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Vermeer Corporation Construction Engineer in Pella, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More®.

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Construction Engineer will oversee the construction projects from the planning and design of each project to overseeing the engineering processes and specifications of each construction project ensuring that the result meets specifications, requirements, regulations, and code compliance. This position seeks to understand the needs of the customer and drives projects to completion with limited supervision on tactical steps of the process. Responsibilities will include the selection of, developing and maintaining a complete list of approved contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers that meet Vermeer requirements along with coordination with the Director of Facilities.

Job Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors.

  2. Coordinate project management responsibilities aligned with construction projects from design through on time execution. Ensures projects stay on time and on budget and keeps all customers and business leaders informed of project status.

  3. Seeks to understand needs of the customer and responds with recommendations that align with Vermeer requirements utilizing approved contractors, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers to ensure that customer needs are met in project plans and execution.

  4. Responsible for design, management, engineering, cloud data and translation of information from 2D to 3D models for the organization. Ensure accurate and up to date documentation through Building Information Modeling systems of all facilities.

Education and/or Experience

  • 4-year college degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or similar

  • Minimum 7 years experience in Construction/Engineering field.

  • Experience in scanning and modeling including Autodesk Revit, Autodesk BIM Field and Glue, 3DS Max, Civil 3D Point Layout, Faro Scene, Navisworks, AutoCAD, Solidworks, and Bluebeam Revu preferred.

  • Lean or continuous improvement experience in the construction trade preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of construction, MEP, and equipment

  • Demonstration of strong leadership, decision-making, organizational and project management skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate projects to meet established deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment.

  • Knowledge of electrical, construction and maintenance concepts.

  • Great mathematical, time-management & problem-solving skills

  • Ability to provide informative and professional direction and decision making when working with contractors, customers and co-workers and maintain healthy relationships.

  • Ability to produce accurate, professional, and error-free documents in a timely manner.

  • Develop and maintain all construction technical documents.

  • Maintain knowledge on all contract terms and legal requirements for all construction projects to avoid delays

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.