Engineer A or Engineer B (Renewing Austin)

Austin, TX

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Position Overview

Since 1912, Austin Water has been committed to provide safe, reliable, high quality,

sustainable and affordable water services to customers in the Austin area.

In 2011, Austin Water launched the Renewing Austin Program focusing on replacing and

upgrading aging water distribution infrastructure to ensure the reliability and quality of

Austin’s water supply. Over the past 10 years, the Renewing Austin Program has successfully replaced and relocated over 100 miles of water mains. Want to join this important and exciting team? Austin Water currently has an opening for an engineer to serve in the role of an Austin Water Sponsor. AW assigns a Project Sponsor to every renewal project to provide management and coordination of the project, and to oversee AW’s interests in the project. AW Sponsors understand and navigate the CIP process which allows us to replace our aging infrastructure.

AW has many CIP ongoing at the same time at various stages of planning, design, and

construction. AW Sponsors work with different entities to ensure these projects are completed on time and within budget.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

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 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 

  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
  • Experience in capital improvement project design related to water and wastewater lines
  • Experience working successfully with state and local government agencies and departments in underground utility design and construction projects involving major road reconstruction requiring relocation of water and wastewater lines along State Highways and County roads.
  • Experience regularly interacting with different levels of personnel throughout an organization and adapting communication styles to meet the needs of internal and external customers
  • Experience in presenting and communicating technical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience with GIS
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location


Pay Range:

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

qualifications:

  • Engineer A: $33.52 to $43.58
  • Engineer B: $35.53 to $46.19


Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with some flexibility.

  • Some hybrid opportunities available.
  • May work other hours to meet business needs.


Location:

Waller Creek Center: 625 E. 10th Street


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