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  • Job Title
  • Water Supply Operations Engineer
  • Location
  • Apple Valley
  • Job Number
  • 145801
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Engineering
Job Description

Well established utility agency is adding to their Engineering team and looking for an experienced Water Supply Operations Engineer in Apple Valley, CA. This is a full time permanent position with excellent compensation and benefits package.


  • Analyze system operations to identify operational changes that will improve service and improve system efficiency.
  • Utilizes hydraulic models to assist in analyzing water system operations.
  • Prepare recommendations to resolve water system operational problems.
  • Prepare system wide and plant specific operational memos and provides updated information for plant site plans, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), and schematics.
  • Analyze treatment system operations and identify process changes to achieve and maintain treatment process optimization.
  • Prepare technical reports and coordinates with superintendents on supply forecasts and budgets.
  • Select replacement pumps, motors and control valves.
  • Approve the work of Engineering Technicians including fire flow test reports and substructure requests.
  • Reviews all system additions, upgrades within the district.
  • Oversee system water audits and leak detection to ensure district systems are in compliance with regulatory requirements governing water loss.
  • Approve the work of 3rd parties providing Water Loss Control services, including system water audits and leak detection and proper accounting of water use in each system.
  • Manage employee’s career development profiles and prepare appropriate reports as necessary.
  • Use excellent communication skills in English to correspond verbally and in writing with with customers in addition to various department personnel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • 6+ years or experience in water supply / water distribution operations, engineering and construction activities.
  • Registration as a Professional Civil or Mechanical Engineer in the State of California is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • MS Office skills
  • Working knowledge of water operations, planning and management, including use analysis and forecasting.
  • Familiar with CPUC, SWRCB, RWQCB, fire department and other agency regulations as they pertain to water operations.
  • Assist in forecasting water demands including seasonal and diurnal fluctuations; analyze system operations using hydraulic models.

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