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City Engineer II - Public Works Engineering - City of Ankeny


FUNCTION

The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Civil Engineer II, which will report to the Public Works Engineering Manager within the Public Works Department.  


The Civil Engineer II performs the following major functions:

  • Prepares, reviews, and approves engineering designs, plans, specifications, engineering reports, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects.
  • Manages consultant-designed capital improvement projects and coordinates decisions with the consultant and applicable City staff across departments.
  • Leads the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City's annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and formulating the five-year CIP document.

The full salary range is $78,030 – $104,717 with a starting range of $78,030 - $90,330 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Deadline to apply is May 12, 2019 at 11:59 PM.  Interested applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of professional engineer certificate.  The anticipated start date is June 24, 2019.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepares, reviews, and approves designs, plans, specifications, engineering reports, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects including street and utility improvements.  Reviews the street paving, water mains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, sidewalks / trails, storm water detention, grading, and erosion control measures for compliance with SUDAS and City of Ankeny standards and codes.
  • Manages consultant-designed capital improvement projects and acts as the City's point of contact during the design and construction phases.  Coordinates decisions with the consultant and applicable City staff across departments.  Attends weekly construction meetings on the City's behalf.
  • Leads the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects including plans, specifications, cost estimates, and bidding documents, and conducting project information meetings.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City's annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including developing public improvement concepts, generating conceptual cost estimates, determining annual operating and maintenance costs, and formulating the five-year CIP document.
  • Performs construction administration on in-house designed public improvement projects, including leading preconstruction meetings, preparing payment applications, reviewing change orders, and overseeing project closeout.
  • Supervises the Engineering Technicians when they complete construction observation and testing of construction materials for in-house designed public improvement projects.
  • Leads the advertising, interviewing, and hiring of the Engineering Division's annual Civil Engineering Intern summer position and supervises the intern's workload.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns from residents, businesses, contractors, and consultants regarding public infrastructure improvements, completes on-site investigations, and acts as the City's representative.
  • Maintains records and plans for public improvement projects for sanitary sewers, storm sewers, streets, sidewalks / trails, water systems, traffic control facilities, and related public works projects.
  • Assists with the work activities for the City's GIS database management, including data collection, data input, and mapping.
  • Assists with traffic engineering studies including traffic counts, speed studies, and accident research.
  • Assists with completing special projects, studies, and engineering reports including storm water routing, sanitary sewer and water capacity analysis, and pavement determinations.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT SKILLS
  • Knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works, civil engineering, and municipal utilities operations and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software (or equivalent) and ArcReader GIS software (or equivalent).
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise the activities of engineering division personnel.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with officials, co-workers, consulting engineers, contractors, and the general public.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and possession of a Professional Civil Engineer license issued by the State of Iowa or equivalent from another state.  If licensed in another state, must obtain a State of Iowa license within one (1) year of start date.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible work experience in civil engineering including field and office experience.
  • Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.ankenyiowa.gov


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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City Engineer I - Development Engineering - City of Ankeny


FUNCTION:

The City of Ankeny is seeking applicants for the fulltime position of Civil Engineer I which will report to the Development Engineering Manager within the Municipal Utilities Department.


Ankeny is strategically located at the intersection of Interstates 35 and 80, between Des Moines and Ames. Ankeny has a history of significant residential and commercial growth centered on a talented work force, a strong sense of community, quality education and safe neighborhoods.


The full salary range is $60,300 - $80,923 with a starting range of $60,300 - $69,805 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits. Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.


Deadline to apply is April 28, 2019 at midnight. Interested applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and copy of engineer intern certificate.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews the designs, plans, engineering reports, and cost estimates for private developer funded projects and for public infrastructure including street and utility improvements. Reviews the street paving, water mains, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, storm water detention, site grading and erosion control measures for compliance with City of Ankeny standards and codes.
  • Performs construction administration and observation on private developer funded projects during the construction season.
  • Reviews storm sewer televised video reports and coordinates any corrective actions with the related contractor.
  • Reviews street lighting plans for proper street light placement and reviews franchise utility construction project permits to confirm use of existing or newly created easements on final plats.
  • Conducts final inspections of public infrastructure on residential and commercial properties to assure compliance.
  • Responds to inquiries and complaints from residents, businesses, and contractors regarding public infrastructure and private development improvements; completes on-site investigations, and acts as the City's representative.
  • Advises the Municipal Utilities Engineering technicians when they complete construction administration inspection and testing of construction materials.
  • Assists with traffic engineering studies including traffic counts, speed studies and accident research.
  • Assists in the maintenance of records and plans for development engineering projects for sanitary sewers, storm sewers, streets, sidewalks, water systems, traffic control facilities, City benchmark elevations, and related development engineering projects.
  • Assists with the work activities for the City's GIS database management, including data input, customizing, upgrading and mapping.
  • Assists with completing special projects, studies and engineering reports including storm water routing, sanitary sewer and water capacity analysis, and pavement determinations.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City's annual capital improvements program (CIP), including planning, coordinating with current and anticipated developments, developing improvement concepts, generating conceptual cost estimates, and formulating the five-year CIP document. Participates in the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects including plans, specifications, cost estimates and bidding documents.
  • Attends work related meetings as needed or as directed, and assists with staff presentations when required.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

  • Prefer two years work experience.
  • Entry-level knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works, civil engineering, and utilities operations.
  • Basic knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Ability to coordinate the activities of engineering technicians.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with officials, subordinates, contractors, and the general public.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor of Science or higher degree in an ABET-accredited civil engineering program.
  • Possession of an engineer intern certificate issued by the State of Iowa or equivalent from another state.
  • Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.ankenyiowa.gov


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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City Engineer - City of Grimes 


The City of Grimes is seeking a City Engineer to develop, coordinate, administer and supervise the engineering services of the City’s newly created Development Services Department. Duties include reviewing and approving plans, specifications and bids; coordinating and supervising infrastructure construction; public presentations and outreach on projects; developing and administering the City’s Capital Improvements Program; managing professional service agreements with engineering consultants; and resolving sensitive issues with citizens, City officials, and other departments.


Ideal candidates will have five or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in civil engineering, including field and office experience.

Special Requirements

Post-offer background check is required. Applications can be obtained at www.grimesiowa.gov. For consideration, submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter via email to Olivia DeYoung at odeyoung@grimesiowa.gov or at Grimes City Hall at 101 NE Harvey Street, Grimes, Iowa. Materials will be reviewed as they are submitted through April 23. 

An Equal opportunity Employer.


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Entry-level Civil Engineer - Anderson Bogert 


About Us:

Anderson Bogert is a general civil engineering firm with an emphasis in transportation, municipal, sanitary, storm sewer, and residential and commercial site development design. Our firm is committed to providing professional and relationship-based engineering services. Anderson Bogert provides technical experience in specialized civil engineering and planning services, with a focus on a high level of personalized service for our clients. Our working environment features a close-knit team approach.


Are you interested in working for a local company where you and your skills will be noticed? Anderson Bogert is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Entry-level Civil Engineer to be a part of our team.


We are seeking an Entry-level Civil Engineer to fulfill a variety of civil assignments including:

  • Municipal design
  • Sanitary and storm sewer design
  • Residential and commercial site development
  • Other civil design


Duties:

  • Prepare conceptual designs and detailed construction plans and specifications
  • Prepare work plans and proposals
  • Perform calculations and engineering evaluations
  • Interpret and present data
  • Interact with clients, vendors, and contractors in both management and consultant roles
  • Work with engineers, CAD staff, and support staff to accomplish projects


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • E.I./E.I.T. registration or the ability to become registered within six months
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Valid Iowa driver’s license, and insurability approval by Anderson Bogert’s insurance provider


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of related civil engineering experience
  • Design and drafting ability in AutoCAD/Civil3D


Benefits:

We offer standard business work hours with low overtime; company-sponsored employee events; extensive, on-the-job training; educational opportunities; paid time off; paid holidays; health and life insurance; a retirement plan; and an open-door policy to encourage employee feedback.


If you would like to be considered for this position, submit your resume and cover letter via email to engineer@anderson-bogert.com, via our website (www.anderson‑bogert.com), or via mail to:


William Bogert, President

Anderson Bogert

4001 River Ridge Drive NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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Project Manager - Anderson Bogert 

Anderson Bogert is seeking a full-time Project Manager to manage various civil engineering projects.


About Us:

Anderson Bogert is a general civil engineering firm with an emphasis in transportation, municipal, sanitary, storm sewer, and residential and commercial site development design. Our firm is committed to providing professional and relationship-based engineering services. Anderson Bogert provides technical experience in specialized civil engineering and planning services, with a focus on a high level of personalized service for our clients. Our working environment features a close-knit team approach.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 5+ years of civil engineering experience
  • Civil Engineering License in the State of Iowa (or the ability to become licensed in Iowa)
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD/Civil 3D, as well as other computer skills.
  • Experienced in preparation of construction documents.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent organization and written communication skills
  • Able to work and contribute in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to interact with clients, vendors, and contractors, as well as other employees in both management and consultant roles.


Benefits:

Anderson Bogert offers standard business work hours with low overtime; company-sponsored employee events; extensive, on-the-job training; educational opportunities; paid time off; paid holidays; health and life insurance; a retirement plan; and an open-door policy to encourage employee feedback.


If you would like to be considered for this position, submit your resume and cover letter via email to engineer@anderson-bogert.com, via our website (www.anderson‑bogert.com), or via mail to:


William Bogert, President

Anderson Bogert

4001 River Ridge Drive NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


An Equal opportunity Employer.


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