Civil Engineer 3

Job ID 1793 Location Cedar Rapids, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

As a transportation engineer in our Cedar Rapids location, you will design a variety of transportation-related projects from roundabouts to trails, signals to complete streets. You will be part of a team of experienced and motivated engineers.  You have the opportunity to be a key member of our growing team while we serve our clients and grow your career.  We are seeking a candidate who has a passion to help make our clients successful, to design smart public improvements and to deliver quality work on schedule.

Responsibilities will include leading the design effort on transportation projects, being responsible for technical design decisions, and producing high-quality design plans.  Project types may include urban and rural roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, storm sewer design, drainage studies, traffic studies, and other municipal projects.   


  • 5+ years of experience related to roadway design
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Professional engineer license in Iowa or the ability to obtain with one within twelve months

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Working as a design leader
  • DOT standards and procedures, Iowa DOT experience is preferred
  • Traffic signal design

About the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Area:

The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids metro area is home to almost a half a million people and is consistently voted among the top places to live each year. Our community is teeming with vibrant energy from a diverse group of academics, medical professionals, and entrepreneurs. Whether you’re visiting the Ped Mall in downtown Iowa City or shopping in the NewBo district of Downtown Cedar Rapids, our area offers an assortment of locally-owned restaurants, farmer’s markets, quirky shops, historical landmarks, breweries, and live entertainment venues. For the adventurous, the ICR Corridor boasts plenty of space to explore the great outdoors with a network of walking and bike trails, scenic lakes, and public parks that offer a variety of outdoor activities and recreation throughout the year.


  • Iowa City voted #4 in the top 100 places to live (
  • Iowa City #2 Most fitness-friendly places for 2020 (Smart Asset)
  • Iowa City Named one of the best cities for creatives (Thrillist

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. 

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package.  

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.  For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project.  Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.

Future Consideration: Yes

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