What do you value in your next job?
At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further.
Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community.
Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts.
Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community.
Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals.
Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.
OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Engineer - Planning
Under general direction by the Engineering Supervisor in the Planning division, this Senior Engineer (Asset Engineer) is responsible for managing the necessary facilities (assets) to reliably meet the District's operational requirements in the most cost-effective way.
The Senior Engineer is responsible for assessing the condition, capacity, current and future regulatory requirements, and looking for efficiency or technology improvements for the assigned facilities; identifying critical assets and assuring their resiliency; assessing risk and effectively prioritizing capital improvement program projects to maintain reliability of infrastructure within approved budgets; planning necessary future projects to support on-going operation of the facilities; serving as subject matter expert and advisor to management/staff; performing and managing the most diverse, largest and complex assignments, projects, and analyses requiring advanced knowledge of the concepts and practices of wastewater treatment; assisting District staff in resolving complicated or urgent issues by carrying out field investigations, troubleshooting, performing engineering analyses, and researching as-built engineering data and available solutions in the industry; researching and evaluating complex problems by conducting engineering related studies; participating in the development of request for proposals, scopes of work, review proposals, and selecting consulting engineers; technically overseeing and monitoring consultant's work for compliance with the scope of work, Engineering Standards, design quality expectations, and stakeholder needs; coordinating planning studies with operations and maintenance staff; and creating and maintaining a scope of work for the next project for each facility identifying all replacement and refurbishment activities necessary for long term ownership serving as a Capital Improvement Plan budget and schedule basis.
This position is also responsible for ensuring that established District standards, policies and procedures, and engineering best practices are consistently applied; establishing, managing, and updating engineering policies, procedures, standards, and technical specifications to meet current best practices and engineering design requirements; inspecting and diagnosing problems and developing corrective action plans; providing technical leadership and guidance to others; attending and participating in professional group meetings to stay abreast of new trends and innovations; and researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to District needs.
Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs
APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:00 PM (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received)
Hiring Salary Range: $116,584.00 – $128,544.00/year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications)
Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification.
OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted.
The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.