Graduate Engineer A, B or Engineer A, B, C (Renewing Austin Program) (City of Austin)

Austin, TX

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Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities, and more. Please click here for more information on benefits.


Minimum Qualifications:

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


Graduate Engineer A: 

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job.
  • Licenses and Certifications Required: None.

 

Graduate Engineer B: 

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience.
  • Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Engineer-In-Training Certification.

 

Engineer A: 

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year 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 or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License.

 

Engineer B: 

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus six (6)years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
  • Licenses or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire.

 

Engineer C: 

  • Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year 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 or Certifications: State of Texas Professional Engineer License at the time of hire.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering and a Texas Professional Engineer License or Engineer in Training License
  • Experience in capital improvement project planning and management 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 in relocation of water and wastewater lines along new proposed light rail alignment is a plus
  • Experience in project management and sponsorship, overseeing projects related to design, construction and rehabilitation of water and wastewater lines including reviewing and evaluating Requests for Information (RFI’s) submitted by contractors
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location


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

  • Graduate Engineer A: $29.83 to $38.78 per hour
  • Graduate Engineer B: $31.62 to $41.11 per hour
  • Engineer A: $33.52 to $43.58 per hour
  • Engineer B: $35.53 to $46.19 per hour
  • Engineer C: $37.30 to $49.43 per hour


Working with Austin Water provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please 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 résumé 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 as a top candidate:

  • Verification of your education (which may include high school graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees) will be required. You must provide proof of education from an accredited organization/institution. You must also provide proof of your professional licenses or certifications.
  • And are in the military or a veteran, you will need to provide a copy of your DD-214 prior to confirming a start date.


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.


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 lots, garages or in any personal vehicle located on the premises.


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