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LCRA Engineering Associate I position


If you enjoy serving local communities and make positive impacts to the real world using your engineering knowledge and skills, LCRA has an opportunity for you as an Entry Level Engineer. This position offers you excellent opportunities to learn and grow through hands-on project experience under the supervision of a group of credible engineers and technical specialists. You will have the outstanding opportunity to be involved in the whole cycle of projects from Planning/conceptual design, to detailed design, construction, and operation. As an engineer in LCRA Water Engineering Department, you will provide engineering and technical support to LCRA Water and Hydroelectric Operations with facilities along the Lower Colorado River from Lake Buchanan to Matagorda.


You will be trusted to:

Under the supervision of a senior Engineer

  • Perform engineering calculations and designs
  • Visit project sites and document field observations
  • Review existing reports/available data and develop a list of issues and build a summary
  • Investigate technical issues and develop practical solutions
  • Review project plans and specifications prepared by external consulting engineers hired by LCRA


You qualify with:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, engineering technology, engineering physics, biosystems engineering, mathematical science, physical science or related science.
  • Driver's license

You are a great fit with:

  • 4 years college degree in civil with emphasis on structural or geotechnical engineering
  • Any experience with levee and dam analysis/design/construction/inspection is a plus


You gain:

- Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance

- Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave

- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option

- Life and disability insurance

- Wellness program including wellness incentive

- Extensive learning & development programs

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.