Assistant/Associate Engineer

Employer
Contra Costa Water District
Location
Concord, California
Salary
$117,686.40 - $157,414.40
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Specialty
Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government

Job Details

Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an innovative leader in water management and provides employees with a fast-paced and stable work environment that encourages professional growth and development.
 
CCWD is seeking a skilled, motivated, and team oriented Assistant or Associate Engineer in the Engineering Department.  This position will be located at our Administrative Office in Concord, CA.   We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, and deferred compensation plans, plus a great working environment!

This position backfills for a District permanent employee who recently accepted a project position that is anticipated to last for a term of 4-5 years and possibly longer.  This position may be impacted by the return of the permanent employee from the project position as specified in the  IFTPE, Local 21 MOU sections 13 and 22. 
 

We are looking for someone who is:

  •  Committed to continuous growth and improvement. 
  • Solutions-focused and a creative problem-solver.
  • A motivated self-starter with effective interpersonal and leadership skills. 
  • An organized and results-driven leader.
  • A team player who personifies integrity and excellence.
  • Comfortable in high-paced, rewarding environment. 
  • Adept at written and verbal communication.

 What you will typically be responsible for:   

  • Being an integral member of the Engineering Capital Improvement Program in support of improvements to the treated and untreated water storage and distribution systems, water treatment plants, dams, and untreated water reservoirs.
  • Designing and managing construction of new applicant services and treated and untreated water pipeline projects.
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships with employees and contractors. 
  • Developing project schedules and identifying priority tasks and critical path elements.
  • Working closely with the Engineering Team in support of public works projects.
  • Seeking input from internal staff and external consultant team. 

 A few reasons you might enjoy this job: 

  • Your desire to make a positive difference in the lives of Contra Costa Water District employees and the community.
  • Working with highly effective and collaborative teams.
  • Negotiating scopes of work, schedules, budgets and agreements with consultants and other stakeholders.  
  • Every day brings a variety of work challenges, opportunities, and rewards.
  • Developing a collaborative professional relationships with your peers.
  • You wish to pursue future opportunities for professional experience and career growth on large-scale, regionally significant projects such as the Los Vaqueros Expansion Project and Canal Modernization Project.

The following will also benefit candidates with a few of the unique challenges related to this job: 

  • Technical expertise and the ability to engage diverse interests and obtain input and support for decisions.  
  • Providing project leadership to gain project buy-in from internal and external stakeholders.

 

Company

Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) is an innovative leader in water management and provides employees with a fast-paced and stable work environment that encourages professional growth and development. Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection. CCWD delivers safe, clean water to 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in Northern California. Our mission is to strategically provide a reliable supply of high quality water at the lowest cost possible, in an environmentally responsible manner. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 457 & 401 deferred compensation plans, retirement pension, vacation & holiday pay, plus a great working environment.
Find Us
Telephone
9256088002
Location
1331 Concord Ave
Concord
CA
94520
US

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