Associate Civil Engineer (Wastewater Treatment Optimization)

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland, CA

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Posted Date 8/13/2019

$121,800 - $148,056 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) new Wastewater Plant Optimization group, in the Operations and Maintenance Division, is currently seeking an Associate Civil Engineer who is motivated, energetic, innovative, a team player, a strong project manager, with excellent writing and verbal skills, and is experienced in wastewater process, operations, and maintenance engineering. In this role, the successful candidate will lead area teams that conduct sophisticated wastewater treatment plant optimization projects involving innovative treatment processes or process modifications, automated process monitoring and control systems, state-of-the-art data handling technologies, and process computer modeling. Other efficiency projects may include investigating the expanded use of EBMUD’s current Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS—Maximo) to streamline EBMUD’s work order system; asset management; materials and equipment tracking, flow, and warehousing; and ensuring the integrity of CMMS data.
The most competitive candidates will possess significant knowledge of wastewater process engineering principles, sanitary engineering chemistry and microbiology; proper conduct of engineering studies; wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance; project management principles and practices; excellent analytical, problem solving, and critical reasoning skills; and work extremely well with others. Experience will include success in managing multi-discipline wastewater engineering projects; writing technical reports, and preparing and delivering technical presentations.

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 engineering, environmental engineering, or mechanical engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate;
  2. Four years of professional 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.
  4. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019. 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) 287-0742
Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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