Engineer III (EIT) - Civil Engineering/Commercial and Residential Land Development

Company

Pape-Dawson Engineers

Location

Austin, TX

Job Description

This position is involved in the practical application of engineering principles to design infrastructure for site or commercial and residential land development projects.


Responsibilities:

•Assist a Project Manager in the production of project plans, specifications and cost estimates
•Develop feasible design alternatives and compare significant parameters such as typical sections, horizontal and vertical alignments, right-of-way requirements and cost
•Identify and analyze the principle design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and need
•Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
•Prepare written technical reports and engineering studies using approved company format
•Direct production work of technicians
 

Job Requirements

•Bachelor of Science degree in civil or agricultural engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
•3 years' experience in civil design - site, commercial and/or residential design
•Familiar with engineering principles, techniques, and procedures
•Experience using computer aided design techniques
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, and public agencies
•Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and MS Office Suite
•Effective communication skills, both oral and written
•Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm with occasional overtime
•Must be reliable and dependable

Salary

Salary commensurate w/experience; Pape-Dawson offers an extremely competitive benefits package to eligible employees.

Contact Information

Please visit our website and search for Job ID 2018-1655 to apply:
http://www.pape-dawson.com/job-opportunities/

Project Manager - Water/Wastewater

Company

Pape-Dawson Engineers

Location

Austin, TX

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing all aspects of engineering for water/wastewater utility projects for public and private clients. In addition to leading a team of engineers and technical professionals, this position will also be actively involved in professional associations and community organizations as Pape-Dawson continues building partnerships within the community we serve in Austin.


Responsibilities:

•Prepare proposals, budgets and client agreements
•Lead and oversee design and technical aspects of the team(s) projects including detailed engineering design and calculations, report writing, permitting and presentations to clients
•Write responses to client Requests for Qualifications or Solicitations (RFQ's)
•Develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, public agency officials and community leaders
•Coordinate and monitor project tasks, budgets and schedules
•Responsible for the technical and professional development of project team(s)
•Participate in the development of company design and production standards
•Actively participate in professional associations and civic organizations within the community
 

Job Requirements

•Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
•Professional Engineer (P.E.) designation in the State of Texas
•6 or more years' experience managing substantial water and wastewater projects from conception to completion
•Extensive knowledge of design and construction practices for waterlines, storage tanks, pump stations, wastewater lines, lift stations and forcemains
•Some knowledge of water and wastewater treatment facility design and construction
•Proven ability to effectively communicate, both oral and written skills
•Proven ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, public agency officials and community leaders
•Proven ability to lead a team of engineers and technical professionals
•Actively involved in professional associations and civic organizations
•Must be able to work 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Salary

Salary commensurate w/experience. Pape-Dawson Engineers offers an extremely competitive benefits package to eligible employees.

Contact Information

Please visit our website and search for Job ID 2018-1659 to apply:

http://www.pape-dawson.com/job-opportunities/

Engineer A

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road

Job Description

The position will serve as the primary contact for the City’s Regional Stormwater Management Program (RSMP); provide engineering modeling and design support for floodplain review, in-house floodplain and drainage studies and flood risk reduction designs; support the modeling and inundation mapping efforts of the City’s Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) program and serve as a FEWS support team member during activations for storm events.

As the primary contact for RSMP, the position will provide engineering analysis and review for the program. These duties will include: coordination with applicants; engineering analysis and research for projects; arrangement of discussions with applicants to determine the feasibility of participation; and tracking the progress of RSMP requests over the lives of the associated projects.

Some RSMP projects lead to the development of Public-Private Partnerships for the design and construction of drainage improvements. The position will participate in the design of such improvements and will coordinate with applicants, Watershed Engineering Division design team staff, Field Operations engineers, Field Operations crews, and inspection services to facilitate the design and construction of offsite improvements that provide regional stormwater management benefits.

Essential duties and responsibilities specific to this position:

1. Coordinate with applicants to the RSMP program to research projects for which participation is requested, arrange discussions to determine the feasibility of participation, provide engineering analysis as needed, and track the progress of RSMP requests over the lives of the associated projects.
2. Coordinate with Development Services Department drainage and water quality reviewers to ensure that calculations and plans submitted in support of RSMP applications are properly reviewed and that the review and approval process for RSMP fits into the overall development review timeline.
3. Work with applicants, Watershed Engineering Division Design Team staff, Field Operations engineers, Fidl Operations crews, and Inspection services to facilitate the design and construction of offsite improvements that provide regional stormwater management benefits through public-private partnership agreements developed through the RSMP.
4. Provide modeling review support for floodplain studies, perform floodplain review for development applications, and provide modeling and design support for in-house floodplain and drainage studies and flood risk reduction design projects.
5. Support the modeling and inundation mapping efforts of the FEWS program and serve as a FEWS support team member during activations for storm events.

Job Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, particularly with the HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS and StormCAD packages or similar models.

Familiarity with the City of Austin’s land development code (particularly the drainage-related elements) and drainage criteria.

Experience in the analysis and design of storm drainage systems (open and closed), detention ponds, and projects focused on the design of solutions for flood risk reduction.

Experience with ArcGIS and with associated enterprise databases and database connectivity software (Oracle, SQL, etc.).

Experience with two-dimensional modeling and with distributed hydrologic models such as Vflo or Infoworks ICM.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Certification as a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

For additional information and requirements for this position and to APPLY, please visit the City of Austin Employment site: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/65119.

17-56R Engineer V (Senior)

Company

Enter company name.

Location

Austin

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or a related field.
• Three years of professional engineering experience.
• Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Texas.

Preferred Qualifications
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
• Certified Associate in Project Management.
• Experience in planning and/or design of water treatment, storage and distribution systems.
• Experience in planning and/or design of wastewater treatment plants and collection systems.
• Experience in construction related inspection, oversight or monitoring of water and/or wastewater projects.
• Experience with water laws, federal and state programs and permitting.

Job Requirements

Performs advanced (senior-level) varied and complex technical analysis and engineering evaluation of reports, facility plans, construction plans and specifications, construction schedules, contracts, change orders and other required project and program documents to ensure that the TWDB financial assistance projects comply with Board rules and design criteria. Makes recommendations on eligibility for funding and project approval. Ensures that projects comply with all engineering and construction related program requirements and that project files are accurate and complete. Serves as an advisor on engineering related matters and oversees applicable reviews conducted by Team Project Reviewers to help ensure that TWDB funded projects comply with Board rules, design criteria and acceptable engineering practices. Represents the Regional Water Planning and Development at assigned meetings and engagements. May train others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Manager of the Regional Water Project Development Team 1.

Essential Job Functions
• Performs technical review and evaluation of engineering related financial assistance documents based upon established guidelines providing relevant deficiencies, options and recommendations to ensure compliance with TWDB rules and regulations.
• Develops relevant engineering information needed for Board consideration of the funding request and make final recommendations on the feasibility of the proposed project/application.
• Reviews applications for financial assistance.
• Advises applicants on TWDB requirements according to the different funding programs.
• Provides guidance, oversight, and approval of reviews conducted by Project Reviewers.
• Coordinates with various federal and state agencies regarding project and programs.
• Monitors project schedules, budgets, and invoice costs and/or released costs to identify potential issues or delays.
• Serves as contract manager and monitors contract schedules, requirements, terms, and conditions; reviews eligibility and approves payment requests.
• May conduct on site observations to monitors the progress of the construction of water and wastewater treatment systems for compliance with TWDB rules and specifications.
• Assists owners with problem resolution, and ensures work is completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications.
• Manages various aspects of projects, recommends course of action to reduce delays, and documents project files on significant actions.
• Provides information and assistance to appropriate TWDB staff and clients.
• Stays informed of changes to pertinent laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and instructions and correctly applies them to assigned projects.
• Identifies and participates in internal and external job-related trainings.
• Coordinates and assists the engineering discipline lead and RWPD Management Analyst as needed.
• Maintains current information in TxWise.
• Maintains confidential and sensitive information.
• Ensures individual and team files (electronic and hard versions) are appropriately maintained and timely disposed of in accordance with the agency’s records retention procedures and schedule.
• Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements or the position to include, attending mandatory training courses.
• May be required to operate a state or personal vehicle for business purposes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary

$5,258.67 - $5,417.00/M* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Apply Via Mail/Hand Delivery: Texas Water Development Board, Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress Ave., Room 670, Austin, Texas 78701, via facsimile (512) 463-7644, via email HR@twdb.texas.gov or via Work in Texas (www.workintexas.com). Refer to Human Resources (512) 475-2142.

Equal Opportunity Employer

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/index.asp

Engineer C (Local Flood Risk Reduction Section)

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road

Job Description

This position is a member of the Watershed Engineering Division (WED), Local Flood Risk Reduction (LFRR) section. Our mission is to protect life, property, and the environment from the effects of flooding. The work of the LFRR section includes the management of consultants and staff to complete projects that will reduce local flood hazards to houses, commercial buildings and roadways due to inadequate storm drain systems. This position is responsible for performing feasibility studies to assess potential solutions to flooding issues, identifying and implementing small scale mitigation solutions, developing stormdrain models, providing technical assistance and conducting reviews of development applications, and assisting other engineering staff with the final design and construction phases of CIP and small projects. This position is also responsible for assisting with efforts to identify and prioritize potential projects and activities for the section.

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

Essential functions and duties specific to this position:
1. Assistance with the planning, design and construction of small projects and capital improvement projects for flood hazard mitigation. Application of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems for primarily storm drain systems, creeks, detention ponds, channel modifications, and levees/floodwalls.
2. Assistance with the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, cost estimates, budgets, special conditions and agreements. Monitor projects to assure they are completed as designed, on time and within budget.
3. Assistance with identification and prioritization of flood hazard mitigation projects. Assist with and conduct in-house engineering assessments for potential projects. Assist with and conduct evaluations and updates of information related to the City’s Watershed Masterplan.
4. Perform field work (including topographic survey) and site visits for active and prospective project areas.
5. Meet with City engineering, development review and legal staff, consulting engineers, contractors, developers, and private citizens on matters related to drainage, flooding, and flood hazard mitigation. Review of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems prepared by others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
This position will be filled at one of the following levels:

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 experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.

ENGINEER C:
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:
This position requires a State of Texas Professional Engineer License or if licensed in another state, must obtain Texas P.E. within 6 months of hire date.

DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:
A valid Texas Driver’s License is required if driving on City business. If selected as the top candidate, your driving record will be evaluated. Job offer is contingent on meeting the City’s Driver Eligibility Standards which includes not exceeding the applicable Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) points or City Driver Points (CDP).

ASSESSMENT:
A skills assessment(s) may be conducted as part of the interview process.

EDUCATION:
Verification of education will be conducted on the top candidate.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to carry/lift/push/pull up to 20 lbs. Ability to climb/sit/stand/bend/stoop/walk/squat/kneel/reach above shoulder level to conduct field work/site visits/creek walks/carrying survey equipment and flood reconnaissance kits in the field.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
Must be able to navigate in various types of weather conditions and terrains (e.g. performing site visits and creek walks).

Job Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in water resources.

Knowledge and experience of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis including 1D and 2D modeling of primarily storm drain systems and open channels, including experience and proficiency with hydraulic and hydrologic modeling software such as StormCAD, Inforworks, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, etc.

Design experience preferably with storm drains and be able to demonstrate experience in and knowledge of engineering design software such as CivilStorm and AutoCAD.

Working knowledge of the City’s Drainage Criteria Manual.

Possess well-developed oral and written technical communication skills.

Experience in and knowledge of GIS.

Experience performing topographic surveys (using GPS and Total Station equipment).

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

For additional requirements and information regarding this position and to APPLY, please visit the City of Austin Job site: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/64880. Job Requisition Number is COA077694.

Engineer I/ Job Posting 18-30, 18-31, 18-32 and 18-33

Company

Texas Water Development Board

Location

Austin

Job Description

Performs routine (journey-level) technical analysis and engineering evaluation of reports, facility plans, construction plans and specifications, construction schedules, contracts, change orders and other required project and program documents. Responsible for ensuring that TWDB financial assistance projects comply with Board rules and design criteria. Makes recommendations on eligibility for funding and project approval. Ensures that projects comply with all engineering and construction related program requirements and that project files are accurate and complete. Represents Regional Water Planning and Development (RWPD) at assigned meetings and engagements. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Manager of the RWPD Department.

Job Requirements

Essential Job Functions
• Reviews applications for financial assistance.
• Advises applicants on TWDB requirements according to the different funding programs.
• Develops relevant engineering information needed for Board consideration of the funding request and make final recommendations on the feasibility of the proposed project/application.
• Coordinates with various federal and state agencies regarding project and programs.
• Performs technical review and evaluation of engineering related financial assistance documents; determines relevant deficiencies, options and recommendations to ensure compliance with TWDB rules and regulations.
• Monitors project schedules, budgets, and invoice costs and/or released costs to identify potential issues or delays.
• Serves as contract manager and monitors contract schedules, requirements, terms, and conditions; reviews eligibility and approves payment requests.
• Conducts on-site observations to monitor the progress of the construction of water and wastewater treatment systems to for compliance with TWDB rules and regulations.
• Assists owners with problem resolution, and ensures work is completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications.
• Manages various aspects of projects, recommends course of action to reduce delays, and documents project files on significant actions.
• Provides information and assistance to appropriate TWDB staff and clients.
• Stays informed of changes to pertinent laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and instructions and correctly applies them to assigned projects.
• Identifies and participates in internal and external job-related trainings.
• Maintains current information in TxWise.
• Maintains confidential and sensitive information.
• Ensures individual and team files (electronic and hard versions) are appropriately maintained and timely disposed of in accordance with the agency’s records retention procedures and schedule.
• Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses.
• May be required to operate a state or personal vehicle for business purposes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.                                                                                                • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or a related field.
• One to two years of engineering-related experience.
• Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Texas.
• Relevant education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Salary

$4,125.00-$4,700.00/Monthly* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Apply Via Mail/Hand Delivery: Texas Water Development Board
Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress Ave., Room 670, Austin, Texas 78701, via facsimile (512) 463-7644, via email HR@twdb.texas.gov or via Work in Texas (www.workintexas.com). Refer to Human Resources (512) 475-2142. Equal Opportunity Employer.

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/

 

Senior level Professional Engineer

Company

The Ward Group

Location

Austin, Texas

Job Description

Senior Level Professional Engineer with management and marketing skills.
BSCE 25+ years experience required.
Austin Texas location.
Responsibilities include considerable marketing element to grow the existing office.

Job Requirements

Management and marketing skills BSCE required. 25+ years experience required.

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Cindy Ward
richardward9558@gmail.com

Research Engineering Scientist Associate I

Company

University of Texas at Arlington Center for Environmental Excellence

Location

Austin, TX

Job Description

To perform entry-level engineering assignments and provide assistance to higher level engineers, city and county officials, water system owners and operators, agency staff, the public or other governmental entities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Review and evaluate SW public water system Filter Backwash Recycling Rule (FBRR) requests, update databases and spreadsheets accordingly.
2. Routinely run queries to ensure inactivation data in Surface Water and/or Groundwater Monthly Operating Reports are accurate and consistent with databases.
3. Provide technical assistance to consulting engineers, city and county officials, water system owners and operators, agency staff, the public or other governmental entities.
4. Complete the technical review of plan and specification submittals within the performance target timeframe set by management.
5. Prepare formal correspondence for each plan review during the timeframe set by management (typically 60 days).
6. Performs other duties assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: BACHELOR’S degree in the field of assignment with data analysis, environmental quality management, public utilities, business administration, or related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: EIT

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Follows all applicable institutional standard operating procedures. Adheres to institutional paper and electronic file management requirements.

Salary

3,100.00

Contact Information

Angel Vega
Center for Environmental Excellence
Division for Enterprise Development (Austin Office)
University of Texas – Arlington
vegaam@uta.edu

Accessibility Consultant

Company

Altura Solutions

Location

Austin, TX

Job Description

Altura Solutions is a small consulting firm specializing in ADA/accessibility compliance that was founded in 2006. The firm has traditionally worked in Texas, but has shifted to a nation-wide focus and is currently working across the country. The firm currently has a staff of four and is looking to grow services and staff.

The Accessibility Consultant will be responsible for assisting with the daily professional consulting services provided by the firm. The candidate will be groomed to become a Registered Accessibility Specialist (RAS) and ADA Consultant. This is a non-design position that will review design documents and conduct inspections for compliance with various accessibility codes.

Existing staff will teach the candidate various accessibility codes such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Fair Housing Act (FHA), the International Building Code (IBC), and ICC/ANSI.

The position requires an engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, or planning degree with a minimum of two years of experience in their related field. The ideal candidate has experience working with design codes and the regulatory/permit approval process. The candidate should be looking to leverage their experience to transition into a non-design consulting role.

Job Requirements

College degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or landscape architecture
2+ years of experience within the design/development/construction industry;
Excellent verbal and written communications, and presentation skills;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in permit approval process (either seeking or granting permits)
Experience interacting with government agencies (Cities, TxDOT, Travis County, TCEQ, etc.)
Advanced Excel. Navigate and modify existing spreadsheets, such as, filtering, sorting, graphing, developing macros, and producing pivot tables.

Salary

$4,073 monthly

Contact Information

Jesus Lardizabal
4111 Medical parkway, Suite 301
Austin, TX 78756
512-410-7059

Regional Water Planner (Planner II)

Company

Texas Water Development Board

Location

Austin

Job Description

Performs routine (journey-level) planning and research work. Work involves coordinating the development of regional water plans with regional water planning groups. Coordinates and manages planning grant contracts for development of regional water plans. Serves as liaison (non-voting member) to regional water planning groups. Provides technical and administrative assistance to regional water planning groups. Supports regional water project development teams and evaluate projects in loan application process. Assists in developing the state water plan. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Manager of the Regional Water Planning Department.

Essential Job Functions
• Manages research and planning contracts for regional water planning and related studies to assure products meet the intent of the scope of work, rules, and statutory requirements.
• Performs other routine contract management duties such as reviewing and approving payment requests and ensuring timely processing of contract amendments, budget memorandums, or subcontracts.
• Provides technical assistance for planning contracts and reports on planning projects.
• Serves as the liaison (non-voting member) and provides direct technical and administrative assistance to three regional water planning groups to facilitate the timely completion of their regional water plans and studies.
• Prepares and evaluates reports, and makes presentations.
• Participates in technical, policy, and interagency planning meetings.
• Supports and participates as a member of one or more multi-disciplinary Regional Water Project Development teams through promoting funding programs at stakeholder meetings, and application review for funding water-related infrastructure projects.
• Reviews and evaluates planning deliverables for contractual, rule, and statutory compliance and approval.
• Maintains contact and membership data for assigned regions.
• Ensures information for assigned regions is accurate and up to date on the TWDB website.
• Assists in providing quality control review of SWIFT project prioritization information.
• Assists in compiling, writing, and otherwise developing Board and policy items as well as the state water plan and other program materials.
• Maintains confidential and sensitive information.
• Ensures individual and team files (electronic and hard versions) are appropriately maintained and timely disposed of in accordance with the agency’s records retention procedures and schedule.
• Maintains required certifications and licenses and meets the continuing education needs and requirements of the position to include, attending mandatory training courses.
• May be required to operate a state or personal vehicle for business purposes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in City or Regional Planning, Engineering, Hydrology, Geology, Economics, Business or Public Administration, or a related field.
• Three to five years of experience in planning and research work, engineering, hydrology, geology, economics, business, or public administration.
• Relevant education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
• Graduate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in City or Regional Planning, Engineering, Hydrology, Geology, Economics, Business or Public Administration, or related areas.
• Three years of experience in water-related technical work or water planning.

Salary

$4,200 - $4,750* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Apply Via Mail/Hand Delivery: Texas Water Development Board
Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress Ave., Room 670,
Austin, Texas 78701, via facsimile (512) 463-7644, via email HR@twdb.texas.gov or via Work in Texas (www.workintexas.com). Refer to Human Resources (512) 475-2142. Equal Opportunity Employer

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/index.asp