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Mechanical 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 on-site MECHANICAL 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.


  • Develops specifications, working drawings, instructions, and other related documents of a complex project of moderate size.
  • Assist in completing mechanical design for our projects by working with the assigned staff, other offices, Project Managers and other engineers.
  • Responsible for the selection of equipment to be used to satisfy the scope of the project.
  • Provide design calculations, design drawings, project specifications, and construction observations for mechanical work on projects in accordance with applicable codes.
  • Ensures that production of drawings, specifications, reports, and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements.
  • Works with other disciplines to ensure there are no conflicts or interferences between disciplines.
  • Reviews and approves design drawings of other employees or offices for an assigned segment of a project.
  • Coordinate with field personnel and contractors to resolve problems that arise during construction. Frequently inspects construction projects for compliance with the engineering drawings and specifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of Mechanical 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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