Junior Engineer (Electrical)

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

EBMUD Job Title: Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Salary Info: $95,148 - $115,644 Annually Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement

Opens online at www.ebmud.com/jobs on Monday, October 7

Complete applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019

Internal Reference # 19-139


Start your career as a Junior Engineer (Electrical) with an industry-leading water and wastewater utility. East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) offers excellent preparation for professional registration and stable career opportunities, along with state-of-the-art electrical engineering assignments for water and wastewater facilities, as well as electrical distribution systems. Junior Engineers also provide assistance and technical support to various personnel within EBMUD, including operations, maintenance, and instrumentation staff.


Junior Engineer (Electrical) is the entry level within EBMUD’s professional electrical engineering career ladder. All assignments are under the direct supervision of registered engineers and provide qualifying experience for professional registration.


With successful performance, incumbents normally advance to Assistant Engineer (Electrical). With further experience and registration as a California (CA) Professional Engineer, you will qualify to compete for promotion to Associate Electrical Engineer.


The ideal candidate will be prepared to:

     Apply engineering knowledge to design and analyze power systems.

     Produce construction contract documents, including the detailed electrical design of 480 VAC and below electric power systems for water and wastewater facilities.

     Plan and manage assignments; identify objectives, scope, feasibility, milestones and completion schedules; prepare supporting documentation, monitor and coordinate project activities to meet time and cost parameters.

     Use computer software tools to model engineering problems, program automation systems, prepare spreadsheet based economic analyses, and for a variety of other engineering and office applications.

     Integrate, summarize and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g. calculations, reports, and feasibility studies) to research, analyze and formulate technical planning recommendations.

     Apply technical and interpersonal skills to achieve workable solutions to electrical engineering, economic, and people-related problems.

     Provide electrical engineering support and work cooperatively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to meet project goals and timelines.

     Demonstrate excellent people skills in meetings and in making technical presentations to groups and individuals including EBMUD staff, customers, contractors, and the public.

     Communicate effectively in writing, prepare concise and accurate engineering reports, correspondence and memos for a variety of audiences including staff, government and regulatory agencies, contractors, and the public.


The most competitive candidates will have previous experience with the following:

Knowledge of standards-based electric power system design using the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Color Books, C37 switchgear standards, C57 transformer standards, the NEC (National Electrical Code), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 70E, and NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) MG-1.


The salary range is $7,929 per month increasing to $8,325, $8,741, $9,178 and $9,637 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.   A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited electrical engineering curriculum OR a CA EIT (Engineer-in-Training) Certificate.

2.   No experience is required.

3.   Must possess a valid CA driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.


Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019. 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) 287-0742


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