Senior Engineer

  • by Yorba Linda Water District
  • Feb 10, 2020

Job Location

Placentia, CA

How to Apply


Application Deadline

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 February 24, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.


Under general direction, performs complex professional field and office civil engineering work related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of District projects and infrastructure, and supervises the processing and approval of land development projects; confers with developers, contractors and representatives of other agencies regarding facility and infrastructure development; manages projects utilizing professional services and construction contracts; provides professional assistance to the Engineering Manager, Principal Engineer and other staff; performs a variety of studies and prepares staff reports; signs drawings, submits reports and performs similar work within state guidelines; and performs related work as required.


Receives general direction from the Engineering Manager. Exercises general and direct supervision over assigned professional and technical staff.


This is the professional-level class in the engineering series with supervisory responsibility for private development projects, CIP projects, engineering programs, such as Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG), and Construction Management and Inspection services. Incumbents perform complex professional and technical work in the preparation of plans, specifications, designs, estimates, schedules, reports, and project management activities for construction or maintenance programs. This class is distinguished from Principal Engineer by the latter’s capability of performing the most complex engineering work of the division.


Any combination of training and experience which 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 related engineering field. Ten (10) years of professional experience in design and construction and management of civil engineering projects, including three (3) years supervisory experience.


  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Possess and maintain a valid license as a Professional Engineer in the State of California.


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