Storm Water Engineer I
City of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Under general supervision, is responsible for performing professional work related to storm water engineering. May supervise the activities of other engineering staff. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff, if needed.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs detailed and reviews of plats, building permits, Master Development Plans (MDPs), capital project, and/or floodplain submittals.

Utilize sound engineering judgment to promote public health, safety, and welfare.

May supervise professional, technical, and other employees in the review of plats, building permits, Master Development Plans (MDPs), and floodplain submittals.

Attends preliminary plan review and design progress meetings.

Coordinates with engineers representing developers, individuals, and government agencies.

Participates in technical committees related to drainage and floodplain management.

Advises other City departments on matters related to technical engineering issues.

Coordinates with other governmental and review agencies (other City departments, San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio Water System, Texas Department of Transportation, etc.).

Utilizes software and database programs as required to complete tasks and monitor service level.

Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college, university, or engineering school approved by a State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Four (4) years' experience in engineering.

No substitution for education allowed.

Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas
OR Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) from another state with the ability to obtain a P.E. license in the State of Texas within 6 months of employment..

Valid Class 'C' Texas driver's License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).

Four (4) years' experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.

Four (4) years' experience with land development and permitting.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of engineering principles, especially hydrology and hydraulics.

Knowledge of the laws and regulations related to engineering projects.

Knowledge of land development processes and principles including civil engineering, real estate, platting and permitting, and zoning.

Knowledge of the capital project design and review process.

Knowledge of engineering related computer programs.

Knowledge of engineering mathematics.

Knowledge of administrative and management practices.

Skill in utilizing hydrologic and hydraulic modeling programs and other engineering software.

Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.

Ability to implement policies and procedures.

Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.

Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.

Ability to plan and program engineering work.

Ability to conduct engineering research and apply results to engineering problems.

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain good public relations.

Ability to prepare detailed technical reports.

Ability to interpret legal documents related to engineering.

Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing, references, background checks, and credential verification, as required by the position. Depending on the position, selected applicants may be required to comply with any state and federal requirements for the position and may be subject to interval criminal background checks in accordance with relevant regulations.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.sanantonio.gov/HR/CareerCenter.aspx

Human Resources Department
San Antonio, TX 78205
210-207-8705

hrcustomerservice@sanantonio.gov
Position #2019-01449
STORM WATER ENGINEER I
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Storm Water Engineer I Supplemental Questionnaire

  • 1. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college, university, or engineering school approved by a State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers?
Yes
No
  • 2. Are you licensed to practice engineering in the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer OR can obtain a license to practice in the State of Texas within six (6) months of employment?
I am a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas
I am a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) from another state with the ability to obtain a P.E. license in the State of Texas within six (6) months of employment
I do not have a P.E. License
  • 3. What branch of Engineering is your degree?
  • 4. How many years of experience do you have in engineering?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years
6 years
7 years
8 years
9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 5. Do you have a valid driver's license?
Yes
No
  • 6. Are you a current regular full time CoSA employee?
Yes
No
  • 7. Are you a veteran or active member of the armed forces?
Yes
No
  • 8. Are you a certified Flood Plain Manager?
Yes
No
  • 9. How many years of experience do you have in Civil Engineering?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years
6 years
7 years
8 years
9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 10. How many years of experience do you have working with Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations?
Less than one year
1 - 3 years
3 - 5 years
5 - 7 years
7 - 9 years
10 years +
No experience
  • 11. How many years of experience do you have in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 12. How many years of experience do you have in land development and permitting?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 13. How many years of experience do you have performing flood studies?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 14. How many years of experience do you have in CLOMR/LOMR submittal process?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 15. How many years of experience do you have as a supervisor?
Less than one year
1 year
2 years
3 years
4 years
5 years +
No experience
  • 16. Are you fluent in conversational Spanish?
Yes
No
  • 17. Select any of the following you have knowledge or experience with:
Land development
Real Estate
Platting
Permitting
Zoning
Capital projects design/review
None of the above
  • 18. Select any of the following software programs you have at least four years' experience with.
HEC-RAS
HEC-HMS
A Detention Design Program (Hydraflow Hydrographs, Pond Pack, etc.)
A 2D Hydraulic Modeling Platform
AutoCAD
MicroStation
A GIS platform
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Access
Other database program(s)
None of the above
  • 19. Please rate your level of expertise with HEC-RAS:
Limited Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 20. Please rate your level of expertise with 2D hydraulic modeling:
Limited Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 21. Please rate your level of expertise with AutoCAD:
Limited Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 22. Please rate your level of expertise with GIS:
Limited Experience
Intermediate Experience
Advanced Experience
No Experience
  • 23. Give an example of a land development project that you worked on. Explain your role in the project. What difficulties did this project present, and how did you address them?
  • 24. Give an example of a scenario or project in which you were responsible for developing a flood study. Explain your role in the project. Were there any specific complexities with the project? If so, how did you deal with those?
  • 25. Please explain your experience as a supervisor. Give an example of a particularly difficult project or task that your team was responsible for. What was the result of the task/project?
  • Required Question