Rimkus Consulting Group

  • Civil/Structural Engineer

    Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
    Posted Date 1 year ago(4/13/2018 12:21 PM)
    # of Openings
    Engineering/Technical Consultants
  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an experienced Civil and/or Structural Engineer, in the greater Milwaukee Des Moines area with broad experience and a high degree of Engineering aptitude. The successful candidate will have both design and hands on field experience, have the natural ability of deduction, enjoy solving problems, must be outgoing, self-confident and a team player. Specific strengths in consulting, design, construction and building codes are preferred. In return for your talent and effort, we offer our full-time employees competitive compensation and benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employer-matching 401(k), a flexible work schedule, and opportunities for advancement.



    In this position you will apply your technical knowledge and previous work experiences to help assess and determine the origin and cause failures of a large variety of complex and unique problems for our clients. Some of these problems will include: Design, construction, safety and OSHA compliance, wind damage, property condition assessments, foundations, hydrology, and flooding assessments. Additionally, you may be asked to make structural assessments from a variety of causes such as: fire, wind, impact, construction standard of care.  You will work both alone and as part of a team, along with a variety of engineering disciplines, architects and scientists, to determine the root cause of a variety of incidents. You will perform timely accurate analysis, prepare reports, and present your findings to the client and other interested parties. You must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and be detail orientated. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are essential. Report writing skills are essential.


    • Bachelor’s degree in any Civil Discipline
    • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License or Structural Engineering (S.E.) License preferred, EI with the ability to obtain licensure will be considered
    • General Contractor’s License is a plus
    • 5 plus years of experience which include at least two of the following: Design, Structures, Transportation, Geotechnical, Water Wastewater, Commercial Buildings, Resident Engineer, Estimation, Residential Construction, Knowledge of variety of Construction Documents, Construction Administration and Construction Management.
    • Strong knowledge of fundamental engineering principles and building component assemblies.
    • Analytical skills and ability to resolve complex problems.
    • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, and other technical references.
    • The ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing to clients and other involved parties details of the projects engineering/architectural issues.
    • Must be hands-on in conducting field investigations.
    • Requires prompt responsiveness to peers and clients.
    • The ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Ability to crawl and climb ladders. 
    • Occasionally work will require unusual hours.
    • Projects locations vary and will require out of town travel. (mostly day trips)
    • General Contractors License is a plus
    • Drone Pilot with ability to be licensed is a plus.



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