Manager of Engineering

Inland Empire Utilities Agency | Chino, CA

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Posted Date 10/14/2019

There is (1) vacancy in the Engineering Department

This recruitment is being conducted to fill (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, Apply Immediately

First Review of Applications scheduled for October 21, 2019  


Salary Range: $155,090.52 - $188,963.06/Annually



Includes a generous benefit package including: health, life, dental and vision insurance; CalPERS retirement.


The Agency promotes flexible work schedules (e.g. 4/10, 9/80, 10/80).



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The Opportunity:


Are you passionate about engineering and construction management projects in water, wastewater, and energy? Are you and experienced engineering professional looking to lead a tight knit inclusive team? Do you want to serve the communities in the Inland Empire region to meet the dynamic and growing needs of recycled water demand, wastewater collection, treatment and disposal needs? If you are an experienced, Licensed Professional Engineer, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) has an exciting opportunity for you as the Manager of Engineering!

Reporting to the Executive Manager of Engineering, incumbent will manage the activities and staff responsible for providing design, administration, and construction management services for water, wastewater, and energy projects that implement the Agency's capital improvement program. The department integrates the latest and most cost effective technologies into the IEUA service area. Our team of talented engineers are encouraged to think out of the box to find solutions to problems with a focus on sustainability and renewable energy. Our team implemented the first use of a Tesla battery storage at each of our treatment plants. We are continuing to research and apply more forward-thinking ideas to our existing waste water treatment system. A total of 34 personnel (26 full time equivalent and 8 limited term positions) contributes to the success of the department. The department's adopted budget for FY 2019-20 is $102.3 million (82% of which is for capital projects). The Ten-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is $921 million, of which $739 million are directly supervised by the department.


The Position:


Under general direction, plans, organizes, integrates and directs the work of the Engineering Department; directs and implements comprehensive strategies and programs for the engineering planning/design, construction management and construction inspection of the Agency's water treatment and transmission systems; plans, organizes and directs the activities and staff, contractors and engineering consultants engaged in the engineering design and construction of the Agency's capital projects; provides expert professional assistance and guidance to management on engineering design and construction; and performs related duties as assigned.


Distinguishing Characteristics:


The Manager of Engineering is responsible for managing, directing and integrating a wide variety of functions, programs and staff engaged in engineering design, construction management and construction inspection. Work is broad in scope and requires seasoned judgment and a high degree of initiative, independence and accountability.

An employee in this class reports to the Executive Manager of Engineering/AGM and directs the work of the Deputy Manager of Engineering and professional and tech­nical staff in the department.


Who We Are:


An Employer of Choice in the Inland Empire

The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) secures and supplies supplemental water; collects and treats wastewater; produces high quality renewable products such as recycled water, compost and energy; and promotes the sustainable use of groundwater and development of local water supplies. IEUA serves approximately 875,000 residents in a 242-square mile service area in western San Bernardino County, California. As a regional wastewater treatment agency, IEUA provides sewage utility services to seven contracting agencies and provides wholesale imported water to seven retail agencies. IEUA owns and operates four facilities specializing in regional water recycling services. The facilities take in approximately 50 million gallons of wastewater per day for treatment, producing high-quality recycled water. IEUA also manages the recharge of recycled, storm and imported water through the Chino Basin Groundwater Recharge Program and coordinates regional water-use efficiency and education programs. IEUA is committed to meeting the needs of the region by providing essential services in a regionally planned and cost-effective manner while safeguarding public health, promoting economic development and protecting the environment.


Excellent Benefits Package:

Social Security, CalPERS, 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Competitive Salaries, Certification Incentives, Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance w/Agency-paid monthly contribution of $948 - $1,515 per month, Paid time off for holidays, vacation, bereavement and sick leave. Additional information is available on our website at:


Job Requirements:




Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in civil, mechanical, electrical engineering or another engineering discipline acceptable to the Agency, and at least ten years of progres­sively responsible experience in engineering and construction project management, at least five of which were at a manager or supervisory level; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experi­ence. A master's degree and experience in a wastewater/water utility are preferred.




A valid California Class C driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency's vehicle insurance program.

Registration by the State of California as a Professional Engineer is required.



APPLY ONLINE IMMEDIATELY. This recruitment is Open Until Filled; first review on October 21, 2019. Applications must be completed and submitted electronically. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. A complete job description, online Agency Employment Application, and Supplemental Questionnaire is available online at: (click on Job Openings).


An Equal Opportunity Employer


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Salary155090.52 Annual
Job Category
Local Government
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