Valley Water

Valley Water is a public agency governed by seven board members and has a workforce of over 780 employees providing water supply, flood protection and stream stewardship in Silicon Valley. With a history dating back to 1929, the Valley Water manages an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water, flood protection and stewardship of streams on behalf of Santa Clara County’s 1.9 million residents.

Valley Water effectively manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, an imported water conveyance system for nearly 40% of its supply, an advanced recycled water purification center, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, and nearly 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds, providing wholesale water and groundwater management services to local municipalities and private water retailers who deliver drinking water to homes and businesses.

Valley Water is also the flood control agency for Santa Clara County, constructing large flood protection projects, and annually preparing creeks for winter rains through levee maintenance, sediment removal, bank repair and vegetation management. We have invested more than
$1 billion in flood protection efforts to protect nearly 100,000 parcels with many more projects planned.

Oct 23, 2018
$9,999 - $12,797 monthly
SUPERVISING LAND SURVEYOR (Professional Land Surveyor License Required) $9,999.60 - $12,797.20 Monthly   Overview : Are you a licensed land surveyor in the State of California? Would you enjoy supervising a team of surveyors committed to a public agency's mission? Then check out this opportunity!   This position supervises a team of professional land surveyors within the Land Surveying and Mapping Unit. The team is responsible for field surveying and/or right-of-way surveying support work. To supervise and participate in professional land surveying work in field surveying and/or right-of-way surveying support work; and to perform related work as required. The Land Surveying and Mapping Unit, through competent, innovative, dedicated, and well-trained staff, provides professional land surveying and mapping services in support of planning, design, construction, and maintenance of District water resource facilities. Key Responsibilities Include: ·         Plan, schedule, assign, monitor and evaluate the work of staff engaged in field surveying and right-of-way plats and descriptions; provide training and technical support to assigned staff. ·         Administer consultant and professional services contracts; prepare and review contract documents and monitor the work of such contractors. ·         Conduct field reviews; analyze, resolve and act on problems requiring immediate action such as construction staking projects, deed, map and right-of-way conflicts. ·         Prepare time and cost estimates of assigned work responsibilities for various projects. ·         Supervising Land Surveyors sign and seal official documents on behalf of the Land Surveying and Mapping Unit Manager. Review construction plans to assure complete right-of-way and survey information.   Experience: ·         Six (6) years of experience in performing engineering survey work in either a field or office environment, including two years of performing lead responsibilities. ·         Six to ten years of extensive experience in various areas of surveying. This includes fieldwork such as boundary, leveling, GPS, topography, 3D scanning, and office/computer experience with processing field data. Also experienced in research and development of right of way plats and descriptions. ·         Two years of functional or technical lead work. ·         Two years of supervision or management of staff. ·         Proficient in database programs, CAD, StarNet, Trimble Business Center, ArcGIS, and Microsoft Suite. ·         Experience working for government/public agency   Substantial knowledge of: All surveying disciplines, including boundary, leveling, GPS, topography, scanning, Right of Way plats and descriptions, with an emphasis in leading field crews and knowledge associated. Principles of supervision, including coaching and mentoring, building good working relationships, monitoring and documenting performance, disciplinary processes, and motivating staff. The appropriate application of surveying fundamentals in a public agency setting is ideal. A 4-year college degree in a survey-based curriculum or an engineering science that has a major math component and can relate to the survey field of work. Possession of Professional Land Surveyor license in California.   Strong skills and/or ability in the following: Estimating time and cost for right of way projects. Writing the scope of work for survey tasks. Writing project plans. Budget planning. General administrative tasks and processes. Excellent writing and communication skills. Supervising, coaching, mentoring and motivating staff. Building good working relationships. Analyzing problems and come up with a corrective action plan. ·             Training: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in water resources management, natural resources management, planning, civil or other field of engineering, geology, physical sciences, earth sciences, natural sciences or a field related to assigned functional area(s).    License or Certificate: Possession of a Professional Land Surveyor license issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.   Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.   Closing Date for Applications: November 14, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:                    Please visit our website:                
Valley Water San Jose, CA, USA Full-Time
Apr 02, 2018
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN I/II Industrial Electrician I:   $6,330.13 - $8,101.60 monthly Industrial Electrician II:  $7,340.67 - $9,396.40 monthly   This position will perform a variety of entry level or journey level skilled electrical work in the maintenance, installation, inspection, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical equipment and systems typically found in water treatment and high-volume distribution systems. This position will be assigned to work at one of the district's three water treatment plants in Santa Clara County and can be assigned to work rotating on-call weekends after approximately 1-2 years. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Perform maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, and installation of electrical and related equipment in large pumping plants and raw water distribution systems/water treatment plants and treated water distribution systems, and power generation facilities. Test low and high voltage electrical equipment including circuits, transformers, high voltage switches, phase shifters, and electrical components of process control, telemetering, cathodic protection systems, and electronic equipment boards.  Diagnose problems and determine needed repairs or modifications; install conduit and pull wires for motors, control panels, and lighting fixtures. Interpret diagrams and schematics; perform work according to drawings; create as-built drawings of electrical installations. Inspect, maintain, repair, install, and test varied equipment including circuits, transformers, switches, motors, pumps, controls, power generating equipment, and electrical components of telemetering and cathodic protection systems; analyze fire alarm signaling and control circuits; troubleshoot problems; determine needed repairs. Make rough estimates of materials and equipment required for jobs assigned; order required equipment, materials, and supplies.  Maintain accurate accounts of time, labor, materials, and equipment for work performed; complete daily logs; prepare oral and written reports as necessary. Determine precautions and follow safe and effective work procedures; check job sites for potential hazards. Operate a variety of hand and power tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Closing Date for Applications: April 9, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: Job Requirements: Experience: Industrial Electrician I: One year of industrial electrical installation, maintenance, and repair experience is desirable. Industrial Electrician II: Two years of post-apprenticeship experience performing electrician responsibilities in an industrial, manufacturing, utility, and/or large commercial setting. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by industrial or vocational training in electrical theory or practices.
Valley Water San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time