HNTB Engineer III - Highway Design 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 transportation practice in Iowa and across the Midwest. We are looking for a highly creative and motivated engineer who is knowledgeable in Microstation and Geopak design software and will complete engineering-related tasks including research, development, calculations, design and delivery with minimal direction. The candidate will be responsible for the preparation and completion of discipline engineering efforts that are responsive to project needs, including the preparation of design details, plans, and drawings within assigned task areas. The primary focus will be highway transportation projects with Iowa DOT, however the candidate will have the opportunity to support other disciplines and highway, toll, and municipal clients as part of our local Iowa and Midwest transportation practice.
In addition to Essential Responsibilities, Primary Focus will include:
Perform design calculations, geometric design, modeling and plan production of roadway, staging and permanent traffic control plans, quantities, cost estimates and final specifications.
Utilize Microstation and Geopak to complete engineering design and 3D models.
Provide complete design efforts with direction from and in coordination with an experienced engineering design team.
Review and check engineering work completed by others.
Follow and achieve project scope, schedule and budget in accordance with quality procedures.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
5 years of related experience – Iowa DOT experience preferred
Experience in traditional and alternative project delivery
Microstation and Geopak experience – Bentley OpenRoads and/or Concept Station a plus
Bluebeam Revu experience a plus
Active engagement in local professional and civic organizations
What You'll Need
Completes assigned work within the schedule and number of hours provided.
Assist in the development of project specifications.
Responsible for development of discipline specific engineering project elements/deliverables such as reports, designs, and plans.
Aids in the coordination and productivity of project team members.
Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineering project team members.
Works closely with other disciplines and on multi-discipline projects.
Performs quality control reviews of discipline - specific engineering project elements/deliverables.
Assists with coordination and planning of schedules, hours, and distribution of work within discipline.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 4 years of relevant experience
Master’s degree in Engineering and 3 year of relevant experience
PhD in Engineering and 2 years of relevant experience
Enhances action orientation by taking on tough challenges in experienced areas with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Able to function in an independent fashion with infrequent oversight.
Collaborates to build partnerships and working with other departments to meet shared objectives.
Communicates effectively by developing and delivering communications that convey a clear understanding of the project need to other disciplines.
Displays sound decision quality for processes and making timely decisions that keep the project moving forward; applying sound engineering judgement.
Develops the technical skills of lower-level technical staff to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
Directs work for self and others by planning, delegating, and providing direction. Seeks help when experiencing obstacles. Provides technical oversight to lower job classifications.
Demonstrates nimble learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities.
Uses resourcefulness in securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently with support.
Drives self-development by actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged both technically and in task leadership using both formal (courses) and informal (feedback) development channels.
Being tech savvy by showing proficiency in using and customizing tools for design efficiency on the job, understanding what software applications are needed to accomplish tasks, and knowing which software to use for various applications and its limitations. Comfortable learning new software and hardware.
Optimizes work processes by using knowledge of the most effective and efficient ways to get things done with a focus on continuous improvement.
Understands and is able to coordinate interdisciplinary efforts.
Independently progresses the majority of designs and tasks required of the discipline.
Exhibits experience with Microsoft Office Suite, and MicroStation and/or AutoCad.
Exhibits a thorough understanding of the application related to engineering, geometric and algebraic principles.
Manages time, proactively forecasting, and communicating project development needs.
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