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Snyder & Associates Civil Engineer - Land Development in Ankeny, Iowa

Life At Snyder

Over 40 years since its inception, Snyder & Associates has grown to become the largest civil engineering and planning firm in central Iowa. With twelve office locations in five states, the communities we serve are the same places we proudly call home. For us, it’s about more than just the project at hand. It’s about improving community quality of life, which is why 94 percent of our clients continue to trust us as an extension of their staff. As a member of our Land Development group you’ll work alongside over 100 civil engineers, right-of-way agents, landscape architects, design technicians, and specialists. Watch the Snyder & Associates About Us Video to learn more.

Your Opportunity

This is a great Entry Level opportunity. As a Civil Engineer in the Land Development group, you’ll work in a team of design engineers, landscape architects, and technicians. During the beginning phases of a project, you’ll listen intently to the project managers to help in designing fit-for-purpose solutions. Through our flexible management approach, you’ll be empowered to carve your own path to professional growth through innovation and continuous improvement.

Proven Leader

This role requires dedication to the assigned duties and objectives toward creating successful projects. You’ll contribute directly to project success through actively developing plans from conceptualization through construction. Our firm is driven by challenges and prepared for more—we desire individuals who will commit to this pursuit, while maintaining our founding vision of responsive, personal service. For a sampling of the type of work you’ll help us pursue and be involved with, please visit our services web page and our project page.

Fundamental Responsibilities

  • Contribute to diverse land development projects that vary widely in complexity and scope. This is a hands-on role that is directly involved in the planning, design, and delivery of projects from start to finish.

  • Adapt to a variety of assignments and roles within medium- to large-sized teams of professionals, designers, and planners, as needed.

  • Strive to meet and exceed team and client expectations by building positive working relationships through proactive communication, commitment to service, and the flexibility to address shifting priorities.

  • Manage your your pace and productivity to keep projects within budget.

  • Maintain a high standard of quality, creativity, and collaboration within your project team.

  • Effectively interact with people of all technical skill levels through verbal and written communication.

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in civil engineering or construction engineering.

  • Prior experience as a civil or construction engineering intern or co-op, ideally in a consulting environment with a focus on land development.

  • A sound understanding of civil engineering fundamentals.

  • Effective time management skills particularly in relationship to commitments on project designs and deliverables.

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills leading to positive, ongoing relationships with people.

  • Reliable and dependable, able to commit to regular attendance and at times put in extra hours to meet project demands.

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate technical subject matter to diverse audiences.

What will make you stand out...

  • Self-starter with the curiosity and desire to learn and grow skills and abilities in civil engineering

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to read, understand and apply design standards.

  • Able to work in teams and as an individual contributor

  • Able to consistently deliver best efforts in support of clients

Why should you apply?

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Generous Paid Time Off Program

  • Flextime

  • Free Family Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

  • 401k with Company Match

  • Free Life and Disability Insurance

  • Annual Bonus Dependent on Company and Individual Performance

EOE / AA / E-Verify

ID: 2022-1409

External Company Name: Snyder & Associates

Street: 2727 SW Snyder Boulevard