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Transportation Market Leader

Full-time | West Des Moines, IA

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As the Transportation Market Leader, you will help influence the direction of Shive-Hattery’s growing Transportation Engineering practice. You will lead groups of people who are passionate about providing an unparalleled client experience. 

Work directly with clients in our western region, particularly in Central Iowa along with newer Shive-Hattery market areas in the Omaha, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri regions. Existing Shive-Hattery transportation clients range from local municipalities to state departments of transportation. Recent projects completed by our transportation teams include roundabouts, storm sewers, urban roadway reconstruction, bridge replacements, pedestrian bridges and trails, traffic signals, and numerous other public improvements.

If you have a passion for leading talented people and celebrating the success of our teams and team members, you will find tremendous opportunity and success!


  • 10+ years of experience in traffic, transportation, or bridge engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, structural engineering or related field
  • Professional engineer license in Iowa or the ability to obtain license within twelve (12) months
  • Experience leading people to help them be successful in their careers is required
  • Experience leading project teams and interfacing with clients is required

“Shive-Hattery offers the career opportunities of a large firm while maintaining a small-firm culture with a focus on nurturing personal relationships. At Shive-Hattery I can pursue my passions regarding the types of clients I enjoy working with and the projects I am excited about while also mentoring the next generation of engineers and leaders. Watching my group members flourish in their careers as we work together to better our community is a highlight of my position thus far.” Kelsey Scallon, Civil Engineer, P.E.

We pride ourselves on the impact our projects have on the community. The City of West Des Monies Athene Pedestrian Bridge is a Great Example. Check out the project here!


Why Shive-Hattery?

You will find the right balance at Shive-Hattery. A large pool of resources in a 500+ person design firm, with a small firm feel where you build personal connections with colleagues, partners and clients. Flourish as a professional with the freedom to chart your own course and make an impact – and design what matters to make the world a better place.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits and 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.