Graduate Engineer A, B or Engineer A, B, or C (Infrastructure Management)

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Graduate Engineer A, B or Engineer A, B, or C (Infrastructure Management)
Position Description

This Engineer position is part of the Infrastructure Management Division at Austin Water. The ideal candidate should have experience with Project Management, delivering CIP infrastructure projects, familiarity with infrastructure maintenance and operations practices, and have skills in data analysis and management. This position will serve as a representative of Austin Water, participating in public and utility meetings and workshops. Strong collaborator and organization skills are needed to oversee and/or lead the work of Austin Water teams and contractors. Strong communication skills are needed to disseminate asset management policies and standards and facilitate data reporting. Strong writing and documentation skills are needed to create and refine workflows, digital forms and templates for data capture, interim repositories, and permanent enterprise databases.

Position Salary

$29.69 to $49.18, commensurate

Position Notes

When completing the City of Austin employment application:
Please be sure to detail on the application all previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications.
A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Be sure to provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered.
A resume is required, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include contact information from previous employers.
A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter candidates should describe, in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.


If you are selected to interview:
Candidates selected to interview will receive information and instructions for preparing a short presentation to be given at the time of the interview.


If you are selected for hire:
Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) is required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization or institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications.
If you are in the military or are a military veteran, you will need to provide a copy of the Member 4 page of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date.
A criminal background investigation is required.


Effective October 1, 2014, all Austin Water worksite locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any AW worksite – including construction sites, parking lot, garage or in any personal vehicle located on the premises.

Position Minimum Experience

Graduate 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.
Licenses and Certifications Required: None.

Graduate Engineer B:
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Texas: Engineer - In Training Certification.

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
Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas

Engineer B:
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.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.

Engineer C:
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 engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
Licenses and Certifications Required: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.

Qualifications

Preferred Education

B.S. in Civil, Environment, or Water Resources Engineering

Scope of Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1.Identify, evaluate, and provide improvement recommendations with preliminary and final designs and design criteria for assigned program or projects. Provides assistance in the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, estimates, budgets, detailed final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements.
2.Develop cost estimates/track expenditures, prepares cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports and studies for projects. Prepares and/or provides assistance with preliminary contract documents, specifications and plans. Prepares final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and coordinates and oversees work of contractors, affected public agencies and utilities. Writes technical specifications for construction contracts.
3.Develop, analyze, and provide recommendation of engineering reports for a variety of audiences.
4.Inspect and monitor projects for legal compliance by reviewing work completed by contractors and ensuring compliance to specifications by completing complex calculations that are used to further provide analysis of preliminary results of a project.
5.Conduct field inspections of work done by contractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Drafts and recommends approval of contract change orders
6.Research and perform statistical analysis for validation of reports and publication of results in various communication formats
7.Develop standard operating procedures, policies, and ordinances for discipline area by researching, reviewing, analyzing and updating standardized policies and practices.
8. Develop and monitor performance criteria for various contracts and/or projects. May provide analysis and recommendation of performance of various personnel assigned by contract or projects.

Application Closing Date

March 4, 2021

Application Instructions

https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/86987

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