Engineer A, B, or C (Structural)

  • City of Austin, TX
  • Austin, Texas
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications
Engineer A:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • 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.


Engineer B:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

Licenses and Certifications Required:
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.


Engineer C:

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • 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 eight (8) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer.

Licenses or Certifications:
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas.


Notes to Applicants

The Development Services Department ( DSD ) assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction to ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes.

This position is responsible for performing a structural review of construction plans and processing permit applications related to commercial, multi-family and single-family development. This includes review of plans to determine compliance with City building codes. This position is also expected to review and comment on proposed rule adoptions or code amendments, assist with developing procedures to administer codes/ordinances and assist internal employees and the public with the integration of regulations, processes and procedures.

Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits. Please click HERE for more information.

Employment Application: Only complete applications will be considered. Be sure your employment history on the application includes your past job titles, employment dates, and a detailed summary of your job duties, functions and responsibilities. Please take the time to ensure that the application is complete to represent your history and skills/abilities. Although there are posting dates listed, Development Services may close the posting any time after seven days from the initial advertisement. Once a position is closed, no additional applications or application changes will be accepted.

Post Interview Verification: If you are selected as the top candidate for a position, we will be contacting your current and former employer, as well as the references listed in your application. Please do your best to ensure that the contact information on the application is accurate. Top candidates will also be required to provide proof of education from an accredited organization, copies of any professional licenses or certificates listed on the application and a copy of your DD-214 if claiming veteran's preference.

THE DEPARTMENT MAY CLOSE THIS JOB POSTING AT ANY TIME AFTER 7 DAYS .

Pay Range
Commensurate

Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:45am-4:45pm.
Limited telework opportunities may exist.

Job Close Date
12/03/2021
Type of Posting External
Department Development Services
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Drive, Austin, TX 78752 - PDC
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of ASCE 7-10, ACI 318-14, ACI 530-13, AISC 360-10, NDS 2015.
  • Knowledge of International Building Code and all applicable codes.
  • Ability to read and interpret structural and architectural drawings for complex projects.
  • Experience producing, reviewing, analyzing and/or approving design specifications and drawings for commercial projects.
  • Ability to communicate scientific and technical matters, both orally and in writing, to non- technical individuals to engage in problem-solving and conflict resolution; to represent the City, and to partner effectively with citizens and development professionals.
  • Experience in post-tensioned design and construction.
  • Experience in high-rise design and construction.
  • Experience in heavy timber design and construction.
  • Experience in bridge design and construction.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
For more information on the Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities, click the appropriate job title.

Engineer A

Engineer B

Engineer C

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
For more information on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, click the appropriate job title.

Engineer A

Engineer B

Engineer C

Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
EEO/ADA
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.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* This position requires one of the following: ENGINEER A - Graduation from an accredited four-year 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; ENGINEER B - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus six (6) years' experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer; ENGINEER C - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field related to engineering, plus eight (8) years' experience in engineering, acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
  • Yes
  • No
* Do you have a State of Texas Professional Engineer License?
(Open Ended Question)
* Describe your knowledge and experience with the International Building Code
(Open Ended Question)
* Please explain your ability to read and interpret civil and architectural drawings for complex projects.
(Open Ended Question)
* Please describe your experience producing, reviewing, analyzing and/or approving design specifications and drawings for commercial projects.
(Open Ended Question)
* Briefly describe your ability to communicate scientific and technical matters, both orally and in writing, to non-technical individuals.
(Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents

Job Address

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