Civil Design Advantage (CDA) is currently seeking a full-time, on-site CONSTRUCTION OBSERVER. This position will be responsible for observing, limited testing, and documenting the construction of public and private land development projects which may include, but are not limited to, street and roadway pavements, water mains, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, storm water detention basins, telecommunication and data, athletic fields, and other specialized site improvements and amenities, in compliance with project drawings and specifications. The successful candidate may be supplied with a company truck, laptop computer, and other required field equipment and material. Contact Keith Weggen at 515-369-4400 or KeithW@cda-eng.com.
Civil Design Advantage (CDA) has an immediate need for Traffic Engineer. This is a full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include the design and preparation of plans, specification and cost estimates for traffic engineering projects to control vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Performs all phases of planning and design such as traffic signs, signals, and channelization and intersection layouts. Prepares Traffic Studies to determine impact of proposed developments. Conducts accident studies and recommends measures for corrective action. Inspects and completes necessary documents for the installation of traffic signals and other traffic control devices. Professional licensure in Iowa as a civil engineer is required. Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D is preferred. Candidates should have the ability to work in a team environment. Contact Gary Reed at 515-369-4400 or GaryR@cda-eng.com if interested.
Civil Design Advantage (CDA) is accepting applications for a full-time Project Engineer. Candidate will provide engineering services for civil design, plan/specification preparation and hydrology calculations. Previous experience with site development engineering including paving, grading and drainage plans, storm sewer and sanitary sewer and due diligence studies for property development is desirable. Civil Engineering graduate and engineering intern (EI) status required. AutoCAD and Civil 3-D experience is desirable. Contact Erin Ollendike at 515-369-4400 or GaryR@cda-eng.com if interested.
Licensed Project Engineer
Civil Design Advantage (CDA) is accepting applications for a licensed Project Engineer. This is a full-time position with benefits. Responsibilities include civil design, plan/specification preparation, hydrology calculations, civil engineering support for CDA project managers and other general civil engineering support. Professional licensure in Iowa as a civil engineer is required. Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D is preferred. Candidates should have the ability to work in a team environment. Contact Gary Reed at 515-369-4400 or GaryR@cda-eng.com if interested.
Survey/CAD Technician – Office
Civil Design Advantage (CDA) is accepting applications for full-time a permanent CAD Technician within its Survey Group. Experience with AutoCAD and or Surveying desired. Responsibilities include boundary research, survey data downloads and preparing easements, plats and site plans in AutoCAD. Please send resumes to MikeB@cda-eng.com.
Landscape Architect In-Training
Civil Design Advantage (CDA) is accepting applications from recent or new graduates in Landscape Architecture to work within a design team on Land Development projects. Ideally, individual should have experience with Land Development projects and using AutoCAD Civil 3D and Land F/X. Individual will work with senior Landscape Architects and Civil Engineers to design a variety of projects, including, but not limited to commercial retail, offices, clinics, sports fields, neighborhood parks, and multi-family development. Responsibilities will include planning, design, detailed construction document preparation, renderings, and preparation of cost opinions. Please email resumes to KeithW@cda-eng.com.
CDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
At Civil Design Advantage, your success is our success. We understand that as an employee is challenged and grows, so does CDA. We are committed to providing an excellent work environment, challenging experiences, career development and continuing education. CDA continues to grow and is looking for the best of the best. We are an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The following plans are available:
We also offer other great benefits including:
CDA is always on the lookout for great employees. If you are just entering the job market or simply seeking a change, we welcome all resumes. Please email resumes to CDA’s Human Resources Department at:
fax to (515) 369-4410 for consideration.