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

Austin, TX

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

Minimum Qualifications

This position is posted at multiple levels. For Minimum Qualifications, please select the appropriate job description below.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience:

  • 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

  • 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 titles and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be considered.

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

  • Graduate Engineer A: $31.65 to $39.56 per hour
  • Graduate Engineer B: $32.89 to $41.93 per hour
  • Engineer A: $34.86 to $44.45 per hour
  • Engineer B: $36.95 to $47.12 per hour
  • Engineer C: $38.78 to $50.42 per hour


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with some flexibility


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


Austin Water Utility

Criminal Background Investigation

This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation

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