The Associate Engineer (Civil) position is an important piece of the Valley Water’s Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project which includes expanding the existing Pacheco Reservoir with new construction of a dam upstream of the existing dam, a spillway structure, inlet/outlet works, pipelines, a pump station, roads, power supply, and associated improvements. The candidate will be in charge of providing technical oversight and review of deliverables such as plans, specifications, and technical memorandums; organizing field investigations; overseeing consultant work activities; coordinating with other agencies/organizations; and communicating across technical groups with Valley Water staff and consultants. Engineering support during construction as a PE subject matter expert will include the following tasks: completing submittal reviews; responding to requests for information; and interpreting project drawings, specifications, and contract documents.
The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal candidate will have at least four (4) years of professional engineering experience. The specific experience will be in water infrastructure projects; construction, geotechnical, and design. The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to manage projects from inception to completion while providing leadership and direction to technical and construction staff.
In addition to the technical aspects of the position, the ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills as he/she will be crucial in keeping all respective parties abreast of progression of project phase.