Enhanced Treatment & Site Upgrade Assistant Program Manager (Limited Duration)
Company: Union Sanitary District
Location: Union City
Posted on: July 31, 2022
Enhanced Treatment & Site Upgrade Assistant Program Manager
$139,547.20 - $183,164.80 Annually
Union City, CA
Treatment and Disposal Services
First review of applications will be the week of August 8,
Are you passionate about protecting the San Francisco Bay? Are you
looking for a place to grow and develop your skills, to have the
opportunity to do meaningful work and serve your community? Come
join us! USD offers careers with a great work/life balance.
We currently have an opportunity for anEnhanced Treatment & Site
Upgrade (ETSU) Assistant Program Manager to join our ETSU Program
Team. This fully benefited position is for a limited duration which
is expected to be 7-10 years.
Union Sanitary District (USD) is an award-winning, innovative,
independent special district formed in 1918 providing wastewater
collection, treatment, and disposal services to the residents and
businesses in the Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City in
southern Alameda County (south-eastern Bay Area). USD is committed
to providing exceptional service to our customers through the
fulfillment of our Mission Statement, "To safely and responsibly
collect and treat wastewater, and to recover resources from process
waste streams, while protecting human health and improving the
environment in a way that benefits the Tri-Cities and all USD
Examples of Duties
About the Job
The Enhanced Treatment and Site Upgrade Assistant Program Manager
(ETSU APM) is key part of a multidisciplinary team that will
oversee the planning, design, construction, startup, and
commissioning of the Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. The ETSU
APMwill report to Enhanced Treatment & Site Upgrade Program Manager
and Steering Committee. Under general direction, the ETSU APM will
plan, organize, supervise, coordinate, and direct the engineering,
contract construction, technical, clerical, and administrative
activities of the Enhanced Treatment & Site Upgrade Projects for
The ETSU APM works directly with the Enhanced Treatment & Site
Upgrade Program Manager, Workgroup Managers, Coaches, USD staff,
Engineering Firms, Consultants, Construction Managers, Contractors,
Project Managers, Public Agencies and individuals to provide
comprehensive direction, coordination and implementation of
projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. The ETSU APM must
have a working knowledge of Plant operations, treatment processes
and maintenance procedures.
You must be able to exercise a high degree of independent judgment
and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You must
also be able to effectively communicate complex technical project
issues both orally and in writing, while maintaining a high quality
and effective decision-making process.
The following is a list of just some of the things you will be
--- Develop, implement, and manage specific Enhanced Treatment &
Site Upgrade Programs and Projects; establish program goals and
objectives, develop various scope of works, develop budgets and
schedules, oversee progress and initiate solutions.
--- Develop engineering studies and projects; coordinate the work
of consultants and District personnel, as well as contact with
other governmental agencies.
--- Manage, plan, organize, and coordinate, in conjunction with the
Enhanced Treatment & Site Upgrade Program Manager (ETSU PM), the
activities of contract construction activities for the CIP
--- Review and manage the design and construction of department
--- Assist in the preparation of long-range planning programs.
--- Serve as project manager as needed and occasionally serve as
construction manager and perform inspection of Enhanced Treatment &
Site Upgrade projects.
--- Ensure the compilation of operations and maintenance records
and record drawings for construction projects.
--- Collaborate with specified USD staff for various projects
related to impact on plant processes, safety, and other
considerations important to staff.
--- Collaborate as necessary with stakeholders outside of USD such
as regulators, businesses and governmental agencies.
You will need the following education and experience. A typical way
to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position
--- A bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, with major work in
engineering or other closely related field, and three years of
capital improvements project management experience in an
engineering organization or consulting company where experience
included planning and designing improvements to water/wastewater
system and facilities or other closely related field.
Knowledge of environmental engineering principles, methods, and
practices; the principles of primary, activated sludge secondary,
sludge digestion, and dewatering wastewater treatment processes;
wastewater reclamation; administrative principles; state and
federal regulations pertaining to the work; procedures to follow in
conducting environmental investigations and studies; the principles
and techniques of contract construction administration; pertinent
Ability to plan, organize, direct, schedule, control, and
coordinate activities in an engineering and technical support
organization; communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
review design drawings and specifications for accuracy; deal
effectively with employee relations, budget, and other matters
relating to administration of a major organizational unit. Ability
to work collaboratively with others in a team-based organization
focused on continuous improvement; establish and maintain a
positive customer service attitude and effective working
relationships with customers; demonstrate excellent two-way
communication skills with staff and others.
Licenses, Certificates, or Credentials: Must possess a valid Class
C California driver's license, have and maintain a satisfactory
driving record, and be insurable by the District to operate
District vehicles. Must possess California registration as a
Professional Civil or Mechanical Engineer. A Master's degree in a
related field or a California Grade IV or higher Wastewater
Operators Certification or equivalent is desirable.
We also offer an excellent benefits package including:
--- CalPERS retirement 2.5% at 55 formula. (If new to CalPERS or
not from an agency with reciprocity with CalPERS, the formula is 2%
at 62 by pension reform law.)
--- Medical, dental and vision insurance substantially paid for by
the District for the employee and family.
--- Two weeks' vacation per year (increasing with longevity); 40
hours Management Administrative Leave per year (pro-rated first
year), and 13 paid holidays per year.
--- Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
paid by the District.
--- Alternative Work Week Schedule.
--- Deferred Compensation Plan with Matching Funds.
--- Educational Reimbursement, Student and Computer Loan programs
for non-probationary employees.
The Details(otherwise known as Important Application
Applicants must apply online at http://www.unionsanitary.ca.gov.
Union Sanitary District is not responsible for the failure of
Internet forms in submitting your application.
First review of applications will be the week of 8/7/2022.
Candidates who are best qualified will be invited to a Virtual
Qualifications Appraisal Interview and Work Sample to be held on
Thursday, 8/18/22. Finalist Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday,
You will be contacted regarding all phases of this recruitment via
email, so please check your inbox for correspondence regarding next
steps and results through the exam process. Please ensure that the
email address on your application is correct and current before
submitting your application. Before appointment to the position the
candidates must pass a criminal background check, Live Scan and
Disaster Service Worker: Employees of Union Sanitary District are,
by state and federal law, Disaster Service Workers. In the event of
a declaration of emergency, any employee may be assigned activities
which promote the protection of public health and safety or the
preservation of lives and property either at the District or within
the local, or your own community.
Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special
assistance in any phase of the application or selection process
should advise Human Resources by emailing
email@example.com upon submittal of application.
Union Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer
encouraging workforce diversity.
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