East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)

Assistant Engineer (Wastewater Design)

Hybrid - Oakland, CA
$125K - $150K Annually
Application Deadline: 5/17/24

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

Opens online at www.ebmud.com/jobs on Monday, April 22, 2024

Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2024

Internal Reference # 24-059 

East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Wastewater Engineering Design Section is currently seeking an Assistant Engineer who is a motivated, energetic, team player with experience in the design of municipal wastewater facilities.

This individual will lead and support multi-discipline engineering design teams for upgrades and rehabilitation of EBMUD’s leading-edge wastewater and recycled water facilities for projects ranging up to approximately $15M. Projects may include waste-to-renewable-energy facilities and treatment, and pumping station and collection system upgrades as part of EBMUD’s Wastewater Capital Improvements Program, budgeted at $395M over the next five years.

The most competitive candidates will possess significant knowledge of wastewater and recycled water design and engineering principles; wastewater pump stations and pipeline rehabilitation methods; system startup and testing for these facilities; a general understanding of wastewater treatment plant operations and regulations; pipe, open channel, and pumping system hydraulics; and project management principles and practices.

The ideal candidate’s experience will include success in working on multi-discipline wastewater engineering projects; conducting engineering studies; preparing engineering designs including contract documents for bidding (plans and specifications); providing technical assistance during construction, startup, and testing; and preparing and delivering technical reports and presentations with excellent communication/interpersonal skills.

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 engineering curriculum accredited by ABET or a California Engineer in Training Certificate.

2. Two years* of professional civil, electrical, mechanical, control systems, geotechnical, sanitary, or structural engineering experience, at a level comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Junior Engineer classification, after obtaining the education outlined above.

3. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.

*An advanced degree in an accredited engineering curriculum may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 17, 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