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
Notes to Applicants
This opening will be posted at multiple levels:
Engineer A: $33.21 – $43.17
Engineer B: $35.20 – $45.76
Engineer C: $36.96 – $48.97
Overview of the position:
This position supports the City of Austin Public Works Department by performing complex engineering work that includes: engineering reviews, overseeing work in support of Right-of-Way development/construction, maintenance, and alteration of structures. This position may perform engineering design and planning.
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned
At the Public Works Department, our mission is to build and maintain a better community by delivering services to every corner of Austin. We want to set the standard for connecting people with safe an reliable infrastructure.
The Public Works Department values accountability, excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, safety, and unity. These values are supported by how we work; exploring ideas, embracing kindness, and encouraging trust.
The City of Austin is committed to providing cost-effective, sustainable benefits that assist employees in being physically and mentally healthy. This includes low cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE to review.
A detailed, complete City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to his position. If you are selected as the top candidate, starting pay will be based on overall relevant experience.
Driving with the City:
Driving is considered an essential function of this position, and a valid Texas driver license and current driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program are required.
The Public Works Department is comprised of multiple facilities located throughout Austin. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to different locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.
This position is considered “essential” to maintain critical operations and core services, including public health, safety and utility services, in the event of an emergency. This means employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations.
If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED, undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required.
90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy:
If the same or an additional vacancy occurs within the Public Works Department in the same job title within 90 days after the start date of the top candidate, the additional position may be offered to another top candidate from the same candidate pool. This may include filling other vacancies with the same job title in other division/work locations within the City of Austin Public Works Department. Decisions on assigned selection may be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department.
$33.21 – $48.97
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs.
Job Close Date
Type of Posting External
Department Public Works
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Location 4411 Meinardus Drive, Austin, TX 78744
Civil or Structural Texas P.E. License.
Experience in the design and construction of projects within and/or impacting the right-of-way.
Experience providing technical reviews of engineering plans and providing comments.
Experience in the repair and maintenance of street pavements.
Knowledge of construction materials specifications and testing including concrete, hot mix asphaltic concrete (HMAC), and flexible base.
Ability to communicate effectively in oral or written format to a variety of audiences, including internal and external stakeholders.
Advanced computer skills in Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, ArcGIS, and MicroStation.
Ability to travel to more than one work location.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
This job is posted at multiple levels. For the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of each level, please click the appropriate job description below:
Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
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.