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Project Engineer I or IICity of Cedar RapidsThis person should possess a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of civil engineering as well as the skills of communication, innovation, and public speaking. Experience with construction practices and standards as applicable to the design and construction of capital projects is also essential.

The classification difference is distinguished by the complexity and diversity of engineering plans and reports developed by the individuals in the corresponding classification.

Develops and directs the development of engineering plans, reports and studies. The Project Engineer I classification is distinguished from the Project Engineer II classification by the limited complexity and diversity of engineering plans and reports developed by individuals in this classification.
Tim Mrocht.mroch@cedar-rapids.org
Flood Control System Project CoordinatorCity of Cedar Rapidsn this role, you will work with the Flood Control System Manager along with Public Works staff and departments coordinating a variety of components for the City’s flood control system. Project management activities are a critical part of this position.

Coordinates and manages a variety of components for the City’s Flood Control System (FCS) Program, with key duties focusing on operations and management of the FCS system. Performs project management activities.
Streets SupervisorCity of Cedar RapidsThis individual will supervise the operations, construction, maintenance, and repair of the City’s street system and related facilities and grounds. Works with cross-departmental teams to plan and schedule special maintenance projects such as ADA ramps, sidewalk replacement rehabilitation, and rights-of-ways and public easements. You will provide recommendations on short-term and long-term project planning, along with performing highly specialized and skilled maintenance and construction work.Katie
Assistant County Engineer or Civil Engineer InternWoodbury County Secondary Road DepartmentResponsible for the complete and accurate performance of inspections for a variety of Secondary Roads construction projects, utilizing technical testing and equipment to assure compliance with all Federal, State and local requirements; performs various other project documentation, surveying, design and special projects as assigned by the County Engineer or his designee. Ability to perform or assist with detailed design work on a variety of road and bridge design projects. Assists the County Engineer in the effective and efficient performance of a variety of engineering activities associated with design and construction of roads and bridges. May have project assignments including but not limited to office administration, supervision of the road and bridge inventory and bridge replacement program, supervision of field survey work and the safe, efficient and effective direction of Secondary Roads contract construction work with the County, under the direction of the County Engineer or his designee.

Civil/Construction Engineer Intern Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree from a ABET certified Civil or Construction Engineering program and have passed the Engineering Fundamentals Exam and be certified as an Engineer Intern in the state of Iowa, with experience in county engineering related work desirable.

Assistant County Engineer position requires a Professional Engineer License in the state of Iowa with experience in county engineering related work desirable.
Public Works Director/City EngineerCity of OskaloosaThe Public Works Director oversees the day-to-day public services of the city including street maintenance, sanitary, sewer, solid waste, traffic safety, forestry, fleet maintenance, parks and pool. The director must have proven experience and aptitude for leading and managing teams, along with proven and successful experience in civil engineering. See the link for more details.Kim
Traffic EngineerCity of Council BluffsThe City of Council Bluffs is currently hiring for the position of Traffic Engineer!

Mission: Our mission is to continuously improve the quality of life and attractiveness of the City of Council Bluffs.

Pay: $87,099.09 - $111,163.29 annually

Responsibilities: This is a highly responsible supervisory and administrative position. The employee in this class is responsible for analyzing and addressing traffic related concerns, problems, and impacts; and manages the City’s traffic signals, signs, pavement marking and parking meters.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
• Two (2) years of professional engineering work experience including traffic engineering program development and management
• Two (2) years of supervisory experience, preferred
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
• Valid Driver’s License
• Certification as an Engineer Intern in the Civil Branch as granted by the State of Iowa within six (6) months of hire
• Registration as Professional Engineer, preferred
• Certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE), preferred

This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed once received.

Please visit the City Employment Opportunities page for more pertinent information, to apply, and to view the job description. Contact the City's Recruiter, Cori Shaw, at 712-890-5275 with any questions!

Below is the link to the City's Employment Opportunities page:
City EngineerCity of BurlingtonThis is an administrative, professional and technical position under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager for Public Works. The City Engineer is responsible for the leadership of the engineering division. The City Engineer prepares or reviews studies, reports, specifications, and plans for all public improvement projects. Duties also include the direction and coordination of the activities of professional, technical and clerical personnel, and when necessary, the performance of technical and construction observation duties. See complete Job Description and application at
Public Works DirectorCity of Windsor HeightsThe City of Windsor Heights, Iowa is seeking an energetic customer service-oriented professional to join our team in the role of Public Works Director. This is a department head level position with management responsibility over the City’s streets, utilities, parks and facilities divisions. The Public Works Director is responsible for the general maintenance, cleanliness, and efficient operation and performance of the City’s infrastructure including, but not limited to: streets, parks, trails, City trees, buildings, sanitary and storm sewer collection systems, sidewalks, street signals, signage, fleet vehicles, and all other public lands and buildings. Apply online at or email a cover letter and resume to
Public Works Operations ManagerCity of Pleasant HillThe City of Pleasant Hill, Iowa (population 10,860) is looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic to fill the full-time position of Public Works Operations Manager within the Public Works Department.

Under the general direction of the Public Works Director, this employee will assist in the planning, development and coordination of activities in the Public Works Department. This person will be responsible for providing leadership in the supervision, coordination and performance of street, water and wastewater functions, facilities, cemetery, traffic safety and equipment.

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent G.E.D.

Preferred Education: A degree from an accredited two (2), four (4) or five (5) year college or university with major course work in civil engineering, public administration, environmental science, or other curriculum related to public works administration or operations.

Experience Required: Five or more years in streets, utilities, or other public works operations and administration; preferred ten or more years of experience with at least one year being in a supervisory capacity.