East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)

Associate Civil/Mechanical Engineer (Wastewater Planning)

Hybrid - Oakland, CA
$150K - $175K Annually
Application Deadline: 7/12/24

Salary Info: $148,596 – $180,624 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

Opens online at www.ebmud.com/jobs on Monday, June 24, 2024

Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2024

Internal Reference # 24-082

The East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Wastewater Planning Section is seeking a highly qualified individual with exceptional technical, problem-solving and communication skills. The Associate Civil or Mechanical Engineer will manage high-profile projects related to implementation of key initiatives in the Wastewater Department. The Department has a capital improvement plan valued at over $400M over the next five years. The selected individual will perform a variety of complex engineering tasks associated with the planning, design, and operation of a large wastewater treatment plant and interceptor system. This individual will play a key role in managing infrastructure improvements required to support the growing food waste digestion program.

Core responsibilities include:

• Leading cross-departmental efforts to develop effective engineering solutions to manage key initiatives, including EBMUD’s nutrient management program, the renowned resource recovery and renewable energy program, asset management program, and infrastructure renewal.

• Directing the work of staff, including Junior and Assistant Engineers and leading interdisciplinary, cross-divisional project teams.

• Preparing and implementing wastewater master plans, facility plans, and environmental review documentation.

• Developing and managing the Wastewater Department’s capital budget.

• Effectively representing EBMUD in external stakeholder meetings and industry associations.

• Preparing feasibility studies and engineering financial analyses to support effective decision making.

• Preparing and presenting project findings and recommendations in written and oral formats.

• Negotiating agreements with outside agencies and private parties.

• Coordinating with outside agencies to ensure protection of critical wastewater collection and treatment system infrastructure.

Experience in planning wastewater programs/projects, design of wastewater, recycled water, and/or water infrastructure, permitting and environmental documentation, and a master’s degree in a relevant field are highly desirable.

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

The salary range is $12,383 per month increasing to $13,002, $13,652, $14,335 and $15,052 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 civil, mechanical or environmental engineering curriculum or a California Engineer-In-Training Certificate.

2. Two years of civil, geotechnical, mechanical, or sanitary engineering experience comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Assistant Engineer class.

3. California registration as a Professional Civil or Mechanical 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 www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, 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