The East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Wastewater Planning and Wastewater Design Sections are seeking highly-qualified individuals with exceptional technical, problem-solving and communication skills. These Associate Civil Engineers will manage high-profile projects related to implementation of key initiatives in the Wastewater Department. The Department has a capital improvement plan valued at over $250M over the next five years. The selected individuals will perform a variety of complex engineering tasks associated with the planning, design, and operation of a large wastewater treatment plant and interceptor system. These individuals will play a key role in managing infrastructure improvements required to support the capital improvement program of the Wastewater Department. There is one current opening in each of these sections.
Core responsibilities include:
Leading cross-departmental efforts to develop effective engineering solutions to manage key initiatives, including EBMUD’s renowned resource recovery and renewable energy program, emerging nutrient management issues, infiltration/inflow control, and infrastructure renewal.
Directing the work of staff, including Assistant Engineers and leading interdisciplinary, cross-divisional project teams.
Developing and managing the Wastewater Department’s capital budget.
Effectively representing EBMUD in external stakeholder meetings and industry associations.
Planning staff responsibilities include:
Preparing feasibility studies and engineering financial analyses to support effective decision making.
Negotiating agreements with outside agencies and private parties.
Preparing and implementing wastewater master plans, facility plans, and environmental review documentation.
Preparing and presenting project findings and recommendations in written and oral formats.
Coordinating with outside agencies to ensure protection of critical wastewater collection and treatment system infrastructure.
Design staff responsibilities include:
Preparing engineering design packages for capital improvement projects, including detailed drawings, specifications, engineering cost estimates and construction schedules.
Coordinating multi-discipline design teams, such as civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and control engineers and drafters, in a project management role.
Providing engineering support during construction.
The ideal candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Strong technical understanding of wastewater treatment processes, technologies, and key emerging issues.
Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary environment, quickly assimilate new information, and communicate clear, reasoned recommendations.
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities, complete projects on time and within budget.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
The salary range is $10,150 per month increasing to $10,657, $11,190, $11,750 and $12,338 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.
Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge and abilities indicated above. Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree in an ABET accredited civil or environmental engineering curriculum or a California Engineer-In-Training Certificate;
Two years of engineering experience comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Assistant Engineer class; and
California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer.
Experience in planning wastewater programs/projects, design of wastewater, recycled water, and/or water infrastructure, permitting and environmental documentation, and a master’s degree in a relevant field are highly desirable.
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
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.
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