Job Details

East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • Position Number: 5142592
  • Location: Oakland, CA, USA, CA
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Salary Info: $130,152.00 - $158,196.00 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement
Opens online at on Monday, April 1, 2024
Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2024
Internal Reference # 24-051

Advance your career as an Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Control Systems) with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), an industry-leading water and wastewater utility. EBMUD's water system is over 100 miles long, starting in the Sierra Foothills to the East San Francisco Bay. The current vacancy is in the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Engineering section in EBMUD's Maintenance & Construction Department. The SCADA Engineering Section is responsible for the water operations information system including maintenance, improvements, and enhancements of the EBMUD industrial control system (ICS).

As appropriate to the assignment, the ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Control Systems and Instrumentation Systems including SCADA, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), distributed control systems (DCS), Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs).
  • Wireless network support including radio path studies (develop software model, survey radio path on site, and write report to summarize findings). In addition, support radio installations and replacement for capital and maintenance projects.
  • Information Technology (IT) and networking such as network infrastructure (wireless data communication, network routers, switches, firewalls), software applications, and hardware (servers and workstations)
  • Managing/supporting process control projects for water operation facilities. Responsibilities may include planning, design, construction support, commissioning, and maintenance
  • Written communication to prepare concise and accurate engineering reports, correspondence, and memos for a wide variety of audiences including EBMUD staff, government and regulatory agencies, contractors, and the general public.

Every employee adds value to the EBMUD team as they are committed to responsible stewardship of our resources. The employee standard is to act with integrity, treat others with respect, and value a teamwork culture while fulfilling EBMUD's mission to provide reliable, high-quality water and wastewater services at fair rates.

The salary range for Assistant Engineer (Electrical or Control Systems) is $10,846 per month increasing to $11,388, $11,957, $12,555, and $13,183) 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.

Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and abilities indicated above. Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge, skills and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1. A bachelor's degree in an ABET-accredited electrical or control systems engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate;
2. Two years of 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 closely related engineering curriculum may be substituted for one of the required years of experience.

A computer engineering degree and/or related coursework may be considered.

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.

Please note: EBMUD requires all employees to provide written proof of vaccination. Those employees with sincerely held religious beliefs or valid medical reasons, as determined by EBMUD, will be exempt from vaccination requirements. Contact EBMUD Human Resources, Employee Services Division, at (510) 287-0764 for additional questions.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 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

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