East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)

Associate Electrical Engineer (Engineering Design)

Hybrid - Oakland, CA
$150K - $175K Annually
Application Deadline: 7/19/24

Salary Info: $152,292 – $185,124 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 # 24-081

Advance your career as an Associate Electrical Engineer with the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), an industry leading water and wastewater utility. EBMUD seeks to fill a vacancy in the Engineering and Construction Department, in the Electrical Engineering (EE) Section of the Design Division.

The Electrical Engineering Section 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 for reservoirs, pumping plants, and water treatment facilities.

Electrical engineers in EE Section are responsible for preparing construction drawings and specifications including electrical site plans, single lines, conduit and cable schedules, wiring diagrams, instrumentation diagrams, and design details for various electrical systems including mechanical and process equipment, switchboards/switchgears, motor control centers, heating, air conditioning, and lighting. Responsibilities also include providing electrical engineering support and expertise during the planning and construction phase of projects and to other EBMUD workgroups such as maintenance and construction in the areas of power systems, technologies, materials, equipment, and construction methods.

The ideal candidate will have strong technical expertise in power system engineering and analysis, corrective, predictive, and preventative maintenance standards, and project management experience. Under supervision, this position performs a variety of electrical engineering design work related to the planning, design, construction, and operation of facilities within a large municipal water treatment and distribution utility. They will also possess the ability to learn and develop new areas of expertise as required by the tasks assigned to them.

Due to the specialization of work done by the section, the incumbent should have a thorough 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.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Water and/or wastewater industrial electrical and control engineering work experience.

• Broad, thorough, and diverse knowledge of up-to-date power, instrumentation and control systems engineering.

• Experience completing electrical engineering designs including 10%, 50%, 90%, and final design documents including drawings and specifications required as part of infrastructure upgrade or replacement projects.

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

The salary range is $12,691 per month increasing to $13,326, $13,992, $14,692, and $15,427 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

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

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. Bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical (or closely related) engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate;

2. Four years of professional electrical engineering experience (subsequent to obtaining the degree); AND

3. California registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must be willing to work overtime when needed. Must possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the position including both office and field duties.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs 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