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Bolton & Menk, Inc. Water/Wastewater Design Engineer (EIT)  in Ames, Iowa

Water/Wastewater Design Engineer (EIT)

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



Bolton & Menk specializes in providing public infrastructure solutions. We have over 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and beyond. We are looking to add a Water/Wastewater Design Engineer to our team in our Ames, IA office. As a Top175 Workplace in Minnesota, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of professionals and grow your career!

We are looking to add a passionate Water/Wastewater Design Engineer who will help foster our mission that All People Should Live in a Safe, Sustainable and Beautiful Community! We are passionate about using collaboration to lead us to the right solution. A solution that can be planned for and funded. A lasting solution that not only works today but long into the future. Our expertise offers a fresh, engaging approach to solve multi-faceted problems involving technical, regulatory, and community issues.

As aWater/Wastewater Design Engineer, EITwith our firm you will learn practical on-the-job experience and spend the majority of your time assisting project managers and project engineers in design and construction phase activities for water treatment and waste water treatment facility projects. You will perform basic design computations, preliminary layout and design, research and prepare rough drafts of preliminary reports and feasibility studies. In addition, you will assist with project design and preparation of plans and specifications, prepare cost and quantity take-off estimates, travel to work sites and other project locations, and provide construction engineering services and project documentation. Construction observation activities may include performing construction administration duties such as documenting activities, measuring and testing, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and City staff.

Education and Experience:

  • Master of Science OR Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited post-secondary institution with an emphasis on water and/or wastewater treatment.

  • Certified Engineer-in-Training (EIT) within 12 months of employment.

  • Experience with water or wastewater treatment

  • Developing knowledge of specialized design software including AutoCAD C3D

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have the ability to work in extended outdoor conditions, and must be physically capable of navigating rugged terrain for the purpose of performing the construction observation duties outlined above

  • Must possess basic MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

  • Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and their own transportation. You will be reimbursed for business-related travel.

  • Ability to work within a team atmosphere and actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations;

  • Ability to read, speak and write English clearly is required. This position will interacts with City staff, City residents, contractors and sub-contractors.


Work with a creative and hardworking team, who believe in client satisfaction and building relationships. For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and is a Top 175 Workplace in Minnesota. With over 600 employees and 24 offices in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available.

OUR BENEFITSAt Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


This position is currently accepting applications.