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Electrical Engineer

West Des Moines // Dubuque


Veenstra and Kimm, Inc. has been deeply rooted in the upper Midwest since 1961. Our engineers, planners, and surveyors have been offering a full complement of services to our clients since the company’s inception. We have prided ourselves on a high level of commitment to assisting our clients achieve their goals and making their homes a better and safer place. Our employees enjoy a flexible, relaxed work environment from which to work and grow. Access and exposure to a breadth of individuals and project types allow for both professional growth as well as personal growth.


We are currently seeking a full-time ELECTRICAL ENGINEER preferably in our DUBUQUE, IOWA or WEST DES MOINES, IOWA office, but would be open to any of our office locations for the right candidate. Our team works with communities on a wide range of civil, municipal, and environmental projects. We are looking for a Professional Engineer who would work with Engineers, CAD Technicians, Construction Observers, Land Surveyors and office staff in various capacities.


  • Develop detailed electrical designs including aspects such as power distribution, lighting, grounding, emergency power systems, instrumentation and controls, and SCADA systems.
  • Assist in completing electrical design for our projects by working with the assigned staff, other offices, Project Managers and other electrical/mechanical engineers.
  • Provide design calculations, design drawings, project specifications, and construction observation for electrical work on projects in accordance with applicable codes.
  • Ensure production of drawings, specifications, reports, and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements.
  • Work with other disciplines to ensure there are no conflicts or interferences between disciplines.
  • Develop specifications, working drawings, instructions, and other related documents for complex projects of moderate size. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of Electrical engineering design experience.
  • Experience with AutoCAD drafting software.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude 
  • PE in Iowa or ability to obtain in 6 months.

Veenstra and Kimm, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

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