Fort Bend County

  • Engineer III - Engineering

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/23/2018 1:34 PM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $2,843.20/Bi.
    Professional Management
    Max Start Salary
    USD $3,345.60/Bi.
  • Overview

    Responsible for various engineering functions to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations.  Manage Floodplain Regulation compliance and Development Permitting.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


    Maintains a sound working knowledge of the general and technical provisions of the Fort Bend County Regulations for Floodplain Management as well as various federal and state regulations.  Must be able to explain the Regulations to citizens, to review permit applications for compliance, and to provide adequate interpretations.  Oversees flood response, damage assessments and coordinates with other County departments and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Reviews Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) and Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) submissions compliance and recommend approval.  Reviews and coordinates projects with other departments.  Reviews  construction documents for road, bridges, drainage structures and building facilities projects.  Responsible for managing the County’s permit issuance.  This includes management of the online permitting system, updating form requirements, and coordination with software vendor.  Conducts permit and project inspections.  Initiates enforcement actions if needed to insure compliance with County regulations.  Recommends budget expenditures.  Recommends selection of new employees, trains employees, recommends and/or approves transfers or promotions, disciplinary action up to termination.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 



    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.  Six years of job related experience.  Good computer and mathematical skills; good verbal and written communication and organizational skills; good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials; ability to read and understand construction plans, topography and geological surface forms, recognize soil classification.  Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and the ability to understand civil engineering and floodplain terminology.  Registered Professional Engineer.  Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) Certification (or must be obtained within one year of employment).


    SALARY RANGE: Professional/Management Grade 14, $2,843.20 - $3,345.60 biweekly based on qualifications

    CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

    origin, or any other reason protected by law.


    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at




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