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Bolton & Menk, Inc. Senior Site Design Project Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Site Design Project Engineer



Bolton & Menk is looking for a Professional Engineer with an interest in doing something different. In this unique role, you will be responsible for collaboration of project design on a wide variety of local and regional, large- and small-scale projects such as: sports & athletics, parks & recreation, schools & universities, site specific urban infill, commercial & mixed-use developments; working with our Site Design and Landscape Architecture team in Des Moines, Iowa. This role will also be responsible for the overall planning, development, and completion of the project in a profitable manner and responsible for client contact and business development activities in designated areas.

We are looking for a licensed engineer who has experience in site design, meeting with clients, and the ability to manage a project from inception through construction on a wide variety of projects. Join a company poised to expand its market share and committed to developing professionals at all levels. As a Des Moines Register’s Iowa Top Workplace, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of professionals and help make a difference in our local communities!

As aSenior Site Design Project Engineer, you coordinate planning, development, and completion of projects ensuring client satisfaction. You work closely with Project Managers in understanding client needs and expectations. This role will have a focus on site development.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Key team member that will strengthen our diverse group of outside of the box designers.

  • Ability to create collaborative design at a detailed site design level.

  • Ability to produce innovative water resource management solutions utilizing cutting edge techniques.

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa

  • 4+ years' progressive experience in the civil engineering field, including construction observation

  • Experience in plan and specification development

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Preferred skills:

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency

  • Ability to develop grading plans

  • Storm water management tools (HydroCAD, P8, MIDS)

  • Erosion and Sediment Control

  • Storm sewer pipe design ability

  • Experience with client contact and public presentations


For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard-working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms, a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. With over 900 employees in Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here:


At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including disability and vets.

LocationDes Moines

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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