Engineer, Water Resources ($5,540- $10,377)
Working Title: Structural Design Engineer
Division of Engineering
Design / Structural Engineering Branch / Structures II
DWR Position: 3420-3137-016 & 3420-3137-017
SAP Position: 50002952 & 50002836
(Final Filing Date: 04/08/2021)
Please find out more information about this posting here: CalCareers
Effective July 1, 2020, State employees are subject to a 9.23% salary reduction, not included in the current salary, in exchange for up to 16 hours of the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) per month.
Why Choose Us: The single greatest advantage of working for DWR is that you can practice structural engineering in its purest form. Because California’s Department of Water Resources is the owner and operator of its facilities, our engineers are empowered to make the right choices in design, detailing, and materials to ensure public safety and longevity of the infrastructure. Our engineers are at the forefront on design and construction projects, and they make design decisions based on good engineering practice for safety, durability, and performance—in that order.
At DWR you will have the advantage of numerous resources to support your work and your professional growth—including training, organizational memberships, and knowledgeable colleagues, of which many are under one roof and all of which collaborate for project success.
We hope you’ll check out the Duties and Desirable Qualifications below and apply for this great career opportunity to join our team and help deliver water to over 26 million Californians as well as contribute to protecting our environment and species conservation efforts.
Duties: This position is open to engineers of varying levels of experience. Actual assigned duties will be commensurate with skill level. Under the direction of a Senior Engineer, the incumbent performs structural analysis, design, and prepares plans and specifications for a variety of projects including buildings, bridges, spillways, hydraulic structures, radial gates, intakes and miscellaneous water-related facilities, as well as prepares designs for modifications to existing facilities. Additional duties include performing engineering studies and analyses of existing and proposed facilities, site inspections, and engineering support for projects under construction.
Desired Qualifications: Candidates will be evaluated based on their relative ability as demonstrated by the quality and extent of their experience. Therefore, our ideal candidate’s application and resume will clearly and concisely address as many of the following desirable qualifications as possible: candidate has knowledge and experience in the structural engineering field and especially in the duties mentioned above; has the ability to take direction; is engaged; works as a contributing team member; is a highly-motivated self-starter and works autonomously; can direct the work of others, such as drafters, students, and consultants; can communicate and write well; is detailed and quality oriented; can manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time; is organized; has a track record of meeting deadlines and budget constraints; is dependable; has computer skills in spreadsheets, computer-aided drafting (CAD), engineering analysis programs, and Microsoft Office suite; has knowledge or experience with public works construction contracts; and has knowledge or experience writing and reviewing technical specifications. A Professional Engineer’s license for the State of CA preferred but not required.
Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.
Benefits: Click here to read about some of our outstanding benefits. We’re also located right next to Light Rail for an easy commute – we’ll even reimburse you for a portion of your monthly public transit pass!
How to Apply: Please click on the Job Posting link below to apply for this position. You need to submit a State Employment Application (STD 678), a resume, and a cover letter briefly introducing yourself and explaining why you feel you are a good fit for this position. Please reference SAP Position Number 50002952 & 50002836 and Job Control Number JC-242332 in the Explanations section of your STD 678.
You are not required to be on an eligibility list at the time you apply for this position. Simply submit your application today using the provided instructions. List eligibility will eventually be required, however, prior to hiring. You may qualify for list eligibility at any time prior to hiring by visiting www.calcareers.ca.gov, clicking on Exam/Assessment Search, entering Exam Code “0PBEA,” clicking “Search,” click to view the Exam Bulletin, and then clicking the “Training and Experience Evaluation” under the Taking the Examination section.
Resumes, cover letters, and/or other attachments will not be accepted in lieu of a completed STD 687.
Read the information and then click on the link under “Taking the Examination.”
Click here to apply to this position through the CalCareers website.
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Contact: If you have any questions about this position or are interested in learning more about the State hiring process, please contact Alannah Chapman at 916-653-1003 or Alannah.email@example.com.