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Sr. Software Developer Austin, TX 78703
Job Location: Lower Colorado River Authority, Austin, Texas. Telecommuting (work from home) permitted within metropolitan statistical area.
Network Infrastructure Architect Sr Austin, TX 78744
At LCRA, we are looking for a Network Infrastructure Architect Sr to join our team! As a part of LCRA’s Telecom Architecture team, your expertise will contribute to crafting on the Wide Area Network (WAN) Transport system that strives to improve the quality of life of the Texans we serve. You are someone with commanding knowledge of sophisticated routing protocols, industry best practices in network design, and can provide deliverable design documents to the organization. We are a team that thrives on finding solutions for WAN transport, communicating across the organization, and leading design for future growth. Our mission is to improve the lives of Central Texas and our teams are dedicated to service with safety focus as a top priority!
Regulatory Case Manager Sr Austin, TX 78744
Texas is growing and we need you on our LCRA team as a Senior Regulatory Case Manager! As a part of LCRA’s Regulatory team, your expertise will contribute to developing and certificating new high voltage transmission line projects integral to Texas’ growing need for electricity to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve. You are someone with authoritative knowledge of transmission line routing, public involvement and certification processes and can provide hands on leadership for large-scale projects involving multi-functional project teams. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience managing the entire CCN process for new transmission lines including representing utilities and their projects as an expert witness in contested case hearings and before the PUC. Strong candidates 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.
Vehicle Fleet Mechanic II Austin, TX 78744
Do you have a call to serve others and want to work for an organization with a mission to help? Look no further! Headquartered in Austin, Texas, LCRA is a billion-dollar public enterprise that exists to improve the quality of life of the people of Texas through water stewardship, energy and community service, and we’ve been doing it since 1934. This Fleet mechanic role is essential to the success of LCRA's fleet team, ranked in the TOP 50 leading fleet teams in the country! If you are looking for a role that will trust you to diagnose and repair challenging problems using your expertise, enhance your knowledge about high-quality operations, while giving you the sense of accomplishment that comes from ensuring our employees and customers are safe while using our heavy equipment such as bucket trucks, boom trucks, and cranes, then we have the opportunity for you. We provide all the tools you will need; you do not have to buy your own. This position will be Mon-Fri 6am-2:30pm with overtime as workload requires.
Engineer - Transmission Facility Scoping (Mechanical/Electrical) Austin, TX 78744
This position is a hybrid role, working in the Austin, TX office two days a week and three days remote. Engineers with or without a PE (from any state) are welcome to apply. Are you passionate about the ever-growing electrification of our energy system and giving to economic growth in the state of Texas. Are you interested in helping new generation resources such as solar, wind, battery storage and others get connected to improve the reliability of the Texas energy grid? We are seeking a Professional Engineer to join our team. You will serve a primary role in developing electrical conceptual designs and scopes of work for capital projects to improve the existing LCRA Transmission Services Corporation’s system, as well as supporting interconnection of a multifaceted and growing mix of resources on the ERCOT grid. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in electrical substation design, relay and control design, or interconnection engineering, 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.
Fleet Parts Specialist Sr Austin, TX 78744
Do you have a call to serve others and want to work for an organization with a mission to help? Look no further! Headquartered in Austin, Texas, LCRA is a billion-dollar public enterprise that exists to improve the quality of life of the people of Texas through water stewardship, energy and community service, and we’ve been doing it since 1934. This fleet parts specialist role is crucial to the success of LCRA's fleet team, ranked in the TOP 50 leading fleet teams in the country! If you are looking for a role that will trust you to research and accurately identify required parts for repairs and services using your expertise, teach you about high-quality operations, while giving you the sense of accomplishment that comes from ensuring our employees and customers are safe while using our bucket trucks, boom trucks, and cranes, then we have the opportunity for you. Our hours of operation are Mon-Thu from 6am-4:30pm and on Friday’s from 6am-2:30pm.
Multi-craft Technician, Lead Maxwell, TX
At LCRA, we are seeking skilled Technicians for Construction oversight and eventual Operations & Maintenance for LCRA's peaker power plant! This peaker plant will consist of Wartsila 18V50SG reciprocating engines. This role will have the outstanding opportunity to be responsible for contractor activities during construction and commissioning of the new power plant. This knowledge and experience will be helpful for your efforts in operating and maintaining the facility after commissioning. Be a part of LCRA's mission of providing safe & reliable power to Texans and local communities. Our mission is to improve the lives of Central Texas and our teams are dedicated to service with safety as a top priority!
Power Plant Planner Bastrop, TX
LCRA's Plant Support Services Group is seeking a motivated and detailed individual to join its Maintenance Planning Team! This facility is located in Bastrop, TX. As a Power Plant Planner, your skills and experience will be utilized to process work orders daily, create job plans, create and maintain PMs, develop cost estimates, create requisitions, compose scopes of work, research and procure parts, plan outages, and maintain an overall maintenance backlog. The ability to multitask and solve complex problems is a must. This will entail prioritizing your daily workload with other demanding work. Most of the time, you will work independently with minimal guidance. You will be a resource for colleagues with less experience. At times, you may direct the work of other staff members. Join us in our mission to enhance the lives of Texans!
Power Plant Compliance Coordinator Bastrop, TX, Marble Falls, TX, Maxwell, TX
At LCRA, we are looking for a Compliance Coordinator to join our team supporting the Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant, Hilbig Gas Storage Facility and LCRA's new Timmerman Power Plant! In this role, you will be part of the team that leads with integrity and your expertise will contribute to keeping our facilities in compliance related to NERC, Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) and other various regulatory requirements associated with our facility’s operations and maintenance. In this position, you will need to report to one of these locations and travel to the others for your assignments: Thomas C Ferguson Plant in Horseshoe Bay, TX; Hilbig Gas Storage Facility in Bastrop, TX; and Timmerman Power Plant in Maxwell, TX.
Instrumentation & Control Technician Sr Bastrop, TX
At LCRA, Lost Pines Power Park in Bastrop, TX., we are searching for a highly motivated and dedicated instrumentation technician interested in working in the field of Power Generation! This position is an important part of LCRA’s Electric Generation team. As part of our critical mission to support power to the Texas electric grid and LCRA customers, the successful candidate will apply creativity and their knowledge of field electronics, radio telemetry, calibrations, and data collection to solve real-world problems and keep mission-critical power plant data flowing to decision makers. Candidates should reside within 30 minutes of LCRA's General Office Complex in west Austin and be available for work during occasional nights, weekends and holidays. If you would like to be part of LCRA's critical mission to manage water supply and manage floods on the Highland Lakes and the Colorado River, we would be excited to hear from you!
Principal Account Manager (Energy/Electrical/Technical) Austin, TX 78744
***This is more of road warrior role, individual hired will be traveling throughout the LCRA serviced areas throughout Texas. Day trips mostly to meet with customers, overnights based on business needs (but rare). LCRA is seeking a Principal Account Manager to interface directly with transmission customers and be responsive to technical customer service needs. Join us and work with transmission customers throughout Texas while providing premier customer service. You will be part of a small but dedicated team responsible for engaging with customers to solve technical challenges and deliver solutions.
Transmission System Operator Austin, TX 78744
Coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the real-time operation and control of LCRA transmission grid at the System Operations Control Center (SOCC). Coordinates and performs switching of LCRA TSC, customer, and leased transmission lines, working with maintenance personnel in restoration efforts to safely and efficiently restore power to the end-use customer. Performs routine engineering analysis and calculations necessary for real-time line loading functions and load flow functions in order to adapt to changing system conditions.
Transmission System Operator Associate Austin, TX 78744
Assists Transmission System Operator in coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating the real-time operation and control of LCRA’s transmission grid after gaining working knowledge of power system fundamentals and control room operations. Performs entry-level or training duties associated with transmission switching including power restoration and firm load shed. Works toward obtaining ERCOT System Operator Certification and NERC System Operator Certification as coordinated with and directed by management.
Engineer (PE) - Transmission Line Operations & Maintenance (Civil/Structural/Mechanical) Austin, TX 78744
This is a hybrid position, working in the Austin, TX office two days a week and three remote. Engineers with a PE in the state of Texas and other states 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 partnership, organizational development and strong internal communications. This is an exciting time to join LCRA as we continue to grow and enhance our transmission system. We have an opportunity for an expert, dedicated, professional engineer with experience in structural, mechanical, and/or civil engineering, to be part of our Transmission Line Operations and Maintenance Engineering (TL O&M) team. As an integral member of the TL O&M team, you'll have the chance to use your experience to tackle engineering problems, work closely with field personnel, identify process improvements, and learn new skills. You'll mentor others in your areas of expertise while having the opportunity to learn from others within the LCRA organization.
Power Plant Control Room Operator La Grange, TX
Operates power plant boiler, turbine, generator, scrubber if coal unit, and auxiliary equipment to produce electric power. Communicates and coordinates work activities with LCRA's Generation Desk (GenDesk) to meet generation demand load requirements. 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. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members.

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