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Engineer A, Engineer B or Engineer C (Stream Restoration)

Deadline:
Employer:
City of Austin
Job Field:
Forestry
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Water and Soil Resources
Community Forestry & Arboriculture
Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Texas
Location Detail:
Austin
Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Watershed Protection Department is seeking an experienced design engineer to work in the Project Design and Delivery Branch with an emphasis on stream restoration and erosion mitigation projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for development and design of small erosion and drainage projects to be built by City crews or by contractors through competitive bidding. Applicants should have experience designing and evaluating stormwater management, erosion or flood control projects. Experience using GIS, hydrologic and hydraulic models and MSE Wall Design software is preferred.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications

Engineer A

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
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 of engineering experience acquired before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Texas P.E. license within six (6) months of employment.

Engineer B

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
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 of experience in engineering acquired before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Texas P.E. license within six (6) months of employment.

Engineer C

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
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 eight (8) years of engineering experience acquired before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

Licenses or Certifications:

Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas; or if currently licensed in another state, must have the ability to obtain a Texas P.E. license within six (6) months of employment.

  • Design experience preparing construction documents for stream restoration and erosion projects.
  • Hydrologic/Hydraulic modeling experience.
  • Experience using ArcGIS.
  • Construction oversight experience.
  • Able and comfortable conducting site reconnaissance in wooded areas typical of creek environments wearing required PPE and observing all safety rules.
  • Experience with community engagement and public outreach when planning or designing public improvement projects.
Salary:
Commensurate
How to Apply:

ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully):
When completing the City of Austin Employment Application:

• Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin.
• A cover letter and resume must be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application.
• A detailed and complete employment application will help us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.
• Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience.
• Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor’s name and phone number, the month and year of employment and detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept “See Resume” and your application will be considered incomplete.
• Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered.

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