Senior Engineer

Yorba Linda Water District | Placentia, CA

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Posted Date 4/13/2020
This position will be open until filled but may close at anytime.  The first review of applications will be on April 27, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Under general direction, performs complex professional field and office civil engineering work related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of District projects and infrastructure, and supervises the processing and approval of land development projects; confers with developers, contractors and representatives of other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development; manages projects utilizing professional services and construction contracts; provides professional assistance to the Engineering Manager, Principal Engineer and other staff; performs a variety of studies and prepares staff reports; signs drawings, submits reports and performs similar work within state guidelines; and performs related work as required.
Receives general direction from the Engineering Manager. Exercises general and direct supervision over assigned professional and technical staff.
This is the professional-level class in the engineering series with supervisory responsibility for private development projects, CIP projects, engineering programs, such as Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG), and Construction Management and Inspection services.  Incumbents perform complex professional and technical work in the preparation of plans, specifications, designs, estimates, schedules, reports, and project management activities for construction or maintenance programs.  This class is distinguished from Principal Engineer by the latter's capability of performing the most complex engineering work of the division.

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related engineering field.  Ten (10) years of professional experience in design and construction and management of civil engineering projects, including three (3) years supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. 

Supplemental Information:  To Apply go to  Candidates are required to attach a copy of their diploma/degree to their application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed online application. Submitting an incomplete application or partial information may result in removal of your application from consideration in the examination process.  All applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job related qualifications. This is a regular, full-time unrepresented position. 

Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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