East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)

Assistant Engineer (Electrical Engineering Design)

Hybrid - Oakland, CA
Application Deadline: 7/19/24

Salary Info: $134,568 – $163,572 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

Opens online at www.ebmud.com/jobs on Monday, June 17, 2024

Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2024

Internal Reference # 24-080

Assistant Engineers (Electrical Engineering Design) perform a variety of professional electrical engineering assignments in connection with the operation of a large municipal water supply and wastewater utility. This is the second level position in the engineering series, which may include direction of lower-level engineers or technical staff in specific project areas.

Assignments are under the direct supervision of registered engineers and provide qualifying experience for registration. The current opening is in the Electrical Engineering Design Section, part of the Engineering Department’s Design Division. The ideal Assistant Engineer (Electrical Engineering Design) candidates should possess some of the following:

• Industrial electrical and control engineering work experience.

• Knowledge of up-to-date power, instrumentation, and control systems.

• Experience coordinating electrical engineering activities with others including other discipline engineers/workgroups (e.g., mechanical, civil/structural, commissioning, instrumentation control systems, etc.), consultants, contractors, and representatives of other agencies.

• Experience working collaboratively to provide timely and efficient service and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Electrical Engineering Section – Design Division

The Electrical Engineering (EE) workgroup is part of the multi-disciplinary Design Division that is responsible for preparing electrical engineering studies and designs for capital projects to upgrade or replace power distribution systems, reservoirs, pumping plants, and water treatment facilities. The ideal candidate will have technical expertise in power system engineering and analysis, corrective, predictive, and preventative maintenance standards. This candidate will also possess the ability to learn and develop new areas of expertise as required by the tasks assigned to him/her.

Due to the specialization of work done by the section, the incumbent should have knowledge of electrical engineering principles, codes, standards, practices, and methods as applied to the design, construction, installation, and testing of power distribution including medium- and low-voltage systems, motor control, process control, telemetry, automation, and electronically based systems.

Flexible/hybrid work from home schedule may be available for some positions in this job classification.

The salary range is $11,214 per month increasing to $11,775, $12,364 $12,982, and $13,631 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.


1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate; and

2. Two years of professional electrical engineering experience (subsequent to obtaining the degree) at a level comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Junior Engineer classification. An advanced degree in an accredited electrical engineering curriculum may be substituted for one of the required years of experience.

3. 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 www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebmud by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 19, 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

Recruiter Information:

Sheena Pittman