Senior Civil Engineer (Wastewater Treatment Optimization)

The Position
East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) new Wastewater Plant Optimization group is currently seeking a Senior Civil Engineer who is motivated, energetic, innovative, a team player, a strong project manager, with excellent writing and verbal skills, and is well experienced in wastewater process, operations, and maintenance engineering. In this role, the successful candidate will supervise an engineering section that leads process area teams who conduct sophisticated wastewater treatment plant optimization projects involving innovative treatment processes or process modifications, automated process monitoring and control systems, state-of-the-art data handling technologies, and process computer modeling. Other assignments may include leadership/support for wastewater treatment-related research.

The most competitive candidates will possess significant knowledge of wastewater process engineering principles, sanitary engineering, chemistry, and microbiology; proper conduct of engineering studies; wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance; project management principles and practices; excellent analytical, problem solving, and critical reasoning skills; and work extremely well with others. Experience will include success in managing multi-discipline wastewater process engineering projects, writing technical reports, and preparing and delivering technical presentations.

The salary range is $12,726 per month increasing to $13,362, $14,030, and $14,731 after 6, 18, and 30 months, respectively.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity (including transgender status), gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals age forty or older, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical condition), pregnancy disability leave status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and other categories protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
Requirements
1. A bachelor’s degree in an ABET-accredited civil engineering, environmental engineering, or mechanical engineering curriculum OR a California EIT Certificate.

2. Two years of professional civil/sanitary engineering experience of a type and level comparable to or higher than EBMUD’s Associate Engineer classes (equivalent to six years of professional engineering experience, subsequent to obtaining the engineering degree); and

3. California registration as a Professional Civil Engineer.

4. Possession of a valid California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.

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 for additional questions.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. To be considered under the “equivalent combination of education and experience” provision, it is your responsibility to include in your application materials written evidence of employment performed at the level of the typical duties of this position and/or coursework in subject areas directly related to this position. For more information, see our FAQ page at http://www.ebmud.com/jobs/job-resources/job-faqs-frequently-asked-questions/.
The Selection Process
1. Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 10, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.

2. Candidates must achieve a passing score on each test part in order to advance to the next step in the selection process.

3. All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, with those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position to be invited to a panel interview.

4. Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next 12 to 24 months.

5. The probation period for this position is 12 months. For those holding civil service status the probation period is 6 months.

6. All employment offers are conditional, pending the results of a Live Scan background screening. All selected finalists must participate in the Live Scan background screening process to remain in consideration for EBMUD employment.
Supplemental Information
As the first step in the selection process, responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted online with the regular EBMUD application. Please provide thorough, accurate descriptions of assignments you have personally performed. Should you respond with comments such as “see application” or “see resume” instead of addressing the questions directly, your application may not be considered.