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The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations, and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1 billion and launched more than 1,000 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year. Learn more at

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response including support for implementation of COVID-19 vaccine. We are seeking candidates for the Engineer role. This position will coordinate a variety of engineering activities and personnel to identify, evaluate, manage, and rehabilitate various facilities and systems. Provides technical guidance and training to technical staff.


  • Coordinates the implementation of various drawings, plans, projects, and contracts.
  • Reviews and updates plan, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Interfaces with departments, consultants, technical professionals, and general public to address inquiries,
  • Develops reports and other administrative documents.
  • Provides technical support and expertise on various projects, plans and programs.
  • Conducts on-site field observations and inspections.
  • Interpret codes to ensure consistent applications.
  • Participate in hearings, meetings, and conferences.
  • Reviews and monitors work activities performed by external consultants.
  • All duties and responsibilities may not be included in the above description.


  • This position requires graduation from an approved curriculum in engineering by the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers with satisfactory standing; or requires graduation from an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education, other than a curriculum approved by the Board, and passage of the eight-hour fundamentals of engineering examination prescribed by the Board.
  • Certification/License: Requires registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. A specific branch of engineering (such as civil, mechanical, structural, etc.) may be required.
  • A Master’s degree in Engineering may be substitute for up to two years of the experience requirement.


  • Four years of active practice in engineering work after graduation from approved curriculum in engineering are required.
  • Demonstrated experience managing small to large sized, multi-disciplined, municipal water, wastewater or stormwater projects with responsibilities similar to those described above.
  • Work is substantially complex and varied, and requires the interpretation of technical and detailed guidelines, policies, and procedures in combination.
  • Analytic ability is needed to gather and interpret data where answers can be found only after careful analysis of several facts.
  • This position requires the regular operation of a motor vehicle during the course and scope of employment as an essential function of the job. As such, Employees in this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence, must self-report motor vehicle violations/convictions, and must provide proof of acceptable insurance coverage with minimum coverages as set forth within the Driver Safety Motor Vehicle Policy (“Policy”). All offers of employment and continued employment for this position are contingent upon all minimum qualifications of this Policy. 

Job highlights

  • Salary Range: $61,409 - $77,055
  • Position End Date: 7/31/2022
  • Position Type: Limited Term Position, Grant Funded
  • Remote/Hybrid/Onsite: Onsite
Notice to Applicants:
The CDC Foundation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 as a condition of employment effective November 22, 2021. All offers of employment after that date are contingent upon proof of full-vaccination status as a part of the pre-employment process.
*Fully vaccinated is defined as follows: At least two weeks have passed since receipt of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, or the second dose of the either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose vaccines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.