WHKS has a great opportunity available for a Civil Engineer who is interested in working with a wide variety of challenging engineering projects. The candidate will use their knowledge and expertise in the design and management of municipal, transportation, and other infrastructure type projects. Work will include municipal utility and roadway design, site design, quantity estimates, and other engineering support functions.
WHKS strives to provide a flexible, supportive, and collaborative workplace where individuals can utilize and develop their strengths and pursue their interests in Civil Engineering. WHKS offers excellent compensation and benefits, as well as work schedule flexibility.
Municipal utility and roadway design, site design, quantity estimates, and other engineering support functions
Coordinate with engineers and technicians on a variety of challenging engineering tasks in a collaborative team environment
Perform Project Management to include effective communication with clients to develop strong relationships, review project needs, and secure contracts
Design and prepare roadway construction drawings, typical/cross sections, erosion and sediment control plans, maintenance and protection of traffic plans, stormwater management, drainage design, signing and pavement marking plans, and right-of-way (ROW) plans
Perform other design-related tasks, such as quantity calculations, geometric calculations, roadway layout, grading plans, utility layouts, and subdivision layout
Develop 3-D models using GEOPAK or Civil 3D
Provide oversight of CADD technicians to ensure work is done properly and accurately
Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering
Registration as a Professional Engineer in Iowa, or ability to obtain within 6 months
10+ years of professional experience in municipal engineering or related field
Ability to work with others as well as independently
Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
Excellent computer skills are required
Experience with Autocad Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
Valid driver's license
About WHKS & Co.
Founded in 1948, WHKS & Co. provides consulting engineering, planning and land surveying services from offices in Ames, Mason City and West Des Moines, Iowa, Rochester, Minnesota, and East Dubuque and Springfield, Illinois.
The record of WHKS & Co. has been one of continued growth and quality professional service. Areas of expertise include PUBLIC WORKS, LAND DEVELOPMENT, SURVEYING, LAND AND WATER RESOURCES, TRANSPORTATION, BRIDGES AND STRUCTURES. WHKS & Co. has provided professional services for a wide variety of projects for multi-million dollar facilities. Our clients include individuals, corporations, industrial and commercial enterprises, counties, municipalities, and State and Federal agencies.
We take pride in having achieved a high rate of continuing service for long standing clients. WHKS & Co. is committed to the continuous improvement of the quality of service we provide. Our primary strength is an informed, progressive, professional staff of licensed engineers and land surveyors and supporting personnel, including survey party chiefs and technicians, design technicians, construction observers and administrative staff. WHKS & Co. maintains current, state-of-the-art... computer systems and survey equipment for design analysis, plan preparation, mapping and information processing. WHKS & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer