Civil Engineer - Site Design, Land Development

Job ID 1721 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now


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Valley West Mall Redevelopment, West Des Moines, Iowa

Does this sound like you?

“I enjoy building client relationships.” 

“Creating an outstanding client experience is rewarding."

“My top skills are communication, leadership, organization and design.” 

“Clients, local government officials and regulatory agency contacts appreciate my collaborative approach to move projects forward.”  

“With five-plus years of site design experience, I am ready to take my career to the next level as a licensed professional (P.E.).” 

"Having a realistic opportunity for future ownership is important to me."

"I want the freedom to pursue the work I love." 

If you are still reading this, you should apply now because this position will give you the opportunity to:

  • Serve as a project leader. 
  • Mentor and lead design teams.
  • Make and be responsible for technical design decisions. 
  • Provide a quality client experience that meets or exceeds expectations. 

Build Client Relationships

As someone who enjoys the “people side” of civil engineering, you will be free to build client relationships. Apply your client development skills to grow current clients and have support to pursue new clients through marketing activities. 

You will have a great network of resources to grow site design and land development project opportunities with commercial, industrial, government, education and healthcare clients. As a main point of contact for land development projects this leadership role allows you to make positive impacts in all areas of the business: 

  • Be a technical design specialist and mentor.
  • Share development knowledge with your project teams. 
  • Manage business development efforts with current and new pursuits.

Why Shive-Hattery? 

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery. 

About the Des Moines Area:

Greater Des Moines region, home to more than half a million people. While being the fastest growing metro in the Midwest (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2016), it remains #2 as the "Most Affordable Place to Live" (U.S. News & World Report, 2016). The Des Moines metro regularly tops lists as one of the best cities to live in the country - 26 top ten lists in the two years, in fact! 

Learn more about this welcoming, vibrant and affordable place to live. 

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

Future Consideration: Yes

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