The Contra Costa Water District seeks an Assistant Engineer or Associate Engineer to perform engineering work in the planning, design, construction and operation of water systems, facilities, and related projects with leadership responsibilities for elements of the Engineering Department's safety functions. A primary role for this position is design of treated water pipelines, including applicant projects, main extensions, relocations and replacements. The vacancy may be filled at either position level.Assistant Engineer - This is the entry level class in the Engineering series. This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series. Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related professional work experience. Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks.Associate Engineer - This is the full journey level class within the Engineering series. This class is distinguished from the Assistant Engineer by the assignment of the full range of professional duties and the employees acquisition of a Professional Engineer license. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Movement to this level is contingent on meeting performance standards established by the District and the resource management needs of the organization. Advancement from the entry level to the journey level is in accordance with District policies and procedures.