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Employment Opportunities at Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc.


Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc., located in Ames, Cedar Falls, and Marshalltown, Iowa, is looking for innovative, motivated, entrepreneurial individuals to join and expand our firm’s expertise. 

We are seeking individuals to fill the following roles:

Civil Engineering Technician

About the Job:

Clapsaddle-Garber Associates (CGA) seeks a Civil Engineering Techinician.  We are a growing civil engineering and land surveying firm based in Marshalltown, Iowa for over 55 years.  We are looking for candidates for our Ames, Cedar Falls and Marshalltown offices.  We work on a wide variety of large and small projects ranging from small residential and commercial site plans, to large 80+ acre industrial and residential subdivisions, to local funded and federal aid highway and street projects.

The ideal candidate will possess 2+ years of increasing technical experience and application of Computer Aided Design (CAD) to a wide range of civil engineering projects, land and site planning, and construction projects.  We're looking for an experienced engineering technician with design experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Any survey experience, field and/or office, is a plus, and the position may involve some construction observation depending on workload.

Minimum Requirements:

    1.  AA Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering Technology Degree or equivalent work experience;

    2.  A working knowledge of projections and coordinate systems;

    3.  Knowledge of civil engineering application and related to soils, drafting, construction, surveying,

         materials testing, and field inspections;

    4.  Proficient in the use of computerized office equipment and programs, including MS Office,

         MS Windows, and Adobe products;

    5.  Ability to research, interpret, and compile analystical data;

    6.  Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; and

    7.  Highly motivated, resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction.

Preferred Requirements:

    1.  2+ Years experience in position with incresing responsibility as a CAD technician; and

    2.  Proven ability to develop and produce civil engineering drawings in AutoCAD including experience

         with civil 3D and/or other civil design related AutoCAD based design aid software packages.

Survey Technician I

About the Job:

Clapsaddle-Garber Associates (CGA) seeks an Entry Level Land Surveying Technician to work with our Survey Group.  We are a growing civil engineering and land surveying firm based in Marshalltown, Iowa for over 55 years.  We are looking for candidates for our Ames, Cedar Falls and Marshalltown offices.  We work on a wide variety of large and small projects ranging from small residential and commerical site plans, to large 80+ acre industrial and residential subdivisions, to local funded and federal aid highway and street projects.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a 2 year technical degree in a related field.  Primary responsibilities will include working with our field survey crews on a variety of surveying activities to include construction staking; preliminary design topographic surveying; property surveying; and ALTA/ACSM surveys.

Minimum Requirements:

    1.  AA Degree in Construction, Civil Engineering Technology Degree or any other technical degree in a

         related field or equivalent work experience;

    2.  Knowledge of basic math and the types of measurements related to land surveying including linear,

         angular, elevations and unit systems conversion;

    3.  Strong attention to detail with excellant analytical and judgment capabilities;

    4.  Demonstrated ability to work as a team with co-workers and managers;

    5.  Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing;

    6.  Motivation to follow instructions completely and accurately while working in rough terrain and

         inclement weather;

    7.  Ability to work extended hours including Saturdays and ability to travel out of town for extended

         periods of time;

    8.  Proficient in the use of computerized office equipment and programs, including MS Office,

         MS Windows, and Adobe products;

    9.  Basic knowledge of the use and routine maintenance and cleaning of field surveying equipment;

    10.  Highly motivated, resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction; and

    11.  Must be capable of lifting 50-75 pounds.

Preferred Requirements:

    1.  Familiarity with GPS, Robotic, Total Stations, Data Collectors and Levels preferred; and

    2.  Basic working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D software and/or other civil design related

         AutoCAD based design aid software packages. 


 

Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc., has been a leading provider of Civil Engineering and Land Surveying services throughout Iowa for over 55 years. We are an employee owned firm offering competitive wages and benefits including paid time off, 401k profit sharing, health and disability insurance, flexible schedule and opportunity for advancement.

 

Please send resumes and references to bkirkevold@cgaconsultants.com.  No calls.

Clapsaddle- Garber Associates is an equal opportunity employer.