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Principal Engineer - Environmental

City of Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Up to $123,519/year + benefits
Closing date
Jan 1, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
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The City of Cedar Falls is seeking qualified Principal Engineer candidates. Duties will involve professional environmental engineering work including, but not limited to, designing, recommending, supervising, and contract administration of public infrastructure projects; preparing, reviewing and negotiating cost estimates; drafting plans and specifications; collecting site data; reviewing and approving consultant design plans for waste water treatment facilities and storm water infrastructure; and providing complex staff support to the City Engineer, including completion of reports, letters, proposals, surveys, and studies. Duties may also include acting as City Engineer in the City Engineer's absence and supervising technical and possibly professional staff.




Individual will prepare computerized drawings, complete complex engineering calculations, and project quantities for payment, as well as respond to inquiries regarding code compliance and complaints. Position may assist in the selection, evaluation, and training of professional and technical staff and may be involved with budget administration, service goals, objectives, and practices. Candidates must have the ability to operate computer aided drafting software and have knowledge of construction, environmental engineering, and management principles, practices, and techniques.




Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in environmental engineering or related field; four years of professional environmental engineering experience and a Professional Engineering (PE) license issued by the State of Iowa OR six years of professional environmental engineering experience without a Professional Engineering license; and a valid driver's license with good driving record. Post-offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen also required. Full-time benefit package is available and salary will be negotiable based on candidate experience and qualifications. The anticipated annualized hiring salary will be up to $123,519.




For consideration, submit a completed application (available from Cedar Falls City Hall or, resume, and copies of education and engineering credentials to: City of Cedar Falls, Finance & Business Operations Dep't., Attn: Principal Engineer, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 OR to The position will remain open until filled.




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The City of Cedar Falls is a progressive municipality with a full-time staff of about 200 employees. Our industrial parks and residential areas are thriving, we are home to the University of Northern Iowa, and we are a sister city to Waterloo, Iowa.
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