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Engineer (PE) - Transmission Line Operations & Maintenance (Civil/Structural/Mechanical) Austin, TX 78744
Based in Austin, this is a hybrid role - 2 days in the office per week. Transmission line and telecommunications engineers with experience in lattice tower and foundations design and with the ability to gain your Professional Engineer licensure within 1 year are encouraged to apply. At LCRA, our Mission is to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve through water stewardship, energy and community service and with a Vision to be the public utility that sets the standard for excellence. We are an organization with a strong focus on our people through a culture of learning and development and an emphasis on teamwork, organizational development and strong internal communications.
Materials Specialist I Austin, TX 78744
LCRA is looking for a motivated individual to join our Supply Chain team to grow with us as a Material Specialist. This position is responsible for various material handling functions, including coordinating and expediting materials and supplies from on-site warehouses, inventory management, cycle counts, receiving, order picking and staging, and customer service with walk-up requests at the counter. If you enjoy taking initiative to find creative ways to solve complex problems and use your knowledge of best practices and experience to provide and improve services, we would like to talk to you.
Environmental Coordinator II Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is seeking to find an Environmental Coordinator to join our team! As part of the Environmental Permitting and Compliance team, you will lead U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting, Endangered Species Act compliance, and storm water permitting efforts for LCRA water supply infrastructure projects. This role effectively communicates compliance requirements to LCRA project engineers, operations, and outside contractors. The successful candidate will develop applications for environmental permitting, regulatory filings, and environmental plans and procedures. The successful candidate is an analytical thinker and flexible problem solver with the ability to balance competing demands, attention to detail, and build consensus. The Environmental Coordinator II applies independent judgment and discretion when tackling complex situations in order to deliver solutions that are compliant and customer-focused, and will strive for excellence in all areas of your work while exemplifying LCRA’s values of focusing on service, taking initiative, showing respect, operating with integrity, and focusing on safety.
Civil Engineer Sr. Austin, TX 78703
Water Quality Protection team is looking for a senior engineer with strong technical capabilities to support the Water Quality Engineering & Planning program. The program implements water quality protection ordinances through comprehensive plan reviews and inspections for new developments and dredging projects in the Highland Lakes region. This position plays a meaningful role in protecting the water supply for more than a million people. Our mission is to improve the lives of Central Texas and our teams are dedicated to service with safety as a top priority!
Transmission Systems Operations Trainer II Austin, TX 78744
At an intermediate level, trains others in the real-time operation and control of LCRA transmission systems at the Systems Operation Control Center (SOCC). Designs, delivers and coordinates technical and operational training on various aspects of operating a transmission operations center (e.g., switching procedures and scenarios, transmission equipment, emergency operations, etc.) Assists in implementing a training curriculum that prepares staff to comply with LCRA, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) guidelines and requirements.
Utility Safety Specialist II (Power Generation) Bastrop, TX
Here at LCRA, we are searching for a top-tier Safety Professional who wants to make a positive impact on the lives of fellow Texans! The LCRA Safety Services Team is looking for you if you are ready to contribute to our growing team and provide a full range of safety and health support to our power generation personnel and operations. We have an opening for a Utility Safety Specialist that understands how to positively engage with all levels of employees at our generation site in Bastrop. As our Safety Team rolls out the latest safety principles and practices, our ideal candidate will have the opportunity to apply these industry best practices and provide relevant input regarding programs and policies. We truly believe that good hearted, professional engagement within the operations can make a huge difference to those who work in this environment. If this sounds exciting and you have the right technical and interpersonal skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize work, and will strive for excellence in all areas of your work while exemplifying LCRA’s values of focusing on service, taking initiative, showing respect, operating with integrity, and focusing on safety, take the next step!
Asset Engineering Analyst Austin, TX 78744
***This position is a hybrid position, working in the Austin, TX office 2 days a week and 3 remote. Relocation allowance is available and will be reviewed at time of offer. Do you enjoy working with different engineering fields and engaging with other perspectives across your company? LCRA's Asset Engineering group currently has an opportunity for an experienced, dedicated, professional that will contribute to the full implementation of the essential infrastructure of Texas in an organization that strives to improve the quality of life of the communities we serve. You have knowledge of Power Transmission Engineering technologies such as transmission line, substation, civil, structural, or telecommunications. We are a team that thrives with finding innovative ways to accomplish our work, improve processes and interact collaboratively with colleagues across the organization. Your role will directly support our asset unitization process that ensures LCRA meets it financial and regulatory goals. You enjoy a detailed challenge and pulling all the pieces together from varied information sources. If you have these skills and are seeking a new role working with a phenomenal company, with a diverse culture that values its employees this is your opportunity to join our team in Austin Texas! LCRA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401k matching up to 8%, sick and vacation leave and more. You are probably wondering if we are in the office or working remotely? Our approach focuses on the balance between teamwork and flexibility which means we are currently in a hybrid schedule; you will spend two days of your week at the office and have the option to work three days remotely.
Transmission Operations Engineer (Electrical Engineer) Austin, TX 78744
***This is a hybrid position - 2 days in office, 3 remote. Relocation support is available and will be visited at time of offer. Working in Transmission Operations at LCRA is working in the heart of the electric grid in Texas. The successful candidate must demonstrate the capability to contribute to a dynamic team that is instrumental in the execution of hundreds of millions of dollars of projects, responding to rapid expansion of renewables, proactively managing grid congestion, analyzing large data sets, developing specialized software, driving continuous improvement, and creating automated solutions to solve complex challenges.
Operations & Business Analyst II (Telecommunications) Austin, TX 78744
LCRA is seeking a results-oriented Operations & Business Analyst to join our collaborative telecommunications team. LCRA owns and operates a large private telecommunications' system in the state of Texas supporting LCRA's business operations and customers' requirements and bringing Broadband Internet to rural Texas. We want to work with someone who will focus on learning the radio and LTE device aspect of our operations. As our telecommunications business grows, our ideal candidate will have a unique opportunity to grow with us.
Category Buyer Sr Austin, TX 78744
Are you energized by interacting with and helping others? Are you looking for a company that inspires excellence, collaboration, and creativity? If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the central Texans we serve, join LCRA – a company you can be proud to be a part of! LCRA is looking for a Senior Category Buyer to join our transmission supply chain team. In this role you will use your knowledge and experience to purchase services and materials that support electric power transmission in Texas, you will perform analysis to determine appropriate sourcing approaches, and you will collaborate with category managers and stakeholders across LCRA.
Supervisor, Transmission Learning and Development Austin, TX 78744
Transmission Learning & Development is growing! We're currently looking for a learning and development professional to supervise our departmental training group. In this new role you will manage the daily activities of a small group of learning specialists passionate about understanding the training needs of our various departments and building learning solutions to meet those needs. Our ideal teammate has experience designing and building training programs and understands the value and importance of program evaluation and measurement.
Commercial Contract Agent Sr Austin, TX 78703
At LCRA, we are looking for a Commercial Contracts Agent to join our Commercial Contract Group in Supply Chain! As a part of our team, you will serve as a liaison between stakeholders and suppliers using your expertise to develop and negotiate contracts which safeguard LCRA’s interests. Our ideal candidate is someone with in-depth knowledge of the contract lifecycle and an expert negotiator.
Applications Administrator II Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is looking for a SharePoint Applications Administrator to join our team. As a part of LCRA’s Digital Services team, your expertise will contribute to an organization that strives to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve. This intermediate level position provides support for some software applications beyond SharePoint, such as Meridian and OnBase. Responsibilities include configuring, deploying, installing, maintaining, and updating software under supervision. This position includes on-the-job training and will be supported with mentorship from a supervisor and more experienced colleagues, with the expectation that this position will evolve over time to a more independent and senior role. Responsibilities on any given day are dynamic and will vary as project needs require.
Network Field Technician San Angelo, TX
LCRA is hiring a Network Field Technician to join our team. As part of our Network Field team, you will be working with Routed Networks that traverse DWDM, Fiber Optic, and Microwave Radio transport systems. This role provides an opportunity to travel across Central Texas to various work sites with travel accommodations provided when necessary. You will be able to collaborate with a skilled team and provided valuable training through on-the-job experiences as well as formal training curriculum. If you are looking for a technically sophisticated and fulfilling work environment, then this is the career for you.
Facility Maintenance Tech II Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is searching for our next Facility Maintenance Tech II. This role uses the skills needed to install, maintain, and operate a variety of systems and equipment within the facility. Our ideal candidate will use their extensive experience and technical expertise to ensure the continuous, efficient, and safe operation of all base building equipment, life safety systems, and critical infrastructure. Our team spends their time conducting routine inspections and testing, vendor management, service requests, and space planning.
Energy Analyst I (ERCOT Settlement) Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is looking for a special candidate to complete ERCOT Settlement Analyst functions. The ideal candidate is an extremely detailed oriented individual that has inquisitive nature and a customer service mind set. You will be entrusted to provide feedback on the development and implementation of settlement equations that improve long-term competitiveness and ensure LCRA sets the standard for excellence. You will perform routine analyses, reporting and billing for ERCOT settlement transactions, and confirming regulatory compliance and protocols are adhered to. If you are highly motivated, flexible, and enjoy solving problems this job is for you. In this role you take ownership and pride of your work ensuring timely and accurate products for your internal and external customers. This position requires recommending best practices for business improvement initiatives.
Construction Coordinator Sr Austin, TX 78744
Come join a growing organization by coordinating the construction of telecommunications projects for the Lower Colorado River Authority. In this role you'll serve as an owner's representative to ensure that project construction meets design specifications, is delivered on schedule and is within budget. A successful candidate will be able to establish direction, identify problems and resolve issues related to the delivery of the constructed project. They will also maintain heavy involvement with coordination and scheduling of field teams and construction resources, including quality control, site safety, vendors and suppliers throughout project initiation, startup, execution and closeout. They will be expected to initiate prompt corrective action to get a project back on track and reports results of action. Additionally, will need to provide technical input and serve as a planning resource for construction support resources.
Security Officer II Austin, TX 78732
The LCRA Security team is looking for a great teammate that is very customer service oriented. Our ideal candidate will strive for excellence in all areas of their work and exemplify LCRA’s values of focusing on service, taking initiative, showing respect, operating with integrity and focusing on safety. If you are looking to work in a great company, for amazing benefits and training and to be part of our mission to enhance the lives of Central Texans, this is the job for you!
Cartographer Sr. Austin, TX 78744
**This is a hybrid position requiring two days a week in office in Austin, TX. LCRA’s Surveying, GIS and Technical Services department is in search of a motivated Cartographer Sr. to join our GIS Products and Services team! In this role your cartographic and geographic expertise will contribute to LCRA’s mission to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve. LCRA is an accomplished organization that values excellence in service, taking initiative, showing respect, operating with integrity and focusing on safety. We are a knowledgeable team, ready to support your transition into LCRA and welcome you to our team. You will have the opportunity to assist members across the organization as well as members of the public using your expert-level knowledge of ArcGIS Pro, cartographic design principles, color theory, map production and all things cartography. Do you find joy in educating people about scale, projection and unit conversion? Are you an expert communicator in verbal, written and visual formats? Do you take pride in making informative, beautiful, accurate maps and graphics for a diverse customer base? If so, would love to hear from you.
Senior Network System Engineer Austin, TX 78744
LCRA owns and operates a large private telecommunications system (WAN) in the State of Texas supporting its long-term business operations and customers’ requirements, electrifying Texas, taming the Colorado River, and bringing Broadband Internet to rural Texas. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person to join our Telecommunications Engineering Team, contributing to network routing and architectural design, prepare upgrade roadmaps, and influence the technological direction of LCRA's telecommunication system. This is a highly technical position that requires network design experience and excellent communication skills!

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