Williamson CountyFranklin 37064
Full Time

Five (5) years of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Floodplain Development experience including 3D flood modeling experience.

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Engineer Iii

Williamson County
Full Time Highway Department, 1556 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064, United States


Reporting directly to an assigned Supervising Engineer or Senior Engineer. Performs advanced transportation, drainage, and land development engineering projects.

  • Oversees the analysis of subdivision plats, construction plans, permits and compliance measures for various Land Development and Road and Bridge projects
  • Aids in the development and implementation of the Williamson County Long Range Transportation Plan
  • Aids with the implementation of subdivision regulation amendments 
  • Assists with coordination of safety projects
  • Performs advanced planning, engineering analysis and design for transportation, drainage, and land development projects
  • Prepares transportation engineering plans, specifications & estimates (PS&E)
  • Analyzes and prepares floodplain and detention studies
  • Monitors and supervises project quality control efforts and deliverables to ensure project is completed efficiently and effectively
  • Oversees and manages a variety of project budgets, schedules, work plans and resource requirements for various construction projects
  • Prepares technical correspondence to professional consultants, other governmental entities, and the public
  • Reviews Floodplain Development Permits, including interpreting flood studies and determining site-specific flood elevations
  • Responds to drainage/floodplain complaints and coordinates with public to develop feasible solutions utilizing site visits, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and investigations
  • Coordinates and prepares documents and updates for engineering meetings and public hearings
  • Performs pavement field evaluations
  • Identifies potential floodplain violations and collaborates with inspections on resolution
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required
  • Performs special duties as assigned


  • Reports directly to – An Assigned Supervising Engineer or Senior Engineer
  • Direct Reports – No 


  • Position involves frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, bending, heavy lifting and operating equipment
  • Position involves safely operating a motor vehicle


  • Indoor and outdoor work in all environments, including inclement weather
  • Regular travel between work sites
  • Exposure to dust, chemicals, fumes, bacteria, fungus and high noise levels


  • Work outside of the normal office hours (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) may be required
  • May be deemed essential personnel in the event of an emergency

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibility’s duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Six (6) years roadway geometric and drainage design experience 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and engineering development systems and software



  • P.E. (Professional Engineer) Licensure

Required within thirty (30) days of employment

  • Valid Texas driver’s license

Required within six (6) months of employment

  • Texas P.E. (Professional Engineer) Licensure


  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Eight (8) years of roadway geometric and drainage design experience 
  • Five (5) years of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Floodplain Development experience including 3D flood modeling experience
  • Two (2) years of pavement design experience
  • Knowledge of GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Four (4) years of traffic engineering experience
  • CFM (Certified Floodplain Manager) Certification 


Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:

  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: Yes
  • Physical exam: No
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: N/A

Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.