Water & Power Operations Manager

  • by Solano Irrigation District
  • Feb 11, 2019

Job Location: Vacaville, CA
Application Deadline: 03/29/2019
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com by Friday, March 29, 2019. This is a confidential recruitment and candidates should be aware that references will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler or Ms. Diana Haussmann at (916) 630-4900.
Brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/water-power-operations-manager-solano-irrigation-district/


The Solano Irrigation District (SID), conveniently located off the I-80 corridor in the City of Vacaville, is seeking a highly skilled water utility manager to join this innovative and forward-thinking organization. SID provides 151,000 acre-feet of irrigation water to over 59,000 acres of irrigable land and supplies water for a residential population of more than 300,000 as well as agricultural land. The Water & Power Operations Manager reports directly to the General Manager and has broad management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Water & Power Operations Department and oversight of 63 departmental staff. This leadership position oversees construction and maintenance of the District’s potable treatment/distribution water systems and agricultural irrigation water delivery systems along with oversight of the federal dam within the District (located west of Winters on Highway 128) and the hydroelectric generation facility (located at the base of the dam). Requires a Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of supervisory experience gained in the operations and maintenance of water treatment plants, water distribution systems, and pumping facilities along with 3 years in a management capacity. A Master’s degree and/or a licensed PE in the State of California is a plus. The annual salary range for this position is $147,430 to $179,192 DOQ and is supplemented with excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement. The District does not participate in Social Security. Relocation assistance may be provided.