Senior Engineer - River Operations
This Senior Engineer position will work on complex hydrologic, hydraulic, reservoir and water resources analyses in support of the LCRA River Operations Center. This position will be primarily focused on support of flood operations, but will also support water supply operations and safety of dams as needed. This position will develop and calibrate complex hydrology and hydraulics (H&H) models of the Colorado River basin; develop procedures to support real-time flood forecasting and reservoir operations; plan and conduct training, emergency management drills and tabletop exercises to maintain overall readiness of LCRA staff and external partners for flood emergencies, and; perform real-time forecasting for the LCRA River Operations Center during floods.
Plans, conducts, and directs major engineering projects involving independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standards, techniques, procedures, and criteria. May act as project leader or team leader to coordinate the work of other fully competent engineers or other technical personnel on more complex or major engineering projects and or studies. Provides deep specialized expertise in at least one engineering sub-discipline.
This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.