Engineer, Planning and Development, Northern Region (Pipeline)

Employer
Trinity River Authority of Texas
Location
Arlington, TX
Posted
May 10, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

The Trinity River Authority of Texas seeks a highly motivated engineer to provide planning, design review and developmental services for its North Texas wastewater collection facilities including large diameter pipelines, lift stations and metering stations. Duties will also include direct oversight of professional services contracts and the review of engineering design and specifications provided by outside consultants for new facilities and rehabilitation to existing facilities.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years' engineering experience with a municipality, governmental entity, water utility agency, engineering firm or similar. This position requires strong leadership and communication skills, along with strategic thinking and a high level of technical expertise.

This candidate must be able to lead projects in a team environment and facilitate collaboration. The ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships with TRA consultants, contracting parties and other internal departments is imperative. Strong interaction with Authority wastewater collection operation and maintenance, land rights and construction inspection departments will be important. The Authority prefers that this candidate have experience with wastewater collection system hydraulic model development, calibration, and the analysis for planning future infrastructure improvements.

A bachelor's degree in engineering is required, preferably with a civil, mechanical, industrial or environmental focus related to water and wastewater. This candidate must be a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be compensatory with experience and qualifications.

This position represents an exciting opportunity to work with knowledgeable professionals at one of the largest river authorities in Texas.

Interested candidates should apply online at www.trinityra.org/joblist.htm. For more information about TRA, visit www.trinityra.org.

Company Description
The Trinity River flows across Texas for hundreds of miles. Providing drinking water to more than 50% of the state's population, the Trinity River is one of the most important waterways in the country. The Trinity River Authority of Texas (TRA) is proud to play an important role in preserving and developing this vital resource for Texans and the generations of Texans to come.

Established by the state Legislature in 1955, TRA provides water and wastewater treatment and recreation and reservoir facilities throughout the Trinity River Basin and maintains a master plan for basin-wide development. TRA also serves as a conduit for tax-exempt financing for municipal projects and as a local sponsor for federal water projects.

TRA is constantly working to improve water quality and remains at the forefront of cutting-edge technologies and innovations. An exciting and dynamic organization, TRA is poised for success for years to come.

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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