Williamson CountyGeorgetown 78626
Full Time

Two (2) years of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Floodplain Development experience including 3D flood modeling experience.

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Engineer I

Williamson County
Full Time Williamson County Road District, 3151 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown, TX 78626, United States
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Overview

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

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
  • Performs 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
  • 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
  • Analyzes subdivision plats, construction plans and permits
  • 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

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

  • 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

IRREGULAR HOURS

  • 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 responsibilities, 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and engineering development systems and software

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Two (2) years of roadway geometric and drainage design experience 
  • Two (2) years of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Floodplain Development experience including 3D flood modeling experience 

EMPLOYMENT TESTING 

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. 

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