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Engineer In Training, Transportation, Iowa DES, Urbandale, IA, US

Kirkham Michael Urbandale, IA

Engineer In Training, Transportation, Iowa


Kirkham Michael provides integrated engineering and construction services to a wide variety of public and private clients. We are a dynamic firm focused on our clients’ success and we fulfill project and program needs from initial concept through implementation with innovative, yet practical solutions.


We are currently looking for an energetic and knowledgeable individual to fill our full-time Transportation Engineer in Training position in our Omaha or Lincoln, Nebraska Offices. 


Primary Function:  Acquires basic knowledge and develops skills in a specific practice area.  Has an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.  Collects data and gathers information or documents.  Performs standard computations or analysis.  Prepares drawings and visual aids. 



  • Prepares, modifies and checks site and roadway design elements/computations including; geometrics, vertical profiles, cross-sections, culvert design, pavement design and marking, and traffic control.
  • Assists in the preparation or modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and permits for projects.  Instructs designers/technicians to reduce designs to working drawings.
  • Assists in the development of probable construction quantities and construction costs estimated for design projects with the department.
  • Designs and conducts analyses and interprets data.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineering Intern certification (or have exam scheduled to be completed)
  • Experience with Geopak and Microstation skills preferred
  • Experience or knowledge of NDOT Standards and Procedures is preferred
  • Strong technical/qualitative writing ability
  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines
  • Participation in Professional Organizations

Kirkham Michael is a great place to work where you can achieve both your professional and personal goals.  Kirkham Michael offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and a flex spending account as well as an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401 (K) plan and professional development plans (tuition reimbursement/professional memberships).


At Kirkham Michael, employees are rewarded based on performance so you create your own destiny!


For more information or to apply, please see our website at


Kirkham Michael is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules or regulations.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted February 1, 2023
Date Closes March 18, 2023
Start Date Immediately
Located In Urbandale, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
SOC Category 17-2051.00 Civil Engineers
Zipcode 50322
Name Rose Hauge
Address 12700 West Dodge Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154
Phone 402-255-3807

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