Associate Engineer

  • by Yorba Linda Water District
  • Jun 7, 2019

Job Location: Placentia, CA
Application Deadline: Ongoing – First Review 06/24/19
How to Apply: Apply online at Click on “YLWD Jobs” to access the complete job description, list of benefits, and employment application. A completed Yorba Linda Water District application must be submitted online. Resumes submitted in lieu of a District application will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled, with a first review of applications on June 24, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.


$42.28 – $54.12 Hourly
$3,382.40 – $4,329.60 Biweekly
$7,328.53 – $9,380.80 Monthly
$87,942.40 – $112,569.60 Annually

This classification and salary will be effective July 7, 2019 pending Board Approval and may be subject to change.

This position will be open until filled, with a first review of applications on June 24, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.


Under general supervision, performs responsible technical and administrative engineering support work related to planning, design, and construction of engineering projects and performs a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.


Receives general supervision from the Principal Engineer. May exercise technical and functional direction over assigned staff.


This is a professional class in the engineering series. This class is responsible for initiating communications and providing reliable information to engineering and construction management personnel for a range of duties including project management for projects, development of budgets, regulatory compliance reporting and reviewing the work of design consultants and contractors to ensure that projects are completed within budget and on time.


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related engineering field is required. Four (4) years of responsible engineering and project management experience in an organization similar to the District. Experience working with an elected Board or Commission is desirable.


  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Possession of a valid certificate or registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California; or the ability to obtain registration within 36 months from the date of hire.