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MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Public Works Engineering Co-op (627) in DES MOINES, Iowa

MSA has an opportunity for aiPublic WorksiEngineering Co-opifor the summer/fall of 2022 in ouriAnkeny, IAioffice. This position would start in May and end in December. This position will offer students hands on project exposure to a variety of municipal projects in small and medium size communities. The various projects you'll be working on make a significant and positive impact on the communities you serve.iWho we are and how we helpAs a full-service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSAis purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.iOur professionals include engineers, architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners, and surveyors to name a few, and they work together to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported projects from start to finish since the 1930s.iOur core values guide our daily decisions and how we inspire, encourage and support one another.iHonesty and Integrityi- We tell the truth, deal fairly with staff and clients, respect our commitments, and behave in an ethical manner.Commitment to Learningi- We support the professional growth of our staff and invest significant resources in ongoing training and technology.Respect and Care for Employeesi- We promote employee wellness, personal growth, and provide a safe and respectful work environment.Opennessi- We build trust with all employees through an open and informative company culture.Client Focusi- We enjoy our clients, seek to understand their needs, promptly respond to concerns, and help them reach their goals.iWe are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners i we make a difference.ResponsibilitiesThe work you will doInspect active construction work on municipal water, road/utilities, or wastewater projectsPerform construction administration duties such as documenting activities, communicating to project managers regarding status and progress of construction, measuring and testing, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and City Staff.Construction staking and site surveysHelp prepare permits and technical reports for municipal projectsAssist with CAD work and project estimationsProvide assistance with company initiatives that may involve different service linesOther duties as assignedQualificationsWhat you bringSkills and Knowledge / Education and Experience:Minimum 2.75 GPA requiredPursuing a Bacheloris degree in Civil or Environmental Engineeringi(or related) requiredA valid driveris license requiredPrevious civil engineering intern or co-op experience preferredPrior construction inspection experience preferredAuto Cad or MicroStation experience would be a plusAbility to think critically and problem solve requiredA desire to learn more about municipal engineering and consultingThis position requires you to have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. We will not provide sponsorship for this position.iWho You Are:You work well with others.iYou share ideas and listen with open ears. You can listen to criticism and respectfully disagree with people. You help others succeed. You are comfortable working with colleagues and with busy leaders. You love seeing the team and company succeed.You are a strategic thinker.iYou see the big picture and the details. You help your team see opportunities, focus on goals, and make paths to success.You are a confident communicator.iYou can explain complicated things to people in a way that they can understand. You are confident in your communication and people have confidence in what you say.You think like an analyst.iYo