Civil Engineer- Associate/Senior

El Dorado Irrigation District   Placerville, CA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on June 13, 2024
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CIVIL ENGINEER ASSOCIATE/SENIOR

We are looking for well-rounded multi-disciplinary engineers to join our team.

ANNUAL SALARY SCHEDULE

• Associate Civil Engineer $115,836.00—$140,799.24
• Senior Civil Engineer $128,032.32—$155,624.16
• Up to $9,000 Hiring & Retention Bonuses (90-day, 12 & 24 Months)

COMPETITIVE PAY & BONUSES

LOCATION, HISTORY & WHO WE ARE TODAY

El Dorado Irrigation District is based in El Dorado County, California—our service area is on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, west of world-renowned Lake Tahoe and east of Sacramento. Our 220-square-mile service area highlights the extraordinary geographical diversity of this region.

Formed in 1925, our roots began after the gold rush with the purchase of the water storage and distribution system of the El Dorado Water Corporation. The focus of the District then was to protect and secure water supplies for residents and agricultural purposes.

Today, we are a multi-county special district that provides water, wastewater, and recycled water services to over 150,000 residents, as well as operate a federally licensed 21-megawatt hydroelectric powerhouse (Project 184). The District also operates award winning recreation areas.

OUR MISSION

We are a public agency dedicated to providing high quality water, wastewater treatment, recycled water, hydropower and recreation services in an environmentally and fiscally responsible manner.

THE DEPARTMENT

The Engineering Department is one of six at the District, which include Communications, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Operations.

Engineering is responsible for prioritizing, planning and implementing public works projects for water, wastewater, recycled water, hydroelectric and recreation. Engineering serves as the primary department responsible for the District’s capital improvement plan (CIP).

Engineering staff ensure projects are managed fiscally and meet or exceed all applicable state and federal standards.

REPORTING LOCATION

All engineering staff report in person to the District’s Headquarters campus located in Placerville to promote team collaboration and cohesiveness.

PROJECTS

  • Silver Lake Dam Reconstruction
  • El Dorado Hills Water Treatment Plant Phase 1 Improvements
  • El Dorado Canal Flume Replacements
  • Recycled Water Storage Tanks Replacement & Rehabilitation
  • Sly Park Recreation Area Improvements
  • Silva Valley Trunk Line Improvements
  • Water Treatment Plant Modernization Project
  • Silver Lake Campground Well

The above list is illustrative only

THE JOB

Serves as project manager for a variety of public works and capital improvement projects including the design and construction of District facilities for water and recycled water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, water and wastewater treatment plants, hydroelectric generation systems, and recreation area improvements.

  • Administers, reviews and oversees construction projects
  • Researches project design requirements, performs related calculations, and prepares time and material cost estimates
  • Interprets construction specifications, conducts plan checks to ensure compliance with District and various environmental and regulatory standards
  • Provides technical assistance to contractors and subcontractors
  • Responds to requests for information by contractors, inspectors, consultants, stakeholders, and customers
  • Inspects and verifies quality of workmanship is to District standards and specifications
  • Conducts submittal reviews
  • Authorizes certification of substantial and final project completions
  • Verifies and approves progress payments, and contract retainage


The above describes a portion of the duties, apply now to see full job description.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Will have professional engineering experience in public infrastructure projects, coupled with proven project management abilities.

Candidates will also demonstrate versatility in both collaborative and independent work environments while managing projects effectively from inception through completion in a prescribed manner.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

Associate Civil Engineers require a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution, and a Professional Engineering (PE) license.

Senior Civil Engineers require, in addition to the above, five years of professional engineering experience, including three years in a role similar to that of an Associate Civil Engineer with the District.

SALARY & BENEFITS

SALARY SCHEDULE

  • Associate Civil $115,836.00—$140,799.24
  • Senior Civil Engineer $128,032.32—$155,624.16

HIRING & RETENTION BONUSES

  • 90-days $3,000
  • 12 months $3,000
  • 24 months $3,000

RETIREMENT

  • New CalPERS 2% @ 62
  • Classic CalPERS 2% @ 55
  • Retirement Healthcare (District Vesting Schedule)

HEALTH INSURANCE

  • Cost share for CalPERS Medical, Delta Dental, & VSP Vision

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Paid Time Off Accrued with Service Time
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • 40 hours Administrative Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Plans Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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