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Operations & Maintenance ManagerPosted by: San Diego County Water Authority
Posted date: 2019-May-17
Location: Escondido, CA
JOIN THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY!
The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler. The mission of the San Diego County Water Authority is to provide a safe and secure water supply to its 24 member agencies serving the region's $222 billion economy and its 3.3 million residents.
With an acute awareness of San Diego's dependence on imported water sources, the Water Authority is executing a long term strategy to diversify the region's supply sources, make major investments in the region's water delivery and storage system, and improve water use efficiency. Through dynamic leadership, thoughtful planning, and prudent fiscal policies, the Water Authority is cost effectively managing the region's water portfolio, while continuing to diversify supplies to enhance future reliability.
THE OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT
The Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Department is responsible for operating the Water Authority's aqueduct system; ensuring facility security and emergency preparedness; and maintaining and managing the fleet and various other assets. Specifically, the department controls water deliveries to meet member agency demands; manages dam and reservoir operations; ensures water quality; oversees water treatment plant and power generation operations; maintains all vehicles and heavy equipment; provides electro-mechanical support; implements the Asset Management Program (AMP); complies with all applicable environmental regulations; and develops and manages computerized Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and system maintenance programs.
THE ASSET MANAGEMENT DIVISION
The Asset Management division manages water infrastructure for the long-term reliable delivery of water through two groups, Corrosion Control and Asset Management. Under these groups there are four main functions: Condition Assessment and Monitoring, Data Management, Program Management and Prioritization, and Project Delivery and Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Support.
The Condition Assessment and Monitoring tasks include scheduled inspections, condition assessments, corrosion control, cathodic protection system management, failure analysis, and condition monitoring. The Data Management tasks include database design and support. The Program Management and Prioritization tasks include risk assessment, project prioritization, new project scopes, and program budgeting. The Project Delivery and CIP Support tasks include project management, departmental project representation, design reviews, and construction submittal reviews.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will be a "hands-on" working manager with the skill to perform the technical requirements of the position, and provide leadership to the Asset Management division. The ideal candidate will have strong cognitive abilities in assessing and evaluating technical problems, and the capacity to manage multiple projects, programs, and priorities.
Under administrative direction, the Operations and Maintenance Manager develops, manages and participates in very complex and technical Operations and Maintenance projects and programs, engineering analyses, research, planning and design for a variety of Operations and Maintenance capital construction and repair programs and/or operations and maintenance/improvement programs; plans, organizes, directs and reviews the work of assigned professional and technical staff; and performs related duties as assigned.
The Operations and Maintenance Manager is responsible for the daily and long-term strategic management of the Corrosion Control and Asset Management groups. The incumbent in this position must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and the ability to perform the following:
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire by Monday, May 27, 2019. Apply online at www.sdcwa.org.