Metro Water District


POSITION:                           Civil Engineer

SALARY RANGE:              $71,864 - $111,001

CLOSING DATE:                April 1, 2019



  • Under general supervision of the Engineering Manager, this position performs civil engineering work of considerable difficulty involving planning, design, project management and construction administration; and performs related work as required.  Supports District teams and related activities.  


  • Prepare designs, drawings, plans, cost estimates, specifications and technical reports for various construction and improvement projects.
  • Provide field investigation and inspection of construction sites as part of engineering assignments.
  • Determine scope of engineering projects; prepare Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) and contracts for consulting services; review proposals, plans and specifications prepared by consulting engineers; and assist and recommend the development of technical criteria and standards for use on District projects.
  • Plan, develop and implement engineering projects related to the Capital Improvement Program.
  • Administer contracts by verifying invoices and pay requests, reviewing change orders, amendments and shop drawings, conduct progress meetings, and review reports on contractor’s performance.
  • Investigate/prepare reports and develop cost estimates of a complex nature in connection with various engineering projects.
  • Provide relevant subject matter expertise and technical support to the Utility Team.
  • Build, maintain, update and utilize computerized hydraulic models (both steady-state and transient/surge models) as a design tool, a medium and long range planning tool, and as a reference tool to address inquiries from the  public, contractors, outside engineers and designers, and District staff regarding expected water pressure and fire flow availability.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university or closely related field and four years of paraprofessional civil engineering experience. 
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona.



The District offers full competitive benefits and membership in the Arizona State Retirement System.


To be considered, submit a letter of interest, and resume via email to  For more information, please contact Billie Sue Morelli, Human Resources Manager at 520-209-2848.



  • © Metropolitan Domestic Water Improvement District
  • 6265 N. La Cañada, Tucson, Arizona 85704
  • 520-575-8100 (office)
  • 520-575-8454 (fax)

Office hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm and Friday 7:30am - 12 noon