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Engineering Manager

Company: Helix Water District
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

HELIX WATER DISTRICT is seeking an experienced, progressive, leader to join the team as an Engineering Manager ($151,260 - $193,044/ annually effective 7-1-22; Position receives a take home district vehicle for limited personal use). This management-level position plans, organizes and actively leads a team of four direct and seven indirect staff members engaged in field construction and planning. They perform a leadership role in setting goals and objectives, strategic direction, coaching and counseling within the sections. Overview of Responsibilities: Plans, coordinates and manages the district's construction management program; executes construction contracts associated with the capital improvement program. Manages consultants and contracts as required for planning, engineering, design, construction and related activities. Administers contracts, mediates problems, interprets plans and specifications, resolves contractor disputes, negotiates change orders, evaluates claims associated with construction contracts and serves as a representative of the district with contractors, consultants and others. Prepares board reports and conducts presentations at board meetings as required. Reviews drawings and specifications for constructability and compliance with district standards; interprets specifications and district policies and initiates or reviews change orders; prepares periodic project status reports; may sign final plans for district engineer. Ideal Candidate: We are looking for a proven leader and motivator who will provide strategic oversight; working closely with staff to ensure a high-performance, customer service-oriented work environment is maintained in alignment with the district's mission and values. Be a team player with strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively mentor, coach, influence and motivate a diverse group of team members to accomplish goals and objectives. Sound judgment, strong initiative, motivation and decision-making skills. Excellent verbal and written communicator. Be collaborative, flexible, enthusiastic, resilient and resourceful. Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in engineering; and seven years of professional engineering experience, including engineering experience working on water utility related projects and/or construction, three years of which are in an administrative and supervisory capacity. A valid certificate of registration as a professional engineer issued by the State of California. A valid State of California State Water Resources Control Board Water Distribution Operator Certificate, Grade 3 (D3) within four years. A valid State of California Qualified Stormwater Practitioner Certificate (QSP), within four years. Salary and Benefits Summary: The annual salary range for the Engineering Manager is $151,260 - $193,044 (effective 7-1-22). The position receives a take home district vehicle with limited personal use. The district offers a comprehensive employee benefit plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, CalPERS Retirement (2.5% @ 55 for "classic" members and 2% @ 62 for "PEPRA" members), district matching up to $1,000 per calendar year for "classic" members and $2,500 per calendar year for PEPRA members in a 401 a plan, Paid Time Off (PTO) 24 days/year to start, 12 paid holidays and two floating holidays per year, onsite wellness center and more. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Salary: $151,260 - $193,044 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Helix Water District, La Mesa , Engineering Manager, Executive , La Mesa, California

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