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MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Project Manager - Land (1013) in Dubuque, Iowa

MSA has an opportunity for anProject Manager - Landfor any of our following offices:Wisconsin- Appleton, Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Kiel, Madison, Marshfield, Rice Lake, Rhinelander;Iowa -Dubuque;Minnesota- Duluth, St Paul. You will have the opportunity to see, and contribute in, projects from start to finish.Our agriculture team provides engineering services to dairy, beef, poultry, swine, grain, agro-chemical and animal genetic industries throughout the Midwest. If you have a passion for working with farmers to help them solve their unique problems-we want to talk to you!

Who we are and how we help As a full-service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSAs purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.

Our professionals include engineers, architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners, and surveyors to name a few, and they work together to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported projects from start to finish since the 1930s.

Our core values guide our daily decisions and how we inspire, encourage and support one another.

Honesty and Integrity- We tell the truth, deal fairly with staff and clients, respect our commitments, and behave in an ethical manner.

Commitment to Learning- We support the professional growth of our staff and invest significant resources in ongoing training and technology.

Respect and Care for Employees- We promote employee wellness, personal growth, and provide a safe and respectful work environment.

Openness- We build trust with all employees through an open and informative company culture.

Client Focus- We enjoy our clients, seek to understand their needs, promptly respond to concerns, and help them reach their goals.

We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners we make a difference.


The work you will do

  • Project management and serve as a client liaison
  • Preparation of agricultural design plans using AutoCAD and Civil3D software for swine, dairy, beef and poultry
  • Preparation of details, specifications, and bidding documents
  • Prepare of regulatory permits for projects
  • Complete technical reports for projects
  • Experience in finding and developing clients is a plus or a strong desire to help grow the agriculture engineering services market

What you bring Skills and Knowledge / Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Biological Systems Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Civil, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, or related degree required
  • WI PE license or ability to obtain quickly strongly preferred
  • 7 or more years of agricultural engineering experience required
  • Previous experience with NRCS standards and specifications required
  • Experience with agricultural livestock systems design experience including swine, animal housing, waste storage, pumping stations, and piping systems required
  • Auto CAD Civil 3D experience required
  • Previous client liaison and management experience required
  • Previous project management training and experience developing projects through construction required
  • Prior work and management experience on a farm required
  • Experience completing Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans required
  • This position requires you have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. We will not provide sponsorship for this position.

Who You Are:

  • You work well with others.You share ideas and listen with open e rs. You can listen to criticism and respectfully disagree with people. You help others succeed. You are comfortable working with colleagues and with busy leaders. You love seeing the team and company succeed.
  • You are a strategic thinker.You see the big picture and the details. You help your team see opportunities, focus on goals, and make paths to success.
  • You are a confident communicator.You can explain complicated things to people in a way that they can understand. You are confident in your communication and people have confidence in what you say.
  • You think like an analyst.You know how to dig into problems, ask questions, find information, and help your team make good decisions.

Benefits We tried to narrow it down to just 5 reasons to work at MSA, but we couldnt stop ourselves!All employeeshave the opportunity to enjoy the following perks:

  • Collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities to apply your skills and experiences with an established multi-disciplinary consulting firm
  • Support of over 350 close-knit professionals working toward the same common goal
  • Co-workers with a passion for what they do
  • Casual and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay and perks
  • Communities of Practice to share information and provide mentoring opportunities
  • Work-life integration we support a healthy work-life balance, with flexibility to help you meet your obligations
  • Internal and external training opportunities
  • STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities

Eligible employeeswill have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)
  • 8 paid holidays in a calendar year
  • Paid parental leave
  • 100% paid-by-company life insurance, long-term disability and short-term disability
  • Employee ownership MSA is 100% employee owned! The ESOP model provides employees with ownership benefits and the opportunity to have your voice heard.
  • 401k retirement plan with generous employer match

MSA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. AtMSA, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individuals race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at[]{rel="noopener" target="_blank"}

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