Graduate Engineer or Engineer (Stream Restoration)

Company

City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department

Location

505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas

Job Description

Make a difference in our community and explore a career in public service!

The Watershed Protection Department seeks a Graduate Engineer or Professional Engineer with a specialty in water resources or environmental engineering to perform design, analysis, construction oversight and project management of stream restoration and stormwater treatment projects.

Of particular interest are candidates with education and experience in stream restoration, bioengineering and green infrastructure approaches to stormwater treatment.

We are hiring for a GRADUATE ENGINEER A/B or ENGINEER A

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate 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.

Graduate Engineer B: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience. This level requires a Texas Engineer-In-Training Certification.

Engineer A: Graduation from an accredited four-year 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. A State of Texas Professional Engineer License is required.

Your work can impact many lives. Please consider exploring a career opportunity with the City of Austin and serving our citizens.

Job Requirements

Previous education or experience in the analysis and design of erosion protection, grade controls or stream restoration projects

Experience with analytical tools and/or programming

Experience using ArcGIS software

Experience or training in the use of design software such as AutoCAD or Civil 3D

Possesses basic Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modeling skills

Ability to travel to and conduct field work at various locations in the City

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

To apply: For additional requirements and information regarding this position and to apply, please visit the City of Austin website. https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/73774

E.I.T. / Assistant Project Manager

Company

The Rios Group, Inc.

Location

Round Rock, Texas

Job Description

The Engineer-in-Training (EIT) will apply basic engineering principles, under the direction of a Professional Engineer, to project assignments. The EIT will become familiar with the engineering staff, methods, practices, and procedures of the firm to provide Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. The position reports to the Senior Project Manager. It is a salaried, exempt from overtime position, and may require working more than 40 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions

  • Able to perform specific and limited portions of a broader assignment under the direction of a Professional Engineer/ Project Manager.

  • Able to apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations.

  • Able to collect, adjust, and correlate data and recognize discrepancies in results.

  • Able to perform project assignments within the scope of work and guidelines defined by the Project Manager, and within the time and schedule allocations provided. These assignments will include, but are not limited to:

    • Obtaining permits as needed for project executions

    • Preparing engineering documents using AutoCAD and/or Microstation software platforms.
      o Reviewing and processing field data on assigned projects

    • Performing quantity take offs and assisting in development of client proposals

    • Preparing drawings for exhibits and reports

    • Preparing and assembling project deliverable packages

    • Contacting local, state and federal agencies and client personnel to request and check data, reports, and other material, at the direction of a Project Manager

  • Able to communicate clearly with other company personnel, including Project Managers, Field Staff, and Leadership via telephone, text and email.

  • Able to report to work on-time.

Job Requirements

  • Education (Minimum) - B.S. degree in Civil Engineering

  • Certification – EIT in Texas or ability to obtain within 6 months

  • Minimum previous Engineering experience required, however internships with Engineering firm a plus

  • Mastery of MS Office products, i.e.: MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus

  • Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Krystal Bybee
Business Manager
817-345-7500
kbybee@rios-group.com

19-19 Coastal Hydrologist (Hydrologist III or Engineer III)

Company

Texas Water Development Board

Location

1700 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701

Job Description

Performs complex to highly complex (journey-level to senior-level) hydrologic analysis and modeling for the Bays and Estuaries Department in the Surface Water Division. Work involves maintaining and executing hydrologic models in support of freshwater inflow estimates as well as conducting scientific analyses of hydrologic data in support of environmental flows and water resources planning. Oversees and participates in the planning, execution, and summary of scientific studies, including assistance with field data collection. Serves as a liaison at public meetings; provides technical support to stakeholder and scientific committees; and, communicates analyses and results to general and technical audiences. May train others. Works under general to limited supervision, with moderate to considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Manager of the Bays and Estuaries Department.

Essential Job Functions

  • Generates, maintains, and updates the coastal hydrology database of freshwater inflow estimates from rivers and coastal watersheds to Texas estuaries, including obtaining, processing, conducting quality assurance/quality control, and version control of data.
    • Calibrates, evaluates, and applies rainfall-runoff models (e.g., TxRR, HEC-HMS, NWM, HL-RDHM, SWAT, etc.) to coastal watersheds.

  • Plans and executes scientific studies to improve the representation of key hydrological components in coastal freshwater inflow estimations and to aid water resources planning.

  • Develops and implements new or improved methods for computing freshwater inflows.

  • Writes, executes, and maintains the Python, Linux, Fortran, and ArcGIS programs and scripts.

  • Conducts statistical or graphical analyses of hydrologic data to detect spatial/temporal patterns and trends and to inform environmental flow and water resources planning studies.

  • Maintains and posts updates of coastal hydrology data and technical memos to the agency website.

  • Writes, reviews, and evaluates technical memos, reports, work process, and policy documents.

  • Provides presentations and informational material to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Assists with field studies, including planning, on-site work, equipment installation, data acquisition, and data management.

  • Serves as liaison and provides technical support and information to stakeholder groups, scientific committees, and customers.

  • Seeks and supports opportunities to collaborate with academia, consulting firms, federal and state agencies, and other stakeholders to improve coastal hydrology datasets.

  • Serves as contract manager for research and monitoring contracts.

  • 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, including the transport and operation of boats and equipment.

  • Requires work outdoors, occasionally in small boats, possibly during inclement weather or under hot/cold temperatures.

  • Requires work days to occasionally exceed eight hours, including early mornings, late nights and weekends.

  • May travel up to 20% of the time.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the Bays and Estuaries Department, including water management and environmental flows in Texas, and of the principles and practices of public administration.

  • Knowledge of scientific, engineering, statistical, modeling, and hydrologic principles and techniques.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of hydrology, water quality, and water management technologies.

  • Skills in using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Access.

  • Skills in use of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.

  • Skills in scientific data collection, management, and interpretation, particularly of hydrologic data.

  • Skills in using and applying models, particularly rainfall-runoff models, and statistical procedures.

  • Skills in programming/scripting languages, such as Python, Fortran, Matlab, or equivalent, for developing and modifying software and scripts for conducting analyses and to maintain automated processes.

  • Skills in spatial data analysis techniques (e.g., ArcGIS, etc.).

  • Skills in multivariate statistics or predictive modeling.

  • Ability to meet public/government officials to initiate studies and to request data pertinent to studies.

  • Ability to lead scientific studies/field operations and perform duties as assigned without direct supervision.

  • Ability to adhere to work schedules, follow procedures with respect to leave, and submit accurate timesheets by prescribed deadlines.

  • Ability to make mature, objective decisions and identify areas of potential problems.

  • Ability to perform effectively and willingly when changes occur in scope and nature of the work and work environment.

  • Ability to perform routine and non-routine work assignments accurately and on-time with little or no supervision.

  • Ability to perform assigned duties and improve work habits and/or output.

  • Ability to complete assigned work, on time, neatly and with infrequent errors.

  • Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations.

  • Ability to provide prompt, courteous and accurate assistance and clear and concise communication to internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work and cooperate with others in a team environment and accept assignments from multiple authorities.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and schedule work to maintain regular progress on assignments and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to stand/sit/move with no physical limitations or aids to perform activities such as retrieve/replace files in a large file system for boxes up to 30 lbs.

  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. over varying terrain, carry equipment in varying weather, and to work in small boats.

  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time, primarily within the State of Texas.

  • Ability to operate a vehicle (state or personal) for state business and maintain a driver’s license and driving record that complies with state and agency requirements.

  • Ability to operate and transport motorized boats up to 25-ft length safely, effectively, and independently or a willingness to learn.

  • Ability to work days that may exceed eight hours, including early mornings, nights, and weekends.

  • Ability to train others.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Hydrology, Geology, Oceanography, Civil Engineering, or related fields with emphasis in hydrology or water resources.

  • Five years of experience in applying hydrologic/hydraulic or geophysical models and analyzing hydrologic data for seasonal characteristics and trends to inform water resources applications.

  • Engineer III – Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Texas.

  • Education and experience can be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree, or working towards completion of a graduate degree, from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Hydrology, Geology, Oceanography, or Water Resources.

  • Previous experience in conducting surface water hydrology studies.

  • Previous experience conducting quality assurance/quality control of scientific measurement data.

  • Previous experience accessing, processing, displaying, and analyzing large scientific datasets.

  • Previous experience in project management and project reporting.

  • Familiarity with the hydrology, climatology, and geology of Texas.

Salary

$4,023.17 - $5,239.00/MO *

Contact Information

IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED STATE OF TEXAS APPLICATION. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DROP OFF AN APPLICATION AT OUR OFFICE.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR STATE OF TEXAS APPLICATION.

FOR APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.twdb.texas.gov/jobs/index.asp
APPLY VIA FAX (512) 463-7644; APPLY VIA HR email hr@twdb.texas.gov; APPLY VIA Work in Texas
Apply VIA MAIL/ HAND DELIVERY:
Texas Water Development Board
Stephen F. Austin Building,
1700 North Congress Ave., Room 670,
Austin, Texas 78701

A State of Texas Application for employment is required for each position in which you are interested. A resume and cover letter may be attached to the application form as supplemental information.
Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

Project Manager

Company

Scheibe Consulting, LLC

Location

Bee Cave, TX

Job Description

Professional/Licensed Engineer (in Texas preferred) with experience in drainage design, PS&E, public infrastructure projects, private development, permitting, construction inspections, and overall project management/team management skills.

Job Requirements

  1. 10-25 Years Experience in Civil Engineering and Water Resources Engineering

  2. Proven Experience managing teams of EITs and PEs

  3. Client Management Skills

  4. Experience working on large water resources and general civil design projects

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Mr. Eric C. Scheibe, PE / President
713-859-5744
escheibe@scheibeconsulting.com

Project Engineer (TRC)

Company

TRC

Location

505 E. Huntland Dr., Suite 250, Austin, Texas

Job Description

TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960's, is a national engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in industry and government, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.

TRC is seeking a highly motivated Project Engineer professional for our growing Civil Engineering Services team in Austin, TX. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic to work with other engineers, project managers, and other technical staff assisting with planning, designing, and overseeing civil engineering projects, such as site development, industrial facilities, and municipal infrastructure including design of roadways, drainage facilities, site grading, water and sanitary sewer utilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Project Managers in the production of project plans, specifications, reports and cost estimates.

  • Assist Project Managers with construction management tasks such as material submittal reviews and coordination with Contractors.

  • Be involved in all project aspects including design/study development and site/field visits during design and construction.

  • Conduct site visits, surveys and inspections, and assist with data collection, compilation and assessment for infrastructure projects.

  • Decipher civil site backgrounds, work with nested External Reference Files (Xrefs), adhere to company drafting standards, and create design details from sketches and manufacturers data-sheets.

  • Efficiently produce quality outputs while meeting budget and schedules on multiple concurrent projects.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, and public agencies.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information please visit our website at www.trcsolutions.com.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline

7-10 years of related experience

PE License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Word and Excel is required

Experience using computer assisted engineering and design software to prepare engineering and design documents (examples include software such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, and GIS)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Must be flexible, well organized, accountable and dependable

Physically able to perform work in the field

Possible relocation offered for this position for the right candidate.

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Please apply to the job posting using the link below:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1209901&d=ExternalCareerSite&r=5000431393206#/