Engineer Water Resources

State of California - Dept of Water Resource | Sacramento, CA

Posted Date 11/13/2019



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This website contains addition information regarding the position and how to apply. You must apply through CalCareers. Applications submitted online through WATER AND WASTE WATER JOBS will not be considered.


Applications must be post marked or hand delivered by 11/25/2019.


1416 Ninth Street, Room 320, Sacramento, California 95814


Please visit the website above for specific information on how to submit your application. Only complete applications will be considered.


Position Description:


Under the direction of the Chief of the North Section of the North Surveillance and Performance Branch, the incumbent coordinates and performs dam safety inspections, analyzes and evaluates surveillance data from assigned dams and related facilities; elevates performance concerns and anomalies to their chain-of-command in a timely manner, prepares annual performance reports for assigned dams, and maintains other required documentation such as Supporting Technical Information Documents for assigned dams.  Incumbent manages and reviews special engineering studies such as hydrology, hydraulics, and stability of dams and their appurtenant structures; inundation mapping; geotechnical evaluation; and other dam safety engineering items.  The Incumbent shall become a Subject Matter Expert on their assigned dams and participate on multi-disciplinary teams to address dam safety issues applicable to assigned dams.  The incumbent shall adhere to State Water Project (SWP) Dam Safety Program requirements as they relate to execution of their duties, training, and continuous improvement of the Program.


We are seeking an individual that can work cooperatively with others; has excellent written and verbal communication skills; can maintain regular, consistent, predictable attendance; can identify and prioritize work; can execute tasks independently with minimal supervision; can exercise good judgment; is available for work outside normal business hours, including overnight travel extending for several days; has knowledge in areas related to geotechnical, structural, earthquake, hydraulic, and hydrologic engineering, instrumentation, surveying, plans and specifications with respect to dam safety; and has the ability to proficiently operate personal computers and Microsoft Office Suite. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement located on the job posting in CalCareers.


In addition to submitting an application you must also take the corresponding Engineer, Water Resources Exam


Please Visit the Exam Bulletin for Engineer, Water Resources to apply online and for additional information:


Requirements for Admittance to Engineer, Water Resources Exam:

All applicants must meet the education and/or experience requirements as stated on this exam bulletin to be accepted into the examination. Part-time or full-time jobs, regardless of whether paid or volunteer positions, and inside or outside California state service will count toward experience.


Either 1

Education: Graduation from a curriculum in civil engineering accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology. (Registration as a "senior" in such a curriculum will admit an applicant to the competition, but he/she must produce evidence of graduation before he/she will be considered eligible for appointment.)


Or 2

Education: Graduation from an engineering curriculum which includes the basic engineering courses normally covered in a standard four- year course, and by qualifying in a written examination covering basic civil engineering. (Registration as a "senior" in such a curriculum will admit an applicant to the qualifying examination, but he/she must produce evidence of graduation before he/she will be considered eligible for appointment.)

Salary5540.00 Month
Job Category
State Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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