San Elijo Joint Powers Authority

Senior Project Manager

Onsite - Cardiff By The Sea, CA
$125K - $150K Annually
Application Deadline: 5/29/24


San Elijo Joint Power Authority (SEJPA) is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, analytical problem solver to manage capital and maintenance projects. We are currently implementing an exciting portfolio of diverse projects for recycled water distribution and storage, collection system pump station upgrades, treatment plant process and infrastructure improvements, stormwater capture and reuse, and electrical and control system upgrades.

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The Senior Project Manager is an advanced-level exempt classification in the Project Manager series and assumes all of the abilities listed in the Project Manager series description (view link above for more information) as well as a high level of complex duties and specialized professional engineering activities that require the use of independent judgment and decision-making, initiative, and project management. Incumbent serves in the capacity of a leadership role, and performs difficult and responsible types of duties, including providing direction over agency personnel in alignment with the agency’s vision and mission. ​​​​​​​

The Senior Project Manager will plan, organize, and review the preparation of drawings, specifications, and cost estimates in connection with the construction, alteration and/or maintenance of a wide variety of engineering projects/facilities. Perform field and office engineering work associated with recycled water and wastewater systems operations and the design and construction of public facilities. Serve as project leader on projects or assignments performing engineering work including cost analysis, projected timelines, progress reports, and required specialized research. Review, analyze, and conduct specialized technical studies and investigations; review and check construction plans; perform research work preparing comprehensive reports; and make recommendations on engineering problems. The Senior Project Manager will write monthly reports for management and the Board of Directors, as well as prepare permit compliance reports. 


To apply for this opportunity, please visit to download and complete an application. Please send a cover letter, resumé, and signed application by email to Abby Schlenk at Questions regarding this opportunity can also be sent by email to Abby Schlenk. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The San Elijo Joint Powers Authority does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religious creed (which includes religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Recruiter Information:

Abby Schlenk