Principal Design and Construction Operator

South Bay
$86,804.00-$110,786.00 Annually


505 W. Olive Ave. Sunnyvale, 94086


 Principal Design and Construction Operator

The City of Sunnyvale is in search of a Principal Design and Construction Operator (PDCO) who, under the general supervision of the Water Pollution Control (WPC) Plant Division Manager and WPC Operations Manager, provides supervisor level coordination, evaluation and scheduling work for all capital projects related to the reconstruction of the Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP).  The PDCO actively participates and primarily leads the Operations and Maintenance sections in the review, comment and documentation of specific operational and/or maintenance related concerns for all Capital Projects at the Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP).  The PDCO coordinates the review and comment period for system design projects with engineering firm representatives, the WPC Plant Division Manager, Operations and Maintenance Managers and Senior Operators and Mechanics, and performs other duties as assigned. 

This position requires graduation from high school or tested equivalent, five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant with at least five years of Shift Supervisor level experience as defined by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), and possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package.  A complete application packet will consist of a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The position opens March 7, 2017 and is open continuously until filled.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please turn in your application as soon as possible as the posting could close at any time without notice.  For complete information regarding this opportunity,go to, Search: Jobs.    

Salary: $86,804.02 - $110,786.21 Annually

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