Storm Water Engineer I in San Antonio, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

City of San Antonio   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


Less than 5 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Summary

Under general supervision, is responsible for performing professional work related to storm water engineering. May supervise the activities of other engineering staff. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff, if needed.

This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs detailed and reviews of plats, building permits, Master Development Plans (MDPs), capital project, and/or floodplain submittals.
  • Utilize sound engineering judgement to promote public health, safety, and welfare.
  • May supervise professional, technical, and other employees in the review of plats, building permits, Master Development Plans (MDPs), and floodplain submittals.
  • Attends preliminary plan review and design progress meetings.
  • Coordinates with engineers representing developers, individuals, and government agencies.
  • Participates in technical committees related to drainage and floodplain management.
  • Advises other City departments on matters related to technical engineering issues.
  • Coordinates with other governmental and review agencies (other City departments, San Antonio River Authority, San Antonio Water System, Texas Department of Transportation, etc.).
  • Utilizes software and database programs as required to complete tasks and monitor service level.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college, university, or engineering school approved by a State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.
  • Four (4) years' experience in engineering.
  • No substitution for education allowed.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Texas
  • OR Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) from another state with the ability to obtain a P.E. license in the State of Texas within 6 months of employment..
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas driver's License.


  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).
  • Four (4) years' experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.
  • Four (4) years' experience with land development and permitting.


  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of engineering principles, especially hydrology and hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations related to engineering projects.
  • Knowledge of land development processes and principles including civil engineering, real estate, platting and permitting, and zoning.
  • Knowledge of the capital project design and review process.
  • Knowledge of engineering related computer programs.
  • Knowledge of engineering mathematics.
  • Knowledge of administrative and management practices.
  • Skill in utilizing hydrologic and hydraulic modeling programs and other engineering software.
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • Ability to interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Ability to plan and program engineering work.
  • Ability to conduct engineering research and apply results to engineering problems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public relations.
  • Ability to prepare detailed technical reports.
  • Ability to interpret legal documents related to engineering.

Valid Through: 2019-10-22

City of San Antonio job

$63K - $95K