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Starting wage expected to be $70,000 - $105,000 annualized depending on qualifications, experience, and education. 

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District is Northern Utah’s Regional Water Supplier for treated municipal water, wholesale irrigation water, retail secondary irrigation water, untreated industrial water and groundwater replacement water. We proudly serve the water needs of our customers in Davis, Weber, Summit, Morgan and Box Elder counties.

We are seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time Staff Engineer position. Excellent benefits including remote work, wellness program, retirement, 401(k) plan, flexible schedules, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, health, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, life and LTD insurance, and a great working environment.

Every employee at Weber Basin is responsible for fostering an organizational culture that is based on the District's core values of Collaboration, Ownership, Mutual Respect, Professionalism, Appreciation, Safety, and Sustainability.

As part of the Engineering team, this position will provide technical input and administrative support to accomplish the purposes of the District, provide project design coordination and contract administration, review and process developer or contract consultant designed and constructed facilities, and other wide-range duties from fairly routine to highly technical.

A bachelor degree in civil engineering from an accredited University is required. Candidates in their senior year of an engineering program are welcome to apply. At least one year preferred of varied experience in a number of technical areas such as pipeline design and construction, well design and construction, and hydraulic modeling.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS(Not necessarily a comprehensive list)

Performs general engineering functions to assist the Manager of Engineering which include the following:

  • Prepares plans and specifications for new, improved and remodeled projects being completed by District employees or outside general contractors.
  • Reviews and approves plans and specifications prepared by consulting firms for large projects to be completed by outside general contractors.
  • Performs inspection on projects completed by District forces as well as by outside general contractors.
  • Conducts studies and surveys to determine feasibility of various new projects within all departments in the District.
  • Supervises and participates in a variety of development plans to ensure conformance with District standards and specifications; notes needed corrections on plans; supervises the review and approval of a variety of permits such as encroachment, and irrigation; reviews legal descriptions and exhibits, grant deeds and easements, and title reports.
  • Performs project administration duties, reviews contract and improvement plans and tracks projects; assists staff, customers, developers and contractors with items needed to start and complete projects.
  • Prepares project reports, cost estimates and routine memo and correspondence between the District and engineering consultants, contractors, developers, public agencies and other concerned parties.
  • Reviews hydraulic analysis of proposed developments and capital improvements utilizing computer systems and manual calculations;
  • Reads and interprets regulations, contracts, plans, and specifications, maps and a variety of other engineering and contract related information; uses computers, calculators, drafting tools and equipment, reproduction equipment and a variety of other engineering and office equipment in performing job duties.
  • Reviews calibration and test procedures and makes recommendations.


Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of administrative principles and techniques, including planning, budgeting, safety, and staff organization and development; principles and practices of civil engineering, with particular reference to the planning, design, construction and operation of water supply facilities; principles, practices and operational methods of water treatment, storage and distribution; principles, equipment, and procedures of a water quality control program; Federal, state and local laws relating to water quality, treatment, storage and distribution.

Special Requirements: Possession of Registration as a Professional Engineer from the State of Utah, preferred.

Other Qualifications: Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record per District policy.

Skills: This job requires mainly technical skills in the general field of engineering. Skilled in the use of computer applications relevant to the engineering field. Must be proficient in the use of AutoCAD to complete projects.


The District provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable law. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District will not refuse to hire a disabled individual who is capable of performing the essential requirements of the position with reasonable accommodations when they do not create an undue hardship.

Any applicant who is chosen as the top candidate for the position will be required to submit to and pass a background and motor vehicle records check. Hiring is also conditioned upon and submission to and successfully passing of a urine test to screen for the presence of drugs and alcohol.