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

Senior Transportation Project Engineer



Bolton & Menk, Inc. is continuing to grow and we are looking to add an experienced Senior Transportation Project Engineer (PE)to join our Transportation team in Des Moines. This is your opportunity to join an experienced, established staff of professionals. Join a Des Moines Register’s Iowa Top Workplace and start making a difference in the surrounding communities that we serve!

In this role you will support and lead design teams on transportation planning, design, and construction reviews in connection with a wide range of multi-disciplined projects involving various aspects of highway/roadway/drainage design, safety studies, multi-modal roadway planning, transit design, site civil design, and design reviews. This role will work closely with our Senior Project Engineers with current project requirements and planning future projects, as well as mentoring and developing a team to help strengthen their transportation knowledge and skills.

What we are looking for:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Candidates must be a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)

  • Ideally candidates will have a minimum of 12 years' progressive experience in the transportation engineering field.

  • Understanding and knowledge of how specialized fields (i.e. planning, landscape architecture, environmental documentation, engineering applications for water resources, structures, municipal, traffic, construction and others) align with the highway project development process.

  • Candidates must be willing to lead in a team environment and comfortable working in a collaborative team environment.

  • Candidates must enjoy mentoring junior-level staff and welcomes being mentored for professional development.

  • Candidates must be comfortable with minimal oversight in performing tasks and demonstrate an aptitude for figuring things out without all of the information.

  • Effective interpersonal written & verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite programs such as MS Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong knowledge and skills in CAD and design software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStation.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license as travel to various facilities and job sites may be required.


Work with a creative and hardworking team, who believe in client satisfaction and building relationships. For more than 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 hardworking and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms. With more than 850 employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available.


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 to include medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible schedules, PTO benefits, and career development opportunities.

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.

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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.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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.

This position is currently accepting applications.