JOB OPENING

Land Development Civil Engineer

Job details.

Team

Land Development

Location

Dubuque or Davenport, Iowa

Origin Design (formerly IIW) is a full-service professional design firm offering architecture, engineering, field services and land survey. We deliver impactful, sustainable solutions to help the clients and communities we work with thrive and grow. 

Origin Design is continually seeking highly-qualified individuals to enhance our staff and better serve our clients. We are currently hiring a full-time Land Development Civil Engineer that will join our Land Development Team. The position will be based out of our Dubuque or Davenport office.

Origin Design emphasizes training and professional development to facilitate personal and professional growth in your career. We’ve worked hard to develop a culture of collaboration and position our employees for success. If you join our team, we will help you grow your skills and encourage your creativity. Your future starts here. #itstartshere #origincrew

Position Requirements.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university.
  • Entry level to 6 years of experience.
  • Interest and/or educational experience in some of the following Civil Engineering disciplines:
    • Land development, including building site design; residential developments; and commercial, business, and industrial parks.
    • Urban/rural roadway systems design.
    • Public utilities, including wastewater collection, water distribution, and stormwater conveyance systems.
    • Stormwater management systems.
    • Hydraulics and hydrology.
    • Sediment and erosion control (NPDES, SWPPP).
  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering exam preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, staff, contractors, regulatory agencies, and the public.
  • Practical experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and mathematical abilities.

Position Responsibilities.

  • Work under the direction of a Licensed Professional Engineer.
  • Perform engineering assignments requiring application of engineering formulas, standard techniques, procedures, calculations, and design criteria.
  • Assist in the development of studies and reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of detailed drawings, exhibits, and specifications.
  • Utilize Autodesk Civil 3D software to assist with development of design and engineering documents, including drawings and exhibits.
  • Utilize company electronic and graphical standards, workflows, and processes to maintain a high level of productivity and accuracy.
  • Attend Client and City Council meetings with Project Engineer.
  • Research regulatory issues and ask questions of regulatory officials.
  • Assist with regulatory agency permit applications, including but not limited to Local Jurisdictions, Department of Transportation, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Natural Resources, Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife.
  • Perform quantity take-off calculations and cost estimating.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines.
  • Assist with construction administration, including coordination with contractors and inspectors, requests for information, site observations, pay requests and submittal reviews to verify compliance with construction documents.
  • Assist with construction observation, including construction documentation, tracking project quantities, and field quality control testing.
  • Maintain knowledge of developing and current technology and practices related to the engineering profession.

Benefits.

  • Work-life harmony.
  • Flexible work hours and remote working options.
  • Competitive compensation packages and discretionary bonuses.
  • Paid sick leave and vacation.
  • Employee ownership through Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) benefit.
  • 401k program with employer match.
  • Robust healthcare benefit options.
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance coverage.
  • Educational reimbursement.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Sense of community, fun events.

Origin Design is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

careers@origindesign.com

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