Des Moines Office – Engineer Job Opening

By January 4, 2018Uncategorized

FYRA Engineering Job Requisition

FYRA Engineering ( is a water resources consulting firm that specializes in river and lake restoration, dam rehabilitation and design, levee certification and design, and watershed and stormwater management.  We are seeking a detail-oriented, experienced, and organized engineer to join our growing team in our Des Moines, Iowa office.


We are currently seeking an engineer with a minimum of two years of experience to assist with our water resources projects, which include modeling, design and field work.  Modeling work may include hydrologic, hydraulic, nutrient mass balance, and water quality modeling.  Design work may include development of planning reports or technical memorandums, data analysis, conceptual designs, and construction plans and specifications.  Field work would include supporting our existing staff with project specific data collection, water sampling/monitoring, surveying, and construction observation of our projects.  The split between office and field work will vary on a project by project basis.  The ideal applicant should be team-oriented and must be willing to take on new tasks as well as perform routine activities.  Candidate should be able to take direction from a supervisor, but also take initiative to tackle complex issues.  Must be reliable and capable of working with minimum supervision at times.

Job Experience Requirements: 

A minimum of two years of experience is desired, and experience with water resources-related projects (lakes, rivers/streams, dams, levees, stormwater work) is preferred.  Familiarity with AutoCAD/Civil 3D, GIS software, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, other modeling software, construction services, and/or surveying will be viewed favorably.

Degree Requirements:

Bachelors of Science in engineering or equivalent from an accredited college or university.  Water resources or environmental emphasis preferred.

Additional Requirements:

This position requires adequate written and oral skills in the English language, working knowledge of computers, and familiarity with relevant software.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and car insurance; occasional use of personal vehicles may be required.

Travel:     None _____    Up to 25% __x___     Up to 50% _____     Up to 75% _____     Up to 100%_____

If interested please email your resume to or