Associate Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineer (Infrastructure Mgmt/Wtr Treat Plnt Improv)

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Oakland, California (US)
$143,712 - $174,684 Annually
Closing date
Jun 8, 2023

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East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Design Division, part of the Engineering and Construction Department, is seeking Associate Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineers who are motivated, energetic, team players, strong project managers, and experienced with working on civil infrastructure and water or wastewater treatment projects. Reporting to a Senior Engineer, Associate Engineer is the registered professional engineer level position on the EBMUD engineering career ladder. The selected individuals for the immediate openings will primarily manage various engineering design projects such as reservoirs, pumping plants, regulators, rate control stations, and water treatment projects. The ideal candidates are prepared to handle a mix of the following tasks:

• Manage multi-disciplinary design teams to develop water infrastructure improvement projects (water treatment plants, pumping plants, reservoirs, regulators, rate control stations).
• Overall management of multi-million-dollar capital projects for treatment plant upgrades.
• Assist in facility planning for major capacity projects including water treatment and distribution facilities.
• Assist and guide project engineers in developing plans and specifications for contract documents.
• Manage consultants retained by EBMUD in the preparation of plans and specifications.
• Conduct reviews of plans and specifications to ensure conformity.
• Develop and track budgets, schedules, and the scopes of work for capital projects.
• Lead project status meetings and coordinate with EBMUD workgroups.
• Review and check engineering drawings, estimates and reports for completeness, accuracy, and soundness of applied engineering principles and EBMUD standards.
• Prepare a variety of documents and materials, including technical reports, correspondence, and memos.
• System planning of water treatment facilities on both a plant-by-plant and system wide basis.

These positions are eligible for a hybrid onsite and up to a 2-day telecommuting arrangement based upon terms agreed upon between the employee and supervisor.

The salary range for Associate Civil or Mechanical Engineer is $11,976 per month increasing to $12,575, $13,204, $13,864, and $14,557 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

The salary range for Associate Electrical Engineer is $12,275 per month increasing to $12,889, $13,533, $14,210, and $14920 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited civil, electrical, mechanical, or environmental engineering curriculum OR a California EIT certificate;
2. Four years of professional civil, electrical, and/or mechanical engineering experience (subsequent to obtaining the degree), which is equivalent to two years of experience at EBMUD’s Assistant Engineer level; AND
3. California registration as a Professional Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineer.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 2, 2023. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
Job Hotline: (510) 287-0735


The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. EBMUD’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers. It is a public utility formed in 1923 under California's Municipal Utility District Act. EBMUD Mission: to manage the natural resources with which the District is entrusted; to provide reliable, high quality water and wastewater services at fair and reasonable rates for the people of the East Bay; and to preserve and protect the environment for future generations. EBMUD employs nearly 2,000 employees at locations throughout the East San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Camanche and Pardee Reservoir areas. Explore the different careers paths available at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization! EBMUD offers employees a wide range of benefits and programs designed to suit their individual needs and promote balance between their work and everyday lives. You can read more about our employee benefits program here. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals over forty years of age, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical, including AIDS and HIV), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy, pregnancy disability leave status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws. EEO/Accommodation Statement: If you need an accommodation to apply for any jobs at East Bay Municipal Utility District, call (510) 287-0735.

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