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Project Engineer - Municipal 

Category Engineering  

Bolton & Menk is a regional, consulting engineer firm with more than 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and beyond. We have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Project Engineer to join our Municipal Services team in Ames, IA. As a Des Moines Register Iowa Top Workplace, this position offers the opportunity for you to join a growing, creative team in a well-established firm with a long history of superior service.

We strongly believe in providing our clients with the best service, which means we are looking for team members who demonstrate the ability to develop innovative solutions to our clients.

What You Will Do:

As a Project Engineer you coordinate planning, development, and completion of projects ensuring client satisfaction. You work closely with Project Managers in understanding client needs and expectations. This role will have a focus on our municipal market.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa
  • 5+ years' progressive experience in the civil engineering field, including experience working with municipal infrastructure.
  • Experience in plan and specification development with construction contract administration.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license and their own transportation. You will be reimbursed for business-related travel


Preferred skills:

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D proficiency
  • Knowledge of IA-DOT requirements
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Experience with public contact and presentations



For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard-working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms, a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. With over 900 employees in Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here: 



At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including disability and vets. 

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Location Ames  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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