Project Engineer I, Municipal
Cobb Fendley
Austin, TX

About $65,000 - $91,000 a year

CobbFendley is a multi-discipline firm founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas, providing engineering and surveying services. The Municipal Department is seeking an engineering graduate to provide project engineering support to the Austin office. The Project Engineer would be involved with designing water distribution systems and facilities, wastewater collection systems and facilities, roadway/drainage projects, master planning, modeling, and other projects typical of a municipal engineering practice. The Project Engineer must have experience working with plan and profile construction drawings associated with municipal infrastructure improvement projects.

The successful candidate’s most important qualifications include:
Bachelor of Science in a relevant Engineering field from an ABET accredited university;
E.I.T. certificate and plans to pursue Professional Licensure
1-3 years of progress municipal civil engineering design experience
Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 or later
Microstation/Geopak experience a plus
Experience producing construction plan sets, preparing specifications, and cost estimating;
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Motivated to learn in a dynamic environment with short deadlines
Experience in Austin is a plus.

Essential Functions:
Apply technical expertise and project leadership experience to lead project teams on conventional and unconventional projects.
Supporting CobbFendley Project Managers and Engineers with engineering design tasks for various projects.
Representing CobbFendley at client meetings and performing client coordination.
Training to meet company safety standards.
Work in a safe and efficient manner at all times.

Physical Requirements:
Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.
Mobility within the office including movement between floors and workstations.
Repeated motions (i.e.-typing, reaching, bending, lifting and carrying).
Communication with other employees and clients.

Environmental Factors:
Most work is performed in a professional office environment. Some trips to client offices and job sites for observations may be required.
Job site observation factors could include: walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, exposure to outdoor environments and extreme weather (heat and freezing temperatures), noise exposure, driving for extended periods of time, exposure to allergens (i.e. pollen, dust, cedar, sumac, poison ivy, etc.), exposure to construction and traffic work zones, possible hand and power tool use, and extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use.
Extended use of electronic devices (i.e.-computers, printers, copiers, scanners, plotters and telephones).
Use of cutting tools and equipment (plotting equipment, rotary paper cutter, etc.).

Expected hours of work:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The engineer will work both independently and with a team on multiple projects across Central Texas. This position reports to the Austin Municipal Manager. This position has opportunity for growth. Minimum travel may be required. All offers of employment are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a background/drug screen, which will include the candidate’s driving record. Benefits include a competitive compensation package*.

If, and when, the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

CobbFendley’s commitment to employees is exemplified through a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k), employee stock ownership plans, and continuing education programs. In addition to Earned Time Off (ETO), CobbFendley’s offices are closed for an extended break from December 25th through January 1st, allowing our employees time to relax and enjoy the holidays.

CobbFendley’s Mission is to collaborate with employees and clients to provide engineering solutions that further our commitment to growth in the community.

We Collaborate. We Commit. We Build Communities.

At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. At the same time, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our staff. We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, disability or military status.

Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the I-9 form.

CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley's acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed. All inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department.