100% Medical, Dental, Vision for Employee & Dependents; 457 Deferred Compensation; 3% at 60 for Classic CalPERS
Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. Interviews may be conducted throughout the recruitment process and this opening may close at any time. Candidates should submit their application materials as soon as possible to ensure consideration.
SALARY RANGE (Effective July 7) $50.88 – $68.18 per hour
HIRING SALARY (Effective July 7) $50.88 – $56.09 per hour
Under general supervision, independently performs technical engineering and project management work related to all District capital facilities; oversees assigned capital facilities projects, including design criteria, selection of materials, and environmental and right-of-way considerations; performs contract administration; performs related duties as required.
This class performs complex technical engineering analysis duties, including proper file management of capital facility records. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing small to medium capital facility projects and contract administration. This class is distinguished from the Capital Facilities Senior Engineer which is responsible for overall management of capital project planning, design and construction, inspection, and mapping activities.
The ideal Capital Facilities Engineer is a self-starter who will take the initiative to manage assigned projects without constant oversight. This position works directly with every District department and will assist in training the Assistant Engineer. Clear and professional communication is key and the ideal candidate will build positive working relationships throughout the agency.
The successful candidate has project management experience, including all phases: planning, design, and construction. This person is well-organized and detail-oriented, capable of reviewing complex documents and monitoring deadlines. They are successful working independently and can be relied on to complete their work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Principles, practices, methods, and materials of civil engineering project management including mapping, drafting, design and specifications, cost estimation, planning, design, bid and construction phase project support as related to District systems;
Engineering mathematics including complex hydraulic analysis;
Principles and practices of contract administration and data collection and analysis methods;
Operation of standard office and engineering equipment including computers, calculators, reproduction equipment, drafting tools, and related equipment; standard office practices and procedures;
Bluebeam Revu and AutoCAD computer software.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
Plan, organize, and manage multiple engineering design and construction projects; perform contract administration;
Perform engineering work in a variety of work areas; read, interpret, and apply field notes and redlines to perform design drafting assignments;
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and those contacted in the course of the work;
Read figures quickly and accurately and make mathematical engineering computations;
Explain and apply policies and procedures;
Understand and follow verbal and written directions; work independently; meet critical deadlines; keep accurate records;
Operate a computer and use a variety of computer software;
Analyze information, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations;
Education & Experience
Any combination of education or experience that would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in civil engineering or a closely related field; and three years of responsible experience in civil engineering, construction contracts administration, or construction inspection.
Licenses, Certificates, and Special Requirements
Possession of a current and valid California Engineer-in-Training certificate is required.
A current and valid California Professional Engineer’s license is preferred.
Vallecitos Water District is an award-winning Special District located in north San Diego County, providing water, wastewater and reclamation services to San Marcos; the community of Lake San Marcos; parts of Carlsbad, Escondido, and Vista, and other unincorporated areas.