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December 26, 2019
Dublin, California
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The District is recruiting to fill multiple Civil Engineer positions at either the Assistant or Associate - Subject Matter Expert level. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, with first review of applications receivedby Sunday, January 26, 2020. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply early.This recruitment will also create an eligibility list for future vacancies.

Ideal candidates will bring the following:

  • Experience with water or recycled water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, wastewater treatment, or public works projects, a working knowledge of construction and project management practices or experience in water or wastewater treatment process evaluation.
  • Solid engineering judgment with the ability to quickly discern the most critical aspects of a problem from the details and independently develop potential solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability use analytical tools (pivot tables and advanced functions in Microsoft Excel)
  • A love of learning and an ability to adapt to a variety of assignments and changing priorities.
  • The ability to clearly and confidently express ideas orally and in writing.

Please note, the District is currently in the process of completing a classification and compensation study.Classification and salary may be subject to change based upon the results of the classification and compensation study and the Memorandum of Understanding between theMid-Management Employees' BargainingUnitand the District.

Essential Functions

For additional classification details, you may review the job description at:
Training and Experience

To qualify, a successful incumbent must possess both education and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities. Experience may not substitute for education.However, the requirement for equivalent to a Bachelor's degree could be met by demonstrating completion of a number of higher-level educational units that would normally meet a Bachelor degree requirement. Minimum requirements to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities are:

Assistant Engineer
A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field and two (2) years of responsible professional engineering experience in the design and construction of water, wastewater and recycled water systems, performing duties similar to those of a Junior Engineer with the Dublin San Ramon Services District.A Master's degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Associate Civil Engineer ? Subject Matter Expert
A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional engineering experience, in the design and construction of water, wastewater and recycled water systems, performing duties similar to those of an Assistant Engineer with the Dublin San Ramon Service District, one (1) year of which includes project management experience.A Master's degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Other Recruitment Standards

Possession of a Class C Driver's License required by the State of California, Department of Motor Vehicles, to perform the duties of the position.Continued maintenance of said driver's license in compliance with established District vehicle operation standards, and the ability to be insured for the operation of a vehicle/District vehicle in accordance with the terms and conditions of the District's insurance program are conditions of continuing employment.The CSRMA driving standards are included herein by reference.

Assistant Engineer
Possession of an Engineer-In-Training Certificate.
Associate Civil Engineer ? Subject Matter Expert
Possession of valid registration as a Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, and/or other Professional Engineer as issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

All Dublin San Ramon Services District employees are, by State and Federal law, Disaster Service Workers.The roles and responsibilities for Disaster Service Workers are authorized by the California Emergency Services Act and are defined in the California Labor Code.In the event of a declaration of emergency, any employee of the District may be assigned to perform activities which promote the protection of public health and safety or the preservation of lives and property.Such assignments may require service at locations, times, and under conditions that are significantly different than the normal work assignments and may continue into the recovery phase of the emergency.If a "Local Emergency" is declared during the employee's shift, employees will be expected to remain at work to respond to the emergency needs of the community.If a "Local Emergency" is declared outside of the employee's shift, employees must make every effort to contact their direct supervisor or department head to obtain reporting instructions as Disaster Service Workers.


The selection process may consist of an evaluation of the applicant's qualifications, appraisal board interview, written examination, practical exercise and/or internal Department interviews, employment and education verification, reference check and a review of prior performance evaluations. Upon completion of the selection process, an offer of employment may be conditionally based upon the successful completion of a preemployment medical exam (if applicable).

Toapply, complete a District online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. A resume and cover letter will not be accepted in lieu of the District application form and supplemental questionnaire. This recruitment will remain open to applications until the positions are filled, with the first review of applications received bySunday, January 26, 2020 at 5pm. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply early. The application window may close at any time after January 26, 2020, without further notice.

Click here for:

  • 2019 Professional Employees' Bargaining Group Benefit Summary

The benefits in the above summary for the Professional Employees' Bargaining Unit (PEBU) are based on the MOU between PEBUand the District. For more information, please visit the District's website

Per the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2012 (PEPRA), "classic members" currently employed in reciprocal public agencies are enrolled in a 2.7% at 55CalPERSpension plan with a 10% employee contribution; "new members," either employees new to the public sector or whose date of separation from service was more than 6 months before the start date with the District, are enrolled in a 2% at 62CalPERSpension plan with a required contribution of 50% of the "normal cost" which is 6.75% for fiscal year 2020.

What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than a Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • PhD or professional degree
If you have completed a degree program, what was your major or field of study? If not applicable, respond N/A.

    How many years of professional engineering experience do you have in the planning, design, and construction of public works projects?

    • No professional experience
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 to 3 years
    • 3 years or more
    Of your professional engineering experience, how many years include project management responsibility?

    • No professional experience
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year or more
    Do you have an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification or valid Professional Engineer (PE) Registration with the State of California?

    • I do not have an EIT Certification or PE Registration in California
    • California Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification
    • California Professional Engineer (PE) Registration
    If you are currently registered as a Professional Engineer with the State of California, what type of PE do you have? If not applicable, please select "N/A".

    • Civil
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Industrial
    • Other
    • N/A - I do not have a PE
    Which program area(s) would you prefer to work in? You may check both if you do not have a preference.

    • Capital Improvement Projects
    • Operational Support and Process Evaluation
    Questions 8-10 will be used to evaluate your experience and qualifications for the position. Please provide concise detailed responses for consideration. Describe a complex public works analysis that you have performed. What question(s) were you seeking to answer? Describe the background research needed to support the analysis and the analytical tools you used. What were the results of the analysis? If you do not have this experience, please respond "N/A".

      Please describe the most complex engineering project you have managed. What was your role and your level of authority or oversight for the project? If you do not have this experience, please respond "N/A".

        Please describe and provide an example of a time that you recognized an opportunity to improve a process or project design and took the initiative to implement the improvement.

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