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HNTB Engineer III - Bridge Design in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Looking for a new challenge? Join our new Des Moines office and work with a fantastic team to grow our bridge practice in Iowa and across the Midwest. We are looking for someone who is a problem solver, self-driven, and works well within a team. Within the bridge discipline, this person is fully competent in the completion of engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery with minimal direction. On a task basis, they are responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering efforts that are responsive to project needs. They may assist in coordination of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Structural analysis, design and detailing of highway and railroad bridges and other transportation related structures

  • Develop project design criteria, quantities and cost estimates

  • Assist in the development of project scope with a project engineer or PM

  • Resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties and coordinate schedules

  • Provide technical guidance to project team members, including other engineers and technical support staff (CADD techs)

  • Participate in the execution of project design and production on both small and large projects

  • Prepare and check design drawings and/or specifications

  • Review and check engineering work completed by others

  • Participate in planning, design and construction phases of projects

  • Market to clients in pursuit of additional projects

  • Follow and achieve project scope, schedule and budget

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE

  • 5 years of relevant experience - Iowa DOT experience preferred

  • Experience in traditional and alternative project delivery

  • CSiBridge or other structural analysis program experience a plus

  • MicroStation and Blubeam Revu experience a plus

  • Active engagement in local civic and professional organizations


What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.

  • Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 5 years relevant experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

EOE including disability and vet


About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

  • HNTB participates in E-Verify

  • Know your rights: Right to Work