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Project Engineer II (73.22)

Company: American States Water
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Golden State Water Company is one of the largest investor-owned water utilities in the United States. We have been all about water for more than 80 years. Our team of professionals delivers reliable, quality water and great service to customers in 75 communities across California.


The Project Engineer II reports to the Capital Program Engineer who is accountable for ensuring the delivery and completion of capital projects on time and within budget. The Project Engineer II is accountable for delivering assigned projects on time and within budget and for coordinating pre-construction, construction and commissioning activities with Operations, Environmental Quality, and Asset Management departments to minimize disruptions to core business activities and to deliver projects that meet the needs of front-line utility personnel.

Job Summary:

The Project Engineer II, serving in a high level support role, and working independently on multiple projects, is accountable for the delivery and completion of capital projects on time and within budget. May be required to provide limited supervision and/or direction of support staff. May also report directly to the Capital Program Manager on specific projects. Represents GSWC through communications with City, County and other government agencies and other utilities.


  • Oversees construction of multiple capital projects for the regulated utilities of American States Water including Golden State Water.
  • Works independently on smaller projects when required.
  • Coordinates internal and external resources towards the completion of assigned capital projects while balancing the needs of operations and customer service functions and schedules.
  • Prioritizes assigned capital projects within area of responsibility.
  • Prepares and monitors and reports on project schedules and budgets and implements corrective actions when needed.
  • Monitors quality control and inspection activities on assigned projects and implements corrective actions when required.
  • Coordinates field changes with appropriate engineering staff.
  • Prepares and presents to supervisor periodic reports on progress of assigned capital projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors degree in civil, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering OR bachelors degree in construction management or a closely related field.
    • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state the individual is assigned OR Project management certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or the American Academy of Project Management (AAPM) strongly preferred.
    • Two years of construction management experience on public works or public utility projects.
    • Knowledge of and experience using project management software (particularly MS Project) preferred.
    • Experience with PowerPlan fixed assets software and JD Edwards accounting software package a plus.
    • Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills.
    • May include but not limited to standing, walking, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, lifting, reaching, climbing, stooping and crouching, color determination, typing, sitting, reading, writing, speaking and listening, for extended periods on time. Qualities of a Successful Project Engineer:
        • Flexible, thoughtful, accountable, and passionate about work
        • Willingness to learn
        • Excellent customer service support and interventions with a 'can-do' attitude
        • Highly organized
        • Goal driven
        • Approachable
        • Ability to make independent sound decisions in a timely manner. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS
          • Web Based Learning, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and other applicable software.
          • Working Knowledge: Principles and practices of project management, construction management, planning, and budgeting, safe work practices; familiarity with meeting the requests of the regulators that provide oversight of utilities and their projects, including utility commissions or boards, health service departments and various federal and state agencies, plus knowledge of fire department and other local agency regulations as they pertain to the construction and installation of water supply and distribution projects.
            • Ability to: Analyze data on project budgets and schedules and identify corrective actions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; make effective, professional presentations; write and create technical publications; establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, professional associates and with the general public.

              Golden State Water Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: American States Water, Rancho Cordova , Project Engineer II (73.22), Engineering , Rancho Cordova, California

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