Civil Engineer

Job ID 1300060 Location Iowa City, IA Job Type Full-Time Workplace Type On-Site Apply Now

Shive-Hattery's Iowa City office has an immediate opening for a civil engineer with zero (0) to three (3) years experience.

Required experience:

  • Have passed or are scheduled to take fundamentals of engineering exam to obtain official Engineering Intern designation by the State of Iowa
  • Ability to read and understand construction engineering plans and drawings, including sheet references and layering
  • Demonstrates an ability to be service oriented to existing and potential clients
  • Internships/summer experience in general civil engineering or construction a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and orally
  • Graduated from an accredited engineering school
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus
  • MicroStation 3D experience a plus


  • Assist with engineering design for a wide variety of public and private projects in the industrial, healthcare, education, commercial and government market sectors
  • Assist with performing onsite construction administration and construction observation services including reporting and monitoring contractor's compliance with contract documents
  • Design tasks will include roadway design, trails, parking lots, site grading, drainage and storm sewer design, sanitary sewer design, water main design, project phasing, traffic control and other site design components
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organization and prioritization with attention to detail
  • Duties will include preparation of AutoCAD drawings, reports and technical specifications
  • Assist more senior civil engineers with entry level engineering tasks
  • Ability to work with other Engineers on multi-discipline teams

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. 

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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