City of Austin, Watershed Protection Department
505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas
This position is a member of the Watershed Engineering Division (WED), Local Flood Risk Reducation (LFRR) section. 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 projects and activities for the section.
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.
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.
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, 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 performing topographic surveys (using GPS and Total Station equipment).
Commensurate with experience
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