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Graduate Engineer B, Engineer A or Engineer B

City of Austin
505 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, Tx 78704
Up to $95,000
Closing date
Sep 24, 2022
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Department Overview:
Watershed Protection Department

The position is a member of Project Team 2 in the Project Design and Delivery (PDD) branch of the department. We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team to advance our mission of protecting life, property, and the environment from the effects of flooding, erosion, and water pollution. The work of this design team includes sponsoring large Capital Improvement Program projects and smaller in-house projects to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion and protect water quality in our creeks, with a focus on localized flooding and improvements to storm drain systems.

This position is responsible for performing feasibility studies to assess potential solutions to drainage issues, identifying and implementing small-scale mitigation solutions, developing Hydrologic and Hydraulic models, conducting technical reviews, and assisting other engineering staff with the final design and construction phases of the Capital Improvement Program (CIPs) projects and in-house projects. This position may also assist with efforts to identify and prioritize potential projects and activities for the division.


The City of Austin is one of the most diverse municipal organization with over 10,000 employees. Our mission is to make Austin the best-managed City in the country, along with our vision of making Austin the most livable City in the country. Our employees make a difference every day in our community. Our organization operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City of Austin has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members who represent ten districts. The Watershed Protection Department was established in 1991 to manage Austin's lakes, creeks, and drainage infrastructure. The mission of the Department is to reduce the impact of flooding, erosion and water pollution on our community to protect lives, property and the environment. To do this work, our department has approximately 360 employees whose jobs range from flood engineers to stream ecologists to field crews. We inspect, maintain, and/or repair 1,100 miles of storm pipes; 9,000 public and private stormwater ponds; and several miles of natural waterways.
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