The District Engineer is the member of the senior leadership team who plans, directs and oversees the activities of the Engineering Department and its personnel. The selected candidate will supervise all projects and activities associated with water and sewer system planning, design, and construction, as well as the day to day activities of the department and performs other related work as required. This is an exciting opportunity to manage complex engineering projects involving responsibility for the timely completion, sound fiscal management, supervision of other engineering department personnel, coordination with staff throughout the District, and managing outside consultant contracts.
Are you as committed to excellence as we are? Rainbow Municipal Water District is responsible for the distribution of safe drinking water to agricultural, residential, and commercial customers in our 82-square mile service area that includes the unincorporated communities of Rainbow, Bonsall, and parts of Vista, Oceanside, and Fallbrook. Our elected Board of Directors, leadership team, and 50+ team members are committed to excellence as we provide our customers with reliable, high-quality water and wastewater services in a fiscally sustainable manner. We make a difference in our community, and we are passionate about operating in alignment with our core values of integrity, responsibility, professionalism, innovation, and teamwork. If you share our commitment to excellence and our core values, then this position could be right for you!
Who is the ideal candidate?
Any combination of training and experience that would demonstrate a possession of the knowledge and abilities required of the position is qualifying. Unless required by law, experience and education may be substituted for each other upon approval by the General Manager or their designee. Typical qualifications include:
A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university. Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer issued by the State of California. Training in project management is required; certification as Project Management Professional from Project Management Institute is highly desirable.
Technical certification in construction management/contract administration is desirable.
Minimum of ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in public works engineering, preferably in the planning, design and construction of water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities, with at least five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
Experience with professional, business-related verbal and written communication including reports, contracts, agreements, policy and correspondence is required.