Engineer A or Engineer B (Creek Flood Hazard Mitigation)

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road

Job Description

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

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 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.

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.

This position is a member of the Creek Flood Hazard Mitigation (CFHM) Section of the Watershed Engineering Division (WED). One of the goals of the division is to reduce the impacts and risk of flooding to Austin’s residents. Staff in the CFHM section helps to achieve this goal by identifying, prioritizing, planning, and implementing flood hazard mitigation projects and activities throughout the City. The section also administers the funds collected through the Regional Stormwater Management Program, participates in code and criteria development, and provides technical assistance to other Watershed Protection Department (WPD) missions, City departments, and the development community. This position and the team are responsible for performing feasibility studies to assess potential solutions to flooding issues, identifying and designing small scale mitigation solutions, sponsoring final design and construction of CIP projects, providing technical assistance, and conducting reviews of development applications. This position is also essential to the project identification and prioritization activities of the section.

Essential functions and duties specific to this position:
1. Planning, design and construction of small projects and capital improvement projects for flood hazard mitigation. Application of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems for creeks and enclosed storm drain systems, detention ponds, channel modifications and levees/floodwalls.
2. 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. Identification and prioritization of flood hazard mitigation projects. In-house engineering assessments for potential projects. Evaluations and updates of information related to the City’s Watershed Masterplan.
4. Meet with City engineering, development review and legal staff, consulting engineers, contractors, developers, and private citizens on matters related to drainage, creek flooding, and flood hazard mitigation. Review of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling systems prepared by others. Review of proposed changes to code and criteria.
5. Periodic field work to perform site visits and field investigations to evaluate problem areas and potential project sites.

For additional information and requirements specific to this position, please visit the City of Austin Employment website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62696
(https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62696)

Job Requirements

Demonstrate 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, ICM, StormCAD, PondPack, etc.

Experience and proficiency in GIS and engineering design software such as AutoCAD.

Knowledge of the City's Drainage Criteria Manual and Land Development Code.

Certified Floodplain Manager

Experience with the hands-on design and implementation of small and large drainage projects, including preparing plans, permitting, and construction oversight.

Well-developed technical, project management, and communication skills, including experience conducting public meetings.

Salary

Commensurate

Contact Information

For additional requirements and information regarding this position and to APPLY, please visit the City of Austin Employment website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62696 (https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62696)

This posting closes on October 22, 2017.

Engineer C (Local Flood Hazard Mitigation)

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road

Job Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework 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. Require a State of Texas Professional Engineer License or if licensed in another state, must obtain Texas P.E. within 6 months of hire date.

This position is a member of the Watershed Engineering Division (WED), and the team lead for the Local Flood Hazard Mitigation (LFHM) section. The work of this section includes the management of consultants and staff to complete projects that will reduce local flood hazards for 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.

For additional information and requirements specific to this position, please visit the City of Austin Employment website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62440

Job Requirements

Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in water resources, and ten (10) years engineering experience, two years of which is in a lead or supervisory capacity.

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, Infoworks, 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

Contact Information

For additional requirements and information regarding this position and to APPLY, please visit the City of Austin Employment website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62440

This positing closes on October 1, 2017.

Consulting Engineer (Value Engineering Team)

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus 8 years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Must be a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, must obtain Texas P.E. within 6 months of hire date.

This position will serve as a member of the Watershed Protection Department’s Value Engineering team. Work includes review and evaluation of Capital Improvement Projects (scopes, Preliminary Engineering Reports, Design Plans, and Hydrologic & Hydraulic models), updates or revision of the City’s drainage and environmental design criteria manuals. The position will also evaluate business systems efficiency and effectiveness by identifying opportunities to maximize projects’ functions and values, minimize cost and adverse impact, and improve program service efficiency. The position will manage high-level technical and business improvement projects, may supervise engineering staff, and will perform special investigation and analysis to provide recommendations and high level of business strategic consulting services to department executives and City management.

Job Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Twenty (20) or more years of engineering experience after graduating with a civil or an environmental engineering degree; Post graduate degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering; Certified Floodplain Manager; Five (5) or more years of experience in developing GIS-based hydrologic and hydraulic models; Ten (10) or more years of direct experience in engineering design and construction after obtaining a PE license with some of that experience related directly to water quality and creek erosion control design; Experience in budget development, monitoring, forecasting, and reporting, including municipal bond and/or CIP development, management, and program management experience; Demonstration of the ability to work in a politically sensitive environment and convey complex and technical information to elected officials, stakeholder groups, boards and commissions, and City staff, with a strong collaborative approach and strategic leadership; Familiarity with the City of Austin’s Land Development Code, Drainage and Environmental Criteria Manuals, watershed regulations, and other relevant state and federal regulations and design standards. For the essential duties and functions specific to this position and other requirements, please visit the City of Austin website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62435

Salary

Commensurate

Contact Information

For additional requirements and information regarding this position and to APPLY, please visit the City of Austin website: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/62435

Operational Efficiency Analyst

Company

Broadspectrum North America, a Ferrovial Services Company

Job Description

Broadspectrum Solution is an operations, maintenance and construction services organization, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail property, and defense sectors. This is a complex and evolving business offering the high profile projects, large-scale challenges and tailored support you need to achieve on the global stage.

Department: Infrastructure - Austin, Texas

Number of vacancies: 1

Reports to: Manager of Operational Efficiency

JOB MISSION

Analyze, from a technical point of view, the current operational execution of road maintenance contracts in the US, in order to identify, plan, propose, and support, the implementation of timely operational improvement actions aimed at increasing the profitability of the contracts.

MAIN DUTIES
•Analyze in detail, from a technical perspective, the current operation of the road maintenance contracts of BRS America.
•Identify, plan, propose and support if necessary, the implementation of timely operational improvement actions aimed at obtaining a quality, efficient and profitable service, in accordance with the Executive Committee of the BRS Infrastructure division.
•Understand and handle the contractual documents of the different road contracts, as well as the regulations of application in each of the geographies where BRS America operates.
•Communicate the improvement plan to be implemented by the contract management personnel, trying to achieve their best involvement from their different roles, always in coordination with the Executive Team of the BRS Infrastructure division.
•Perform the proper follow-up of the implemented actions
•Assist the Manager of Operational Efficiency, if necessary, in the contact, negotiation and improvement of existing agreements with suppliers and subcontractors, ensuring that the purchase is carried out in an appropriate and efficient manner.
•Provide relevant information regarding the execution, evolution, development and future of the business, monitoring its progress in accordance with established objectives.

Job Requirements

Education: Engineering (Civil or similar)
•Job Specific Skills: High level excel skills, pivot tables, index match, V-lookups, infrastructure operational knowledge and contracts; strong analytical skills

Languages: Fluent in English, Bilingual in Spanish a plus



Experience: 3 years’ experience in road maintenance contacts, commercial or quality



Other Skills: Analysis and decision making, communication and influence, customer focus, flexibility and adaptability.



RELATIONSHIPS

Internal relationship:



Infrastructure Team

Project Managers

Site Employees

Support and Service Functions



External relationship:



Clients

Suppliers

Vendors

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

ashley.inman@broadspectrum.com

Commercial Engineer Analyst

Company

Broadspectrum North America, a Ferrovial Services Company

Job Description

BROADSPECTRUM Americas is part of FERROVIAL GROUP, one of the world´s leading private infrastructure operator, with its holding company, Ferrovial S.A. is listed in the Spanish stock exchange with presence in over 15 countries. Its main activities are infrastructures construction and management, airports management, toll roads, and provision of services of different nature, with over 10B in annual revenue, and 96.000 employees.

Its Services division, where BROADSPECTRUM AMERICA sits, is mainly devoted to Oil & Gas services, Infrastructure Maintenance, Facility Maintenance, Mining services, Waste collection and treatment, Utilities and Energy efficiency. With presence in US, Canada, Chile, Spain, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, and Qatar, among other countries.

Department: Infrastructure (FS North America)

Number of vacancies: 1

Reports to: Commercial Director

Job Mission:
This is a broad role with significant customer focus that will include overall coordination of our marketing, business development and sales initiatives. Internal coordination with our technical and operational teams will be common, and will require excellent organizational skills in order to execute highly-complex assignments.
It is important that this role be flexible in performing many aspects of the commercial business function and the chosen candidate will be required to focus on more than just one task at a time.

Main Duties:
1. Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFI’s, RFQ’s and RFP’s
2. Supporting the role in the messaging and development of materials and submittals
3. Analyze requirements and ensure that all proposals meet requirements
4. Coordinate all aspects of the bid process including development, outline, prepare review drafts, scheduling review meetings, and tracking completion of team assignments
5. Collate team concept drafts into a single body of work and ensure that completed submissions are professional, cohesive and credible
6. Assist with maintaining a database with standard proposal responses
7. Taking direct leadership role in the submittal process including investment proposals for internal approval
8. Contributing intelligence related to clients and competitors to support project pursuits
9. Evaluating technical content to make sure that it satisfies the RFP process
10. Helping to analyze and monitor safety, operational and financial metrics to support all efforts
11. Assist in ensuring all bidding qualifications are in place and maintained
12. Assist in market research and analysis, helping the team maintain a strong pipeline of opportunities

Job Requirements

BROADSPECTRUM Americas is part of FERROVIAL GROUP, one of the world´s leading private infrastructure operator, with its holding company, Ferrovial S.A. is listed in the Spanish stock exchange with presence in over 15 countries. Its main activities are infrastructures construction and management, airports management, toll roads, and provision of services of different nature, with over 10B in annual revenue, and 96.000 employees.

Its Services division, where BROADSPECTRUM AMERICA sits, is mainly devoted to Oil & Gas services, Infrastructure Maintenance, Facility Maintenance, Mining services, Waste collection and treatment, Utilities and Energy efficiency. With presence in US, Canada, Chile, Spain, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, and Qatar, among other countries.

Department: Infrastructure (FS North America)

Number of vacancies: 1

Reports to: Commercial Director

Job Mission:
This is a broad role with significant customer focus that will include overall coordination of our marketing, business development and sales initiatives. Internal coordination with our technical and operational teams will be common, and will require excellent organizational skills in order to execute highly-complex assignments.
It is important that this role be flexible in performing many aspects of the commercial business function and the chosen candidate will be required to focus on more than just one task at a time.

Main Duties:
1. Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFI’s, RFQ’s and RFP’s
2. Supporting the role in the messaging and development of materials and submittals
3. Analyze requirements and ensure that all proposals meet requirements
4. Coordinate all aspects of the bid process including development, outline, prepare review drafts, scheduling review meetings, and tracking completion of team assignments
5. Collate team concept drafts into a single body of work and ensure that completed submissions are professional, cohesive and credible
6. Assist with maintaining a database with standard proposal responses
7. Taking direct leadership role in the submittal process including investment proposals for internal approval
8. Contributing intelligence related to clients and competitors to support project pursuits
9. Evaluating technical content to make sure that it satisfies the RFP process
10. Helping to analyze and monitor safety, operational and financial metrics to support all efforts
11. Assist in ensuring all bidding qualifications are in place and maintained
12. Assist in market research and analysis, helping the team maintain a strong pipeline of opportunities

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Ashley.inman@broadspectrum.com

Structural Engineer

Company

P.E. Structural Consultants, Inc.

Location

Austin, Texas

Job Description

P.E. Structural Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based, niche firm specializing in structural design. P.E. Structural Consultants, Inc. has career opportunities for Structural Engineers who are licensed PE’s in Texas. Our diverse work portfolio includes Bridges and transportation structures, Institutional and Commercial buildings, Educational facilities, Forensic Investigation and Specialty Analyses. This variety requires a strong background in analysis and design of concrete and steel and affords the opportunity to develop technical and managerial skills on a wide range of projects.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities
Technical and managerial responsibilities will be dependent on experience level and will include but are not limited to:
• Produce detailed designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for bridges and other structures.
• Review construction documents for compliance with relevant codes and project directives.
• Perform field investigations and construction observation.
• Coordinate with clients.
• Mentor and train junior engineers.
• Manage all aspects of projects (develop project scope, fee, and schedule; coordinate design with CADD production; integrate structural design with other disciplines)

Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering; Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering with emphasis on Structures preferred
• Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas
• Minimum 5 years experience in bridge design; experience with building structural design a plus
• Proficient in design according to AASHTO; knowledge of IBC, ACI, AISC
• Proficient in structural analysis programs (Risa, STAAD, SAP or similar)
• Experience on site observing construction and/or working with contractors
• Proficient in Microstation; experience with Geopak, AutoCAD and/or Revit
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn and work in team environment

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

To Apply, please email resume to kpolston@pestructural.com