- Fundamentals of Engineering
- Non-CDL Class C
Do you enjoy utilizing creative thinking, collaborating and working collaboratively to complete complex projects? Are you interested in doing meaningful work to help implement solutions and review designs for complex projects such as state of the art wastewater treatment, renewable energy and water resources for an organization that is recognized for leadership in technology and water management? If so, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency has an exciting opportunity for you as an Associate Engineer!
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency's Engineering and Construction Management Department implements projects in wastewater, water, recycled water and renewable energy in order to enhance and preserve the quality of life throughout the region. We are looking for an individual to work on a multi-million dollar ten year capital improvement plan serving approximately 875,000 people over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County. Over 300 personnel contribute to the success of the Agency. The Agency owns and/or operates, and maintains 5 water recycling facilities, 160 miles of sewer collection system, a potable water facility, 19 supply water well sites, 4 sewage lift stations, a recycled water distribution and storage system, 19 groundwater recharge sites, a 400,000-square foot indoor composting facility, and a 66,000 square foot Headquarters building.
There is one (1) vacancy in the Engineering Department
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list.
Open Until Filled
First Review of Applications scheduled for June 21, 2021.
Salary Range: UN 182 ($7,934.83 - $9,667.81 / month)
Probationary Period: 12 months
Under general supervision, performs routine to difficult professional engineering-related duties for a number of functional areas, including CIP project planning/design, engineering and construction project management, environmental resource planning and compliance monitoring, maintenance/reliability engineering, and recycled water systems; and performs related duties as assigned.
Associate Engineer is the journey-level professional position in the engineering class series. Incumbents perform the full range of engineering work and analyses requiring strong technical knowledge, sound independent judgment and initiative. Work is performed with limited supervision and direction. Results are reviewed for quality, accuracy of plans and recommendations. Assistant Engineers may be considered for advancement to Associate Engineer after demonstrating the ability to successfully perform the full range of duties of the latter class.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Provides cross-division assistance on engineering issues and projects; performs standard calculations and prepares engineering estimates of time, materials, and costs; assists outside agencies and businesses on engineering, planning and operational concerns; assists in coordinating engineering projects with other utilities and member agencies.
Prepares a variety of reports and correspondence on technical engineering matters.
Serves as engineering project manager for assigned projects; may negotiate and oversee consultant engineering firms; prepares cost estimates, scopes of work, project schedules and budgets; manages consultant contracts and reviews consultant output for compliance with Agency standards; reviews requests for change orders; prepares project status reports and reviews with management.
Interprets applicable laws, regulations, policies and engineering standards.
For Capital Project Engineering and Construction
Participates in engineering design and construction of state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of the Agency and its service area.
Assists in planning and developing engineering design projects; prepares requests for proposal from engineering consultants and assists in evaluating proposals; prepares engineering plans, specifications, designs and project cost estimates for CIP projects; establishes progress schedules; reviews consultant or in-house designs/specifications for compliance with Agency standards; troubleshoots design problems; may assist with environmental reviews for projects.
Monitors and provides design engineering support for capital construction work in progress; attends necessary construction meetings; conducts field investigations and site visits; prepares responses to Request For Information (RFIs) and Request For Deviation (RFDs); participates in site acceptance testing.
May serve as a Construction Project Inspector, or when experienced, a Construction Project Manager, fulfilling the responsibilities of those classifications.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in civil engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related engineering discipline, and:
Two to four years of professional engineering or related field/planning experience (including internship experience), preferably with a water or wastewater utility; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
LICENSES; CERTIFICATES; SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency's vehicle insurance program.
F.E. Certification is required.
Certain assignments require a Wastewater Treatment Operator Grade III certification or a Water Treatment Operator 1 and/or Distribution Operator 1 certifications within 12 months of hire or promotion.
Principles and practices of engineering design, construction, contract administration and project management that relate to wastewater and water treatment/distribution facilities and infrastructure.
Principles of physics, mathematics, hydraulics and geographic information systems applicable to assigned engineering discipline.
Methods, techniques and equipment used in the design, construction and maintenance of wastewater, water and recycled water capital projects.
Applicable laws, regulations and codes related to the assigned area of engineering or program management.
Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the assigned area of engineering.
Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.
Practices and techniques of sound business communications.
Information technology and computer capabilities applicable to assigned engineering functions, including SCADA and geographical information systems at an advanced user level.
Review, prepare or direct consultant preparation of engineering designs, plans, specifications and legal contracts.
Prepare and evaluate engineering studies for CIP projects.
Perform technical research and analyze engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending effective courses of action.
Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, drawings, maps, notes, correspondence and other written materials.
Participate in engineering design and construction activities for capital improvement or maintenance projects.
Understand, interpret, explain and apply federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and policies applicable to assigned engineering functions/projects.
Organize work, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within assigned areas.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and make presentations to management.
Represent the Agency effectively in dealings with consultants, contractors and other agencies.
Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively.
Operate a computer using standard business and engineering software.
Use tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive issues, situations and concerned individuals.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job-related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at www.ieua.org and select the Human Resources Department for additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and benefit information.
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1674 or email@example.com at least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVOKED WITHOUT NOTICE.
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