At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.
Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.
Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.
Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.
Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.
Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Engineering Supervisor (Construction Management).
Under general supervision or direction, this position supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of staff in the Construction Management Division to provide construction management oversight on Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects. Specific responsibilities include monitoring contract performance; assistance in resolving issues and disputes with contractors and consultants; and providing oversight on project documentation, safety, project schedules, change management, cost control, project quality management, shop drawing review and other project-related technical issues. The Engineering Supervisor will ensure projects are staffed effectively and efficiently to deliver qualify projects that meet applicable codes and requirements as well as mitigating project impacts with other OCSD Divisions, outside agencies and the public as necessary.
OCSD is also currently looking to fill the role of an Engineering Supervisor (Planning).
Under general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Engineering Supervisor plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, reviews, and participates in the work of a staff of engineers in the Planning Division to support the Engineering, and Operations and Maintenance Departments. The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for the Asset Management Group whose role is to provide engineering support for the short to long term management of all OCSD assets. This group will have the primary responsibility of understanding and tracking the condition of OCSD's critical assets, and working with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering Departments to develop short to long term plans for ensuring the reliability and resiliency of these assets.
The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for identifying resource needs, reviewing needs with appropriate management staff, and allocating resources accordingly; guiding staff in professional development and encouraging a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with all departments; and participating in the development of policies and procedures.
Duties also include the monitoring of work activities of engineering staff to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; working closely with the Engineering Manager in implementing staff goals and objectives; implementing strategic initiatives; participating in the selection of staff, providing or coordinating staff training, working with employees to correct performance deficiencies and implementing discipline procedures when necessary.
The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for performing the most technically complex tasks of the work unit as necessary; providing technical advice to staff; supervising coordinated activities of staff in providing engineering support to operations and maintenance staff; interfacing with senior management, peers, consultants, contractors as necessary in coordinating asset management related work; overseeing preparation of technical reports for the Board of Directors, senior management and others; managing the selection of outside consultant and contractors; and working with consultants and contractors on project planning, preparation, scheduling and execution of contracts.
This individual will be tasked with presenting to staff, professional groups, governing bodies of other public agencies, and the general public regarding wastewater treatment facilities and management issues; attending and participating in professional group meetings; staying abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering; researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to OCSD needs and performing other related duties as required.
The successful candidate will possess:
Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, with major coursework civil, sanitary, electrical, mechanical, environmental engineering, or a related field; AND,
Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible work experience in engineering, including four (4) years at a level comparable to a Senior Engineer or two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Valid California Class C Driver's License.
Valid professional engineering (P.E.) registration from the State of California.
The ideal candidate for Construction Management will have direct professional engineering experience with the oversight of construction related activities for a broad range of projects. Demonstrated leadership, communication and organizational skills with a strong background in engineering construction management for large capital infrastructure is essential. The successful candidate must have the ability to read and understand complex multi-discipline engineering drawings as well as complex project schedules. Experience with claim management, negotiating claims and alternative dispute resolution is highly desired. The candidate shall also demonstrate the ability to supervise, motivate and develop engineers and support staff and ensure work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures.
The ideal candidate for Planning will have direct professional engineering experience in operations, maintenance, or capital improvement engineering projects. Prior engineering experience in the planning, design, or construction of water/wastewater projects for a local government utility or municipality is highly desired.
The successful individual will have the ability to administer complex, technical engineering programs; supervise, motivate and develop staff, identify problems, analyze information, and develop sound recommendations.
This position involves a high level of independence and decision making within the area of responsibility and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, political astuteness, and diplomacy. Experience writing staff reports and making presentations for an elected Board is highly desired.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring Salary Range: $66.95 - $73.83/Hour or $139,256.00 - $153,566.40/Year
*starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications
About Orange County Sanitation District
The Orange County Sanitation District is a public agency that is committed to maintaining excellence in wastewater and water resource management. OCSD is operates the third largest wastewater treatment facilities west of the Mississippi River.