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Architectural Designer

HGM Associates has an immediate opening for a full time Architectural Designer

HGM provides a full array of Commercial Architectural, Engineering, Surveying and Landscape Architecture Services to the Midlands since 1960. The Architecture Department provides a diverse commercial workload in facilities types such as Educational, Fire Stations, Police Stations, Banks, City Operated Maintenance Buildings.


  • Gather design requirements for new or remodeled construction project from clients.
  • Prepare architectural drawings based on design requirements for review by client.
  • Participate in coordination meetings with clients and project team.
  • Modify and update designs as needed.
  • Manage, support and help guide team members in developing projects from concept through Construction Documents.
  • Assist in providing project cost estimates and schedules for clients to review.
  • Research and select products for project.
  • Assist in writing technical specifications for each project.
  • Assist in preparing contract documents suitable for submission to approving governmental agencies and bidding contractors.
  • Coordinate the architectural drawings with all project engineering disciplines and their associated drawings.
  • Work directly with support staff in preparing drawings and specification documents.
  • Conduct periodic on-site visits during construction to monitor compliance with plans.


  • Candidate must have minimum 5 years work experience as an architectural designer. Licensed preferred, but not required.
  • Experienced in commercial design and detailing.
  • Experienced in writing and putting together technical specifications.
  • Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD. Experience in Photoshop and/or CorelDRAW preferred.
  • Ability to provide direction and detail to team members.
  • Proficient in preparing presentation drawings and marketing materials.
  • Capable of prioritizing and handling multiple tasks.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting to groups of people.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Highly organized and detailed orientated.
  • Self-starter—work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or be authorized to work in the U.S. A.
Civil Engineering Designer / Construction Observer

Civil Engineering Designer / Construction Observer:

HGM is looking for a highly motivated Design Technician or a Civil Engineer Intern.

Requirements: 2-year degree in Civil Engineering Technology or a 4-year degree in Civil/Construction Engineering with an FE certificate, self-motivated and able to work 8-10 hours/day and 5-6 days/week (during construction season), experienced in Microsoft programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and a valid driver’s license

Necessary Skills: Ability to work on a team, possess good written and verbal communication skills, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and work within critical deadlines.

Preferred Skills:

  • Able to read and understand project plans, specifications and project schedules
  • Familiar with typical construction activities to include grading; culvert, storm and sanitary sewer installation; PCC and HMA paving; structural concrete placement; and erosion control installation
  • Daily coordination and interaction with general contractor and sub-contractors, owners personnel, utility companies, project management team, design team, and materials testing personnel
  • Certified in Iowa DOT AGG1, PCC1 and HMA Sampler preferred
  • Understanding of topographical and construction survey procedures
  • Able to read, understand and interpret design standards and guides
  • Knowledge of MicroStation and Geopak or Autocad Civil 3D
  • Prior job experience in roadway, grading or utility design and construction
Land Surveying Technician

HGM currently has a full-time field position available for a Land Surveying Technician.  This position will allow for career advancement.  The position will operate out of our Council Bluffs office. HGM offers flex time, paid vacation, medical, dental and optical insurance along with a 401K Plan.

The successful candidate must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, pass a background check, drug screening, possess a valid driver’s license, willing to work overtime, occasionally travel out of town and stay overnight.

Following are major characteristics that we are seeking:

  • Detail oriented
  • Good communicator (verbal and written)
  • Quick learner
  • Prompt and able to work overtime when required due to project schedule
  • Willingness to work outside in varying weather conditions.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist survey crew chief
  • Perform tasks as directed by crew chief and/or management
  • Verify survey truck is ready for use each morning (equipment and supplies)
  • Setup and operate survey equipment (HGM will train)
  • Download, edit and email survey data (HGM will train)
  • Work independently (after training) or with other employees.

Items that will make you stand out:

  • Strong math skills
  • Strong computer skill (Excel and Civil 3D)
  • Surveying experience

If this appeals to you and you are looking for a carrier in a field that is continually changing, please send a cover letter and resume to

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