Travis County's Transportation and Natural Resources (TNR) department is seeking a great candidate to fill the Engineer position for Development Services and come work for one of Forbes’ 2019 Best Large Employers in Austin, Texas. This position is eligible to work remote!
The Engineering Division Manager is looking for a new Engineer for Development Services to join the Travis County team due to an internal promotion. The Engineer will perform engineering review to ensure private development meets appropriate local, state, and federal requirements.
The ideal candidate for this role will have land development design and review experience. This engineer will review private development permit applications, construction plans, engineering reports, specifications, complex engineering calculations, legal documents, and the evaluation of proposed transportation and storm drainage system networks. Projects will include small and large subdivision preliminary plans, final plats, and construction plans, as well as numerous commercial site plans. This engineer will develop project review comments and approve fiscal cost estimates.
The Engineer will track project progress and coordinate with other functions such as Permitting, Traffic, CIP, Long Range Planning, Legal, and Environmental offices to ensure that the projects under review meet all standards and that applicants receive comments in a timely manner; provide technical guidance to property owners, developers and their engineers; respond to questions and inquiries regarding street and drainage issues, development regulations and permit requirements, and private construction; and meet with citizens, developers, contractors, agencies, and County departments to discuss projects and project-related constraints.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering AND two (2) years of directly related, increasingly responsible professional engineering design and project management experience; or any combination of education and experience that has been achieved and is equivalent to the stated education and experience and required knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this job. Candidates must be licensed to practice as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas issued by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. If licensed in another state, must acquire license reciprocity in the State of Texas within six (6) months of date of hire. Candidates who have development design and review experience is preferred.