Assistant Engineer (Electrical Engineering Design)

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Oakland, California 94607
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Salary Info: $113,628 - $138,108 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

Opens online at on Monday, June 28 ,2021

Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 16, 2021

Internal Reference # 21-094 

Assistant Engineers (Electrical Engineering Design) 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. There is one current vacancy in the Electrical Engineering Design Section, part of the Engineering Department’s Design Division. The ideal Assistant Engineer (Electrical Engineering Design) candidates should possess some of the following:

• Industrial electrical and control engineering work experience.
• Knowledge of up-to-date power, instrumentation and control systems.
• Experience coordinating electrical engineering activities with others including other discipline engineers/workgroups (e.g., mechanical, civil/structural, commissioning, instrumentation control systems, 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.

Electrical Engineering – Design Division

The Electrical Engineering (EE) workgroup is part of the multi-disciplinary Design Division that is responsible for preparing electrical engineering studies and designs for capital projects to upgrade or replace power distribution systems, reservoirs, pumping plants, and water treatment facilities. The ideal candidate will have technical expertise in power system engineering and analysis, corrective, predictive, and preventative maintenance standards. They will also possess the ability to learn and develop new areas of expertise as required by the tasks assigned to them. 

Due to the specialization of work done by the section, the incumbent should have knowledge of electrical engineering principles, codes, standards, practices, and methods as applied to the design, construction, installation and testing of power distribution including medium- and low-voltage systems, motor control, process control, telemetry, automation, and electronically-based systems. 

The salary range is $9,469 per month increasing to $9,942, $10,439, $10,961 and $11,509 after 6, 18, 30, and 42 months, respectively.

East Bay Municipal Utility District (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.


1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate; and
2. Two years of professional electrical 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 engineering curriculum may be substituted for one of the required years of experience.
3. 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.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 16, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. 

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability


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Oakland, California 94607

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