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FOTH AND VAN DYKE, LLC Lead Drinking Water Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Do you like to solve problems in an engaging, collaborative, team environment? Are you excited about discovery, technical innovation, and achievement? Does working in a flexible culture with professional growth opportunities, a family friendly vibe, and smart, caring colleagues make for a great day? If so, consider an employment opportunity at Foth and join these members who enjoy their .

Our Infrastructure Solutions business focuses on working with public agencies to solve challenges with our built infrastructure, improving the quality of life for all by helping people safely and efficiently travel, delivering clean water, and protecting public health. We partner alongside clients in all project phases, from planning through construction, on building roads, airports and water systems. Our focus is on the people we serve, and their success is our inspiration.

Foth's is seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-driven Lead Drinking Water Engineer who is looking to be a significant contributor in discipline development and the design of diverse civil engineering projects.

Growth, safety, and aging infrastructure - these are all challenges faced by nearly every community today. As a member of the Foth Infrastructure Water team, you will help clients meet these challenges by delivering innovative water solutions, preserving infrastructure, and protecting the public and our natural resources. You will take a lead role in providing effective solutions that allow for affordable growth and development of our communities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead technical engineering project designs and reports for drinking water supply, treatment, storage, and distribution
  • Prepare design plans, specifications, and bid documents for water system construction projects including water wells, treatment plants, storage, booster stations, and other distribution needs
  • Develop technical drinking water reports for local, state, and federal agencies
  • Establish, implement, and continuously improve discipline-specific standard work, training programs, and QA/QC systems
  • Support and develop the technical vision and strategic direction for the drinking water discipline in cooperation with the Water Technical Competency Leader

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited program
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with municipal drinking water engineering in the engineering consulting industry
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License with the ability to obtain licensure in Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota within 12 months

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience leading technical teams and working directly with clients while conducting hands-on engineering including design, reports, and feasibility studies for water resources projects
  • Software proficiency in water system modeling

All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.

About Foth

Foth, the largest engineering and science consulting firm headquartered in Wisconsin, employs more than 650 members and operates in 28 locations to provide our national and international clients with convenient, personal services.

Our dynamic science and engineering teams at Foth are organized into business units - Environment Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, and Production Solutions - each comprised of extraordinary talent embodying decades of knowledge and specialized expertise. We bring our 85 year history of success and interdisciplinary knowledge to every client we serve, unders anding their business, providing trusted advice, and developing customized, innovative solutions with remarkable energy and ingenuity.

Foth provides engineers, scientists, and other talented professionals an award-winning employment experience, including flexibility to balance work and life. We take on our clients' toughest challenges which provides meaningful project assignments working alongside creative and dedicated team members.

Foth's commitment to our members is demonstrated by annually reinvesting 5% of professional fee revenues in professional development activities. Our work environment is professional, collaborative, and fun. Each day, we work together in a unified, values-based culture, helping our clients' achieve their goals and improving the world we live in.

Join our team and experience the Foth difference!