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Project Water/Wastewater Engineer

Posted: 03/07/2023

Job Title: Project Water/Wastewater Engineer
Department: Engineering Department
Reports To: District Engineer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: 3/07/2023
The Project Water/Wastewater Engineer will have responsibilities such as developing design calculations and detailed construction plan sets, hydraulic modeling, permitting, data review, report writing, proposal writing, and consultant and customer relationship management. They may also conduct field data collection, and site reconnaissance, perform construction observations, and assist with system operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Perform engineering calculations and designs related to:
    • Pump Stations
    • Water Treatment Plant Improvements
    • Elevated and Ground Storage Tanks
    • Water Distribution Lines
    • Lift Stations
    • Sewer lines and Manholes
    • Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
  • Visit project sites and document field observations
  • Review existing reports/available data and develop a list of issues and create a summary
  • Investigate technical issues and develop practical solutions
  • Review project plans and specifications prepared by external consulting engineers
  • Attend meetings with various firms and represents District’s interests in projects
  • Usage of GIS software and other software programs for GIS/engineering technical work.
  • Usage of the computer hydraulic modeling software InfoWater by Innovyze.
  • Assist with the preparation of technical reports and memoranda.
  • Assists in the drawing of engineering plans.
  • Assists in the creation of engineering specifications.
  • Maintains records and files of all completed engineering work.
  • Degree from a four-year college or university with BS in Civil or Environmental engineering, water resources, or a closely related subject.
  • A Texas Professional Engineering License or
  • An Engineer-In-Training registration with the ability to obtain their Texas Professional Engineering License in 1 year.
  • 1-5 years full-time experience in civil engineering or engineering consulting.
  • Experience in the design and hydraulic analysis of water distribution systems, gravity sewers, reservoirs, pump stations, and force mains.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and regulations regarding water infrastructure and treatment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work on different projects simultaneously
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of ArcMap and InfoWater is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Pays close attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible to changes in work assignments on short notice and/or daily, as changes occur in project workload.
  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering terminology.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work interdependently within a team environment
This position operates in a professional office and field environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. Physical demands include sitting, standing, lifting files, and equipment up to 50 lbs.

Starts at $90,000 Based on Experience