City of Austin Engineer A or Engineer B (Creek Flood Risk Reduction)

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!

This position is a member of the Creek Flood Risk Reduction (CFRR) Section of the Watershed Engineering Division. The goal of the CFRR section is to reduce the impacts of creek flooding to Austin’s residents. The CFRR section achieves this goal by identifying, prioritizing, planning, and implementing flood risk reduction 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 implementing 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.

We are hiring for an ENGINEER A or ENGINEER B level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

Engineer B: Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

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

Job Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of four years of experience with and the ability to 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, StormCAD, PondPack, etc.

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

Knowledge of and experience with the City’s Drainage Criteria Manual and Land Development Code

Certified Floodplain Manager

Hands-on experience with the 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 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/71631