Mid-Level Civil Engineer

Job ID 1146773 Location Quad Cities Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery Inc. is an architecture and engineering firm with a regional practice in healthcare, government, commercial, industrial and education. We believe unparalleled service has contributed to our long-term success and given us the opportunity to practice our passion for design. We are looking for a motivated Civil Engineer who shares our passion and collaborative style and wants the opportunity for professional growth in our Quad City Office.


Responsibilities will include leading the design effort on transportation and site 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, other municipal projects, large-scale commercial and industrial developments, educational and even healthcare projects. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with architects and other engineering disciplines to design multi-faceted projects in a full-service A/E firm environment.


  • Working as a design leader in collaborative with a design team
  • 10+ years of civil engineering experience
  • 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 a plus:

  • Iowa DOT standards and procedures
  • SUDAS Design and Standards procedures
  • Transportation related design
  • Site design and land development
  • Municipal design and collaboration with cities or counties
  • Experienced knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Interest or experience in 3D visualization 
  • Use of specialized software for transportation, traffic, utility, and storm water management design

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 Quad Cities Office: 

Located in Bettendorf, Iowa North of 53rd Avenue in the heart of a new business district development. The office is a brand-new facility opened in July 2021. The office is surrounded by multiple restaurants and business’ within walking distance. We are only minutes from I-74 and I-80 highways for easy access to all parts of the city and our region. 

The Quad Cities is home to several Fortune 500 corporations including John Deere, 3M, Exelon and Arconic. Throughout the area, which encompasses six counties in Northwestern Illinois and Southeastern Iowa with an overall population of nearly 450,000, there are over 30,000 businesses locally-owned and beyond. The variety and success create a robust and continually growing economy.

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

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.

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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