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Senior Civil Engineer Job Requirements & Responsibilities

The chosen dynamic and experienced candidate will seek business opportunities while working to serve our existing clients.

Position Requirements:

  1. Demonstrated proficiency in most of the following:
    • AutoCAD and Civil 3D software.
    • Proficiency in written and verbal communication.
    • Site grading and drainage design.
    • Utility design including sanitary sewer, potable water, and storm sewer.
    • Ability to collaborate with a diverse project team.
    • Understand and apply Department and Office standards and procedures.
    • Organize, prioritize, and independently perform work assignments.
    • Manage multiple projects with deadlines in a fast-paced office environment.
  1. Transportation or water / wastewater engineering experience a plus.
  2. Ability to lead and motivate others with clear communication skills required.

Education and Experience:

  • A four-year degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university is required.
  • A minimum of 4-years demonstrated related experience.
  • Licensed professional engineer in Iowa with the ability to be licensed in Illinois.

As a multidisciplinary firm, we offer various services that work together to not only assist our clients, but to also provide a great resource for our employees to gain valuable insight and expertise while working closely with other disciplines.

Sign-on bonus available for the successful candidate.

The Perks

At Klingner, we offer excellent benefits, career growth opportunities, and a competitive salary depending on experience.

  • Mentor / Mentee opportunities
  • Professional development assistance
  • Health Insurance (three coverage options available)
  • VPTO, sick leave, and 7.5 paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Health savings and Flexible Spending
  • Yearly Wellness reimbursement
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
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What Sets Klingner Apart

Your experience is valued. Unique to the Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Geotech industry, Klingner & Associates, P.C. has an average employee retention rate of 9.5 years. As a nearly 120-year-old firm, this makes us proud. Each staff member provides a wealth of understanding and experience that helps drive our reputation for high quality deliverables. 

Client support is important to everyone in the firm. For over 10 years, Klingner has maintained an 85% client retention rate. We are also focused on staying ahead of the curve when it comes to technology, culture, and project delivery. 

With an engaged leadership, Klingner acts on employee feedback and recommendations for continued evolution. At Klingner, we value quality, respect, professional advancement, and enjoying the work environment. 

Apply today to become a part of a growing organization, deeply rooted in the communities we serve.

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Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.


We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

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