District Engineer

District Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Truckee
  • $14,837-$18,490/month, DOE USD / Year
Truckee Sanitary District
12304 Joerger Drive
(530) 587-3804
About Truckee Sanitary District

TSD is seeking a highly qualified individual to join its management team in the position of District Engineer.  The ideal candidate will be an experienced engineer, asset manager, and leader motivated to strategically lead the District’s Engineering Department in support of the District’s mission of protecting the public health and environment of the Truckee area.   The District Engineer supervises a staff of 6 and has primary responsibility for the development and management of the District’s capital improvement projects, as well as overseeing the review and inspection of all residential, commercial, and industrial developments within the District’s boundaries to ensure they are installed in compliance with District standards.  Experience in the design, maintenance, operations, and inspection of gravity sewer collection systems, pump stations, SCADA, and HVAC systems desirable


Truckee Sanitary District

Truckee Sanitary District (TSD), formed in 1906, is an award-winning public agency responsible for the collection and conveyance of wastewater for the rapidly growing mountain community of Truckee, California, located just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe.  The District owns and operates over 200 miles of sewer mains, 13,000 laterals, 44 pump stations, 4 buildings, and a fleet of over 40 vehicles and equipment.  The District’s workplace culture is centered on its core values including communication, teamwork, customer service, initiative, productivity, and safety.

Job Duties of the District Engineer include the following:

  • Planning, design, and implementation of Capital Improvement Projects
  • Supervision of a staff of six, including two engineers, two field inspectors, an IT/GIS Specialist, and an administrative specialist
  • Providing frequent reports to the General Manager 
  • Providing support to the District’s Operations & Maintenance and Finance & Administration Departments 
  • Coordination of District projects with outside agencies
  • Review of residential, commercial, and industrial developer projects for compliance with District standards
  • Management of the District’s information technology 
  • Maintenance and updates to the District’s technical specifications
  • Development of the Engineering Department’s annual budget
  • Attendance and presentations at monthly Board of Director meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in California
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in the design, maintenance, operations, and inspection of gravity sewer collection systems, pump stations, SCADA, and HVAC systems desirable

Application Process:

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter outlining your interest and experience along with a TSD employment application to Truckee Sanitary District, Human Resources, 12304 Joerger Drive, Truckee, CA 96161, or email hr@truckeesan.org 


An employment application is available for download at: www.truckeesan.org/employment-opportunities or click here to view pdf.

Employment Contingent Upon:

  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
  • Background Check

Benefit Highlights:

  • Vacation Leave: 200 – 248 hours per year
  • Sick Leave: 96 hours per year
  • District paid medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee and their qualifying dependents 
  • California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) 
    • Classic Members 2.7% @ 55 
    • New Members 2.0% @ 62
  • Wellness HRA – $500 per year
  • Retiree Medical according to CalPERS vesting schedule 
  • For a detailed summary of benefits, click here

9/80 Work Schedule:

Monday-Thursday – 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch)

Every other Friday – 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (1/2 hour lunch)

Closing Date:

Open until filled

First application review:  September 1, 2023



This position is FSLA Exempt

$14,837/mo. – $18,490/mo.

The Truckee Sanitary District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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