Jacobs Transportation Engineer in West Des Moines, Iowa
Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re powering them, too. We’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future – today.
Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads, we work everyday to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as a Transportation Engineer.
Based in West Des Moines, you will have the chance to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure projects and utilize your transportation design expertise (roadway, drainage, and sitework layout, preliminary and final design, utility/coordination and client coordination) to serve as a lead engineer and task manager on transportation related projects.
You will interpret internal or external business issues and recommend best practices. You will solve complex problems; take a broad perspective to identify different solutions; and guide others in solving complex issues. You’ll work with the best Engineers and Project Managers in the business, as well as gain experience working directly with our clients.
We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
What You'll Need
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university with an emphasis in civil engineering (roadway, site or drainage, and land development)
Professional Engineer License (PE) or ability to become registered
At least 10 years related experience in transportation work with an emphasis on infrastructure projects
Previous relationships with Iowa DOT, local City/County agencies, engineers and contractors, and developers to help identify future project opportunities and grow business within Iowa
Experience in working with inter-related engineering disciplines
Strong Civil 3D or MicroStation OpenRoad background
Strong mathematical, analytical, time management skills
Ideally, you’ll also have :
Experience with multi-discipline infrastructure engineering design and construction projects
Experience leading functional teams or projects
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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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