Love the outdoors, and looking for a rewarding job that supports our States resources? Join the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (https://www.iowadnr.gov/) Construction Engineering team. We are looking for a Professional Engineer to function as the Southeast Iowa District Engineer, covering 17 counties in SE Iowa.
As the District Engineer, this position will perform lead engineering or architectural work, providing technical advice and assistance in the planning, managing and coordinating of construction, repair and preventative maintenance for all Department facilities within the district. This position will manage a wide variety of construction projects, ranging from minor culvert replacements to complete campground reconstructions, which include water, wastewater, electrical, and pavement infrastructure replacement. Also, this position will work closely with industry-leading biologists to design and construct facilities that benefit the environment, whether it be to stabilize the landscape, improve habitat for terrestrial and aquatic species, or to restore areas to a natural state.
Who we are looking for someone who has:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of building, design, and engineering of state building codes, rules, and regulations, capable of providing inspection and construction observation of department capital projects
Ability to fulfill the requirements of the Engineer of Record for design and construction phases of a project
Ability to prepare complete engineering plans and specifications for complex and advanced building facilities in the capacity of a professional engineer
Ability to coordinate contractor relations including overseeing change orders and payment requests
Knowledge of estimating and scheduling software programs
The State of Iowa offers the following benefits:
Competitive pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending, and life insurance
Insurance benefits start first of the month following 30 days of employment
Opportunities for professional growth and development
Paid time off effective immediately - Biweekly vacation, separate sick leave, accruals rollover on a yearly basis, and 10 paid holidays per year
Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package with employer match
Optional 401A plan with employer contributions
Employee Discount Programs from variety of vendors (vision, cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial)
Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Our Mission
To conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations.