Engineer II-Facilities Electrical

  • by Alameda County Water District
  • Jan 10, 2019

Job Location: Fremont, CA
Application Deadline: 01/28/2019
How to Apply: Online at: www.acwd.org/jobs


The Alameda County Water District, in Fremont, California, is seeking a talented electrical engineer to perform a wide-range of duties and technical oversight for the safe and reliable operation and maintenance of electrical systems throughout District facilities. Under general supervision, assumes technical responsibility and performs a wide variety of electrical power and, secondarily, control systems engineering work related to the preventive maintenance, repair, advanced troubleshooting, condition assessment, analysis and design, planning, project management and field work for low and medium voltage electrical equipment and control systems throughout potable water supply, treatment, pumping and distribution facilities.

Work duties are broad and include: Evaluation of existing and proposed electrical systems and equipment including load studies and sizing, selective coordination, protective relaying, short circuit studies, arc flash, engine generators and motor control centers; Manage electrical testing and preventive maintenance programs; Project management including identification and scoping of repair and improvement projects, cost estimating, detailed design, field testing and completion of small projects with District electricians and/or contractors; Support of District electricians through training, troubleshooting, development of SOPs, and direction for complex field activities; provide technical guidance for development and implementation of electrical safety program and safe work practices; Manage relationship with PG&E including energy budgeting, power monitoring and usage analysis, service and outage coordination, evaluation of energy conservation and efficiency programs, and power quality issues; and Provide support for the design and maintenance of SCADA and programmable logic controller systems. Experience in water, wastewater or industrial facilities is preferred. Although not required, the ideal candidate is licensed in the State of California as a professional engineer.