City of Pflugerville
  • 09-Jun-2022 to 23-Oct-2022 (PST)
  • Planning
  • Pflugerville, TX, USA
  • 89266-113813 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

It's a great time to be in Pflugerville!

The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Principal Engineer to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City's P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork.

City of Pflugerville employees enjoy three (3) weeks of paid vacation along with 14 paid holidays a year, an attractive retirement plan where the City puts in 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you put into retirement, and the possibility to work from home!

As the Principal Engineer for the City, you will be managing, leading, and participating in advanced, highly complex professional engineering activities. The Principal Engineer functions as the most senior engineer and may have expertise in a particular specialization.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assists the Engineering Manager with updates to ordinances, changes in the Unified Development Code as needed, and updates to the Engineering Design Manual and construction Standards as needed.
  • Review development applications including preliminary plans, site plans, final plats, public infrastructure construction plans, traffic impact analysis, floodplain and drainage reports, engineering reports, and right of way permits.
  • Prepare technical documents necessary to support various agreements and ordinance requests to the City Council.
  • Assists the Engineering Manager with reports, the delegation of projects, and with City Council/Planning and Zoning meetings/agendas including internal department meetings.
  • Provides support with city inspectors for any field-related/job site inspection and issues.
  • Manages transportation efforts for new development including reviewing and managing traffic impact analysis, and the Roadway Impact Fee program leads for the City on safe routes to school and serves as the accessibility coordinator.
  • Manage the environmental division including the MS4 program and environmental inspections.
  • Conducts research and prepares written analysis, including recommendations and ordinances, required to implement transportation and environmental policy decisions.
  • Assists with the implementation of long-range planning documents such as the comprehensive plan and master transportation plan.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and/or related field.
  • 8 years of professional engineering experience.
  • Training (License and/or Certification): Professional Engineer.

Environmental Factors and Other Physical Requirements (Work Environment):

  • Will be required to work in settings with extreme cold or extreme heat, depending on time of year.

Benefits Overview:

  • Flexible scheduling and the opportunity to work from home.
  • 10 hours of vacation leave per month, 3 weeks per year.
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month, 12 days per year.
  • Sick leave incentive pay- Employees are compensated in December each year in the amount of 25% of their unused sick leave that they have accumulated during the preceding fiscal year.
  • Medical insurance and benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 50% dependent health benefits premium contribution.
  • Dental benefits are provided at zero premium cost to the employee.
  • 24 hours of paid personal holiday leave each fiscal year.
  • 10 wellness hours each fiscal year for eligible preventive and mental health services.
  • Longevity pay of $8 per month beginning with the first anniversary and will be paid on a separate paycheck in December of each year.
  • Retirement plan includes a 7% contribution of an employee's gross salary to the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a City contribution match of 2 to 1 (14%) at retirement.
  • Retirement eligibility requires 5 years of service at age 60 or 20 years of service at any age.
  • Employees also have an additional retirement fund option to participate in a 457 plan.
  • Long-Term Disability is employer-paid and covers 60% of the employee's salary up to $7,500.
  • Military leave provides up to 15 days of paid leave per fiscal year for eligible employees.
  • Education reimbursement assistance up to $2,000 per fiscal year.
  • Employer-paid basic term life insurance policy two (2) times an employee's base salary, up to $325,000 maximum.
  • 40 paid service hours are available to volunteer within our community.
  • Up to 160 hours of paid parental leave to eligible employees following the birth of an employee's child or the placement of a child with an employee in connection with adoption, foster care, or other legal placement to care for and bond with the child.

For more details about the benefits offered by the City please visit

If you are someone interested in making a difference in the community and wish to be a part of the Pflugerville team, go to under Employment Opportunities and apply today!

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