This exempt position reports directly to the Engineering Manager and serves as a member of the District’s Supervisory team. This position supervises four staff members.
Under general direction, this at will position is responsible for the planning, direction, implementation and administration of various engineering services including inspection, right of way, and facilities. Supervises, assigns work to, and reviews results of assigned staff. Oversees the implementation of goals and policies. Provides leadership and works with staff to create a high performance, service oriented work environment. Provides input to the Engineering Manager for development and administration of the annual budget. Assists in the implementation of departmental records retention requirements. Inspects and determines that facilities constructed within the District are in compliance with the approved plans, specifications, regulations and standards. Reads and evaluates blueprints to ensure compliance by the contractor. Investigates and resolves conflicts between plans and actual construction conditions. Makes detailed daily reports on each project under inspection. Performs testing of all facilities under inspection to verify and document performance standards. Arranges for and documents soil compaction testing in conjunction with the geo-technical consultant. Reports any violations of safety and health requirements. Reviews and comments on project plans prior to submission to the Engineering Manager or consulting engineer. Prepares certification of work performed to date to support contractor progress payments on District projects. Prepares interim and final analysis reports on a routine basis for review by the Engineering Manager.
Water Distribution Operator D3 certification; valid California driver’s license; and a valid Competent Person Certificate for Shoring and Excavation are required. Current California registration as a Professional Engineer is desirable.
Minimum of seven years of progressive experience, including at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Specific experience to include: organizing, supervising and evaluating the work of assigned staff; developing, implementing and monitoring work plans to achieve departmental objectives; enforcing policies, systems and procedures applicable to construction inspection; operation and maintenance of a water distribution system such as planning, scheduling, installing and repairing water main valves, pumps, fire hydrants, meters, cathodic protection; operation of reservoirs, tanks, pump stations, pressure reducing stations; familiarity with the use of concrete and asphalt; thorough knowledge of water quality issues; and knowledge of applicable California and Federal rules and regulations. Must have the knowledge and ability to correctly interpret construction survey stakes, read blueprints, and interpret engineering drawings. Experience in the operation and maintenance of a sewer collection system is preferred. Public agency contract experience is desirable.
About Olivenhain Municipal Water District
Olivenhain Municipal Water District is a public agency providing water, wastewater services, recycled water, and hydroelectricity. The District also operates the Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve. The District serves about 86,000 customers in the communities of Olivenhain, Leucadia, Elfin Forest, Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch and 4S Ranch as well as portions of the cities of Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Diego, Solana Beach and San Marcos. For more information about OMWD please visit www.olivenhain.com.
OMWD offers a competitive benefits package including:
Medical Insurance (100% District paid for family)
Dental Insurance (100% District paid for family)
Vision Insurance (100% District paid for family)
Life and AD&D Insurance (100% District paid)
CalPERS Retirement (2.5% at 55 for classic or 2% at 62% for new members)
Long-term disability (50% District paid)
Vacation: 1-5 years = 96 hours per year
Holidays: 10 days + 26 hours of floating holiday per year
Sick Days: 96 hours per year
Education Reimbursement of $2,000 per fiscal year
Deferred Compensation (457)
Flexible Spending & VEBA Accounts
9/80 Work Schedule
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Wellness Programs & On-site gym