ANNUAL SALARY RANGE
$128,687-135,121-141,877-148,971-156,420. Excellent benefits include a 4-day, 36-hour work week.
March 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
DATE OF EXAMINATION
Candidates will be notified in writing.
NATURE OF POSITION
Under general direction plans, implements, coordinates, and maintains management control and supervision over all transmission, substation and distribution engineering; performs other related work as required. The Engineering Manager is responsible for the management, supervision and administration of all Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) electric system planning, engineering, specifications, and design activities. This is a senior level professional engineer classification. Incumbents perform management, administrative, and supervisory and program management duties, develop policy recommendations, and make decisions or select courses of action based on data supplied by subordinate engineers, as well as perform complex technical calculations and design work. Work in the class is distinguished from that of lower classes by the overall responsibility for major and/or complex engineering projects or assignments, by the level and extent of management, administrative, and supervisory responsibilities, and/or by the level of professional specialization and expertise required. Advanced technical skill, professional specialization and certification are required and will vary according to assignment.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Possession of the employment standards does not assure advancement to the Examination or placement on the Eligible List. This is a competitive examination where a candidate’s performance in the Examination will be judged in comparison with the core competencies required of the job. To be considered, applicants should possess the combination of education and experience necessary to prove the required knowledge and abilities for the position. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education/Experience & Other Requirements
KNOWLEDGE OF electrical engineering principles and practices as applied to municipal electric engineering; engineering construction project management methods; materials and methods used in design, construction and coordination of designated engineering projects; laws, rules, regulations, codes and ordinances applicable to electrical engineering; safe work practices and procedures.
ABILITY TO effectively manage, plan, coordinate and supervise electrical engineering and program management work and related activities, functions and services; manage multiple complex major projects simultaneously; demonstrate effective leadership and gain consensus an support; prepare, read, and interpret plans, specifications and descriptions and technical reports; interpret and apply complex governmental regulations; effectively present technical information to a non-technical audience; establish and maintain accurate records; plan, administer and evaluate work programs and schedules, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of decisions and recommendations; prepare complex technical studies and reports; operate computer equipment and utilize specialized software; set priorities, meet deadlines, and make sound decisions; maintain level of knowledge required for satisfactory job performance; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, consultants, the general public and representatives of other agencies, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
The examination process may include an application and supplemental questionnaire evaluation, a written exam, a performance exam, and/or an oral interview. The examination process may test for, but is not limited to, the essential knowledge and abilities listed in the job specification and announcement and will be designed to provide a comprehensive review of each candidate’s technical knowledge and overall suitability for the position. Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and location of examinations approximately two weeks in advance. If applicants have not received written notice at least one week prior to the tentative test date listed in the flyer, they should contact the City of Alameda Human Resources Department at (510) 747-4900.
Candidates passing all components of the examination process will be placed on an Eligible List. A list of names is certified to the department(s) having vacancies based on the type of examination conducted pursuant to the provision of the City’s Civil Service Rules. Final selection will be made from the Eligible List by the Department Head subject to approval by the City Manager. The Department Head may utilize additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision. Placement on an Eligible List does not guarantee employment. Tie scores will be broken by giving priority to the candidate with the highest rating on the most heavily weighted portion of the exam or if weighted 100% on any given portion, based on the earliest application date and time. Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted which may include a credit check and background. The selection process may be evaluated and revised based on the number of qualified applicants. Federal law requires that prior to employment, you must furnish proof of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States, as required the U.S. Department of Justice.
Applications along with Supplemental Questionnaire must be filed no later than 5 p.m. on the last date to apply. No photocopies or facsimiles are accepted. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate delivery time. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City Application.
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE CREDIT: A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five (5) years of the date of application. In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled. An applicant claiming veteran’s preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of active service. NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply. It is the City's policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age. Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations. No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace. Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department. Hearing Impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.
The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.