Graduate Engineer A/B or Engineer A/B/C (Systems Planning)

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.

Position Overview

This Engineer position is in Austin Water’s Systems Planning Division. This position will be responsible for hydraulic modeling and analysis, planning, and system analysis of the water and reclaimed water systems.

Major Responsibilities May Include:

  • Water Distribution System Hydraulic Analysis and Planning – Hydraulic Modeling, analysis, troubleshooting, planning, prioritization of water and reclaimed water infrastructure projects
  • GIS Analysis – Use GIS for system analysis and mapping. Integrate AW databases with hydraulic models and prepare and maintain planning databases
  • Review Service Extension Requests, Engineering Reports and Construction Documents
  • System Analysis and Troubleshooting – Use hydraulic models and technical skills to optimize water and reclaimed water distribution system operation
  • Long Range Plan – Perform Planning Analysis and prepare planning documents for future water and reclaimed water infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Environmental, Chemical or Water Resources Engineering
  • Experience with Water or Reclaimed Water Distribution System Hydraulic Modeling
  • Experience with Water or Reclaimed Water Distribution Systems Related Planning and Analysis
  • Strong understanding and comprehension of fluid hydraulics, pumping, and treatment processes as they relate to water and wastewater system analysis
  • Experience using ArcGIS software
  • Strong technical writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location

Pay Range:

  • 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


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


Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th St., Austin, 78701

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

This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation

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