Job Openings

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the TUD team! The District is committed to employing and retaining a high quality, motivated workforce dedicated to delivering high-quality services to the community. TUD offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, insists on a safe workplace, provides opportunities for training and advancement and utilizes sound management practices and policies.

Job Openings

This position presents a rare and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and make a real difference in the community! Under general direction of the Senior Engineer or District Engineer,  this entry level position in the Engineer class series provides professional engineering work as required for the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the District water and wastewater facilities; administers permits, agreements, and contracts; performs periodic field inspections of construction in progress; evaluates water and wastewater system modeling performed by others; performs activities such as surveying, drafting and mapping; assists in acquisition of land and/or rights-of-way, provides technical assistance to engineering department and other District departments, and performs other related work as required.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Possession of a Civil Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license, and a satisfactory driving record.
  • One year of related experience is desirable.

Annual Salary:             $72,176 – $87,755

Plus Excellent Benefits! TUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health, dental and vision insurance plans; life insurance; CalPERS retirement plan; 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for advancement professional growth including training and career development.

Interested applicants should complete the Employment Application listed below. This position will remain open until filled.

Assistant Engineer-Job Description
Employment Application

General Description:
Under supervision, performs technical field and office duties supporting the Engineering Department activities related to the planning, design, bidding, construction, installation, maintenance, and inspection including other activities such as surveying, drafting, mapping, researching real property interests and related activities.

The ideal candidate is a team player and reliable employee having 2+ years of recent, progressively responsible experience performing similar duties, especially in drafting and inspection, is comfortable working in both office and field settings, and has the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of professionals. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications below may also be considered.

For Engineering Technician 1
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent, including drafting courses or demonstrated ability or aptitude to learn AutoCAD. Equivalent to completion of an Associate degree, with course work in mathematics, AutoCAD, GIS, engineering or related field is preferred.
• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
• Two years’ experience performing similar technical engineering or construction related duties.

For Engineering Technician 2
In addition to the qualifications above, the Engineering Technician 2:
• Two years’ responsible experience similar to Engineering Technician 1 with the Tuolumne Utilities District.

Please review all documents listed below. To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire and TUD Job Application. This position will remain open until filled. 

Engineering Technician 1/2 Flyer
Engineering Technician Job Description
Complete Supplemental Questionnaire
TUD Job Application

Application PRocess

All Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) opportunities are posted on its website at Candidates who wish to apply must submit a complete and signed TUD Employment Application along with any additional required documentation by email as a PDF file to or by fax to 209-533-4268. Currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TUD office is closed to the public. A resume may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of the required application documents. All required Application Documents must be received by the closing date and time in order to be considered. Applications are only accepted for open and posted positions.


The District will afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants as to all terms and conditions of employment, including compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination. The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity or any other characteristic protected by state and federal law. We are committed to promoting an equal opportunity work environment within all levels of our workforce.


Complete application packages are reviewed against the job requirements outlined in the job flyer and job description. TUD screens applications for the most qualified candidates. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that an applicant will forward in the hiring process. Incomplete or unsigned application packages will not be considered further regardless of an applicant’s qualifications. Please carefully review any instructions noted in the application process and be sure to include any and all required application materials. It is recommended that you save all of your required attachments to a single PDF file and then send package via email to or fax your completed application to 209-533-4268 by the closing date.

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