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Job NameOrganizationJob DescriptionContact NameContact EmailContact PhoneJob Posting URLExpiration Date
Principal Engineer (Environmental)City of Cedar FallsThe City of Cedar Falls is seeking qualified Principal Engineer candidates. Duties will involve professional environmental engineering work including, but not limited to, designing, recommending, supervising, and contract administration of public infrastructure projects; preparing, reviewing and negotiating cost estimates; drafting plans and specifications; collecting site data; reviewing and approving consultant design plans for waste water treatment facilities and storm water infrastructure; and providing complex staff support to the City Engineer, including completion of reports, letters, proposals, surveys, and studies. Duties may also include acting as City Engineer in the City Engineer's absence and supervising technical and possibly professional staff.

Individual will prepare computerized drawings, complete complex engineering calculations, and project quantities for payment, as well as respond to inquiries regarding code compliance and complaints. Position may assist in the selection, evaluation, and training of professional and technical staff and may be involved with budget administration, service goals, objectives, and practices.
Senior EngineerCity of Iowa CityJob summary:
Leads a project team in the development, design and construction inspection of capital improvement projects. Coordinates, monitors and administers capital projects involving engineering consultants. Directs and monitors engineering review and construction inspection of all developments.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or equivalent degree in related engineering discipline from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. Four years minimum experience in public works and engineering design required. State of Iowa Professional Engineer License in the field of civil engineering required. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.

More information:
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at under Job Descriptions.

It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.

One permanent full time position available
Full salary range: $74,630.40 – $114,025.60
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Environmental Engineer I or IICity of AmesPlease click the Job Posting URL link for a full description of the position.

The City of Ames is accepting applications for qualified candidates to fill at least one Environmental Engineer vacancy with the Water and Pollution Control department. Actual classifications as Environmental Engineer I or II will depend on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. There may be a Civil Service list established for the classification of Environmental Engineer I and the list will be valid for up to one year from the date of certification by the Ames Civil Service Commission, which may be used to fill this vacancy. In addition, City of Ames Civil Service employees who have previously held Civil Service status in the Environmental Engineer I classification and are interested in voluntarily demoting or laterally transferring into the current vacancy must submit their application by the deadline.

Either position performs environmental/civil engineering duties related to the City's water and wastewater treatment plant facilities and performs related work as required. (The Environmental Engineer I would be performing under general supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer.)

In order to be considered for this position, all applicants must submit their online application by the deadline listed on this posting. Your application includes complete responses to the supplemental questions. Please keep in mind that submission of a resume in lieu of work history on your application or answering the supplemental questions is not sufficient.

Compensation Philosophy:
The City of Ames has a compensation philosophy that the starting pay for our merit salary ranges establishes the salary for employees who meet minimum requirements of a position. The median of any merit salary range is for an employee who can reasonably meet all expectations of the position responsibilities without initial extensive training. In order for employees to have an opportunity to grow within their position, we may consider a candidate's education, experience, and skills above the minimum requirements when looking at a salary closer to or slightly above the median.

Environmental Engineer I (EIT level position) salary range is $67,200 - $98,245, median is $82,722.

Environmental Engineer II (PE level position) salary range is $73,406 - $108,668, median is $91,037.
Construction ManagerCity of Des MoinesThe City of Des Moines is looking to hire an experienced construction engineer/manager to be the City’s lead on complex, high-profile vertical building and capital improvement projects currently being planned for construction on behalf of the city. This position will be ideal for a person that is interested in being a part of highly visible and generational city projects and enjoys working throughout all facets of construction with contractors to ensure projects are built to the highest quality and functionality.Allison