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Grad Engineer A/B or Engineer A/B/C (Tap Plan Review Team)

Austin, TX

Job title

Grad Engineer A/B or Engineer A/B/C (Tap Plan Review Team)

Position type

Job

Work-Study program

No

Job description

Posting Title: Grad Engineer A/B or Engineer A/B/C (Tap Plan Review Team)

Job Requisition Number: COA090944

Position Number: 109195

Job Type: Full-Time

Division Name: Utility Development Services

Minimum Qualifications

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

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a related field, plus two (2) years of experience in engineering.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

Texas: Engineer – In Training Certification.



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 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.

 

Notes to Applicants


Position Overview:

This position reviews construction plans for residential infill development and light commercial. In this role you will be able to analyze and provide feedback related to Austin Water’s infrastructure needs and its ability to support dense residential development. The selected applicant will have the support of senior staff and will serve as a lead to other tap plan reviewers.



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.



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

Graduate Engineer A: $33.05 – $42.14 per hour

Graduate Engineer B: $35.04 – $44.67 per hour

Engineer A: $38.97 – $50.67 per hour

Engineer B: $41.70 – $54.21 per hour

Engineer C: $44.62 – $58.01 per hour


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. Please include contact information from previous employers.
  • 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. Please do not use the phrase “see resume” or refer to other documents to complete your application. Do not leave the “Duties and Responsibilities” sections blank. These will be considered incomplete applications. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • 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.


Secondary Employment:

  • All Austin Water employees are prohibited from accepting or engaging in any secondary employment that might conflict or interfere with an employee’s duty and responsibility to the Department.
  • Austin Water must review all secondary employment.
  • Employees are required to submit a Secondary Employment Application for review and approval upon being hired with Austin Water, as well as current Austin Water employees considering secondary employment.

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.

Pay Range: See ‘Notes to Applicants’

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with flexibility (Hybrid remote work available)

Job Close Date 02/09/2024

Type of Posting: External

Department: Austin Water Utility

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Grant Funded or Pooled Position: Not Applicable

Category: Professional

Location: 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr, Austin, TX 78752

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of City of Austin and State of Texas water and wastewater rules and regulations.
  • Experience reviewing design plans for the construction of public and private infrastructure.
  • Ability to interact effectively with the public and to resolve challenging customer issues.
  • Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and work order and permitting databases such as IPS INFOR or AMANDA.
  • Strong technical writing, presentation, and communication skills.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.

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.


Graduate Engineer A


Graduate Engineer B


 

Engineer A


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.

Graduate Engineer A


Graduate Engineer B


 

Engineer A


Engineer B


Engineer C

Criminal Background Investigation

This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation

EEO/ADA: City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.


The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

 

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within

the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The minimum qualifications for the Graduate Engineer A position are: 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. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
  • Yes
  • No
  1. * What is your professional engineering certification or license?
  • State of Texas Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification
  • Other state Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) certification
  • State of Texas registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
  • Other state registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
  • No engineering certification or license
  1. * How many years of experience do you have reviewing and/or preparing construction plans?
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 - 4 years
  • 5 - 6 years
  • More than 6 years
  1. * Do you have experience interacting with applicants, customers, or the public to resolve highly technical issues?
  • Yes
  • No
  1. * Do you have experience preparing technical documents and/or delivering technical presentations?
  • Yes
  • No
  1. * Do you have the ability to travel to more than one work location?
  • Yes
  • No
  1. * Were you referred to this opportunity by an Austin Water employee? If yes, please provide the employee’s full name.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume


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