Structural Engineer

West Des Moines

Veenstra and Kimm, Inc. has been deeply rooted in the upper Midwest for nearly 60 years.  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.   

Position Description

We are currently seeking a full-time STRUCTURAL PROJECT ENGINEER to join our structural team in West Des Moines, Iowa.  Our team works with private companies on commercial projects, as well as with State and Local Government on bridge and transportation related projects. We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills to assist our current staff in serving our clients. This position will collaborate with our structural team members across our organization.     

Responsibilities

  • Structural design and detailing for bridge, building and treatment plant structures
  • Lead portions of or entire project teams in planning, design and construction
  • Client contact including personal and written communication
  • Project management including successfully competing project on time and within budget
  • Periodic on-site construction observations

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 3 to 10 years’ experience in structural engineering
  • Iowa PE license or ability to obtain within 12 months
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) projects and procedures
  • Experience with Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) projects and procedures
  • Knowledge of AASHTO LRFD bridge design code
  • Illinois SE license a plus
  • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering
  • Experience with hydraulic design for bridges and roadway design

Veenstra & 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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