Foth Lead Environmental Engineer - Solid Waste/Utilities in Des Moines, Iowa

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Lead Environmental Engineer - Solid Waste/Utilities

Lead E/A/S


Full Time

Monday, July 23, 2018

At Foth, every solution starts with you.

Founded in 1938 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Foth offers a tradi­tion of personalized, client-centered service and smart solutions to a variety of government, industrial and commercial clients.

Our more than 600 employee members deliver technical excellence to our clients in three main areas:Infrastructure,Environment, andProduction Solutions. Internally, our members in Foth Shared Services provide support to all Foth companies in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operations, and Organizational Development.

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLCis currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-orientedLead Environmental Engineer (Solid Waste/Utilities)who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients’ success. This position will be working out of our Minneapolis, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids or Chicago locations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on technical engineering for solid waste and Coal Combustion Residue Management projects (issue identification and resolution, project team leadership, delivery of projects within scope/schedule/budget, technical quality, etc.)

  • Attend client meetings, lead proposals/presentations, attend trade shows, meet with regulatory agencies, and serve as a primary contact for clientsregarding industrial and municipal solid waste projects

  • Provide engineering leadership to teams/systems/processes to complete projects with high quality and on time and provide input for continuous improvements

  • Identify client needs proactivelyand initiate activities to ensure those needs are addressed

  • Demonstrate technical knowledge on industrial and municipal solid waste services as a lead engineer for multiple large-scale projects of a complex, multi-discipline nature

  • Serve as primary technical resource for innovative solid waste concepts

  • Demonstrate effective client and project team communication skills with a focus on technical issues for clients, regulators, and stakeholders

  • Maintain a thorough and complete understanding of the rules, regulations, guidance, policies and current best approach for solid waste engineering systems

  • Maintain all licenses and certifications in good standing

  • Coach and develop junior engineers and scientists to develop their technical and consulting skills

All Foth Members are expected to:

  • Travel as required (domestic and/or international) for field work and/or other client/business objectives

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Foth Basic Principles and Values

  • Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others

  • Communicate effectively across all levels within organization

  • Maintain a positive attitude

  • Interact with clients as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a lead engineer for industrial or municipal solid waste projects

  • Minimum of 5 years project management/coordination experience

  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or Science

  • 10 years of experience working in the engineering consulting industry

Our culture is described as follows:

Values-Based: Our One Foth culture is grounded in and reflects our values.Client-Centered: We show our clients by our actions that we care as much about their needs as they do.Member-Owned: We have always been member-owned and we expect to always bemember-owned.Influential: Leadership is established through a member’s ability to influence and create followship with other members.Inclusive: We think and behave inclusively. We are stronger together.Continuously Learning: We invest in our members’ growth through professional career development.Innovative: We are entrepreneurial and innovative in what we do and in how we get it done.Caring: We genuinely care for our clients, our members, and our communities.Relationship-Building: We show our commitment to building and maintaining world-class relationships.Collaborative: We collaborate effectively. We celebrate our achievements as a team!Results-Focused: Our performance-based culture rewards and recognizes extraordinary contributions of teams and individuals.Flexible: Foth’s culture allows our members to maintain a positive work-life balance while meeting commitments to our clients and team members.Safety-Minded: We believe that “no job is so important and no work is so urgent that we cannot take time to perform our work safely.”Quality-Oriented: Our members deliver work products that meet or exceed expectations.Transparent: We are open and honest with our communications.Process-Driven: We “follow the process or cause it to be changed” in a proactive and constructive manner.Strategic: We are deliberate in how we set direction and make decisions; we think and act with the end in mind.Ethical: We do the right thing at all times.

All Foth Companies are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. All locations are tobacco-free.

Lead E/A/S





Bachelor’s Degree

Des Moines, IA, USA

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