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FOTH AND VAN DYKE, LLC Civil Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment? Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement? Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day? If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their .

Our Infrastructure Solutions business focuses on working with public agencies to solve challenges with our built infrastructure, improving the quality of life for all by helping people safely and efficiently travel, delivering clean water, and protecting public health. We partner alongside clients in all project phases, from planning through construction, on building roads, airports and water systems. Our focus is on the people we serve, and their success is our inspiration.

The Civil Engineer for Foth Infrastructure and Environment LLC in Johnston, Iowa, will provide civil engineering support and develop technical traffic analysis for roadway/transportation projects, including highways, streets, and multi-modal facilities. Telecommuting is permitted up to three days a week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop travel demand forecasts for current and future conditions;
  • Perform technical traffic analyses to identify traffic operations and safety related deficiencies for all modes;
  • Identify mitigation alternatives or safety countermeasures to correct deficiencies for current and future traffic conditions;
  • Design and develop roadway improvement plans, intersection concept drawings, and traffic control plans in compliance with engineering design standards and the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) standard;
  • Design Street Lighting and Optic Fibers Connections and produce plans and quantities;
  • Perform field reviews of project study locations and develop public outreach surveys and assemble written and graphical summaries; and
  • Participate in and help present project findings in writing and at client meetings, technical group gatherings, and day or evening public meetings/hearings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • One year of transportation planning experience in the engineering industry.
  • The position requires one year of experience with each of the following: Proposal writing for transportation projects, Geographic Information Systems, Microstation, Technical Report Writing, Traffic Operations and Safety, Traffic Modeling Software, Synchro, Vistro, and Sidra, and Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), Highway Safety Manual (HSM), and ITE Trip Generation.

Apply online at: Click 'Current Job Openings,' filter location to 'Des Moines, IA,' and search for the job title "Civil Engineer." Contact Hannah Starr at, if you have any questions or need additional information about this application.

All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.

About Foth

Foth, the largest engineering and science consulting firm headquartered in Wisconsin, employs more than 650 members and operates in 28 locations to provide our national and international clients with convenient, personal services.

Our dynamic science and engineering teams at Foth are organized into business units - Environment Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, and Production Solutions - each comprised of extraordinary talent embodying decades of knowledge and specialized expertise. We bring our 85 year history of succe s and interdisciplinary knowledge to every client we serve, understanding their business, providing trusted advice, and developing customized, innovative solutions with remarkable energy and ingenuity.

Foth provides engineers, scientists, and other talented professionals an award-winning employment experience, including flexibility to balance work and life. We take on our clients' toughest challenges which provides meaningful project assignments working alongside creative and dedicated team members.

Foth's commitment to our members is demonstrated by annually reinvesting 5% of professional fee revenues in professional development activities. Our work environment is professional, collaborative, and fun. Each day, we work together in a unified, values-based culture, helping our clients' achieve their goals and improving the world we live in.

Join our team and experience the Foth difference!