Associate Electrical Engineer (Engineering Design)

East Bay Municipal Utility District
Oakland, California 94607
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Associate Electrical Engineer (Engineering Design)

Salary Info: $125,460 - $152,496 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

Opens online at on Monday, January 3, 2022

Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, January 21, 2022

Internal Reference # 22-005

Advance your career as an Associate Electrical Engineer with the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), an industry leading water and wastewater utility, to fill an immediate vacancy in the Engineering and Construction Department, in the Electrical Engineering (EE) Section of the Design Division.

The Electrical Engineering Section 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.

Electrical engineers in EE Section are responsible for preparing construction drawings and specifications including electrical site plans, single lines, conduit and cable schedules, wiring diagrams, instrumentation diagrams, and design details for various electrical systems including mechanical and process equipment, switchboards/switchgears, motor control centers, heating, air conditioning, and lighting. Responsibilities also include providing electrical engineering support and expertise during the planning and construction phase of projects and to other EBMUD workgroups such as maintenance and construction in the areas of power systems, technologies, materials, equipment, and construction methods.

The ideal candidate will have strong technical expertise in power system engineering and analysis, corrective, predictive, and preventative maintenance standards, and project management experience. Under supervision, this position performs a variety of electrical engineering design work related to the planning, design, construction, and operation of facilities within a large municipal water treatment and distribution utility. 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 a thorough 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 $10,455 per month increasing to $10,978, $11,527, $12,103, and $12,708 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.


1. Bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical (or closely related) engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate;

2. Four years of professional electrical engineering experience (subsequent to obtaining the degree); AND

3. California registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer.

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, January 21, 2022. 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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