Civil Engineering Designer / Construction Observer:
HGM is looking for a highly motivated Design Technician or a Civil Engineer Intern.
Requirements: 2-year degree in Civil Engineering Technology or a 4-year degree in Civil/Construction Engineering with an FE certificate, self-motivated and able to work 8-10 hours/day and 5-6 days/week (during construction season), experienced in Microsoft programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and a valid driver’s license
Necessary Skills: Ability to work on a team, possess good written and verbal communication skills, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and work within critical deadlines.
Preferred Skills: Able to read and understand project plans, specifications and project schedules, familiar with typical construction activities to include grading; culvert, storm and sanitary sewer installation; PCC and HMA paving; structural concrete placement; and erosion control installation, daily coordination and interaction with general contractor and sub-contractors, owners personnel, utility companies, project management team, design team, and materials testing personnel, certified in Iowa DOT AGG1, PCC1 and HMA Sampler preferred, understanding of topographical and construction survey procedures, able to read, understand and interpret design standards and guides, knowledge of MicroStation and Geopak or Autocad Civil 3D, prior job experience in roadway, grading or utility design and construction.