively promote the District’s focus on effective and respectful communications to build better work relationships at all levels in the organization.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with other staff members, staff at other agencies, and professional organizations.
Participate in teams engaged in District projects and organizational activities.
Participate in District related civic events, meetings, committees, and staff functions.
Provide appropriate, timely, and customer-service focused responses to inquiries from the public.
Understand and conform with the District’s Policies and Procedures.
Understand and conform with the District’s Safety Program.
Education:High school diploma or equivalent supplemented with at least two years of college-level courses in construction, engineering, and project management, or a construction inspector’s certification. Experience:Five (5) years of full-time work experience related to the inspection of water or wastewater system construction projects, or two (2) years of inspection experience acquired at the District.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All applicants are required to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment with the District. Requests for a reasonable accommodation due to medical or disability reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
*Fully Vaccinated means a person’s status two weeks following the person’s receipt of a single-dose COVID-19 Vaccine or the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 Vaccine.
Applicants interested in this position are encouraged to submit a completed Delta Diablo Employment Application. All material must be submitted on-line at www.deltadiablo.org. A resume may be included but does not substitute for a completed application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will be screened to determine who met the minimum qualifications. Those candidates whose application indicates their experience and/or education are best suited to meet the current needs of the District will be invited to participate in the examination and/or interview process beginning in mid-December. The decisions of the District are final.
All applicants shall receive written notification regarding the results of the review process. The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change. All final candidates for employment with the District are subject to a criminal background, credit and reference check. Successful candidates not currently employed in a regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen to be considered for employment.
For more information about the positions and Delta Diablo, visit our website at www.deltadiablo.org.
About Delta Diablo
Delta Diablo (formerly Delta Diablo Sanitation District) is an innovative California special district that provides wastewater resource recovery services for over 215,000 customers in the cities of Antioch and Pittsburg, and the unincorporated community of Bay Point. These services include secondary treatment of wastewater; production and distribution of recycled water; pollution prevention activities; beneficial use of biosolids as a soil amendment at land application sites; street sweeping; and household hazardous waste collection. Delta Diablo owns and operates a water resource recovery facility (WRRF) that provides secondary treatment for an average wastewater flow of 13 million gallons per day (MGD) and tertiary treatment for approximately 6 MGD to produce recycled water for use at two local power plants, golf courses, and schools.
In addition to meeting its core mission of protecting public health and the environment, exemplified by 16 years with only one NPDES discharge permit violation, Delta Diablo has established a vision of becoming a leader in wastewater resource recovery by embracing innovative technologies, pursuing leading-edge initiatives t...hat add value to ratepayers while benefitting the environment, challenging traditional approaches, and fostering a strong organizational commitment to its core values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Trust.
Delta Diablo is governed by a three-member Board of Directors that includes the Mayor of Pittsburg, the Mayor of Antioch, and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Member representing the Bay Point community. Under the Board’s guidance, Delta Diablo has established a Strategic Business Plan that includes goals in five key areas—Financial Sustainability, Leadership, Operational Excellence, Workplace Innovation, and Stakeholder Engagement—as well as specific objectives for each year to continue progress toward meeting these goals.
The District continues to be recognized as a “Utility of the Future” by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its outstanding industry leadership and progressive commitment to innovation, resource recovery, and “cutting-edge” practices. The District’s FY21/22 budget totals $43.5 million, which includes operating and capital budgets of $29.3 million and $14.2 million, respectively. Annually, the District updates it 5-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) totaling $127 million that guides planning, design, construction, and financing of prioritized capital projects in the District’s wastewater conveyance, collection, and treatment systems and recycled water system.
For more information about Delta Diablo, visit our website at www.deltadiablo.org.