Associate Civil Engineer

San Jose Water Company | San Jose, CA.

Salary Range: $75,000 - $115,000
Open Date: 04/01/2015
Close Date:

Position Description

San Jose Water Company Invites Applications for the Position of

San Jose Water Company is recruiting for an Associate Civil Engineer in the Facilities Engineering department. Under the general direction of the Department Supervisor and Engineering Unit Manager, the Associate Civil Engineer designs, plans, manages and/or estimates additions and replacements to the existing water distribution system and other water facilities such as wells, raw water reservoirs and intakes, storage tanks and pump stations and performs other related work as required such as report writing, obtaining permits and CEQA related clearances.

The Company
Founded in 1866, San Jose Water Company is an investor owned water company headquartered in San Jose. SJW Corp. also owns a water utility serving the rapidly growing 200 square miles between Austin and San Antonio, a water development business, and other interests. Our operations leverage a regional approach, technology, and most importantly, a top quality team to provide quality water and exceptional customer service at the lowest possible price.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Designs yard piping replacements, tanks and pump stations; generates detailed construction cost estimates; reviews the work of engineering technicians and consultants involved in the development of design drawings; prepares construction bid documents and addenda; assists in the updating of standard drawings and specifications for the entire Engineering Department; observes field project sites and coordinates construction of proposed projects with the Construction and Operations Departments; performs special projects.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (from accredited school) or equivalent in Civil Engineering or a related field and two years of professional work experience as an Assistant Engineer. California State Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer is required.

Other Requirements:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license (minimum Class C) and have a satisfactory driving record.

San Jose Water Company offers competitive salaries, a pleasant working environment, and an excellent benefits program, including fully paid comprehensive medical and dental plans, long-term disability plan, employee stock purchase plan, 401(k) salary deferral plan with a matching program and a defined contribution retirement plan. To learn more about San Jose Water Company’s comprehensive benefits package, please visit:

San Jose Water Company is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws.

Position Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to water supply distribution and operation; construction methods, materials and specifications; AUTOCAD, MICROSTATION or equivalent. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Work experience in a public or private water utility is highly desirable.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are welcome to apply at San Jose Water Company’s online career page at:
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