GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting, and/or coordinating all phases of engineering work in large, complex, and/or multiple projects of varying size and scope.
SARA’S EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE:
• Adheres to SARA policies and procedures • Takes advantage of education and training opportunities to expand knowledge of primary duties • Demonstrates initiative in performing tasks without prompting • Acts as a responsible steward of SARA’s welfare and resources
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF WORK:
• Performs work that involves conventional engineering practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements. • Reviews, inspects and/or coordinates construction contract document enforcement including; shop drawing review, preparation of field changes, change orders, and pay estimates. • Prepares and professionally seals detailed plans, specifications, and empirical models. • Assists with departmental management activities, including but not limited to, interviewing and hiring new employees, performance management, merit increases, departmental meetings, budget preparation, specific project management, department’s public relations, and leave approval. • Participates in departmental and organizational committees. • Works with consultants and coordinates the work of other consultants. • Reviews, comments on, and develops department policy and equipment needs. • Prepares estimates, monitors complex and/or multiple project budgets, and makes recommendations concerning budgetary status and/or adjustment. • Plans, directs, and accomplishes complex design and construction projects concurrently. • Analyzes engineering data, develops effective solutions, and prepares technical reports. • All other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: This position directly supervises engineers and technicians.
LANGUAGE AND REASONING SKILLS: The ability to understand written or oral instructions; read, analyze and interpret documents, instruction manuals, policies, and procedures is essential. Strong interpersonal skills are essential to maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, agency representatives, civic groups, employees, and members of the general public. Must have experience in successfully directing, coordinating, and supervising the accomplishment of tasks by others. Must have excellent technical writing and report preparation skills. The ability to work effectively and efficiently, under sometimes stressful conditions, to ensure deadlines are met is essential.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is largely sedentary; must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time and intermittently walk, climb, balance, bend, crouch, and reach while performing office duties. Regularly and safely lifts, carries, and handles supplies and equipment weighing at least 20 pounds. Occasionally lifts and carries up to 30 pounds approximately 15 feet.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is typically performed in a well-lit and adequately heated and ventilated office environment and requires observance of safe work practices, fire regulations, and avoidance of falls, trips, and similar office work hazards. Works outdoors occasionally, sometimes in adverse weather, and is exposed to such typical hazards of outdoor work as poison ivy, wasps, snakes, and other natural and mechanical hazards. The stress level for this position is moderate and the workload often requires this position to work non-traditional hours to ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner. Must be able to perform in a small but highly professional team oriented environment. Must be able to function in a principle based organization that has a culture built on character and SARA Core Values of Stewardship, Integrity, and Excellence.
Please apply at www.sara-tx.org
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: An Undergraduate Degree from an ABET accredited college or university with emphasis in Engineering, or relevant discipline; registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas; six (6) years of progressively responsible engineering experience in all phases of engineering including analysis, drafting, surveying, design, and construction.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge of engineering principles and practices as applied to planning, design, construction, and maintenance of various facilities; knowledge of the application of data processing as it applies to the development of engineering data, to modern supervisory principles and practices, and to the design and construction of materials, facilities, and equipment normally found in public works projects; previous project and personnel management skills required; and computer proficiency in the current Microsoft Office package is required. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record.
The San Antonio River Authority seeks to hire a Watershed Engineering Manager who is a respected engineer with a desire to develop, motivate and mentor a dedicated team comprised of engineers, professional staff and technicians within the Watershed Engineering Department. Although possessing the technical knowledge and expertise in the field of water resources and watershed management is essentia...l, the ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a vision that embraces leadership as a dynamic and engaging opportunity to share, grow and encourage each member of the team to bring passion to a diversity of unique and challenging projects and creatively solve complex problems that advance the San Antonio River Authority as a leader in watershed solutions. The candidate should bring an appreciation for public service and value the importance of working with stakeholder groups and other public agency partners and work to extend the San Antonio River Authority’s technical influence within our district. The San Antonio River Authority is a values based organization built on our core values Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship (both fiscal and environmental). The culture is one of mutual respect, trust, and empowerment. For more information about our organization please visit: https://www.sara-tx.org/about-sara/