Located on the south side of historic downtown Iowa City, in the developing Riverfront Crossings area, HBK’s Iowa office is in a pivotal location for clients in the eastern side of Iowa. Established in 2013, the office is currently home to 21 employees.  The Iowa City office gives HBK a home in a vibrant and bustling town which is home to the University of Iowa, alma mater of our founder and CEO.

Our Iowa City office continues to experience steady growth and is dedicated to university and municipal infrastructure design and rehabilitation, site development, comprehensive parks planning and design, stormwater feasibility analysis and design, power utility and telecom support, construction management, GIS design services, structural design and survey.

Key clients served by the Iowa City office include The University of Iowa, The City of Iowa City, Southgate Development, The City of Muscatine, The City of Marion, The City of Coralville, The City of West Branch, Rohrbach Associates, and CG Hanson Development.

Key Personnel


    Chris Dvorak joined HBK in 2014 and assists with the management of HBK's Iowa City Survey Department and Field Operations. He has over 10 years of experience working in the field. Mr. Dvorak has experience in construction inspection, project management, and surveying. His areas of expertise include topographical survey, construction staking and inspection of all structural elements of construction.


    Jennifer Primmer  joined HBK in 2015 with over 16 years of experience as a CAD designer in the civil engineering field in SE Iowa. She has experience working with municipalities, and private companies, as well as individuals on projects through all phases of design and construction. These projects include numerous sanitary, water main, roadway and storm water improvement projects, along with site plans, ponds and detention basins. Jen has been involved in multiple IDOT projects in recent years and is familiar with ADA compliance requirements.