Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Control Systems)

East Bay Municipal Utility District | Oakland

Salary Range: $110,304 - $134,088 Annually
Open Date: 10/07/2019
Close Date: 11/08/2019

Position Description

Assistant Engineers (Electrical or Control Systems) perform a variety of professional electrical engineering assignments in connection with the operation of a large municipal water supply and wastewater utility. This is the second level position in the engineering series, which may include direction of lower level engineers or technical staff in specific project areas.

Assignments are under the direct supervision of registered engineers and provide qualifying experience for registration. Depending upon the specific division and work section, the ideal Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Control Systems) candidates should possess some of the following:
• Industrial electrical and control engineering work experience.
• Knowledge of up-to-date power and instrumentation and control systems.
• Experience coordinating electrical or control systems engineering activities with others including other discipline engineers/workgroups (e.g., mechanical, civil/structural, commissioning, etc.), consultants, contractors, and representatives of other agencies.
• Experience working collaboratively to provide timely and efficient service, and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
• Excellent written and communication skills, and experience in conducting meetings and making presentations.
• The ability to explain technical information so that it is easily understood by a non-technical audience

There are various divisions and work sections with an opening or openings for Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Control Systems.

The salary range is $9,192 per month increasing to $9,652, $10,135, $10,642 and $11,174 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.

Position Qualifications

1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical or control systems engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate; and
2. Two years of professional electrical or control systems engineering experience (subsequent to obtaining the degree) at a level comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Junior Engineer classification. An advanced degree in an accredited electrical or control systems engineering curriculum may be substituted for one of the required years of experience.

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.

How to Apply

This is an open-continuous process and will close once a sufficient number of qualified applications is received. If you meet the qualifications, please submit a completed EBMUD application and the supplemental information online at as soon as possible. Only application materials submitted online will be accepted. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability Job Hotline: (510) 287-0742
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