Construction Project Manager

  • by Yorba Linda Water District
  • Dec 4, 2018

Job Location: Placentia, CA
Application Deadline: 02/03/2019
How to Apply: Apply online at Click on “YLWD Jobs” to access the complete job description, list of benefits, and employment application. A completed Yorba Linda Water District application must be submitted online. Resumes submitted in lieu of a District application will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled, with a first review of applications on January 3, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

This classification and salary will be effective January 1, 2019 pending Board Approval and may be subject to change.

$45.70 – $58.50 Hourly
$3,656.00 – $4,680.00 Biweekly
$7,921.33 – $10,140.00 Monthly
$95,056.00 – $121,680.00 Annually


Under general supervision, the Construction Project Manager is responsible for planning, design management and construction management of the District’s Capital Improvement Projects; oversees inspection of private development projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.


Receives general supervision from the Engineering Manager. Exercises direct and general direction over assigned staff, consultants and professional service firms.


This is a supervisory-level classification that provides project and construction management services and coordinates the design and construction of District facilities. Incumbents are responsible for managing and implementing projects from inception to completion of construction. This class also performs and/or oversees a variety of complex inspections of District infrastructure improvements to ensure safety and conformance with plans and specifications. Incumbent will work closely with District engineering and operations staff, developers and contractors to effect project modifications to meet field contingencies. The work requires public contact, the frequent use of tact and judgment, thorough knowledge of water and wastewater operations, and the ability to conduct independent projects and programs.


Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field. Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible engineering, project and construction management experience, preferably in water and wastewater engineering, including five (5) years of supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record may be required at the time of appointment.
  • Possession of a valid certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer issued by the State of California is desired.