Associate Engineer (EIT)


City of Hutto


500 W Live Oak Street, Hutto, TX 78634

Job Description

The Associate Engineer - is an entry-level engineer and is an Engineer in Training with the Engineering and Public Works Department.  Duties include: performing site development /construction plan review, Plat review, reviewing citizen requests, performing studies, and providing technical services to contractors and developers.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment. 

  • Responds to a broad range of requests for information, service, concerns, or complaints from citizens, businesses, government agencies, and/or other interested parties regarding a variety of civil engineering-related issues.  Gathers and analyzes data in order to respond to complaints from citizens. Makes recommendations for solutions based on research findings. 

  • Manages assigned projects, which includes: overseeing the design, bidding, and construction of projects; participating in the selection of design consultants; reviewing construction plans; coordinating and administering construction bidding processes; administering construction contracts; responding to technical project inquiries; approving payments within established guidelines; monitoring project budgets; ensuring conformance with project timelines and fiscal constraints; and/or, performing other related activities. 

  • Participates in/on a variety of meetings, committees, and/or task forces to provide technical engineering information based on assigned area of responsibility. Provides expertise by analyzing, reviewing, and critiquing development projects and plans. 

  • Reviews engineering plans submitted from consultants, surveyors, designers, and/or other applicable parties to provide stipulations, informational, technical, and recommendation comments, ensuring compliance with applicable City rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, and/or other applicable design standards. 

  • Performs in-house design, detail, and drafting of capital improvement projects. 

  • Prepares cost estimates and schedules for Capital improvement projects.

  • Participates in amending, interpreting, and implementing city ordinances and policies to improve and provide a reasonable degree of safety in response to the changing market demands in development. 

  • Creates, updates, and maintains numerous reference materials, manuals, and brochures, which may also include forms, checklists, plats, board packets, technical reports, and/or other related information. 

  • Prepare reports, memo, letters, spreadsheet, presentation as required.

  • Provides technical assistance to applicable boards. 

  • Designs, draws, and prepares a variety of engineering plans in assigned area of responsibility. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or equivalent engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited program from an accredited college or university. 

  • Engineer In Training Certification in the State of Texas 



  • Minimum 1 work experience in land development and/or municipal projects. Experience and academic knowledge in Transportation and Traffic engineering, Drainage and Stormwater Management, Water and Wastewater Utilities will be valuable and taken into consideration in the selection process.

  • Ability to use AutoCad will be a plus. 



Contact Information

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