Monterey One Water
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Director of Engineering
Monterey One Water – Engineering Department
Monterey, California
Annual Salary: $235,000 to $255,000 DOE/DOQ plus additional incentives (see benefits)
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Monterey One Water is seeking a highly skilled Director of Engineering (Director) with technical expertise in capital improvement projects (CIP) renewable energy and environmental regulations to lead the Engineering Department. If you’re looking to join an industry-leading organization and work at the forefront of innovation, this is the position for you! The successful candidate will be passionate about renewable energy and integrating new technologies and possess strong leadership and collaboration skills. The Director will oversee a department of 10 staff, as well as an annual operating budget of approximately $15 million. Their responsibilities will include mentoring and developing their team, selecting consultants, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations. They will also identify and pursue new technologies and grant funding opportunities, making this an excellent role for an engineering leader with a vision and passion for progress. In this pivotal role, they will lead and collaborate with local agencies on special projects and utilize their technical and leadership expertise to drive innovation that will have a lasting impact on the communities Monterey One Water serves. If you have the enthusiasm, skills, and experience to step into this exciting role — apply today!



The ideal Director will be a dynamic leader as well as a technical expert. To excel in this role, they will need a deep understanding of renewable energy, CIP, and environmental compliance, as well as a strong foundation in civil engineering, project management, and budget and grants management. M1W cultivates a work environment that prioritizes collaboration, integrity, and humility. The ideal candidate is a positive, productive, and communicative leader with a strong desire to be at the forefront of sustainable water solutions.