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HNTB Project Engineer - 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 will provide coordination of project execution and control to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects locally in Iowa and across the Midwest. Coordinates efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serves as technical liaison with client on project efforts.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Develop project design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates on both highway and rail bridges and other transportation related structures

  • Responsible for cost control on projects and quality control within bridge discipline

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

  • Manage single and multi-discipline structural engineering projects and develop cost-effective design solutions

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

  • Lead a small team of engineers 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

  • Oversee planning, design and construction phases of projects

  • Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts

  • Market to clients in pursuit of additional projects

  • Active engagement in local civic and professional organizations

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE

  • 6 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

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What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Guides team to overall project objectives.

  • Serves as technical liaison with client at staff level for work within the discipline.

  • Assists with project management duties.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 6 years relevant experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

EOE including disability and vet

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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

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