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 Subject : Des Moines Water Works - Professional Engineer or Project Manager.. 06/10/2024 01:22:04 PM 
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Employer Name: Des Moines Water Works
Position/Title: Professional Engineer or Project Manager
Job Location: Des Moines, IA
Recruitment Closing Date: 6/16/2024 5:00 PM Central

Each employee plays a vital role at Des Moines Water Works. We want employees who are customer-centered and dedicated to our mission to provide Water You Can Trust for Life to 600,000 central Iowans. You are part of a team at DMWW that values environmental stewardship to protect our most natural resource – the water we depend upon for life – but also our company’s most valuable resource – our people. Your overall wellbeing is important to us. DMWW wants you to be safe at work and to live a healthy life.

One position available for either a Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Project Manager (P.M.) (Depending on Qualifications)
Ideal candidate will have PE License and significant facilities and infrastructure design and construction experiences. Exposure and expertise with project management or other engineering design and construction activities within the municipal arena will also be welcomed.

Professional Engineer Salary Range - $93,763.32 - $124,705.22

Project Manager Salary Range - $116,042.94-154,337.10

For a complete job description for the Professional Engineer or Project Manager positions, please go to our website at

Professional Engineer: Under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor, serves as project engineer, conducts studies, designs improvements to water distribution systems, treatment facilities, and processes, grounds facilities, and provides technical assistance during construction.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.

Experience: At least four years of experience in designing general, civil, environmental, structural, mechanical, electrical, chemical, and/or process improvements, including experience in managing all phases of projects from conception to completion.

Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Valid Iowa Driver's License with good driving record.

Project Manager: Under the general direction of the Engineering Supervisor; develops, leads and ensures the timely completion of medium to large technical implementation project and various special projects. This will include, but not be limited to. project planning, project scheduling, resource management, financial management, and communication.

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

Experience: At least four years progressive engineering experience, with two years in design and construction of major water treatment, distribution, facilities, and process-related projects. Must include working in a team environment, with accountability for resource and finances. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be submitted.

Licenses/Certifications: Active registration in Iowa as a Professional Engineer (PE). Valid Iowa Driver's License with a good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience designing and constructing water system improvement projects.
IDNR Grade II Water distribution Operator and/or Grade II water Treatment License.
Master of Science in Engineering.

Frequently lifts up to 10 pounds
Occasionally lifts up to 25 pounds

Des Moines Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The selection process consists of an evaluation of education and experience, an interview, completion of selected assessments and completion of a criminal background check, which includes a sex offender registry check. The selected Des Moines Water Works candidate must also be able to pass a preemployment drug screen and physical.

E-Verify Process:
Des Moines Water Works participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with Des Moines Water Works must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documents as soon as possible after the job offer has been made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-283-8701.
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