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Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Develops, defines, and analyzes solutions to moderately complex engineering problems requiring complex engineering principles.  Plans and conducts engineering projects involving independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Devises new approaches to problems encountered.  Schedules, and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work as part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.  May act as project leader or team leader to coordinate the work of other fully competent engineers or other technical personnel on moderately complex engineering projects and or studies.   - Conducts and takes full responsibility for moderately complex engineering studies.  Performs field analysis, performance tests, designs, cost estimates, lays out drafting work, and the correlation and compilation of data.  May coordinate the work of engineers, technicians, craft workers or others. - Identifies, investigates, and analyzes problems.  Develops appropriate solutions.  Drafts reports.  Acts as project consultant and specialist. - Conducts tests of instruments, materials, equipment, and controls to determine operating characteristics.  Develops problem solutions or improvements.  Verifies accuracy of data.  Ensures beneficial data is acquired and recorded. - Prepares and revises operating procedures and project outlines in connection with engineering assignments.  Follows appropriate business procedures.  Applies  project management techniques. - Plans and designs engineering projects with moderately complex features.  Performs engineering and design work.  Conducts field analysis, inspections, and performance tests.  Records, compiles, and reports information.  Develops testing plans.  Interprets engineering specifications. - Prepares technical specifications for project services, equipment and materials for which there are few precedents.  Completes related computations and drafts schematics and diagrams. - Coordinates project reviews and implementation plans between individuals and sections.  Ensures timely communication occur.  Develops and conducts presentations to management and others. - Maintains knowledge of engineering principles.  Keeps informed of technical developments, industry codes, and safety and/or regulatory requirements which have impact upon the respective engineering discipline.  Fully develops knowledge of LCRA procedures, equipment, and systems. - Interprets engineering drawings and manufacturers specifications for field personnel.  Coordinates and reviews the work of Engineering Associates to the extent of assuming professional responsibility for the work.  Personally affixes seal or communicates necessary changes to the responsible engineer for correction. - Recommends new and improved practices and procedures related to assigned area. - Performs economic evaluations of programs and projects and renders judgement on the costs and benefits of the work from a company-wide perspective. - Upon request, prepares written (expert) testimony in support of LCRA's position in legal or regulatory proceedings. - Reviews and evaluates bids and provides recommendations. - In coordination with senior engineering staff, develops design criteria and LCRA design standards. - In coordination with senior enginerring staff, reviews operational processes and procedures and develops recommendations to optimize. - Gathers engineering information by traveling independently to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary. - In accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, serves as owner’s representative for outside engineering contracts. - May perform confined space entry.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations TX-LaGrange
At a senior level, is responsible for performing installation, testing, calibration, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation, control equipment, monitoring equipment and related systems. 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.   - Monitors proper operation of equipment and systems within assigned area of responsibility. - Identifies potential and actual problems and determines of appropriate corrective actions to be taken. - Reads and interprets diagrams and prints. - Documents changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate communications and record keeping practices. Documents work into logs, files, system prints and other records and through communications, both oral and written, with other team members and supervisors. - Operates handheld testing, calibration, installation and maintenance tools and equipment. - Follows tag-out procedures when performing work duties and ensures tag-out procedures are followed by other team members. - Performs loop checks and commissioning new systems and or upgrades. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, operates equipment in support of Transmission construction and maintenance projects.  Equipment may include scrapers, bulldozers, cranes, boom trucks, trench diggers and/or transport equipment.    - Operates equipment as assigned for construction projects. - Maintains equipment. Inspects, cleans, adjusts, lubricates, and makes minor adjustments and repairs on the equipment or may make arrangements for major repairs and overhaul as needed. - Participates in training to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tools, and safe equipment operation pertinent to assigned work area. - Transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator). - Loads, hauls and unloads various equipment. - Assists and/or directs lower level employees (such as helpers and temporary workers) in the practice of safe and proper use of tools and equipment. - Interprets and follows all safety departmental policies and procedures. - Maintains understanding and compliance of permitted loads. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. An Operator may focus on one of the four areas outlined below: - Trucking – Uses tractor trailer to transport heavy equipment and materials to job sites - Right of Way – Uses equipment as well as chemicals to clear rights of way - Site Prep – Uses heavy equipment to clear and prepare ground for construction sites - Line – Uses heavy equipment in the construction of transmission lines This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, provides customer service to park visitors.  Answers phone, greets park visitors, acts as cashier and provides information to visitors on park operations and facility rentals.  Works effectively with contract employees, park hosts and volunteers.  Collects, counts and prepares cash and check deposits.    This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager, team lead and more experienced colleagues.  - Obtains information on customer reservations from Reserve America reservations center. - Meets and greets park visitors.  Explains and interprets LCRA regulations and park policies to visitors.  - Provides park information and acts as park cashier.  Sells merchandise, rents cabins and canoes and collects day use fees (including curbside service at front entrance office). - Provides customers with facility rental information.  Provides tours of facilities available for rent to potential customers as requested.  Sends rental agreements and park information to customers.  - Updates "special event" calendar to ensure proper staffing for events at parks. - Answers the park phone for specific location.  Answers the LCRA park line two to three days per week. - Collects and counts cash deposited at parks in honor boxes.  Prepares cash and checks received for deposit to the bank.  - May enter equipment and vehicle mileage in Maximo tracking system. - Counts inventory and orders cleaning, office and park store supplies within approved supply management policies and procedures. - Maintains district electronic or hard copy files, invoices and records for park use while ensuring compliance with the LCRA records retention policy. - Performs work by traveling independently to various LCRA locations as needed. - May perform light custodial work, special event setup, park gardening and landscaping. - May be assigned administrative special projects.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
 LCRA is seeking a customer service orient, dependable, proficient mechanic to join our growing team. At an intermediate level, the vehicle fleet mechanic will perform mechanical, hydraulic, vehicle, off-road equipment and heavy equipment maintenance. As our vehicle fleet mechanic, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of equipment from small sedans, and mowers to large dozers and over the road trucks. Providing impeccable customer service, you will have the ability to effectively diagnose and resolve mechanical and electrical problems. Other responsibilities include:   - Performs engine repair and maintenance of all gasoline, diesel and biofuel powered vehicles and equipment.  Repairs and maintains fuel, exhaust, electrical, cooling, heating, and air conditioning systems of vehicles.  Adjusts, removes and installs clutches, transmissions, torque converters, drive lines, steering suspensions and brake systems in all vehicles. - Inspects, repairs and maintains vehicles, tractor trailer rigs, portable generators/air compressors, boats/outboard motors, aerial devices, material handling equipment and hydraulic tools and off-road construction equipment.  Maintains and repairs stationary generators at microwave sites - Performs machine shop repair by remanufacturing parts, equipment or fixtures to manufacturers' specifications.  Sets up and operates drill presses, band saws, planers, shapers, lathes, milling, grinding and shearing machines. - Performs visual, operational, and safety inspections as dictated by unit manufactures, DOT, ANSI, and OSHA standards - Designs modifications to improve equipment safety and/or efficiency with engineering approval.  - Checks parts, equipment and staff availability in performing maintenance and repair duties.  - Fabricates and installs specialty equipment on new vehicles and heavy equipment.  Refurbishes and paints damaged equipment.  Performs auto body repair duties, including sanding, prepping, straightening, alignment and replacement. - Documents changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate communications and recordkeeping practices.  Documents work in logs, files, system prints and other records and through communications, both oral and written, with other team members and supervisors. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools (e.g., impacts, grinders, saws and shears) in performing repair and maintenance tasks. - Operates high voltage electric test equipment. - Operates arc, gas welders and torches necessary to fabricate, modify or repair materials and equipment. - Operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes, forklifts and facility cranes).  - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management
Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Marble Falls
At an entry level, performs water quality analysis, planning, monitoring and compliance activities.  This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.  - Reviews plans, permits and/or management practices to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, standards, ordinances and policies.  - Gathers and analyzes data and reports related to permitting activities.  Enters data into permit database.  Those with on-site sewage facility (OSSF) responsibility issue permits. - Inspects and documents site conditions, physical habitats and/or resource conditions to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, standards, ordinances and policies. - Investigates complaints and documents findings for possible enforcement action. - Provides consultation to other departments across LCRA related to routine water quality protection matters. - Gathers data, collects samples, maintains documentation, documents findings and performs technical analysis. - Prepares and delivers various reports to management and department staff. - Assists customers with understanding of technical requirements, rules, regulations, standards, ordinances and policies related to water quality protection. - Communicates with external organizations and attends public meetings, community outreach events and other various public functions as necessary to provide water quality protection information.  Provides event support activities. - Coordinates with regulatory agencies as necessary. - Participates in developing water quality protection plans, processes and standards. - Provides support for citizen volunteers related to areas such as database entry, equipment, supplies and testing procedures.  - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Supervises, coordinates and directs activities of engineering and technical staff responsible for system engineering, documentation and software support of the Energy Management System (EMS),LCRALive, LCRA Plant SCADA and other Transmission System Operations computer and information systems.   - Provides leadership and direction to staff.  Hires, trains, assigns work, evaluates and manages performance, determines compensation of subordinate staff in compliance with human resources policies and handles all aspects of staff supervision.  Maintains awareness of department issues and responds to employee needs and concerns.  Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information - For all departments and staff directly reporting to this position, develops strategic and operating plans, goals, objectives, priorities and procedures that are in alignment with the strategic goals and objectives of the LCRA. - Develops and manages department budget.  Ensures expenditures are appropriate and within approved budget. - Provides direction and develops strategic plans and processes to guide department activities.  Provides coordination, monitors progress, interprets results to ensure timely completion of assignments. - Provides input to decisions regarding new system engineering projects.  - Provides expert consulting and training support to System Operations Control Center (SOCC) software function in analyzing and resolving EMS software and applications problems.  Designs, documents and configures software and systems in support of EMS and SOCC operations, goals and objectives. - Monitors the operations of the EMS software and analyses and resolves problems. - Develops and supervises the development, testing and implementation of custom EMS software to resolve issues and provide new EMS functionality. Solves complex technical issues with SOCC EMS, LCRA Live, LCRA Plant SCADA and related software applications. - Develops, plans and supervises the activities responsible for the LCRALive, SCADA and various engineering and network management systems.  - Supervises the operations and maintenance of the LCRALive system and other telecom engineering and network management systems.  Coordinates and plans for system growth and business changes with business unit and functional managers.  Coordinates pertinent changes with the data security office. - Creates and monitor system performance metrics.  Analyzes and compares the performance data to metrics established in service level agreements.  Coordinates license management for systems, hardware, software and any other ancillary components. - Develops test procedures for equipment within assigned areas.  Coordinates installation and maintenance of field equipment with others.  Leads staff in performing final test, verifying proper operation and releasing equipment for service. - Implements and manages all activities to ensure compliance with all applicable ERCOT and NERC requirements. - Serves on various internal committees and represents LCRA on various external committees and task forces, including NERC.  - Develops and delivers various reports and presentations to management, staff and other stakeholders.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Marble Falls
At an intermediate level, reviews and processes on-site sewage facility (OSSF or septic systems) applications for new systems or modified septic systems, septic system re-inspection applications and responds to permitting process customer inquiries over the phone, by email and in person.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills.  Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Accepts, reviews and processes application payments and supplemental documentation related to permitting, construction and functionality of OSSFs in accordance with TCEQ and LCRA regulations. In addition to processing payments, incumbent(s) also makes deposits in accordance with LCRA policies. - Maintains information and data through various software programs, spreadsheets and databases. - Responds to questions from the public and other LCRA departments regarding OSSF matters. This involves conducting research and ensuring files are in compliance with required permit and fee schedules, and when applicable, seeks the direction of technical staff. - Performs analyses and research in support of business operations. Responds to requests for information concerning department operations and/or refers requests to appropriate staff members. - As necessary, supports departmental staff regarding field operations, travel arrangements, transportation, hotel arrangements, coordinating and scheduling external and internal meetings, training activities, seminars, etc. - Verifies accuracy and completeness of permitting/re-inspection applications, identifies discrepancies, resolves issues and determines appropriate course of action according to established procedures of department generated work as well as work performed by vendors. - Responds to open records requests in accordance with LCRA policies. - Supports OSSF field operations as needed by coordinating daily inspections and communicating with inspectors on specific information they require while in the field. - Conducts field ride-along inspections to maintain understanding of septic system components and how they function.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Marble Falls
Level II ---    At an intermediate level, performs or assists with installation, commissioning and maintenance of LCRA Transmission Services substation protective relaying, diagnostics, SCADA, measurement, metering, monitoring and control systems.  Assists in technical support to system operations, LCRA design and maintenance engineering groups and customers in the development and implementation of SCADA, metering, and protection systems. This position utilizes knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services, but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Assists experienced technicians with projects involving LCRA System Operations, Generation, LCRA Relay and Control Engineering, LCRA Telecommunications, LCRA Network Services and ERCOT. - Assists experienced technicians with complex maintenance, installation, commissioning and integration tasks on  equipment, including but not limited to Remote Terminal Units (RTU), Data Concentrators, Revenue Meters, Protective Relays, Windows based computers, Human Machine Interfaces, GPS Satellite Clocks, Digital Fault Recorders, and other related equipment and peripherals. - Assists experienced technicians  with maintenance and installation tasks on network related equipment, including but not limited to routers, switches, network interface cards and serial to IP transceivers. - Assists experienced technicians integrate and test Remote Terminal Units, Protective Relay devices, Revenue Meters and HMIs into Transmission Services SubWAN for remote access/configuration capabilities and D2F (Distance to Fault) functionality.  - Assists with the maintenance of documentation in accordance with ERCOT protocols. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing installation and maintenance tasks. - Follows LCRA Safety and Operating Procedures. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.   Sr. Level ---    At a senior level, performs installation, commissioning and maintenance of LCRA Transmission Services substation protective relaying, diagnostics, SCADA, measurement, metering, monitoring and control systems.  Senior technicians assist in technical support to system operations, LCRA design and maintenance engineering groups and customers in the development and implementation of SCADA, metering, and protection systems. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Take 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.   - Coordinates and manages complex projects involving LCRA System Operations, Generation, LCRA Relay and Control Engineering, LCRA Telecommunications, LCRA Network Services and ERCOT. - Performs complex maintenance, installation, commissioning and integration tasks on  equipment, including but not limited to Remote Terminal Units (RTU), Data Concentrators, Revenue Meters, Protective Relays, Windows based computers, Human Machine Interfaces, GPS Satellite Clocks, Digital Fault Recorders, and other related equipment and peripherals. - Independently performs maintenance and installation tasks on network related equipment, including but not limited to routers, switches, network interface cards and serial to IP transceivers. - Integrates and tests Remote Terminal Units, Protective Relay devices, Revenue Meters and HMIs into Transmission Services SubWAN for remote access/configuration capabilities and D2F (Distance to Fault) functionality.  Maintains and archives relay event records in accordance with ERCOT protocols. - Uses vendor software to configure and implement customer-specific and equipment-specific requirements and programs. - Assist engineering and purchasing with the testing/evaluation of new equipment and technologies for potential long term agreements. - Performs modifications of system documentation and drawings including, but not limited to, departmental procedures, schematics, diagrams and spreadsheets. - Analyzes, evaluates, and corrects anomalies in control and network related systems. - Develops and summarizes test results, trouble reports and required records for SCADA, metering and protection related equipment. Completes and submits NERC and ERCOT required documentation. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing installation and maintenance tasks. - Follows LCRA Safety and Operating Procedures. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an intermediate level, serves as a liaison between technical staff and end-users of software application(s) to ensure functionality and efficient use of systems to support moderately complex business processes.  This position may specialize in a particular business process and the related enterprise application (such as PeopleSoft, Maximo, etc.) or may be involved in the implementation of various applications to support multiple business processes.  Formulates and defines information technology systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements.  Analyzes business processes and user needs, documents requirements and processes and translates into system requirement specifications.  Participates in application upgrade/enhancement efforts and communicates changes.  When specializing in a particular enterprise application, designs related training materials, tests application for errors, writes documentation and trains end-users in the use of the application.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills.  Utilizes discretion and independent judgment to determine an appropriate approach within general parameters and some guidance from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Acts as the liaison between business departments and technical staff to enable technical solutions to business needs, either through development of new software or through purchase and configuration of software.  Assists in developing business cases for technical solutions and participates in build vs. buy decisions on technology project teams. - Analyzes business operations to understand process strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate/improve processes and functions. - Documents business requirements to be used in developing technical solutions.  Manages changes to system requirements from project initiation to final implementation to ensure that requirements have been met. - When specializing in a particular enterprise application, partners with technology staff and vendors as needed in software development, configuration and/or upgrade/enhancement efforts.  Participates in project planning and provides status reports as required.  Configures purchased software to desired functionality.   - When specializing in a particular enterprise application such as PeopleSoft or Maximo, supports end-users of the application in areas such as: reviewing and auditing user access, designing training materials, training end-users, delivering reports in support of business operations, maintaining online system documentation, researching and correcting moderately complex system errors and tracking system issues and resolutions.  Performs testing to ensure proper operation of the system.  May develop test plans and test cases. - May participate in the development and implementation of standardized procedures for business systems analysis, business process mapping and business requirements documentation. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
LCRA is currently seeking an Optimization Analyst I to work for the Business Optimization team.  At an entry level position, the optimization analyst I will provide analysis of business information and systems in order to reduce cost, improve quality and provide for more informed strategic decisions.Serving as a liaison between technical staff and end-users of software, you will  assist in the development and maintenance of information databases, performance tracking systems and resource planning and analytical tools.You will also assist in designing new or modified tools, processes and procedures to solve complex problems considering limitations and desired results.  Other responsibilities are below:   - Acts as the liaison between business departments and technical staff to enable technical solutions to business needs, either through development of new software or through purchase and configuration of software. Assists in the development of business cases for technical solutions and participates in build vs. buy decisions on technology project teams. - Analyzes business operations to understand process strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to improve processes and functions. Designs new or modified processes to enable solutions. - Analyzes external market conditions, available system upgrades, industry best practices and other information critical to business processes. - Develops and implements analytical tools and reports in support of LCRA's processes and mission. - Documents business requirements to be used in developing technical solutions. Assists in change management initiatives, from project initiation to final implementation to ensure that requirements have been met. - May provide support to end-users of process and/or applications in areas such as: assigning user access, coordinating review and audit of user access, designing training materials, training end-users, designing and delivering complex reports in support of business operations, maintaining online documentation, researching and correcting moderately complex system errors and tracking issues and resolutions. - May provide on-the-job training and guidance for colleagues with less experience. - May assist in the development and implementation of standardized procedures for business systems analysis, business process mapping and business requirements documentation. - May utilize business process management tools to translate process maps and process measurements into system level implementation. May provide recommendations on selection/upgrades of these tools. - May provide on-going support and maintenance of systems as well as performs scheduled activities related to applicable systems. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, provides armed security services of LCRA property and facilities. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Performs security patrols at assigned LCRA facility and/or stands assigned post to detect and prevent crime. - Assists police officers with the apprehension of suspects and other emergencies. Arrests under limited circumstances (felonies or breaches of the peace). - Assists individuals with special needs and escorts employees and visitors as requested. - Assists emergency medical personnel as needed. Responds to calls for service, calls for assistance, and special assignments. - Reports security violations and equipment failures and other security or safety related situations to supervisor. - Operates electronic security equipment (i.e., CCTV, video recorders, card access, 2-way radios and alarm equipment). - Assists in conducting investigations and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations. Assists in conducting investigations and writes reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations. - Performs special assignments. - Provides elevated level of security response and incident reporting as required for Critical Infrastructure sites and to comply with North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) mandated standards. - Assists dispatch and enforces visitor and contract badge procedures. May provide field training to Security Officer Project employee incumbents. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Performs electrical work, including maintenance, inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and/or removal of transmission, distribution and/or control equipment such as motor control systems and interlocks, high voltage switchgear and protective relays. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Installs, maintains, removes, inspects, tests, and repairs electric motors, generators, electrical circuit breakers, condensers, transformers, switches, communication systems, and electrical and electronic control equipment and wiring. - Locates and repairs failures in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; installs test apparatus on all electrical equipment. Implements solutions to electrical and electronic control system problems. - Performs maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests as required on all power apparatus in substations, power plants, or other installations. Records test results. Develops and prepares summary of test results in reports. - Installs and maintains lighting, and other types of electrical equipment at power plants, communications facilities, substations, pump houses, dams and other locations. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Performs routine preventative maintenance and general upkeep of electrical and electronic equipment and test gear. - Reads/interprets blueprints and drawings, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work. Keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks. - May perform low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, etc.) as scheduled. - Transports and operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, performs tasks in construction and installation of electrical equipment or transmission structures as required by assigned work area.  This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Assists other more experienced personnel with setting forms for footings and towers.  Assists in the assembly of rebar cages.  Assists in pouring concrete for footings and bases for towers and steel H-frames.  Assists with layout work using blueprints and other specifications. - Assists in the maintenance and/or erection of electrical structures, including high-voltage structures.  Depending upon assigned area, may be required to climb up to heights of 100 feet to perform such duties. - Prepares material for daily projects. - Maintains tools, equipment and facilities used in performance of job duties. - May assist in constructing sheet metal-type control houses and other related duties. - Participates in formal and on-the-job training sessions to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tool use and equipment operation.  Learns and follows safety, environmental and departmental policies and procedures.  - May dig ditches, use pavement breakers or be responsible for other manual labor tasks, as necessary. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools (e.g., rock saws and cut-off saws) in construction tasks. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, lines, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
LCRA is currently seeking an Optimization Analyst to work for the Business Optimization team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping and delivering innovative ideas related to business process optimization, and interfaces directly with middle and senior management to execute advancement initiatives. Acting as the driving force behind the strategic, operational and organization initiatives, the optimization analyst will provide proactive insights to support data-driven decisions.  This role involves working directly with stakeholders in cross-functional teams to identify areas of opportunity, streamline processes and procedures, develop reports and dashboards, and conduct detailed analyses.  Strong analytical skills are required to be able to provide insight into large amounts of information and present concise and actionable findings.  We are looking for individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment who want to fuel the growth of the organization.      - Acts as the liaison between business departments and technical staff to enable technical solutions to business needs, either through development of new software or through purchase and configuration of software. Develops business cases for technical solutions and participates in build vs. buy decisions on technology project teams. - Analyzes business operations to understand process strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to improve processes and functions. Designs new or modified processes to enable solutions. - Analyzes external market conditions, available system upgrades, industry best practices and other information critical to business processes.Interprets data, draws relevant conclusions and assists with developing optimal recommendations to staff and management. - Develops and implements analytical tools and reports in support of LCRA's processes and mission. - Documents business requirements to be used in developing technical solutions. Manages changes to system requirements from project initiation to final implementation to ensure that requirements have been met. - May provide support to end-users of process and/or applications in areas such as: assigning user access, coordinating review and audit of user access, designing training materials, training end-users, designing and delivering complex reports in support of business operations, maintaining on-line documentation, researching and correcting moderately complex system errors and tracking issues and resolutions. - May specialize in a particular enterprise applications, partners with technology staff and vendors as needed in software development, configuration and/or upgrade/enhancement efforts - May lead the development and implementation of standardized procedures for business systems analysis, business process mapping and business requirements documentation. - May utilize business process management tools to translate process maps and process measurements into system level implementation. May provide recommendations on selection/upgrades of these tools. - May provide on-going support and maintenance of systems as well as performs scheduled activities related to applicable systems.This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Buchanan Dam
At a senior level, develops and maintains departmental work plan and project schedules, time and cost estimates, work orders, work authorizations, requisitions, bid evaluations, pertinent records and logs, including ProCard documentation.  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.  - Conducts daily and weekly planning meetings to coordinate work plans and schedule maintenance activities with supervisors and management to prioritize work activities; makes recommendations to ensure maximum efficiency of ongoing operations. - Receives and maintains records of work orders; estimates costs for labor, materials, parts and equipment and ensures their availability.  Develops job/work scope for contractors. - Works with project and supervisory personnel to determine any special instructions or considerations involving timeliness and/or availability of crews. - Maintains records, executes computer programs and issues reports as directed to ensure equipment and systems are systematically maintained and accurate information is communicated to project managers, supervisors, or others directly involved in carrying out work plans. - Assists with budget development and maintenance by providing reports upon request.  Works with management and project managers by keeping them apprised of variances. - Buys equipment, material and services by use of ProCard in accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, reviews and signs off on all invoices for assigned areas up to approved limit.  In accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, evaluates bids, recommends best evaluated bidders and develops letters of recommendation for management approval. - Works with maintenance, environmental, safety, and engineering staff to develop and update planned and preventative maintenance procedures for plant equipment. - Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary to gather information through direct observation of sites. - Provides day-to-day guidance and direction to less-experienced team members.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, performs tasks in the performance of routine repairs, maintenance and/or construction and installation of high-voltage equipment as required by assigned work area. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Assists more experienced employees by performing routine installation, maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests related to electrical craft. Assists, as directed, in more complex maintenance and repair of transmission, power generation, vehicles, and facilities equipment, using power and hand tools as necessary. - Assists in the assembly, installation and/or maintenance of electrical equipment related to assigned work area, including high-voltage equipment. - Assists in the maintenance and/or erection of electrical structures, including high-voltage structures. Depending upon assigned area, may be required to climb up to heights of 100 feet to perform such duties. - Assists in performing necessary operational and/or diagnostic tests. Records test results. Assists with development and summary of test results in reports. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential routine electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Transports and learns to operate heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing construction repair and maintenance tasks. - Prepares equipment and material for daily projects. - Participates in training to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tools and equipment operation pertinent to assigned work area. Learns to read blueprints, diagrams, schematics, manuals, parts lists, etc. - May perform manual labor such as shoveling and use of pavement breakers. - May assist in performing low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Assists and/or directs lower level employees (such as helpers and temporary workers) in the practice of safe and proper use of tools and equipment. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, etc.) as scheduled. - Learns to transport and operate aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, performs tasks in the performance of routine repairs, maintenance and/or construction and installation of high-voltage equipment as required by assigned work area. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Assists more experienced employees by performing routine installation, maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests related to electrical craft. Assists, as directed, in more complex maintenance and repair of transmission, power generation, vehicles, and facilities equipment, using power and hand tools as necessary. - Assists in the assembly, installation and/or maintenance of electrical equipment related to assigned work area, including high-voltage equipment. - Assists in the maintenance and/or erection of electrical structures, including high-voltage structures. Depending upon assigned area, may be required to climb up to heights of 100 feet to perform such duties. - Assists in performing necessary operational and/or diagnostic tests. Records test results. Assists with development and summary of test results in reports. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential routine electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Transports and learns to operate heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing construction repair and maintenance tasks. - Prepares equipment and material for daily projects. - Participates in training to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tools and equipment operation pertinent to assigned work area. Learns to read blueprints, diagrams, schematics, manuals, parts lists, etc. - May perform manual labor such as shoveling and use of pavement breakers. - May assist in performing low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Assists and/or directs lower level employees (such as helpers and temporary workers) in the practice of safe and proper use of tools and equipment. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, etc.) as scheduled. - Learns to transport and operate aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Performs electrical work, including maintenance, inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and/or removal of transmission, distribution and/or control equipment such as motor control systems and interlocks, high voltage switchgear and protective relays. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Installs, maintains, removes, inspects, tests, and repairs electric motors, generators, electrical circuit breakers, condensers, transformers, switches, communication systems, and electrical and electronic control equipment and wiring. - Locates and repairs failures in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; installs test apparatus on all electrical equipment. Implements solutions to electrical and electronic control system problems. - Performs maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests as required on all power apparatus in substations, power plants, or other installations. Records test results. Develops and prepares summary of test results in reports. - Installs and maintains lighting, and other types of electrical equipment at power plants, communications facilities, substations, pump houses, dams and other locations. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Performs routine preventative maintenance and general upkeep of electrical and electronic equipment and test gear. - Reads/interprets blueprints and drawings, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work. Keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks. - May perform low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, etc.) as scheduled. - Transports and operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Develops, defines, and analyzes solutions to moderately complex engineering problems requiring complex engineering principles.  Plans and conducts engineering projects involving independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Devises new approaches to problems encountered.  Schedules, and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work as part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.  May act as project leader or team leader to coordinate the work of other fully competent engineers or other technical personnel on moderately complex engineering projects and or studies.   - Prior experience with Microwave Engineering, Fiber Optics, IP / MPLS, and site and power development -- heavy in responsibilities - Prior project planning experience highly recommended -- project planning heavy role  - Conducts and takes full responsibility for moderately complex engineering studies.  Performs field analysis, performance tests, designs, cost estimates, lays out drafting work, and the correlation and compilation of data.  May coordinate the work of engineers, technicians, craft workers or others. - Identifies, investigates, and analyzes problems.  Develops appropriate solutions.  Drafts reports.  Acts as project consultant and specialist. - Conducts tests of instruments, materials, equipment, and controls to determine operating characteristics.  Develops problem solutions or improvements.  Verifies accuracy of data.  Ensures beneficial data is acquired and recorded. - Prepares and revises operating procedures and project outlines in connection with engineering assignments.  Follows appropriate business procedures.  Applies  project management techniques. - Plans and designs engineering projects with moderately complex features.  Performs engineering and design work.  Conducts field analysis, inspections, and performance tests.  Records, compiles, and reports information.  Develops testing plans.  Interprets engineering specifications. - Prepares technical specifications for project services, equipment and materials for which there are few precedents.  Completes related computations and drafts schematics and diagrams. - Coordinates project reviews and implementation plans between individuals and sections.  Ensures timely communication occurs. Develops and conducts presentations to management and others. - Maintains knowledge of engineering principles.  Keeps informed of technical developments, industry codes, and safety and/or regulatory requirements which have impact upon the respective engineering discipline.  Fully develops knowledge of LCRA procedures, equipment, and systems. - Interprets engineering drawings and manufacturers specifications for field personnel.  Coordinates and reviews the work of Engineering Associates to the extent of assuming professional responsibility for the work.  Personally affixes seal or communicates necessary changes to the responsible engineer for correction. - Recommends new and improved practices and procedures related to assigned area. - Performs economic evaluations of programs and projects and renders judgement on the costs and benefits of the work from a company-wide perspective. - Upon request, prepares written (expert) testimony in support of LCRA's position in legal or regulatory proceedings. - Reviews and evaluates bids and provides recommendations. - In coordination with senior engineering staff, develops design criteria and LCRA design standards. - In coordination with senior engineering staff, reviews operational processes and procedures and develops recommendations to optimize. - Gathers engineering information by traveling independently to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary. - In accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, serves as owner’s representative for outside engineering contracts. - May perform confined space entry.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

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