Engineer B or C (Reclaimed Water)

City of Austin

Austin, TX, United States 🇺🇸

Minimum Qualifications

This position is being posted at multiple levels.

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 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:

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 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.
  • Notes to Applicants


    This position will be filled at one of the following levels depending upon candidate qualifications:

  • Engineer B: $35.36 to $45.96 per hour
  • Engineer C: $37.12 to $49.18 per hour
  • Position Overview:
    This position is with Austin Water’s Reclaimed Water Program. The goal of the Program is to conserve the drinking water supply for future generations by providing inexpensive non-drinking water for irrigation, cooling, toilet flushing, and manufacturing. Major position and program activities include project management and transmission/distribution system operational support.
     

    Working with Austin Water provides a number of benefits including medical, paid leave time, a great retirement plan, training opportunities and more! Click HERE for more information.
     

    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 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.
  • Travel:
    If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.
     

    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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Civil, Chemical, Environmental or Water Resources Engineering degree (Bachelor of Science)
  • Experience in the construction of water, reclaimed, or wastewater infrastructure
  • Experience in the planning and design of water, reclaimed, or wastewater infrastructure
  • Experience in the design or operation of pump stations or lift stations
  • Experience in the modeling and sizing of water, reclaimed, or wastewater mains
  • Experience in developing construction project schedules and budgets/cost estimates
  • Strong computer skills including CAD, GIS, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Duties, Functions and Responsibilities, please select the appropriate job description below. Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

Engineer B

Engineer C

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, please select the appropriate job description below. Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Engineer B

Engineer C


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED