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Shive-Hattery Quad Cities Office in Bettendorf


Three reasons to join Shive-Hattery’s Water-Wastewater Group: 

1. Better career path. 

2. Beautiful, new office. 

3. Caring team ready to welcome you. 

Better Career Path

As a licensed professional engineer, you can lead a diverse range of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. This includes design, client contact, business development, mentoring and the following responsibilities:  

  • Develop facility plans, master planning reports, specifications, and design drawings
  • Lead internal and external project workshops
  • Take projects from concept to bid-ready documents
  • Manage services during construction
  • Lead construction permitting with regulatory agencies
  • Lead scope, schedule, and fee development with project management support
  • Collaborate with clients and regulatory agencies
  • Mentor multi-discipline project teams
  • Participate in business development
  • Lead the evaluation, study, and design of water and wastewater pipelines, pump stations, and treatment systems

Caring Team 

“I’ve worked at large and small design firms across the nation. Shive-Hattery is unique with the big firm resources and support with the small firm feel. It’s awesome to be part of a caring team doing big things for clients and communities.”  Shane Oyler, Water-Wastewater Group Leader


  • Bachelor’s (B.S.) or master’s degree (M.S.) in Environmental or Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year or graduate engineering university
  • Four or more years of similar technical experience with no less than one-year experience in project leadership
  • Registered Professional Engineer and capable of registering in states within Shive-Hattery’s geographical footprint
  • Experience with detailed plans and specifications, for water and wastewater collection, distribution, pumping, and/or treatment projects
  • Strong verbal, computer, time management, and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of the multi-disciplined aspects required for delivering water-wastewater infrastructure improvements
  • Proven technical writing and professional communication skills
  • Desire to mentor junior staff, as well as learn and continue professional career
  • Must have strong communication skills

 Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, 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.