The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Job Details


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of twenty six cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitanís mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitanís facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five conventional water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
  
GROUP MANAGER (CHIEF ENGINEER)  -  ENGINEERING SERVICES 
Metropolitanís Engineering Group has one (1) opening for a Group Manager - Engineering Services. The position is located at our headquarters in Los Angeles.  
 

Job Summary

Job Requirements

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS


Education and Experience:
Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an appropriate engineering or related field and progressively responsible engineering experience in managing large complex engineering programs (of significant expenditures and scope that span across years) totaling fourteen years of increasingly responsible experience, of which six years must have been as an engineering manager within a public utility that included directing subordinate managers and project management of multi-million dollar projects.

Or

a related masterís degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an appropriate engineering or related field and progressively responsible engineering experience in managing large complex engineering programs (of significant expenditures and scope that span across years) totaling twelve years of increasingly responsible experience, of which six years must have been as an engineering manager within a public utility that included directing subordinate managers and project management of multi-million dollar projects.

Required Knowledge of:Current business strategies and organizational management theories and practices; public sector personnel practices and regulations; financial and budgeting practices and procedures; project management; public sector contracting practices and regulations; facility and property management; engineering principles and practices; team building; engineering trends and emerging technologies of the managed functions; and water treatment and distribution practices and procedures.

Required Skills and Abilities to: Lead a large multifunctional organization; develop and oversee a multi-million dollar operating budget; develop and implement creative business solutions; analyze, assess, and improve management controls, systems, and procedures; make presentations to large groups, executive management, and the Board; analyze engineering problems; exercise judgment and discretion; mentor, develop, and motivate staff; establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all levels within the organization; communicate orally and in writing on administrative and technical topics; represent Metropolitan to public agencies, member agencies, and members of the public; and use business and engineering applications.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations Requirements
Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing, and registrations:

Certificates
ē None

Licenses (Required at time of application)
ē Valid California Class C Driver License that allows you to drive in the course of your employment
ē Licensed in good standing as a California Professional Engineer

Registrations
ē None

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, AND VISION REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the job duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.

Physical Demands: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as paper, books, or small parts; driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, and residences, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, etc. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.

Vision Requirements: No special vision requirements 

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. To receive a copy of the complete job description, please send an email to jobs@mwdh2o.com.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email jobs@mwdh2o.com.

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. 

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