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Land Surveyor - City of Cedar Falls, IA

The City of Cedar Falls is accepting application materials from qualified candidates for the position of Land Surveyor. The expected employment offer will be in the $61,035–80,102 range, depending on qualifications, with FT benefit package. (Current full salary range is $61,035–99,170.) Position requires the knowledge and abilities to conduct, supervise, assign, and review the City's land surveying activities & services of the Engineering division within the Public Works Department, provide highly responsible staff assistance to the City Engineer, and exercise supervision over technical staff.


Duties include, but aren’t limited to, performing construction surveying for infrastructure improvement projects and land surveying for municipal projects, properties and interests; preparing topographic survey sketches; assembling accurate plats and legal descriptions for the acquisition, maintenance and disposal of city property and rights-of-way; conducting field surveys to design municipal construction plans; designing street and sewer grades; locating field evidence for determining existing property and utility lines and rights-of-way; operating and maintaining a full range of electronic survey and data collection equipment; monitoring and overseeing city survey programs, survey records and survey information; responding to and assisting the general public, engineers and contractors regarding survey related questions and complaints; and maintaining a high level of proficiency in AutoCAD and other drafting software.


Position requires an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering technology or a related field and 10 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil/construction engineering or a related field and 4 years of experience as a Land Surveyor Intern. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months from hire, a State of Iowa Registered Land Surveyor Certificate, valid driver’s license, and good driving record are also required. Civil Service testing is required for candidates meeting the above minimum qualifications and that have submitted the required application materials outlined below. (Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be notified of testing information.) Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen required upon selection.


For consideration, submit a completed application (from Cedar Falls City Hall or www.cedarfalls.com/jobs) and copy of the above Land Surveyor certificate to: City of Cedar Falls, Finance & Business Operations Dept., Attn: Land Surveyor, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 or to jobs@cedarfalls.com Deadline for materials: 5-24-21 at 4:30 p.m.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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Civil Engineer II - Public Works Engineering - City of Ankeny, IA

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 full salary range is $81,981 – $110,018 with a starting range of $81,981 - $94,903, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits.  Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

Deadline to apply is May 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM.  Interested applicants should apply online and provide a cover letter, resume, and a copy of their Professional Engineer certificate.

A Supplemental Questionnaire will be emailed on Monday, May 24, 2021 to applicants who completed an online application with the required attachments. If you do not receive an email by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, May 24, 2021, please contact Amy Dawson at ADawson@AnkenyIowa.gov.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares, reviews, and approves designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects including street and utility improvements.
  • Reviews street pavement, water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and sidewalk/trail design and construction for compliance with Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS) and City of Ankeny standards.
  • Assists with the preparation of the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including developing public improvement concepts and generating conceptual cost estimates.
  • 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.
  • Assists with the management of 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.
  • Performs construction administration on in-house designed public improvement projects including leading preconstruction meetings, preparing payment applications, reviewing change orders, and overseeing project closeouts.
  • Supervises the Civil Engineering Technicians when they complete construction observation and testing of construction materials for in-house inspected public improvement projects.
  • Maintains files, folders, and record drawings for consultant designed public improvement projects in paper copy and digital format.  Assists with the work activities for the City’s GIS database management.
  • 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.

Entry Requirements and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related field; and a minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible work experience in civil engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works and civil engineering; 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:
Must be in possession of a license to practice as a professional civil engineer issued by the State of Iowa or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain an Iowa license within six (6) months of date of hire.

Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.

Working Conditions
  • Works in office environment.
  • Occasional work in the field or at off-site locales.
  • May be required to participate in meetings after normal working hours.
  • Must keep regular and reliable attendance at work.


Additional information and online application available here


An Equal Opportunity Employer


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


The full salary range is $64,937 - $87,146 with a starting salary range of $64,937 - $75,173, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits.  Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.

May 2021 graduates are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is May 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM.  Interested applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of Engineer Intern Certificate (if available at time of applying).

A Supplemental Questionnaire will be emailed on Monday, May 24, 2021 to applicants who completed an online application with the required attachments. If you do not receive an email by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, May 24, 2021, please contact Amy Dawson at ADawson@AnkenyIowa.gov.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares and reviews designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects including street and utility improvements.
  • Reviews street pavement, water main, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, and sidewalk/trail design and construction for compliance with Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS) and City of Ankeny standards
  • Assists with the preparation of the City’s annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including developing public improvement concepts and generating conceptual cost estimates.
  • Participates in the in-house engineering design and preparation of construction documents for capital improvement projects including plans, specifications, cost estimates, and bidding documents.
  • Performs construction administration and periodic observation on in-house designed public improvement projects including leading preconstruction meetings, preparing payment applications, reviewing change orders, and overseeing project closeouts.
  • Supervises the Civil Engineering Technicians when they complete construction observation and testing of construction materials for in-house inspected public improvement projects.
  • Maintains files, folders, and record drawings for in-house designed public improvement projects in paper copy and digital format.  Assists with the work activities for the City’s GIS database management.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns from residents, businesses, and contractors regarding public infrastructure improvements, completes on-site investigations, and acts as the City’s representative.

Entry Requirements and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related field.
Entry-level knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works and civil engineering; basic knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D software (or equivalent) and ArcReader GIS software (or equivalent); ability to coordinate the activities of engineering technicians; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to communicate and cooperate with officials, co-workers, contractors, and the general public.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be in possession of an Engineer Intern certificate issued by the State of Iowa or equivalent from another state within six (6) months of hire.

Shall possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the State of Iowa.
Working Conditions
  • Works in office environment.
  • Periodic work in the field or at off-site locales.
  • May be required to participate in meetings after normal working hours.
  • Must keep regular and reliable attendance at work.


Additional information and online application available here


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Senior Project Manager: Wastewater & Water Treatment - CDM Smith

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.


Job Responsibilities – CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our experienced team to lead and deliver challenging wastewater and water treatment projects throughout the Midwest. Our team has been on the forefront of developing complex and innovative solutions for our clients, regionally and nationally, to address ageing infrastructure, growth, and advancements in technology in a time of less predictability, regulatory changes and funding challenges.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior Project Manager to join our Kansas City, Missouri team. Candidates should be located in or be willing to relocate to Kansas City or may work virtually from one of the following locations: St. Louis, MO; Omaha, NE; Des Moines, IA; or Wichita, KS. If virtually assigned to the Kansas City office, the candidate may utilize a home office environment for normal day-to-day operation but must be capable of travel to the Kansas City office and client offices for meetings, trainings, client interactions, etc. as needed.

CDM Smith has been providing services to the Midwest market for over 25 years and is a leader in the four-state region of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa in wastewater and water treatment, asset management, addressing emerging contaminants, implementing digital water and analytics, performing alternative delivery approaches, master planning, and innovative resource recovery opportunities.

Job Description
To enhance and support our outstanding team, we have a great opportunity for an exceptional individual who demonstrates technical, project management and client leadership skills. Join us if you are interested in:
• Managing and serving as the lead Project Manager on major local and regional wastewater and drinking water projects.
• Providing technical guidance, senior leadership, and mentoring engineering staff to enhance our water/wastewater design capabilities.
• Taking responsibility for scope, schedule, budget development, monitoring and adherence for projects managed.
• Assisting Client Service Leaders with technical marketing in the Midwest region, primarily in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska.
• Participating in professional societies relevant to the industry.
• Building and maintaining positive working relationships with key decision makers in our clients’ organizations.
• Finally, working for an outstanding national organization whose vision is to be client focused, employee centered, technically superior, independent - to provide excellence and to deliver a legendary client experience.


Job Requirements –

Minimum Qualifications :

• Bachelor's Degree.

• 10 years of related experience.

• PMP (PMI), CCM or DBIA certification is required (within 12 months of hire or promotion onto the Approved Project Manager list).

• Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications :

• Professional engineering (PE) license, strongly preferred.

• Previous experience working on and managing Wastewater or water treatment projects for municipal clients in the Midwest regional market.

• Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering, or related degree.

• Previous experience managing multi-discipline project teams.

• Previous experience working directly with clients.

• Previous business development experience including preparation of proposals and scopes of work and cost estimates for municipal clients.

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the link below:

https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25038&siteid=5220&areq=28082BR&code=198714


                                                            An Equal Opportunity Employer

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City Engineer - City of Ankeny, IA

The City of Ankeny is accepting applications for the fulltime position of City Engineer in the Public Works Department.


Under general administrative direction, works with the division managers to plan, organize, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Engineering, Stormwater & Environmental, and Traffic Engineering Divisions within the Public Works Department. Oversees the review and approval of engineering studies, designs, plans, specifications, cost estimates and engineering reports for civil engineering and public infrastructure projects assigned to the divisions. Provides professional engineering assistance to the Director and other City departments. Performs related work as required.


Starting salary is $103,498.00 - $138,894.00 per year, depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits.

Tentative hire date is July 5, 2021


Applications must be received by Sunday, May 16, 2021. Interested individuals should apply online and attach a resume and cover letter expressing interest and qualifications. Pre- employment drug screen and background check required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works with the division managers to plan, organize, and coordinate the activities and operations of the Engineering, Stormwater & Environmental, and Traffic Engineering Divisions within the Public Works Department.
  • Provides administrative and technical leadership to deliver a wide variety of public works improvement projects and services on schedule and within budget.
  • Supports the Director and other City departments by providing leadership and technical assistance. 
  • Oversees major capital improvement projects involving federal, state and local funding and works closely with professional services providers (e.g. consulting engineers) in the design and construction of such projects. Prepares grant funding applications. 
  • Provides technical leadership and assistance in the review process for public improvements in new developments (e.g. subdivision and site plans).
  • Oversees the review and approval of engineering studies, designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates for public infrastructure projects for projects designed and construction administered and inspected by both consultants and in-house engineering staff. 
  •  Works with the Director, division managers and engineering staff to prepare the City's annual Capital Improvements Program (CIP) related to Public Works projects. Analyzes conceptual cost estimates prepared by both consultants and in-house engineering staff and helps prioritize projects for the five-year CIP document. 

Entry Requirements and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related field; and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible professional engineering and/or public works experience related to public infrastructure planning and development, including demonstrated administrative leadership and supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Comprehensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of public works and civil engineering; comprehensive knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to engineering work; thorough knowledge of the sources of engineering information and in the application of engineering methods; demonstrated ability to direct and supervise departmental engineering activities and operations on a large scale and in a coordinated manner; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, staff in other City departments, other agencies, and the public; uses initiative, resourcefulness, and professionalism in addressing general engineering and public infrastructure questions and problems.

REQUIRED SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be in possession of a license to practice as a professional civil engineer issued by the State of Iowa or licensed in another state with the ability to obtain an Iowa license within six (6) months of date of hire.

Additional information and online application available here


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Structural Design Engineer - Sebern Structural Services


Contact Kari at kari@sebernss.com to apply.