City of Beverly Hills

Water Resources Engineer

Hybrid - Beverly Hills, CA
$150K - $175K Annually
Application Deadline: 7/7/24

The City of Beverly Hills is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Water Resources Engineer. The incumbent of this position will perform professional and technical engineering duties in the planning, design, and operation of water resources. This position is eligible for a hybrid telecommuting schedule after an initial training period established by the department upon hire. All scheduling is based on operational need and department approval and is subject to change at any time.

Major Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform engineering planning, design, and operations support duties related to water resources activities and projects.
  • Prepare, review, and approve varied engineering project components including planning studies, feasibility analyses, design, survey, supporting calculations, plans, specifications, and cost estimates; Recommend planning, design, and construction scope and methodology for water resources projects related to water mains, water treatment, reservoirs, pump stations, well production, water distribution facilities, sewer and wastewater collection and pumping, storm drains and stormwater capture, groundwater wells facilities, roadway reconstruction, subdivisions, retaining walls, structures, street lighting, fiber optic networks, and other associated appurtenances.
  • Participate in the coordination and monitoring of activities of contractors, consultants, planning and design professionals, project managers, and inspectors; make recommendations and provide technical information and direction.
  • Participate in the development, planning, design, and construction support of Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) and provide technical water resource planning and engineering direction and recommendations. Review, evaluate, and provide recommendations throughout all phases of feasibility evaluation, design, and construction; Prepare and review the scope of work, plans and technical specifications, Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs).
  • Evaluate development review plans, calculations, hydraulic analyses, and submittals; ensure adherence to the standard drawings and specifications of City and relevant regulations; certify that infrastructure and systems can support proposed development.
  • Meet and coordinate with developers regarding water, storm water, sewer, and wastewater projects; discuss and calculate related fees, conditions of approvals, connection options, and clarify project requirements.
  • Review and comment on entitlement and ministerial applications related to proposed public utilities; Plan check and approve water, sewer, storm drain, and wastewater utility service plans.
  • Prepare and approve water will serve analysis, fees, and letters; Review water and wastewater planning, design, and construction submittals; Update development guidelines and standards as required.
  • Perform water hydraulic modeling analyses for development approval and CIP planning and design.
  • Provide engineering support on projects relating to sewers, storm drains, water mains, water treatment and distribution facilities, groundwater, and wells.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience and Training– Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: 

  • Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in water resources engineering including planning, design, and construction management. Experience with contract management or project management water and/or wastewater utilities (preferably within a municipal government, water utility, or similar environment); including one year of program administration or supervisory responsibility. Experience in managing large and complex capital improvement projects is desirable. 
  •  Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, project management, construction management, or a related field. 

License and Certificate

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license. 
  • Possession of registration as a State of California Professional Civil Engineer or related field. 
  • Possession of State of California water and wastewater certifications are desirable.