Bolton & Menk, Inc. Civil Engineering Technician in Des Moines, Iowa
Civil Engineering Technician
Bolton & Menk specializes in providing public infrastructure solutions. We have over 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and beyond. We are looking to add anEngineering Technicianto our team in our Des Moines/Ames, Iowa area. As a Star Tribune Top200Workplace, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of professionals and grow your career!
We are looking to add a talented individualwho will help foster our mission that All People Should Live in a Safe, Sustainable and Beautiful Community! We are passionate about using collaboration to lead us to the right solution. A solution that can be planned for and funded. A lasting solution that not only works today but long into the future. Our expertise offers a fresh, engaging approach to solve multi-faceted problems involving technical, regulatory, and community issues.
What you will be doing:
You will have the opportunity to assist our Project Engineers serving our municipal clients. You will perform engineering project design and drafting from working sketches and field data, under direct supervision of an engineer or senior technician. Duties include routine testing and construction observation on municipal projects.
Assisting with design and construction phase activities on municipal projects
Performing basic design computations, preliminary layout and design, researching and preparing rough drafts of preliminary reports and feasibility studies
Assisting with project plans and specifications, preparing cost and quantity take-off estimates
Construction observation activities may include performing construction staking, performing construction administration duties such as documenting activities, measuring and testing, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and City staff.
What we are looking for:
Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.
Previous experience with infrastructure design and/or construction observation.
Must be capable of working in extended outdoor conditions and you must be physically capable of navigating rugged terrain for the purpose of performing the construction observation duties.
Previous experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D beneficial.
Must possess basic MS Office skills including Word and Excel.
Must possess a valid drivers license and your own transportation. You will be reimbursed for business-related travel.
Ability to actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations; ability to read, speak and write English clearly is required. This position interacts with City staff, City residents, contractors and sub-contractors.
WHY BOLTON & MENK?
For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrows leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms and is a Star Tribune Top200Workplace in Minnesota. With over 700employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here:https://www.bolton-menk.com/about-us/ (https://www.bolton-menk.com/about-us/ )
At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities. Learn more here:https://www.bolton-menk.com/careers (https://www.bolton-menk.com/careers )
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.
It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.