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We currently have job postings for the City of Sioux Falls (SD), Raker Rhodes Engineering, JSA Engineers and Land Surveyors, HDR, City of Brookings (SD),  AE2S, Banner Associates Inc., Western Construction Inc. and Felsburg Holt & Ullevig.

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Project Engineer / Project Manager

Raker Rhodes Engineering, headquartered in Des Moines, IA, is a structural engineering firm that has grown to nearly 30 engineers over the last decade.  Registered in over 30 states, Raker Rhodes employs 20 Professional Engineer’s (PE’s), 4 Structural Engineers (SE’s), 7 Engineer’s-in-Training (EIT’s), and 3 BIM Coordinators.  Raker Rhodes Engineering prides itself on being a skillful, balanced company that is committed to providing a collaborative and responsive team to each project.  This commitment results in designs that are not only buildable, but also delivered on time and on budget.  Raker Rhodes Engineering has grown not only in staff, but has also expanded geographically.  In 2013, we opened our second office in Iowa City, IA.  In 2015, our Fort Collins, CO opened; and in 2018, we opened our fourth office in Sioux Falls, SD.  In late 2020, we opened our fifth office in Madison, WI. 

If you're looking for a fun, flexible work environment, with an interest in designing buildings, Raker Rhodes Engineering is the place for you!  We are in search of qualified PE’s or EIT’s looking to join our South Dakota team.  Our full-time structural engineers are responsible for the design of their own projects from start to finish.  They perform calculations throughout the design process, while utilizing the latest design software.  Using Revit, they will take their projects and create drawings and necessary details for submittals.  Projects are located all over the country and their sizes range from $1M to over $100 M.  Raker Rhodes Engineering has a vast resume of experience in structural design including, but not limited to, education (both K-12 and higher education), mixed use, office, and sports complexes.  We strive to deliver the highest quality product to each of our clients and would love for you to join our team!

To find out additional information on Raker Rhodes, please visit our website at and contact:

Annie Cox, PE

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: 

Annie Cox, PE

Transportation Engineer - Sioux Falls or Rapid City Locations

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Transportation Engineer, we'll count on you to:
  • Work as a key member of a highway/roadway design team for moderate to large projects and work independently on smaller projects
  • Prepare or oversee the following roadway/highway design work using local or AASHTO standards: horizontal and vertical alignment, roadway sections, intersection layout and sight distance determination, interchange layout, roadway drainage including hydraulic reports, and right-of-way plans
  • Prepare and oversee the following elements of various sizes of contract plans, specifications and estimates: roadway sections, alignment/right-of-way plans, temporary erosion control plans, site preparation plans, roadway profiles, drainage plans and profiles, utility plans, paving, pavement marking plans, signing plans, traffic control plans
  • Assist in the management of larger projects or manage smaller projects
  • Include preparing scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Manage the following work elements: day-to-day communication (verbal and written) with the client, support and advise junior engineers and technical staff, write reports and technical memos, coordinate with subconsultants, keep project on schedule and within budget, and keep client satisfied
  • Perform other duties as needed



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • PE
  • 5+ years design experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • Proficient in roadway design and modeling using MicroStation/Geopak and/or AutoCAD/Civil 3D computer software a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management experience a plus


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. 

Find out more and apply at:

Primary Location: United States-South Dakota-Sioux Falls

Other Locations:  United States-South Dakota-Rapid City

Industry: Highway + Road

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular 

Business Class: Highways

Job Posting:  May 25, 2021

City Engineer - City of Brookings, SD

Salary Range: $79,264 -$107,240

Deadline for Filing: June 11, 2021 at 4 PM Central

General Information

Under the general direction of the Public Works Director, is responsible for performing administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the design; construction and maintenance of public works infrastructure; professional assistance in engineering and drainage activities at the municipal airport. The City Engineer will be a dynamic leader focused on implementing best practices, projects, programs, and operating and capital budgetary measures which promote efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and innovation.

Brief Description of Duties

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Efficiently and effectively direct, administer, and prioritize all division, personnel and resources in the design, construction, maintenance and inspection of capital improvement projects including streets, stormwater, landfill, airport and other public works projects.  
  • Administer the preparation of reports, specifications, construction plans, construction schedules, and designs for projects.  
  • Oversee administration of the Subdivision Regulations, City Ordinances and other regulations.
  • Prepare city council agenda packet items including, but not limited to resolutions, ordinances, agenda items and research memos.  
  • Maintain design standards and modifications to projects and planning directions.
  • Lead while prioritizing public safety, sustainability, engineering best practices and the Vision, Mission and Values defined within the City of Brookings Strategic Plan.
  • Establish and maintain a good relationship with other agencies, departments and administration.
  • Prepare, submit, and administer the Engineering Division operating and capital budgets with  approval from  the Public Works Director.  
  • Ensure public safety in traffic control, signalization, street design and maintenance.
  • Responsible for the annual preparation and maintenance of the Long Range Capital Improvement Plan for the City.
  • Participate in the comprehensive short and long range planning for City growth and maintenance.
  • Administer the Storm Drainage Fee, construction, and maintenance program.
  • Serve as Project Manager for various special projects.
  • Answer inquiries related to engineering and handle public relations pertaining to the Engineering Department to include, but not limited to, research, technical presentations, public speaking, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Planning Commission and serves as Ex-Officio member of the Planning Commission.
  • Serve as Ex-Officio member of Airport Board.
  • Perform all other related duties as deemed necessary by the City of Brookings.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Supervise employees in the Engineering Division and Municipal Airport.  
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, strategic plan and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Oversee the design and plan preparation of projects. Oversee the making of preliminary and final field surveys. Oversee the updating of city maps, including the gathering of necessary data.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, preferably including experience in municipal engineering and public works administration or an equivalent of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the South Dakota Board of Engineering and Architectural Examiners, or capable of obtaining South Dakota registration within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Registration as a Land Surveyor is desired but not required.
  • Ability to work well with stakeholders and the public.
  • Ability to train others.
Skills and Abilities to:
  • Effectively make decisions and solve problems, employing good research skills, demonstrating consistency, responsibility and timeliness.
  • Listen effectively, collecting information from key stakeholders, validating information and valuing differing points of view.
  • Demonstrate high degree of responsibility, leading the organization by example, ensuring work quality, using effective goal setting techniques.
  • Maintain the highest level of honesty and integrity, setting the ethical standard of the department.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service, forecasting future needs of the community and department, and using the talents of the organization to best meet the needs of the customers.
  • Compose and present well organized programs to the changing audiences within the community and able to give clear and distinct direction to the staff and the public.
  • Empower and motivate staff to accomplish the goals of the department, leading by example, developing a team within the department and building leaders within the organization.

For a complete position description and information on how to apply, visit: 

Civil Engineering Project Manager - Rapid City, SD 

The Project Manager will be responsible for the performance of project team members and will work closely with team members to provide high quality deliverables on time and on budget to AE2S clients.


  • Provide professional services for civil engineering projects to include design, plans, specifications, reports, project budgets, scope of work, permits, contracts, schedules, estimates, and coordination of sub consultants and contractors
  • Manage performance of assigned project team members including Project Engineers, Junior Engineers, and Technicians
  • Maintain existing client relationships and enhance pursued relationships with clients
  • Assist in identifying, evaluating, pursuing, and managing project opportunities
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on all project work
  • Maintain budgets and schedules of project assignments
  • Maintain quality client relationships and communication
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and attend internal and external meetings


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in South Dakota or ability to obtain within 6 months.
  • 5+ years of experience in civil engineering
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel as required for project/client responsibilities and business development
  • Ability to manage projects, clients, and project team members

Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, LLC (AE2S) offers more than just competitive compensation and a best-in-class insurance package to our employees and families; our benefit plan is one of the richest plans currently in the marketplace today!

  • 100 percent paid Family Health Insurance
  • 100 percent paid Employee Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Discretionary Bonus Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Matching 401(k) Contributions with Discretionary Profit Sharing Contributions
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Credits for Past Experience
  • Wellness Program

AE2S is an award winning, specialized civil/environmental consulting engineering firm that provides professional services and a unique brand of extreme client service.

Apply online at :

AE2S is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Staff Engineer/PE

Hiring Range DOQ: 

$2,368.80 - $2,614.40 bi-weekly

$2,491.20 - $2,744.00 bi-weekly with PE

Deadline for Filing: 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The Position

Perform engineering tasks and project coordination generally focusing on one or more of the following engineering disciplines: transportation engineering, water supply and distribution systems, water reclamation treatment and collection systems, and storm drainage systems.

Two positions are available – one position on the Water Reclamation Team, and one position on the Water Team.

Qualification Standards

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or transportation engineering: or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.
  • The successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering exam is desirable for the C42 level position.
  • A licensed professional engineer (PE) with the state of South Dakota is required for the C42C level position
  • Must possess or be able to obtain prior to hire a valid driver's license.

Application and Selection

Apply online at Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or

The City of Sioux Falls is a tobacco-free work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The City of Sioux Falls does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, ancestry, pregnancy, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Transportation Department Manager

Civil Project Manager

Civil Project Engineer

Water Resources Engineer (Experience or Entry-level)

Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region.  We offer a remarkable work culture, filled with people that work hard because they love what they do.  We partner with our clients every day to tackle new challenges and make our communities better.  We are seeking outstanding professionals to join our team! 

Why Banner?

We offer excellent compensation, performance bonuses, great benefits and a lot of “extras” that make Banner a great place to work.  We offer our staff flexibility in their work schedules so that they can maintain a healthy work life balance.  We value family and operate with a family-first approach for our staff.  We recognize staff for stellar work and value open and transparent communication throughout the organization.  We’re committed to ensuring the success of each staff member, and make sure that staff have the resources needed to perform their work and grow their skills.  We promote community involvement, sponsor various community events and efforts, organize team volunteer events and offer paid volunteer hours to our staff.


We’re not your average engineering firm.  We are committed to our clients yet recognize that we cannot be successful without staff that enjoy their team and their workplace.  We strive to exceed our staff’s expectations in maintaining a great workplace and improving all the time.

See a little more about Banner here:

Apply today and join us!

See below and click this link to view our opportunities and apply online.

Transportation Department Manager

Your journey to a new career starts here, on the roadways of South Dakota! We are seeking qualified candidates to lead our Transportation Department, driving the team on the road to success. Join a team of dedicated people in an extraordinary culture of continuous improvement and new challenges. Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position is based in our Sioux Falls office and relocation assistance is available. Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!

Civil Project Manager

Are you looking for an opportunity with a great organization that demonstrates a reputable and consistent community impact throughout South Dakota? Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region. We have extensive experience working with local, state and federal government, as well as private developers on projects in four key areas:  Municipal Infrastructure/City Engineering, Transportation, Land Development and Site Development. Now is your chance to join a remarkable team! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City, SD and relocation assistance is available.  Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!

Civil Project Engineer

We’re not your average engineering firm. We’re one of the best! We are committed to our clients yet recognize that we cannot be successful without staff that enjoy their team and their workplace. We strive to exceed our staff’s expectations in maintaining a great workplace and improving all the time.  If you have experience working with local, state and federal government, as well as private developers, we want to meet you! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City, SD and relocation assistance is available.  Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!

Water Resources Engineer (Experienced or Entry Level Opportunity)

Are you looking for an opportunity with a great organization that demonstrates a reputable and consistent community impact throughout South Dakota? Banner Associates is one of the best places to work in the region. This position would be playing a critical role in assisting with and working on water distribution and treatment projects.  These would include design and construction of treated water transmission mains, pump stations, water towers and water treatment facilities.  Now is your chance to join a remarkable team! Competitive salary & outstanding benefit package, plus, Banner offers overtime pay for all salaried positions at a straight rate for any hours over 40 in a work week.  Position is based in Mobridge, SD and relocation assistance is available. Interested in learning more?  Check out our Careers page to get more details and apply today!

If you have additional questions about these or other opportunities with Banner Associates, Inc., please feel free to reach out any time.

Carol Kervin, Controller

Banner Associates, Inc.

Office: 605-692-6342

Site/Civil Engineering Technician

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

We are looking to fill an open position with an experienced individual with a construction management or a site/civil engineering technician background. Experience in AutoCad Civil3D and Microsoft Office programs is a key requirement.

Responsibilities will include:

  • working with professional engineers to layout and design multi-faceted commercial developments, unique residential subdevelopments and vital municipal infrastructure projects.
  • working with land surveyors to perform field surveys and assist with developing boundary and topographic surveys.
  • working with clients and contractors to monitor construction activities on various site/civil projects.

JSA provides competitive wages, bonuses, 401k matching, 100% of employee’s health insurance and other benefits.

Please call or submit a resume to:

Myron Adam, PE/LS

JSA Consulting Engineers/Land Surveyors

6810 S. Lyncrest Avenue

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

(605) 679-4344

Project Estimator / Project Manager

Position Summary

The Project Estimator / Project Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of bids for heavy highway and asphalt paving construction projects. This position monitors state, local and private bid lettings and prepares quotes and bids for general and subcontract work. The estimator works closely with all department heads to ensure accuracy of bidding and effective project scheduling. This position also manages the post-award contracts and is responsible for the internal planning & scheduling of projects. The estimator also handles contact from potential customers inquiring about our products and services. This position reports to the President.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor state, municipal and private sources for bid lettings and opportunities.
  • Keep an effective schedule of upcoming lettings and proposal due dates and communicate regularly with department heads about upcoming bid opportunities.
  • Conduct pre-bid planning meetings with stakeholders in potential projects to ensure thorough and accurate bidding.
  • Develop expertise in HeavyBid project bidding software. Maintain accurate cost data for use in developing bids and quotes.
  • Develop and deliver high-quality, professional bids to potential customers and government agencies.
  • Follow up with customers on awarded work and oversee the contract and subcontract document generation.
  • Effectively communicate awards to department heads, providing plans, deadlines and project details clearly and concisely.
  • Facilitate post-award planning meetings, scheduling discussions and provide overall project management leading up to construction.
  • Field calls and emails from existing and potential customers inquiring about our products and services at our various pits and quarries.
  • Maintain internal pricelists and projections based on commitments.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5 years construction management and/or project estimating experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products a must; knowledge of HeavyBid software a definite plus
  • Positive, professional attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and self-direct.

Western Construction offers a fun & fast-paced work environment, competitive wages and extensive benefits package. Visit our website at to learn more about us and apply!

Transportation Design Engineer

Water Resources Engineer

About Us: 

Felsburg Holt & Ullevig is a consulting firm specializing in transportation and environmental planning, traffic engineering, transportation system design, and environmental services. Our philosophy is to provide creative, effective, and sustainable solutions that connect and enhance your communities. We are able to serve our clients’ diverse needs at the federal, state, regional, and local levels by applying a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach. Our strength comes from Principals with significant technical and management experience who stay actively involved in projects to assure the highest level of client satisfaction.

In 1984, Felsburg Holt & Ullevig began with three employees. Since then, we’ve grown to a firm with more than 160 employees located in Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa. We’re dynamic, collaborative professionals who sustain a culture of high-caliber work, collaboration, community engagement, and healthy doses of fun. We believe our success is nurtured by a team that enjoys their work as well their workplace. Our staff donates time and funds to Habitat for Humanity, Bridges to Prosperity and many other charities with individual champions.

In addition to competitive compensation and eligibility for performance-based bonuses, Felsburg Holt & Ullevig (FHU) offers a comprehensive package of employee benefits.

At FHU we seek to provide a benefits package that helps our team maintain a healthy work / life balance - a concept that is a guiding principle for us. Employees enjoy benefits including:

  • Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability; all of which FHU contributes a significant portion towards or, for some plans, covers 100% of the premiums.
  • Generous Vacation and Sick leave programs
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Adoption Assistance program
  • Flexible works schedules
  • Professional and career development opportunities including tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
  • Support of employee participation in professional and technical societies & various civic organizations.
  • Reimbursement of professional certification and registration fees.

FHU Employees are encouraged to participate in a variety of internal committees which include groups such as the Technology Committee, CAD Committee and the FHUn Committee, which plans multiple events that keep energy (and bragging rights) high and helps us remain a tight-knit team. We also enjoy many opportunities to socialize at various FHU sponsored events throughout the year.

Our success comes from our people. If our mission is a good match with your career goals, we welcome you to apply.

Transportation Design Engineer

Sioux Falls, SD

Summary: Primary duties for a mid-level engineer position in our transportation design group are focused on leading design efforts, design teams, efficient design practice and plan production for a variety of transportation projects. Transportation projects include work for the South Department of Transportation, Municipal and private clients involving feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, public involvement, roadway design, traffic design, and drainage design familiarity.  At FHU, our focus is culture, integrity, and our relationship with co-workers and clients alike. We value each employee’s opportunity for career growth. Now is your chance to join our team!

Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Leads design efforts and team coordination on larger varied and complex transportation projects.
  • Provides design decisions under the direction of a Project Manager,
  • Manages small to mid-sized transportation projects,
  • Assists in data collection, technical analyses, and written documentation with supervision, as needed,
  • Is actively involved in client interaction and participation in presentations in a supporting role,
  • Uses computer assisted engineering [MicroStation/InRoads (Open Roads) and AutoCAD/Civil3D] design software to prepare engineering and design documents,
  • Responsible for job specific quality system tasks as defined in the company’s quality manual.
  • Has a positive, collaborative, and solution oriented mindset


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Transportation Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
    • 5 or more years of progressive Transportation Engineering experience
    • South Dakota PE license, or able to obtain a South Dakota PE license within one-year of employment (negotiable)
    • Experience working with SDDOT highly preferred
    • Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred
    • Familiarity with ArcView GIS software and high proficiency in Excel is a plus

    View the complete posting and apply online at

    Water Resources Engineer

    Sioux Falls, SD

    Summary: Primary duties for a mid-level engineer position in our water resources group will include the opportunity to work on a wide range of water resources projects ranging from drainage and hydraulics support for transportation projects, stream and wetland restoration projects, design and permitting for stormwater regulatory requirements.


    Essential Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

    • Analysis and design of various sized drainage engineering projects. This includes hydrology and hydraulic analysis and design for highway and street drainage, storm sewer systems, and modeling of floodplain hydraulics.
    • Work on stormwater quality projects including the design of green infrastructure and other best management practices for stormwater control and treatment, and compliance and permitting documentation.
    • Assist with wetland and stream restoration assessment, analysis, and design.
    • Assist in preparing scope, budget, and scheduling of projects.
    • Use computer assisted engineering design software to prepare engineering and design documents as needed.  This includes the preparation of plans, profiles, details, quantity tabulations and construction costs.
    • Take ownership and responsibility for projects.  This role can vary from water resources Task Lead to Project Manager depending on the size of the project. 


      Education and Experience

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental/Biological Systems Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university
      • 4 or more years of progressive Water Resources experience
      • South Dakota PE license, or able to obtain a South Dakota PE license within one-year of employment (negotiable)
      • Experience working with SDDOT highly preferred
      • Proficient in MicroStation and AutoCAD highly preferred
      • Experience with drainage design and 1D floodplain modeling
      • Experience with more advanced modeling in one or more specialized areas of H&H modeling (e.g. bridge scour, sediment transport, 2D analysis, etc) preferred
      • Stream restoration and watershed planning experience is a plus
      • Client contact and project coordination is required

      View the complete posting and apply online at


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