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Civil Engineering Technician II - City of Ankeny, IA
The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Civil Engineering Technician II within the Public Works - Roadway Division. 

Starting salary is $30.46 - $35.30 per hour depending on qualification, plus excellent benefits. 

Applications must be received by Monday, November 2, 2020 by 5:00 pm. Interested candidates should apply online and attached a resume and cover letter expressing interest and qualifications with copies of required certifications.  Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.

To advance in the hiring process, you must pass a civil service exam to be administered to all qualified applicants - date TBD. Additional information will be emailed following submittal of your application.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Functions under the supervision of the Civil Engineer II and Public Works Engineering Manager positions.
  • Performs topographic survey, construction staking, construction observation, and materials testing for public infrastructure projects in accordance with the contract documents.
  • Gathers both field and office data to assist in determining the locations for the City's annual pavement preservation, rehabilitation, and reconstruction projects.
  • Attends pre-construction meetings, weekly construction meetings, and project walkthrough meetings for capital improvement projects.
  • Maintains project field books, performs field measurements, quantifies bid items, and prepares payment applications and change orders.
  • Prepares engineering plans and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects including street and utility improvements in accordance with Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS) and City of Ankeny standards and codes.
  • Participates in the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects including plans, specifications, cost estimates, and bidding documents.
  • Leads or assists with the work activities for the City's record drawings repository, including the filing and archiving of digital and paper copies as-built constructions plans for the City's capital improvement program (CIP) projects.
  • Coordinates the review and approval packets, and collects applicable permit fees.
  • Responds to inquiries and complaints from residents, businesses, and contractors regarding public infrastructure improvements, completes on-site investigations, and acts as the City's representative.

Entry Requirements and Skills
  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Civil Engineering Technology or related field.
  • Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Civil Engineering Technician I (or comparable position).
  • Skillful knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works, civil engineering, and municipal utilities operations and maintenance.
  • Skillful knowledge of computer aid drafting (CAD), geographic information systems (GIS), and surveying principles.
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with co-workers, contractors, and the general public.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: 
Shall possess the following certifications: 
  • Iowa DOT – Level I Portland Cement Concrete (PCC)
  • Iowa DOT – Aggregate Technician
Shall possess the following certifications (or be able to obtain within six (6) months from hire):
  • Iowa DOT - Level II Portland Cement Concrete (PCC)
  • Iowa DOT - Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Sampler

Additional Information and Link to Apply: City of Ankeny Website

An Equal Opportunity Employer
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City Engineer - City of Worthington, MN

The City of Worthington, MN is hiring a City Engineer.


Salary Range is $91,688.48 - $124,049.12 per year.


GENERAL DUTIES:

Plans and directs all engineering and technical services activities to provide timely and effective technical support for all city operations. Provides overall supervision and coordination of city engineering staff. Provides direction and/or assistance to all community development functions of the city which are directed toward the effective achievement of city improvements and future development, consistent with goals and objectives developed and/or approved by the City Council and other commissions and boards which may be involved.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates shall have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field with a minimum of five years as a Municipal Engineer. Preferred qualifications would include a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field and eight years of Municipal Engineer experience. Must be a State of Minnesota Registered Professional Engineer or have the ability to obtain and must have a valid Driver’s License.


Complete position guidelines and applications can be found at www.ci.worthington.mn.us under the “Employment Opportunities” tab on the left-hand side. 


Send completed City of Worthington Application, cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Assistant

City of Worthington

PO Box 279

Worthington, MN 56187

or fax to 507-372-8630 or email to lhenning@ci.worthington.mn.us


Applications accepted until October 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm


An Equal Opportunity Employer 
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Professional Land Surveyor  - Shoemaker and Haaland

Shoemaker & Haaland is an established engineering firm founded in 1976 with locations in Coralville, Cedar Rapids, and Keokuk, Iowa. Our areas of focus are civil engineering, structural engineering, land surveying, and 3D scanning. Shoemaker & Haaland offers unique technical solutions and delivers outstanding service to our clients.


LOCATION: Coralville, IA

JOB DESCRIPTION

Shoemaker & Haaland is currently seeking to hire a full time Professional Land Surveyor or LSIT to join our team of engineers and technical specialists. A successful candidate will contribute to the continued growth and success of the company.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be currently registered as a LS, LSIT, or already meet the requirements to take the LSIT exam.
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred Software Skills: AutoCAD, Civil3D, Faro Scene, Recap and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid driver's license and a willingness to travel out of town for projects and work outside.
  • Proficiency in construction staking, and performing ALTA, boundary, and topographic surveys.


RESPONSIBILITIES (Prioritized by Level of Experience)

  • Commitment to following safety procedures.
  • Prepare field drawings and high-quality notes of each project in the field book.
  • Calculate geographic positions from survey data, property lines and other characteristics of terrain.
  • Produce and deliver control, boundary, topography, ALTA, right of way, as-builts, and construction surveying services.
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed.
  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain survey equipment. Coordinate with equipment vendors as needed. Must be proficient with Trimble robotic total station and GPS equipment.
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of all data, charts, plots, map records, and documents relating to surveys.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and deliver exceptional quality surveys that are on time and on budget.
  • Coordinate with office staff members, clients, and other key stakeholders.
  • Mentor survey staff and train staff in the use of equipment and field survey techniques.
  • Assist, train, direct, and supervise field crew and office staff members in the performance of their duties as it relates to surveying.
  • Lead and supervise the preparation of proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and invoices.


BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement 401k -Traditional and ROTH - Profit Sharing
  • ESOP - Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Company Culture - Company Lunches, Recreational Activities, and Group Gym Training Sessions


EMAIL RESUME TO: CAREERS@SHOEMAKER-HAALAND.COM



An Equal Opportunity Employer
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Survey Technician - Shoemaker and Haaland

Shoemaker & Haaland is an established engineering firm founded in 1976 with locations in Coralville, Cedar Rapids, and Keokuk, Iowa. Our areas of focus are civil engineering, structural engineering, land surveying, and 3D scanning. Shoemaker & Haaland offers unique technical solutions and delivers outstanding service to our clients.


LOCATION: Coralville, IA


JOB DESCRIPTION

Shoemaker & Haaland is currently seeking to hire a full time Survey Technician to join our team of engineers and technical specialists. A successful candidate will contribute to the continued growth and success of the company.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient with Trimble GPS, Total Station, and data collection.
  • FARO Scanning Certification or willingness to obtain FARO Scanning Certification.
  • Associate Degree in Civil Technology or related field.
  • Preferred Software Skills: AutoCAD, Civil3D, Faro Scene, Recap and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid driver's license and a willingness to travel out of town for projects and work outside.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Commitment to following safety procedures.
  • Perform 3D scanning and SUAS (drone) operations.
  • Utilizing digital level to set high accuracy elevations on project control and benchmarks.
  • Operating traditional land surveying tools (GPS/Total Stations) to complete topographic mapping surveys.
  • Calculating horizontal and vertical positions from engineering plans for contractors to utilize during construction season.
  • Completing property research for land surveying activities.
  • Utilizing 2D for platting activities.
  • Drafting of existing site conditions utilizing multiple software programs.


BENEFITS

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement 401k -Traditional and ROTH - Profit Sharing
  • ESOP - Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Paid Time Off
  • Company Culture - Company Lunches, Recreational Activities, and Group Gym Training Sessions


EMAIL RESUME TO: CAREERS@SHOEMAKER-HAALAND.COM


An Equal Opportunity Employer
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Structural Design Engineer - Sebern Structural Services


Contact Kari at kari@sebernss.com to apply.