Capital Projects Division Manager
Respirator Class: 3
Manage the Capital Projects Division of the Engineering Department of the District; perform special managerial duties as required; and do all related work as required.
Supervision Received and Exercised
- Receive general direction from the Director of Engineering.
- Exercise direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and clerical positions in the Capital Projects Division.
Examples of Essential Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide professional engineering expertise in planning, organizing, directing, and managing the Capital Projects Division of the Engineering Department, making independent decisions as necessary in the management of the division.
- Coordinate with all departments and divisions in the scheduling and/or development of District projects, including assignment of projects and activities.
- Coordinate and participate in the hiring and direction of outside consultants.
- Attend to division personnel management matters, including safety and training programs, evaluations, promotions, transfers, and disciplinary actions.
- Coordinate work of the division with that of other divisions and departments.
- Review and appraise division project and work reports.
- Review and approve designs, plans, and specifications.
- Confer with state and federal agencies.
- Represent the District at professional meetings and conferences in regard to present and future projects and various District matters.
- Prepare reports and position papers and submit appropriate materials to management and/or the Board of Directors for necessary action.
- Oversee the investigations of new techniques and products for approval for use in the District.
- Coordinate and direct through subordinate supervisors all investigations, studies, research, analyses, programs, projects, operations, and maintenance assigned to or being a responsibility of the division.
- Act on behalf of the Director of Engineering as required.
- Perform related duties as required.
- Engineering principles and practices as related and applied to the design, construction, and operation of wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal systems and facilities.
- Materials, procedures, and equipment used in construction, operation, and maintenance of wastewater facilities and equipment.
- Principles and techniques of organization, management, personnel administration, budgeting, and staff development.
- Local, regional, and state related programs including state and federal grants.
- On a continuous basis analyze and provide direction and/or guidance to staff; identify technical and managerial problems; interpret specifications, plans, memos, and technical documents; know engineering and managerial methods; observe employee work skills; problem solve technical and managerial and/or personnel problems; remember District procedures and technical information; understand people and technical problems and issues concerning customers; and explain District needs.
- Sit at desk and in meetings for long periods of time on a continuous basis; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means.
- Plan, organize, direct, and control the work of others.
- Apply engineering principles and techniques in the solution of difficult and complex engineering problems.
- Prepare complete and concise technical reports, grants, and letters.
- Perceive and analyze problems and take effective corrective action.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Experience and Education
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- Ten years of progressively responsible professional engineering experience including four years of experience in supervising professional, technical, and trade personnel.
- Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in civil, mechanical, chemical engineering, or a closely related field. A master's degree in sanitary or chemical engineering is desirable.
Licenses and Certificates
- Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in civil, mechanical, or chemical engineering as issued by the State of California.
- Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
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