Associate Civil Engineer (Wastewater Project and Construction Management)

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland, CA

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Posted Date 2/25/2020

East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is currently seeking a motivated, experienced, and team-oriented Associate Civil Engineer to join the Wastewater Department’s Project and Construction Management (PCM) Section. PCM section staff support implementation of the Wastewater Department’s $190 million five-year Capital Improvement Program by leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultant design teams as project managers, and by overseeing construction of complex wastewater collection and treatment system infrastructure improvement and expansion projects as construction managers. This position provides unique opportunities to gain both design and construction management experience while working on treatment plant upgrades, leading-edge waste to energy projects, and traditional infrastructure rehabilitation projects.

The most competitive candidates will possess significant knowledge and experience in construction management and project management with a general understanding of the wastewater treatment process and experience working in operating facilities. This individual should have experience in leading cross-functional engineering disciplines, managing consultants, directing the work of other engineers, and preparing and delivering technical presentations. The candidate should also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate good interpersonal skills with a teamwork-based approach, and work independently with minimal supervision.

Specific job duties include 1) managing the project design phase by preparing and administering consultant contracts; developing scope, budget, and schedule; reviewing engineering calculations and technical memoranda; identifying and recommending alternatives; resolving key issues; preparing project feasibility studies and life-cycle cost analyses; identifying and mitigating project risks, and 2) managing the project construction phase by preparing and understanding construction contract documents (plans and specifications), understanding construction techniques, reviewing submittals and requests for information, negotiating change orders and claims, preparing cost estimates and project schedules, performing testing/training/startup activities, and managing the overall project budget, scope, and schedule.

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:

  1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited civil or environmental engineering curriculum OR a California EIT certificate;
  2. Four years of professional civil or environmental 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 Engineer.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2020. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.


EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability



Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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