Transportation Engineer

Job ID 1489 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

As a transportation engineer in our West Des Moines location you will design transportation projects and serve our clients with our team of experienced and motivated engineers.  Our transportation engineering business is growing and you have the opportunity to be a key member of the team and grow your own 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.  This position is anticipated to become a project delivery leader for Iowa DOT related projects.

Education and Experience

  • 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 12 months

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Working as a design leader
  • DOT standards and procedures, Iowa DOT experience is preferred
  • Microstation and geopak, Geopak Openroads experience preferred.
  • Traffic engineering and traffic studies

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.  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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