Engineer or Senior Engineer


Lower Colorado River Authority


Austin, TX

Job Description

Under very limited supervision, perform review of proposed development and quarry/mine projects for compliance with the requirements of LCRA's Highland Lakes Watershed Ordinance. Perform field reconnaissance as necessary to verify compliance with the Ordinance. Interpret engineering drawings and specifications. Personally affix seal or communicate necessary changes to the responsible engineer for correction. Develop and/or recommend new and improved practices and procedures related to assigned area. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with LCRA employees and the public. Represent LCRA to the community and other outside engineering and development companies. Coordinate with area cities and counties to assist in the implementation of local watershed management programs. Additional duties may include, but are not limited to: 1) plan and design engineering projects, 2) perform engineering and design work 3) conduct field analysis, inspections, and performance tests, 4) record, compile, and report information.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering with 5-7 years experience in stormwater planning and design, including working knowledge of water quality best management practices, TCEQ stormwater requirements, hydrology and hydraulics. A license to practice as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas is required. Requires good communication skills, including report writing, customer and consultant interface, and coordination with members of the land development community. Requires a valid driver's license because some day travel is required.

Other: Prefer experience in public works design, land development design or stormwater utility operations. GIS Applications, Autocad, H&H software familiarity is preferred.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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