Treatment Plant Design and Commissioning Manager

Valley Water

, CA, US

Valley Water, one of the largest water districts in the State of California, is looking for a Treatment Plant Design and Commissioning Manager to oversee Valley Water’s process design and commissioning unit. This is a single position, for which the incumbent would come in either under the Engineering Manager classification or the Utility Operations and Maintenance Manager classification, depending on background and experience. This is a Unit Manager position that assists the division implement capital projects and acts as a liaison between groups to ensure capital projects move forward. Our ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, self-starter, collaborator, problem solver, team leader and business partner. This position reports to the Treated Water Division, which provides 24/7 delivery of treated water to retailers and is critical to Valley Water’s mission – to provide Silicon Valley safe, clean water for healthy life, environment and economy.  Come join an amazing organization and be a part of our leadership team where you can make a difference in the lives of millions.
This is a Unit Manger position that reports to the Deputy Operating Officer of Treated Water and leads 6 – 10 staff who oversee water treatment plant operations and maintenance, and engineering programs and projects. This position is responsible for an operating budget over $385,000 and an approximate CIP budget of $1.7 million. This unit will help the division implement capital projects and act as a liaison between groups to ensure capital projects move forward.
Applicants should have a background of at least five years in a treatment plant or wastewater plant with a focus either in engineering or operations and maintenance. Experience could include overseeing the design, construction, and implementation of engineering projects, or the complex operations, maintenance and repair of water treatment plants, or similar public or utility infrastructures.
For more details please see the complete recruitment brochure: (Download PDF reader)
Salary and Benefits: Annual Salary: $154,232 – $196,976 DOE/DOQ
Possession of a valid California license as a Professional Engineer includes a pay differential of +$3,868 – $4,908 (salary range is $158,100 – $201,884). Both positions include an excellent benefits package (see the full brochure for details).
For first consideration APPLY by May 19, 2020 by completing an application through the ‘Apply’ button above. Please attach a resume and cover letter to your application.

  • Interviews will be held on June 22nd and 23rd (candidates invited to interview will need to be available for both days)

Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:





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