Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : San Diego
Salary and Benefits :


San Diego County Water Authority

$9,123 -- $12,270 per month

Join one of the San Diego region's most reputable and progressive public agencies!

The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler. The mission of the San Diego County Water Authority is to provide a safe and secure water supply to its 24 member agencies serving the region's $222 billion economy and its 3.3 million residents.

With an acute awareness of San Diego's dependence on imported water sources, the Water Authority is executing a long term strategy to diversify the region's supply sources, make major investments in the region's water delivery and storage system, and improve water use efficiency. Through dynamic leadership, thoughtful planning, and prudent fiscal policies, the Water Authority is cost effectively managing the region's water portfolio, while continuing to diversify supplies to enhance future reliability.

Tentative Timeline: First round interviews are tentatively scheduled for Thursday, December 14, 2017. Applicants invited to the interview will be notified of their status and sent a link to self-schedule their interview time by Friday, December 8, 2017.


The Senior Engineer serves as Project Manager and Leader for complex projects; conducts technical analysis, research, planning, design, and construction management for a variety of capital improvement, major maintenance, and/or other Water Authority projects; may plan, organize, supervise, and review the work of assigned professional and technical staff; and performs related duties as assigned.


The qualification guidelines generally describe the knowledge and ability required to enter the job in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. A typical example of qualifying education and experience would be:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in engineering; and eight years of professional engineering experience, including experience in public water/utility design, construction, and project scheduling and control tools with at least two years of experience at the level of the Water Authority's Engineer (P.E.) class.

Additional Requirements

  • A valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California is required.

  • A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Water Authority's Vehicle Insurance Policy is required.


To be considered for this position, please submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire by 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be evaluated in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. The selection process may consist of an appraisal interview, writing exercise, and/or other appropriate screening methods.

To ensure timely and successful navigation, please consider applying early if you are new to the application system. For technical assistance with the online application system, please review the Government Jobs online application guide, or contact their toll-free applicant support line at (855) 524-5627. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Ashley Kite, Senior Human Resources Analyst, at (858) 522-6667.


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