The Engineering Design Manager reports to the Director of Capital Programs and is accountable for managing the design of the company’s board approved capital budget.
The Engineering Design Manager is responsible for managing the design portion of the capital improvement program and for managing the engineering records and standards of the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees the completion of the design of the annual board and/or relevant Public Utilities Commission capital budget for all Golden State water supply, distribution, and other capital projects.
Coordinates internal and external resources towards the completion of the design of capital projects.
Prioritizes capital project design within area of responsibility.
Plans, directs, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff.
Prepares or supervises the preparation of periodic reports to senior management on the status of the design of the capital construction program.
Liaisons with other areas of company (e.g. Planning, Capital Program Management, Water Resources and Operations) on the development and implementation of the long-term assets management plan.
Ensures that legal, regulatory and company requirements and commitments are met with respect to capital construction design efforts.
Represents the company in public settings (including the media) with respect to large and/or controversial projects.
Works with procurement to resolve issues with vendors and/or consultants regarding commencement, execution and completion of design or testing services for the design of construction projects.
Monitors and reports on compliance with design timelines, budgets, and quality control activities and approves consultants and vendors payment requests.
Trains and develops engineering design center staff.
Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical or environmental engineering, related field AND no less than 10 years of relevant experience in managing public works and/or public utility projects AND at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in supervision of relevant staff.
Currently registered in good standing as a Civil Engineer by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and other applicable office software. Knowledgeable in AutoCAD and hydraulic modeling software.
Strong to excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills.
Good negotiating, leadership, and management skills.
Good to strong presentation skills.
Ability to work independently to resolve cost, scheduling and resource allocation issues.
May include but not limited to standing, walking, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, lifting, reaching, stooping and crouching, color determination, typing, sitting, reading, speaking and listening.
Qualities of a Successful Engineering Design Manager:
Flexible, thoughtful, accountable, and passionate about work
Willingness to learn
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellent customer service support and interventions with a ‘can-do’ attitude
ApproachableTECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS Ability to: Analyze and input data on project budgets and schedules; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, professional associates and with the public.
Working Knowledge: Principles and practices of civil engineering design, project management, and safe work practices.
Web Based Learning, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and other applicable software.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.
Must be willing to travel as required by project needs. Travel can be up to one overnight stay per month and turnaround full-day trips, by car or by air, up to 2 days per month.
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Internal Number: 39.18
About Golden State Water Company
American States Water Company. American States Water Company is an investor-owned water utility publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (ASW). Subsidiaries include: Golden State Water Company,American States Utility Services, Inc.,Old Dominion Utility Services, Inc.,Terrapin Utility Services, Inc.,Fort Bliss Water Services Company