Stormwater Engineer

City of Cedar Park | Cedar Park, TX

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Posted Date 12/14/2018

The City of Cedar Park is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Stormwater Engineer.

  • Assists the City's Floodplain Administrator in their duties including issuing permits for development in City's floodplain and enforcing requirements of the City's Floodplain Management Regulations, reviewing, approving, or denying updates and revisions to the City's Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), overseeing the maintenance of records and documents that keep the community eligible to participate in FEMA's NFIP, and reviewing and coordinating floodplain related projects, studies, and plans initiated by Federal and State Agencies, and nonprofit organizations;
  • Participates in the development of the City Master Drainage plan which will include short- and long-range plans;
  • Responds to citizens' drainage-related inquiries and requests;
  • Performs field work, site visits, and creek walks to evaluate problem areas and potential project sites;
  • Manages the consultants working on the development of plans, construction specifications, and details for Drainage Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs).  Oversees the bidding and selection of contractors for assigned Drainage CIPs. Serves as the City's representative for Drainage CIPs from award to close-out of project; 
  • Works with the Development Services staff to ensure drainage ordinances and standards are being met for proposed private development; 
  • Provides technical guidance to developers, engineers, and contractors for site and subdivision development and coordinates the review and approval of drainage analysis as it pertains to the City's drainage ways; and
  • Performs such other related duties as may be assigned. 

Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental Science, Engineering, Water Resource Planning or a related field and two (2) to four (4) years of experience in Civil Engineering with emphasis in drainage and stormwater functions or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate required and the ability to obtain Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Texas within twelve (12) months of date of hire or any equivalent combination of experience and training which at the discretion of the City provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certified Floodplain Manager preferred.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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