Alex Schlader Joins McClure

by | Jan 11, 2021 | Careers, Clive, News

CLIVE, Iowa, January 11, 2021 – Alex Schlader, PE, has joined the McClure team as a Transportation Project Engineer.

“I’m looking forward to working with the transportation team to support McClure’s existing clients, as well as expanding clientele throughout Iowa,” said Schlader. “I was looking for an opportunity to continue my growth as an engineer by gaining more experience with bigger and more complex projects. With McClure’s existing clientele I felt like this was my opportunity.”

While attending the University of Northern Iowa, Schlader spent summers working construction and for his family’s Ready Mix company. He also gained experience with the Floyd County Secondary Road Department building bridges and RCB culverts and interning with the Iowa DOT Special Investigations crew performing smoothness verifications, deflection ratings, and friction testing throughout the state. After college, Schlader worked as a project engineer, designing projects for multiple counties, cities, and the Iowa DOT. His projects have included subsurface utility design, major street reconstructions, ADA sidewalk design, standard bridge and culvert design, major county road grading, and pavement rehabilitation.

Schlader has a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Northern Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He is also a licensed professional engineer in Iowa.

About McClure

McClure was founded in 1956. With a vision of making lives better, McClure’s mission is building relationships for success. McClure’s area of expertise is in guiding its clients on making long-term capital investments. The company specializes in public infrastructure and capital improvements planning in the areas of placemaking, transportation, water, wastewater, stormwater, environmental, structural, bridge, land development, landscape architecture, aviation, surveying, and mapping (including 3D high definition scanning and UAV mapping) projects throughout the Midwest and nationally. For more information on the company and services provided, email or visit