Engineer A, B, or C

City of Austin - Austin, TX4.2

Full-time
Engineer A ($32.47 – $42.10)
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • 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 engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
  • Licenses and Certifications Required:
    • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas
Engineer B ($34.40 – $44.60)
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • 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 experiencein engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
  • Licenses and Certifications Required:
    • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas
Engineer C ($36.10 – $47.71)
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • 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 engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.
  • Licenses and Certifications Required:
    • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas

      Notes to Applicants
      A cover letter and resume are required in order to be considered for this position.

      This position will require collaboration with teams evaluating water resources on various environmental questions, ranging from chemistry to experimental design to time series analysis. Excellent communication skills and congenial attitude is essential in order to present key ideas, results, and recommendations for different projects to a wide audience. Additionally, this position will require routine hydrologic and statistical modeling and a small degree of programming in R, SAS, SQL, and/or Python.

      Essential functions and duties specific to this position:
      1. Collaborate with teams evaluating water resources on various environmental questions, ranging from chemistry to experimental design to time series analysis.
      2. Develop hydrologic models and analyze and interpret results.
      3. Develop statistical model and analyze and interpret results.
      4. Discuss key ideas, results, and recommendations for different projects with various staff.
      5. Draft scientific reports, memos, and spreadsheets.
      6. Develop computer program in R, SAS, SQL and/or Python.

      PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSE:
      This position requires a State of Texas Professional Engineer License or if licensed in another state, must obtain Texas P.E. within 6 months of hire date.

      DRIVING REQUIREMENTS:
      A valid Texas Driver’s License is required if driving on City business. If selected as the top candidate, your driving record will be evaluated. Job offer is contingent on meeting the City’s Driver Eligibility Standards which includes not exceeding the applicable Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) points or City Driver Points (CDP).

      ASSESSMENT:
      A skills assessment(s) may be conducted as part of the interview process.

      EDUCATION:
      Verification of education will be conducted on the top candidate.

      ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully):
      When completing the City of Austin Employment Application:
      -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin.
      -A resume must be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application.
      -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.
      -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience.
      -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor’s name and phone number, the month and year of employment and whether it was full or part-time work. Each work history should include a detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept “See Resume” and your application will be considered incomplete.
      -Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered.

      Pay Range
      Commensurate

      Hours
      40 hours per week, Monday – Friday

      May require working outside of normal business hours, including weekends and holidays, as dictated by business needs.

      Job Close Date

      10/12/2018

      Type of Posting
      External

      Department
      Watershed Protection

      Regular/Temporary
      Regular

      Grant Funded or Pooled Position
      Not Applicable

      Category
      Professional

      Location
      505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Knowledge of chemistry and environmental processes

      • Knowledge of hydrologic modeling

      • Advanced oral and written communication skills

      • Knowledge of statistics and statistical modeling

      • Ability to apply creativity in problem solving

      • Familiarity with computer programs, such as R, SAS, SQL or Python

      • Valid Texas Class “C” Driver License

        Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
        For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below:

        Engineer A Job Description

        Engineer B Job Description

        Engineer C Job Description

        Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the job description below:

        Engineer A Job Description

        Engineer B Job Description

        Engineer C Job Description

        Does this job require a criminal background investigation?
        This position does not require a criminal background investigation

        EEO/ADA
        City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American 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 TTY (512) 974-2445.

        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.