Gain hands-on experience with water mains, reservoirs, groundwater wells, treatment plants, pump stations, and other infrastructure.
Provide direct input to rebuilding efforts for damages to District infrastructure caused by the Thomas Fire and debris flows;
Perform a variety of engineering office and field duties in support of District engineering projects;
Inspect ongoing MWD and private water main construction projects in Montecito;
Participate in the planning, design, and construction phases of water system engineering projects;
Prepare and monitor construction and consultant service contracts;
Assist in the preparation of requests for proposals;
Act as a liaison between Engineering and other District departments, contractors, and the public on matters related to assigned water system projects; and
Maintain plan files and engineering records; prepares reports; and performs related work as required.
BS in Civil Engineering from accredited university
EIT certification or P.E. license in state of California
3-5 years experience in the civil engineering field, water utilities preferred
Excellent written and oral communication
Ability to work in teams
Proficiency with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, and MS Office programs
Hydraulic or hydrologic modeling experience a plus
Successful completion of pre-job physical exam
Additional Salary Information: Salary is dependent upon previous experience and applicant's skill set
About Montecito Water District
The District is located in the southern coastal portion of Santa Barbara County and includes the unincorporated communities of Montecito and Summerland. It has a population of approximately 11,300 and currently provides water to about 4,600 customers. The District obtains its water supplies from multiple sources: Lake Cachuma, water imported through the State Water Project, supplemental purchases of water from around the state, and our own Jameson Lake, Doulton Tunnel, groundwater basin, and various creeks within our boundaries. The District is currently evaluating the feasibility of developing its own desalination project or partnering with the City of Santa Barbara to obtain desalinated water from their facilities.
The District has 28 full time employees. Benefits offered included CalPERS retirement program, health insurance packages, flexible spending accounts, 401k contribution options, among others.