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HNTB Project Engineer-Bridge in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Are you looking for a new, exciting opportunity? Join our Des Moines, IA office and be an integral part of growing our bridge practice. We are looking for a highly creative and motivated engineer with Iowa DOT and/or local municipal bridge design experience. While the primary focus will be on local and statewide bridge projects, the candidate will have the opportunity to support other disciplines and projects through our firmwide bridge practice. Join our more than a century of experience and be a part of why HNTB was Engineering News Record’s No. 3 firm in Transportation, Highways and Airports; No. 4 in Bridges; and No. 5 in Mass Transit / Rail in 2021.

Responsible for the production and modification of design calculations, technical reports, engineering plans and specifications for assigned projects. This position consults with the project manager to perform research, development, calculations, design and delivery. Applies engineering techniques, procedures and design criteria for projects ranging in size and complexity. Leverages technical knowledge and experience to address design related issues or concerns, working closely with the project manager through creative problem solving, interactions with clients and by completing tasks to meet the project schedule. Develops conceptual and detailed designs and calculations to support the project completion using current drawing and technical tools, programs and software. May mentor, train and review work of junior engineer staff and provide constructive feedback. As a member of the team, you will contribute to the successful project delivery for a diverse range of projects for HNTB’s clients

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Completing the structural analysis and design of structural elements or leading a team to complete analysis or design of structural elements within the agreed to schedule and to the requirements of the scope of services and industry standards

  • Complete quality control reviews of other engineers' work in accordance with the project specific quality management plan.

  • Attend client meetings and coordinate directly with the client to complete tasks

  • Coordinate staffing of their task with staffing needs of other projects

  • Develop project design criteria, design calculations, construction details, quantities and cost estimates

  • 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

  • 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 project

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Structural Engineering

  • PE (Iowa or ability to obtain via reciprocity)

  • Experience on IADOT projects or in the State of Iowa

  • IND

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and distribution of discipline-specific work, and adherence the to the schedule and budget on projects.

  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.

  • Assists with the development of scope of work and level of effort for projects and/or assignments within discipline.

  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work within the technical discipline. Guides and mentors team to overall project objectives.

  • Coordinates technical aspects of project with client counterpart and teaming partners at staff level for work within the discipline.

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

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 6 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience

  • PhD in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Locations:

Des Moines, IA

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NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES:

HNTB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies. Any staffing/employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of HNTB. HNTB will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting staffing/employment agency, person or entity. Staffing/employment agencies who have fee agreements with HNTB must submit applicants to the designated HNTB recruiter to be eligible for placement fees.

Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-10116

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