Ament Design started as a Civil Engineering firm in the 1980’s.  Providing a wide range of services Ament has stayed up to date using current technologies to analyze and design many varied projects.  Services include: Roadway Design, Traffic Studies, Site Development, Streetscapes, Water and Flood Management and Recreational Trails and Paths, plus individualized services as required.  Ament Design’s Survey teams practice in parallel to generate critical design information and establish reliable bases for the work.

Employment Opportunity

We have a new opening for a Civil Engineering Manager in Ament’s Cedar Rapids Iowa office. We are seeking that one person who has a passion for creating and sustaining successful client relationships with a proven track record of schedules met and details covered. Our firm is small, flexible and dynamic, staffed with people that enjoy a great level of autonomy and freedom in their professional pursuits.

Our team needs a leader that enjoys engaging our clients, the general-public and our staff with clear, concise and thoughtful written and verbal skills. This leader will have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience, an Iowa PE license, LEED credentials and the ability to obtain and additional license in Illinois. Assuming exemplary performance, we would expect this person would soon become a principal shareholder in the company.

Ament Design is an equal opportunity employer. Email resume and cover letter to

2013 Public Works Project of the Year: Historic Restoration/Preservation
Cedar Rapids City Hall
American Public Works Association, National Award
$5 Million to less than $25 Million

2013 Engineering Achievement Award
3rd Street SE Reconstruction & Streetscape, Cedar Rapids IA
ACEC/Iowa Engineering Society
Transportation Category, 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition

2012 Historic Preservation Project of the Year Award
City Hall Remodel, Cedar Rapids IA
American Public Works Association, Iowa Chapter
$5-$25 Million Project Division

2010 Engineering Achievement Award
Scott Community College Roadway Improvement, Riverdale IA
ACEC/Iowa Engineering Society
Transportation Category, 2010 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition

Iowa Architect Magazine Summer 2012 Issue
GTC Montessori School Flood Renovation, Cedar Rapids IA
Energy Savings Showcase Feature Project

2009 Excellence in Concrete Award
Aquin Catholic School, Cascade IA
Iowa Ready Mix Concrete Association
Commercial Above Grade Buildings Division

Ament was selected for a system wide large fee contract with the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority where we successfully managed three sub-consultants and provided surveying services that were ranked “EXCELLENT” by the Toll Highways Project Management Staff.

Ament has successfully worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for almost 10 years and receiving “EXCELLENT” ratings by the DOT Project Management Staff.

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