Graduate Engineer B, Engineer A or Engineer B (Project Design and Delivery Group)

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Engineer B: $35.53 – $46.19; Engineer A: $33.52 - $43.58; Graduate Engineer B: $31.62 – $41.11
Posted
May 17, 2022
Closes
Jun 16, 2022
Position Type
Engineer
Organization Type
Government

The goal of the the Project Design and Delivery Divisions is to reduce the impacts of flooding, erosion and water pollution to Austin’s residents by identifying, prioritizing and delivering capital and in-house projects. Project Team 6 achieves these goals by planning, designing and implementing a wide range of drainage improvement projects and activities throughout the City. Project Team 6 also provides programmatic direction in identifying and prioritizing areas with flood risk due to creek or open channel sources. The section may also participate in code and criteria development, provide technical assistance to other Watershed Protection Department (WPD) divisions, City departments, and the development community.
 

This position and the team that it’s a part of are responsible for: identifying and implementing small scale flood risk reduction solutions; sponsoring preliminary engineering investigations, design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP); providing technical expertise; and conducting reviews of project related deliverables for compliance to City code and criteria. This position will serve as a lead for the design and delivery of in-house projects for Project Team 6.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Graduate Engineer B:
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a related field, plus two (2) years of experience in engineering.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
Texas: Engineer – In Training Certification.

Engineer A:
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years of engineering experience acquired before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Texas P.E. license within six (6) months of employment.

Engineer B:
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years of experience in engineering acquired before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
Licenses and Certifications Required:
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Texas P.E. license within six (6) months of employment.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of open channel flow and closed system flow, including experience and proficiency with hydraulic and hydrologic modeling software such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, PondPak, ICM, etc.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of small and large drainage projects, including preparing plans, permitting, and construction oversight.
  • Knowledge and experience with the City’s Drainage Criteria Manual and Land Development Code related to implementation of projects.
  • Well-developed technical, project management, and communication skills, including experience conducting public meetings.
  • Experience and proficiency in GIS.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.