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Environmental Coordinator II Bastrop, TX
Being a strategic contributor to the business is more than just a concept at LCRA – for this position, it’s a reality. LCRA’s Plant Environmental Support team members are valued colleagues, providing guidance on environmental projects, solutions, and permit compliance requirements. You will also provide fleet wide air permit compliance requirements and provide hands-on support with Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems. Additionally, you will have a key role within the Plant Environmental Support team, supporting wastewater and solid waste compliance across the generating fleet. We are looking for someone who is responsible, flexible, collaborative, takes initiative, has excellent troubleshooting skills, and has excellent attention to detail. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience supporting CEMS and all-around environmental knowledge. Our ideal candidate will be able to support non-standard work hours as necessary to ensure both environmental compliance and generation reliability. An 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.
Ops & Business Analyst II Austin, TX 78703
The LCRA Facilities Department is currently looking for an Operations & Business Analyst II. If you are a resourceful problem-solver with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and solid time management skills please apply. This position requires attention to detail, good judgement, and the ability to take initiative with minimal supervision. You will work closely with department personnel, leadership, and key stakeholders in the implementation and support of property operations, departmental goals and strategic initiatives.
Park Program Coordinator I Marble Falls, TX
Would you enjoy working outdoors in beautiful park settings along the Highland Lakes and being part of a dynamic goal-oriented team focused on creating and delivering innovative programs? LCRA Parks may be the dream job you've been searching for. As our Parks Program Coordinator II, you will have the opportunity to join our team at LCRA’s West District Parks along the chain of Highland Lakes of Central Texas. This position will lead and continue to develop unique programming to meet LCRA Parks goal of being the most dynamic park system in the nation. We look forward to receiving your resume and having a new member join our parks team!
Public Safety Dispatcher II Austin, TX 78744
LCRA is looking for a Public Safety Dispatcher to join our team. As part of LCRA's Public Safety Dispatch team, your expertise will contribute to protecting the people, assets and interests of LCRA and the natural resources of Texas. As part of the dispatch team your work will focus on three primary functions – dispatching resources (security officers and Rangers), security monitoring (cameras and alarms), and sending notifications to staff about critical incidents.
Parks Operations Coord II Bastrop, TX
LCRA Parks is looking for a new member to join our East District Parks team! As Park Operations Coordinator II you will be responsible for completing repairs and performing preventive maintenance, general housekeeping of facilities, grounds work, trail work, equipment inspections and participate in setting up and providing support for events. If working outdoors and being part of a great team appeal to you, please apply today!
Park Operations Manager- Western District Marble Falls, TX
Do you enjoy the great outdoors and leading great people? If so, then please read further for an amazing leadership job opportunity with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)! LCRA has over 40 parks across Texas, along the Colorado River, that attract outdoor enthusiasts from across the country! As the Park Operations Manager, you would lead an energetic team while managing park operations in the district west of Austin, Texas. This park district has over 20 miles of multi-use trails, event venues, sleek Airstreams, explorer tents, luxurious galmping units, cozy cabins and over 150 mix-use campsites for visitors to enjoy. Not to mention, the western district hosts a wide array of events, recreational activities and educational programs. If being surrounded by nature while leading outstanding people excites you, this management position may be a perfect fit for you!
Facility Operations Tech Sr La Grange, TX
The LCRA Facilities team is looking for a Sr. HVAC Tech to help us install, maintain, and repair the HVAC systems at the Fayette Power Plant. Come be part of a team that is responsible for keeping our Power Plant HVAC systems running to ensure we keep power on to Central Texas. You will also have the opportunity to occasionally work at other LCRA Facilities which include other Power Plants, Parks and Telecom sites. This position will work Tuesday - Friday 6am-4:30pm
Park Operations Manager- Eastern District Cedar Creek, TX
Do you enjoy the great outdoors and leading great people? If so, then please read further for an amazing leadership job opportunity with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)! LCRA has over 40 parks across Texas, along the Colorado River, that attract outdoor enthusiasts from across the country! As the Park Operations Manager, you would lead an energetic team while manage park operations in the district east of Austin, Texas. This park district has over 25 miles of multi-use trails, event venues, sleek Airstreams, cozy cabins and over 40 mix-use campsites for visitors to enjoy. Not to mention, the eastern district hosts a wide array of events, recreational activities and educational programs. If being surrounded by nature while leading outstanding people excites you, this management position may be a perfect fit for you!
Ranger II Bastrop, TX
LCRA is looking for a Ranger II to join our team. As part of the LCRA's Public Safety team, your expertise will contribute to protecting the people, assets, and interests of LCRA and the natural resources of Texas. LCRA Ranger’s focus on providing patrol, detection, and crime prevention of LCRA lands, waters, and facilities.
Instrumentation and Control Technician La Grange, TX
Do you enjoy performing Instrumentation duties in a fast-paced, team oriented, industrial maintenance environment with opportunities to learn, install, diagnose, repair, maintain, and teach? Do you enjoy critical and analytical thinking combined with hands on application to resolve complex instrumentation, control, monitoring, electrical, and mechanical process problems? If your answer is Yes, the Fayette Power Project in LaGrange, Texas has an exciting job opportunity for you!
Analyst - Enterprise Operations Austin, TX 78703
LCRA’s Business Optimization team is seeking a motivated, analytical individual to contribute to the success of our Enterprise Operations groups. We work closely with the Fleet Operations, Facility Services, Real Estate Services, Natural Resources Conservation and Project Management teams to drive operational improvements, identify and execute on strategic initiatives, and enable decision-making through data analysis. Our work is primarily project-based, so if you enjoy variety in your day-to-day work then this is a good fit for you! Our ideal candidate is curious and inquisitive, has a can-do attitude and is fueled by learning new things. We consistently leverage both our technical and interpersonal skills to drive efforts to completion, so you'll need both to be successful in this role. Our success is based on the success of the teams we support, so it’s key you’re comfortable building rapport and are viewed as a trustworthy, credible coworker to be effective on our team. Candidates of varying experience levels are encouraged to apply.
Engineering Technician I Austin, TX 78744
LCRA is looking for a Engineering CAD Technician. As a team, we manage and maintain one of the largest and most advanced private communications networks in Texas. LCRA provides critical communications services for a diverse customer base including utilities, transit systems, flood warning management, school districts, and public safety. As a Engineering CAD Technician, duties will include drafting layouts using the latest version of AutoCAD. Other duties include, file and print package management. While CAD is the bulk of the workload, there are other opportunities with helping our engineer team in working and updating databases like our Operational Support System, (OSS), which we are happy to provide on the job training. As a Engineering CAD Tech, working independently is great, however working with the engineers is our goal. Having effective communication and understanding is what we strive for to be successful on our team.
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 Sr. 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.
Project Controls Specialist Sr Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is looking for a Project Controls Specialist to join the Project Management Office Controls team. You will serve as a key role to ensure overall PMO success with responsibilities such as developing and maintaining records management and department policies and governance, strategic initiative planning and support, project and portfolio schedule and financial controls and analysis, systems support such as SharePoint, JIRA, Primavera P6. This is an exciting opportunity to support technology and construction projects across LCRA. Our ideal candidate is eager to troubleshoot and provide solutions, has an appetite for new challenges and learning, and takes initiative. *Note - this position may be filled as a Project Controls Specialist or Project Controls Specialist Sr.
Category Manager II Austin, TX 78703
Do all things technology peak your interest? Do you enjoy finding the best deals in an ever changing market? A Category Manager II position on LCRA's Technology Sourcing team may be the right fit for you! LCRA is looking for an experienced procurement professional with experience in identifying the best technology solutions for the organization. The ideal candidate will have proven experience leading sourcing events, working with diverse groups, building productive relationships, analyzing data to make informed decisions and solving complex problems. 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.
RIA Program Manager Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is looking for a Records Information Architecture (RIA) Program Manager to serve at an expert level facilitating transformation of records management. RIA Program Managers expertise will include local government records management requirements and act as a liaison and advisor to business areas for all records and information related matters. Collaborates with internal customers to develop electronic content management best practices for specific business needs. This position requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise to have the ability to develop a document architecture to meet the requirements of the departments / business areas. Interprets business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects.
Market Systems Software Developer II Austin, TX 78703
LCRA is looking for a Software Developer II to join our team. As a part of LCRA’s Market Systems team, your expertise will contribute to an organization that strives to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve. At an intermediate level, develops and modifies software application programs from detailed specifications. Gathers user requirements and documents functional and technical specifications as needed. Codes, tests, debugs, documents, maintains and supports a wide variety of software applications and systems based on various development frameworks. Creates detailed system documentation. Evaluates, installs and tests off-the-shelf pre-packaged software. Provides training to end users and system owners as needed. Competent to work on all phases of applications programming activities. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems.
Transmission Learning Program Manager (L&D) Austin, TX 78744
Transmission Learning & Development is looking to bring on a motivated training expert to take our craft and technical training to new heights! We currently deliver initial training for several crafts and are looking for a skilled professional to create and implement recurring training, improve existing training, and identify and source new training. This function will coordinate our CDL program, specialized equipment training as well as departmental onboarding for our construction and maintenance groups. This role has a direct impact on helping shape the future of our skilled workers and pre-apprentices. Our ideal candidate is a collaborative and driven training professional who promotes teamwork, understands the importance of investing in our people, and aligns with our core values of safety, integrity, respect, initiative, and service. If this sounds like you, hit apply!
Project Analyst II Austin, TX 78744
Come and join LCRA for an exciting project analyst role in the Transmission Project Management office where you will work with a great group of people.
Hydrologist Intern IV- Summer 2023 Buchanan Dam, TX
The Lower Colorado River Authority is seeking a college student with a strong hydrological science background for the LCRA Hydromet Internship Program. LCRA’s Hydromet department plays a vital role in providing the most accurate hydrological data to LCRA’s River Operations Center to manage decisions about reservoir and river operations. This intern position will office out of the Buchanan Dam Hydromet office and will assist seasoned hydrologist with hydrologic data collection and analysis, construction, as well as operation and maintenance of field instruments.

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