Design Engineer

Linn County

Cedar Rapids, IA Municipal & Government / Engineering $36.35 to $ hourly
Job Roles/ Responsibilities:
  • Performs a variety of complex engineering work at the professional level in the office under the minimal supervision of an Engineer.   
  • Performs the CAD drafting and design for all roadway construction projects with minimal direction. More complex designs include bridge replacements and modeling grading and paving projects in AutoCAD Civil 3D.  
  • Knows the County’s Customer-Centered Culture principles, the County’s Mission, Strategic Plan and Core Values and demonstrates a commitment to customer satisfaction for all customers on a regular basis. 
  • Must have knowledge of civil engineering principles, practices, and design. 
  • Designs road, bridge, culvert, and grading plan sets using AutoCAD Civil 3D. 
  • The Design Engineer will be assigned larger and more complex projects to design. Ensure plan sets follow IDOT and/or SUDAS standards and specifications. 
  • Prepare computerized drawings, complete complex engineering calculations, and determine project quantities. 
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for bridge and culvert projects. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. KNOWS the products they personally produce and the customers of each product.  
  • Listens to the “Voice of the Customer “and closes gaps between customer expectations and experience whenever possible.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college/university required.  
  • PE License required.  Certified as a Program Manager and/or Team Leader meeting National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) preferred. 
  • Thorough knowledge of modern methods and techniques as applied to roadway construction and maintenance projects. 
  • Thorough knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of civil engineering. 
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of IDOT bridge standards, bridge drafting, and bridge construction inspection. Ability to make independent investigations and provide solutions to engineering problems. Ability to apply engineering standards and specifications to a variety of construction projects and to contract documents. Ability to use ArcMap, ArcGIS Pro, and Engineering Infrastructure map. 
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines.  Skills in computer-aided drafting, making engineering computations, and preparing plans and specifications.  
  • Ability to openly and effectively communicate. 
  • Valid State of Iowa Driver's License required.  
  • Must keep P.E. license current.  
  • Must pass a County physical examination which includes a drug test after offer of employment.  Regular work attendance required.

Application Instructions:

SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Job ID: 69281

Posted 10 days ago

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