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Engineering Manager (Construction)

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Oakland, California
$180,672 - $274,032 Annually
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Engineering and Construction Department is seeking a highly qualified individual with exceptional technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

The current opening manages the Construction Division, reporting to the Director, Engineering and Construction. Sections within the Division include Construction Management and Inspection, Survey, and Plant Inspection.

The work performed by the Division includes:
• Managing the construction of major capital project contracts currently averaging approximately $170,000,000 per year in value. The projects range in size from less than $100,000 to $270,000,000 and include a wide variety of construction types including: pipelines, tunnels, dams, pumping plants, reservoirs, treatment facilities, recreational facilities and buildings.
• Interpreting and administering construction and professional services contracts.
• Performing field inspection of projects mentioned above and pipeline construction performed by EBMUD forces.
• Performing factory inspection of materials purchased by the EBMUD including pipes, appurtenances and pumps.
• Performing surveying work for a range of uses including preliminary design, final design, construction and legal descriptions.
• Surveying support for planning, design and construction of capital projects; real estate transactions and operational and maintenance concerns.

The work generally occurs within the service area but sometimes occurs at remote locations and could accordingly require travel.

The annual salary is $180,672 up to $274,032. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($234,876 per year).

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.

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in a civil, mechanical or electrical engineering curriculum from an ABET accredited college or university, or a California EIT Certificate.
2. Experience: Eight years of professional engineering experience with a minimum of two years at a supervisory level comparable to EBMUD’s Senior Engineer classification.
3. Licensing: Current registration as a Professional Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer in the State of California.
4. An advanced degree in an accredited engineering curriculum may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Other requirements: Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position. Must be willing to work beyond normal work hours when needed, and travel as needed. Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2024 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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