Marina Coast Water District

Water Resources Assistant Engineer for the Marina Coast Water District

Onsite - Marina, CA
$75K - $100K Annually
Application Deadline: 6/30/24

Are you an energetic, forward-thinking professional looking for an excellent career opportunity in obtaining a broad range of experience in water resources and conservation projects? Are you a self-starter with exceptional communication skills who excels at working with others? Do you value working in an organization that promotes growth and innovation? If so, the Marina Coast Water District welcomes your application.

Currently, the District is actively engaged in the conversion of the former Fort Ord military base to a vibrant mixed-use community, including approximately 6,000 new homes and several hundred thousand square feet of commercial/industrial facilities. Our mission is to provide high quality water, wastewater, and recycled water services to the District’s expanding communities through management, conservation, and development of future resources at reasonable costs.

It’s an exciting time to work for the District and to play an integral role in this high-profile opportunity, while also living on the Central Coast of California along the scenic Monterey Bay area—It just doesn’t get any better… 

As a valued member of the Water Resources Division, performs professional-level civil engineering work under direction in the planning, hydraulic modeling, design, and construction of water, wastewater, recycled water and capital infrastructure improvement, maintenance and construction projects; reviews a diverse range of engineering plans, specifications, calculations studies, reports, and related documents; develops project budgets, engineer’s estimates, construction schedules, technical specifications, and special conditions as well as engineering reports, plans, and studies; conducts site visits to monitor construction project progress; serves as project manager for complex engineering projects, as assigned. 

The Water Resources Assistant Engineer will work on various water resources, groundwater sustainability, and climate action plan projects. The initial projects will range from monitoring wells, water augmentation projects (desal, aquifer storage and recovery (ASR)), indirect potable re-use (IPR), direct potable re-use (DPR)), groundwater monitoring wells, and solar projects. The incumbent will be participating in all stages of projects from feasibility analysis, conceptual design, design, and construction.

Regional Government Services and its staff are conducting the recruitment on behalf of the Marina Coast Water District.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related engineering field. 
  • Professional engineering or related field/planning (including internship) experience preferably in a public utility environment desired.

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Deadline to apply: June 30, 2024

 Salary: $85,740.67 – $109,429.24 Annually

 Marina Coast Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.