HR Green, Inc. is a professional services firm providing workable and sustainable solutions in the Transportation, Water, Governmental Services, and Land Development markets. With over 100 years of history and a strong focus on future growth, HR Green is looking for exceptional individuals ready to begin the next stage of their professional journey. We are currently seeking a Project Engineer to support the Transportation Structures/Bridge group in our Des Moines, IA office.
This Project Engineer contributes to assigned transportation structures/bridge design projects and performs bridge inspection duties as needed. In addition, this individual acts as an authorized agent of the company and is responsible for the delivery of technically sound products that meet internal and external client expectations, on time and on/under budget. The Project Engineer makes significant design decisions with limited input by the Project Manager for assigned projects. These engineers assist with marketing and business development work and may act as Project Manager for assigned projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As an individual contributor, uses professional judgment to direct and independently complete assigned engineering designs.
Actively assists the Project Manager, or acts as project manager, and assigns tasks and schedules to Staff Engineer (I/II), Project Engineer and non-exempt project team members, answers questions, and monitors progress.
Checks the accuracy (formal and informal QA/QC) of assigned tasks completed by other engineering and technical staff.
Makes major design decisions that meet the needs of external customers while coordinating the impact of such decisions on related project efforts.
Pro-actively identifies technical, schedule or financial issues and seeks resolution from the Project Manager and/or the client, as appropriate to the situation.
Assists the Client in bidding or contractor selection if authorized by the Project Manager.
Responds to contractor questions and issues and prepares and issues project addenda as needed.
Recommends and prepares change orders.
Participates in the creation of engineering services proposals, including the calculation/estimation of time schedules and costs of the proposed work.
Signs and seals engineering documents as an authorized representative of the company.
Independently communicates on technical matters with the client.
Acts as technical expert on assigned projects when operating as an individual contributor, and acts as Project Manager on smaller scope or specialty projects as assigned.
Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil engineering. A Master’s degree with a structural emphasis is preferred.
Must possess 5-8 years of transportation structure/bridge design experience and a demonstrated ability to act as an authorized agent of the company to sign engineering documents.
Microstation skills are a plus.
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations
Must hold current Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification in the State or have the ability to obtain such registration within six (6) months of employment.
A current SE license or the ability to obtain such licensure within twelve months (12) of employment is highly desired.
The employee must be capable of driving/operating a motor vehicle for company business, and maintain a valid driver’s license in the state of residence.
HR Green, Inc. is a confluence of Howard R. Green’s proud legacy with other successful companies who have joined us to form one strong organization. HR Green, Inc. is a professional engineering and technical consulting firm serving clients throughout the United States and beyond. We help public and private sector clients to design, construct, own and operate successful enterprises in five markets:...
•Transportation – Planning, NEPA compliance, design and construction phase services for streets and highways, bridges, rail, ports and intermodal facilities.
•Water – Design, construction phase and operational services for potable and process water, wastewater and water resources management.
•Governmental Services – Comprehensive suite of program management services and software technologies to help federal, state and local agencies function more effectively and efficiently. Services include public-private partnership (P3) consulting, program management and community redevelopment.
•Senior Living – HR Green designs, constructs, owns and operates Windsor Manor Assisted Living Communities. Learn more at windsor-manor.com.
•Energy –Turn-key engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for clean, affordable power from solar, wind and methane.
•Land Development –HR Green uni?es engineering, surveying, construction, land planning, and landscape architecture consultants in a single, integrated team.