Senior Engineer

Placentia, California
$50.43 - $64.56 per Hour
Aug 16, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Contract Type
Organization Type

This recruitment may close at any time, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  First review of applications August 30, 2021.

About Yorba Linda Water District
Yorba Linda Water District (YLWD) is a public agency that is classified as a special district, totally independent of all city and county governments.  YLWD provides water service to all residents and businesses within its service area which include most of Yorba Linda and portions of Placentia, Brea, Anaheim and areas of unincorporated Orange County. YLWD is governed by a locally elected Board of Directors. YLWD is dedicated to providing reliable water and sewer services to protect public health and the environment with financial integrity and superior customer service.

The Position
Under general direction, performs complex professional field and office civil engineering work related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of District projects and infrastructure, and supervises the processing and approval of land development projects; confers with developers, contractors and representatives of other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development; manages projects utilizing professional services and construction contracts; provides professional assistance to the Engineering Manager, Principal Engineer and other staff; performs a variety of studies and prepares staff reports; signs drawings, submits reports and performs similar work within state guidelines; and performs related work as required.

Receives general direction from the Engineering Manager. Exercises general and direct supervision over assigned professional and technical staff.

This is the professional-level class in the engineering series with supervisory responsibility for private development projects, CIP projects, engineering programs, and Construction Management and Inspection services.  Incumbents perform complex professional and technical work in the preparation of plans, specifications, designs, estimates, schedules, reports, and project management activities for construction or maintenance programs.  This class is distinguished from Principal Engineer by the latter’s capability of performing the most complex engineering work of the division.

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related engineering field.  Ten (10) years of professional experience in design and construction and management of civil engineering projects, including three (3) years supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. 

To Apply go to A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed online application. Submitting an incomplete application or partial information may result in removal of your application from consideration in the examination process. All applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job related qualifications. This is a regular, full-time unrepresented employee position.

Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.