Engineering Designer I is the entry level classification in the Engineering Designer series. This position will perform the more routine tasks and duties, including designing less complex systems. This is a training position and individuals can advance to Engineering Designer II (Pipeline Infrastructure) after gaining experience and achieving proficiency which meets the requirements for the Engineering Designer II (Pipeline Infrastructure) classification.
Engineering Designer I’s in the Pipeline Rebuild Section of the Pipeline Infrastructure Division work closely with project managers, Senior Engineering Designers (Pipeline Infrastructure), project engineers, surveyors, facility and pipeline drafters, pipeline construction field staff, and other technical and administrative personnel. Major responsibilities require the use of initiative, independent judgment, critical thinking and interactions with a variety of personnel throughout the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). Engineering Designer I’s in the Pipeline Rebuild Section will support EBMUD’s future long-term plans to maximize and increase pipeline replacement rates in an efficient, cost-effective, and sustainable manner.
Typical responsibilities may include:
Designing proposed pipeline projects using Microstation CADD software and designing large services (fire, industrial or domestic), hydrants, and their related facilities.
Preparing drawings and designs using EBMUD standards, specifications, drawings, practices, and CADD computer systems for pipeline designs 20-inches and smaller in diameter.
Providing drafting services to support the design of pipelines, including preparing base drawings, design details, and pipeline plans and profiles.
Analyzing street and topographic maps, improvement plans, as-built drawings, system maps, and survey data.
Developing traffic control plans to support pipeline construction projects.
Collecting, computing, and compiling data on existing underground utilities and other engineering data.
Investigating field conditions, preparing field sketches, and recording unusual physical features that may influence pipeline design.
Identifying survey and right-of-way needs for pipeline design projects.
Requesting test holes, borings, and other investigations to verify locations of existing utilities and understand ground conditions.
Preparing material lists and estimates of quantity, size, and description of pipeline, fittings, and appurtenances such as blowoffs, valves, hydrants, and meters.
Contacting and conferring with representatives of other agencies, utilities, and developers to secure information regarding existing and proposed underground facilities which could affect the design of EBMUD pipeline installations, as well as providing information about EBMUD facilities to others.
Conferring with construction supervisors and inspectors.
The salary range is $7,366, per month increasing to $7,734, $8,121, $8,527, and $8,953 after 6, 18, 30 and 42 months, respectively.
Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge and abilities indicated above. Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:
Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent; AND
Experience in designing, drafting, mapping, and/or field recording of pipeline installations; OR one year as a crew worker installing or maintaining underground pipelines; OR experience as a member of a survey crew operating surveying instruments or in water system inspection.
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
Additional Salary Information: Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement
Internal Number: 19-081
About East Bay Municipal Utility District
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. EBMUD’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers. It is a public utility formed in 1923 under California's Municipal Utility District Act.
EBMUD Mission: to manage the natural resources with which the District is entrusted; to provide reliable, high quality water and wastewater services at fair and reasonable rates for the people of the East Bay; and to preserve and protect the environment for future generations.
EBMUD employs nearly 2,000 employees at locations throughout the East San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, Stockton, Camanche and Pardee Reservoir areas. Explore the different careers paths available at EBMUD with descriptions of skills, experience, education, certifications and licenses needed to move and grow within the organization! EBMUD offers employees a wide range of benefits and programs designed to suit their individual needs and promote balance between their work and everyday lives. You can read more about our employee benefits program... here.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age for individuals over forty years of age, national origin, ancestry, disability (mental or physical, including AIDS and HIV), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veterans status, family or medical leave status, pregnancy, pregnancy disability leave status, or any other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.
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