Engineer in Training

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Engineer in Training
Position Description

POSITION SUMMARY

This position supports the Planning Assistant Manager by performing data management, analysis, and coordination tasks to ensure that the most accurate data is used in hydraulic analysis. Under the guidance and oversight of the Planning Assistant Manager, this individual will perform basic modeling tasks, maintain the model GIS databases, coordinate with internal and external customers, and prepare written/verbal technical documentation to the Planning Assistant Manager for review.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Possess, or be in process of completing within the next 12 months, a BS from an ABET accredited university in the field of Civil Engineering, or other related engineering field.

2. Have passed or have the ability to take and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam within next 18 months.

3. Expected to perform task oriented or limited portions of a broader assignment, demonstrate problem solving techniques and apply standard engineering practices.

4. Under the guidance and direction of the Planning Assistant Manager, analyze and assess detailed engineering problems and assess various “what-if” scenarios, complete various planning, population and data trending/forecasting tasks.

5. Oral and written communication, and collaboration skills.

6. Possess problem solving, investigation, and analysis skills.

7. Ability to learn and apply engineering software related to water/wastewater hydraulic modeling and planning duties. (Infoworks ICM, Info Water, Infomaster, GIS)

8. Proficiency in standard office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power Bi, etc.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

(required level of education)

Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, or related field or expected within 12 months.

EXPERIENCE

Internship or experience working in the civil engineering field a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Texas EIT certificate within 18 months, Valid Texas Driver’s License, within 3 months.

KNOWLEDGE

(Information or facts than employee must know in order to be able to perform the work)

Must possess knowledge or desire to learn hydraulics, basic hydraulic modeling, GIS systems and in-pipe dynamics.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

(developed capability to use or apply knowledge effectively or dexterity/coordination in the performance of physical tasks)

Ability to communicate with internal and external customers, perform basic engineering tasks, and solve problems. Oral and written communication, and collaboration skills.

GUIDANCE RECEIVED

Day to day tasks are guided by the Lead Planning Engineer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires moderate physical exertion with lifting requirements up to 10 pounds daily and occasional lifting from 10-50 pounds. Physical mobility required in order to compete site field visits.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Most duties are carried out in an office environment. Some field work required. Working conditions include exposure to weather, odor, chemical hazards, gasses and dust.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Personal and network computers, sophisticated modeling software.

Position Salary

65000

Position Notes

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires moderate physical exertion with lifting requirements up to 10 pounds daily and occasional lifting from 10-50 pounds. Physical mobility required in order to compete site field visits.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Most duties are carried out in an office environment. Some field work required. Working conditions include exposure to weather, odor, chemical hazards, gasses and dust.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Personal and network computers, sophisticated modeling software.

Position Minimum Experience

EXPERIENCE

Internship or experience working in the civil engineering field a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Texas EIT certificate within 18 months, Valid Texas Driver’s License, within 3 months.

KNOWLEDGE

(Information or facts than employee must know in order to be able to perform the work)

Must possess knowledge or desire to learn hydraulics, basic hydraulic modeling, GIS systems and in-pipe dynamics.

Qualifications

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, or related field or expected within 12 months.

Scope of Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Possess, or be in process of completing within the next 12 months, a BS from an ABET accredited university in the field of Civil Engineering, or other related engineering field.

2. Have passed or have the ability to take and pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam within next 18 months.

3. Expected to perform task oriented or limited portions of a broader assignment, demonstrate problem solving techniques and apply standard engineering practices.

4. Under the guidance and direction of the Planning Assistant Manager, analyze and assess detailed engineering problems and assess various “what-if” scenarios, complete various planning, population and data trending/forecasting tasks.

5. Oral and written communication, and collaboration skills.

6.  Possess problem solving, investigation, and analysis skills. 

7.  Ability to learn and apply engineering software related to water/wastewater hydraulic modeling and planning duties. (Infoworks ICM, Info Water, Infomaster, GIS)

8.  Proficiency in standard office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power Bi, etc.)

Application Closing Date

September 21, 2021

Application Instructions

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. TRA is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please apply at https://www.trinityra.org/joblist.htm

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