Civil Engineering Design Technician

Job ID 1965 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

As a Civil Engineering Design Technician in our West Des Moines location, you will work with a team to design transportation and municipal civil engineering projects. 

Our transportation and municipal engineering business is growing, and you have the opportunity to help design improvements to public infrastructure which our society relies on every day. Shive-Hattery and our team’s mission is to design what matter to make our world a better place. The epitome of this is the infrastructure our transportation and municipal engineering groups design which serves as the backbone for our communities.

You will work within a team to design projects in our local communities. As a member of our team, you will be able to witness your projects come to life. 

We are seeking candidates with zero to ten years of industry experience. Project types may include urban and rural roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, storm sewer design, drainage studies, traffic studies, and other municipal or transportation projects. Typical duties include preparing construction documents for our projects.


  • Civil Engineering Technology Degree or Certificate; or commensurate experience preferred
  • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D is preferred.

About the Des Moines Office

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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