Careers

Ardaman & Associates is always looking for qualified personnel to join our team in Orlando or one of our branch offices located throughout Florida or Louisiana. Ardaman offers competitive salaries, a strong benefit package and excellent working conditions.  Ardaman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Background checks and drug screens are required for all positions.

Current Openings:

Bartow

  • Field Engineer - Inspector - Experienced or entry level full-time position working out of Ardaman & Associates, Inc. The qualified candidate will be responsible for field inspection of heavy earthwork projects involving earthen dam embankment construction, drain/pipe installation and backfill, soil density testing, geosynthetic liner installation monitoring, concrete sampling and testing, and miscellaneous field and laboratory soil index and classification testing. This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.  REQUIREMENTS: The ability to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; The ability to work outdoors in the heat for up to 8 - 12 hours per day; The ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 lbs; The ability to work weekends and extended hours as needed; The ability to travel and work at remote sites; Excellent driving record within company standards; Must be able to pass background screening requirements including criminal history, motor vehicle check, drug testing, etc. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree or attending a university program in Civil Engineering, Building Construction, or Construction Management; The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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White Springs

  • Engineering Technician - White Springs - Experienced Engineering Technician for full time position working in White Springs, Florida. Responsible for field inspection of heavy earthwork projects involving earthen dam embankment construction, drain/pipe installation and backfill, soil density testing, geosynthetic liner installation, concrete testing, and miscellaneous field and laboratory soil index and classification testing. Qualifications: At least 18 years old; The ability to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; The ability to work outdoors in the heat for up to 8 - 12 hours per day; The ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 lbs; The ability to perform mathematical calculations and write field reports; The ability to work weekends and extended hours as needed; The ability to travel and work at remote sites as needed including out of state and overseas; Excellent driving record within company standards; Must be able to pass background screening requirements including criminal history, motor vehicle check, drug testing, etc. Local candidates only; no relocation.

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Cocoa

  • No current opening.

Fort Myers

  • Driller Assistant - Our Fort Myers office has an opportunity available for a Driller’s Assistant. A driller assistant will assist the crew chief in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling techniques. The assistant will help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors. The work is generally physically demanding. However, safety is Ardaman’s priority and we are proud of our safety record. Responsibilities: Assist in drilling operations; Expedite field supplies; Perform duties at multiple job sites; Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor; Assist in measuring test boring locations Load and unload trucks; Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the hole; Catch samples of drilled cuttings to be analyzed; Clean and maintain equipment; Help move drilling rig and equipment from site to site and set up; Dig and clean mud pits and drains; Assist with well development and pumping tests; Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes caused by mechanical breakdowns or by harmful natural conditions; Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning; Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Experience preferred, but will train; Mechanical skills preferred; Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Available to work overtime, out of town, and weekends as required to meet client schedules; Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 80 lbs; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards; Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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  • Field Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s Fort Myers, FL office;  Responsible for field sampling and testing of concrete and soils, and field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities; Qualifications: A minimum of one year of construction materials testing experience required; ACI and/or CTQP certifications preferred; Nuclear Density Gauge training required; Ability to work weekends and extended hours, when required; Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull equipment weighing up to 50 lbs; Travel may be required to work at remote sites in Florida; Excellent driving record within company standards; Pass company background checks including drug screen;  Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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Miami

  • No current openings.

Orlando

  • Assistant Project Engineer - Entry level full-time position working in our Orlando, FL office on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities. Summarize, evaluate, and present field and laboratory data using computer worksheet programs including Microsoft Excel and Sigma Plot.  Perform geotechnical analyses using computer software including SEEP/W for seepage analyses, SLOPE/W for slope stability analyses, and GMS-MODFLOW for groundwater flow simulations. Draft engineering reports for senior engineers. Research and review information and data for engineering projects.  Develop and review construction drawings and technical specifications for engineering projects. Coordinate with field personnel to perform subsurface exploration program and field tests.  Coordinate with laboratory personnel to perform laboratory testing on soil, geosynthetic, and water samples.  This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.  REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering from an ABET accredited program or currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program specializing in Geotechnical Engineering from a ABET accredited program with degree to be completed in less in a year.

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  • Building Inspector - Certified Building Inspection needed to perform inspections in the Central Florida area. Qualifications: Must be registered, in good standing, in the State of Florida as a Building Inspector. All applicants must provide a list of inspection projects they have worked on with references. Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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Port St. Lucie

  • Staff Engineer - Our Port St. Lucie, Florida office has an entry level opportunity for a staff engineer to work on a wide range of geotechnical engineering projects, construction materials testing projects, and occasional environmental projects, including planning and supervising field studies, conducting geotechnical engineering analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing construction monitoring.  This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.  Qualifications: The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with relevant coursework. New or upcoming graduates are welcomed to apply.

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Sarasota

  • Driller Trainee - Our Sarasota office has an opportunity available for a Driller Trainee.  Starting Pay rate is $14 per hour for candidates with no experience.   Full benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off for vacation, illness and holidays, and 401K plan.  A driller trainee will assist the crew chief in solid auger and rotary drilling techniques. The trainee will help move, set up and operate drill rigs and related equipment to drill test holes for geotechnical engineering studies. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on sites to be developed as building, roadways and bridges. Work is outdoors.  The work is generally physically demanding.  However, safety is in our work is an uncompromised value and we are proud of our safety record.  RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to lift drill steel and materials weighing up to 80 lbs; Label sample containers as directed; Assist driller in maintenance and repairs to drill rig; Performs duties at multiple job sites; Assist in measuring test boring locations; Load and unload trucks; Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the test hole; Obtain samples of the soil for analysis; Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens; Clean and maintain equipment; Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up on the new site; Assist with well development and pumping tests; Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes; Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning; Perform other duties as assigned by the crew chief.

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Tallahassee

  • Engineering Assistant Intern - Temporary, part-time, geotechnical engineering assistant intern position available immediately at our Tallahassee office. The position is temporary with indeterminate part-time hours varying based upon work load. Responsibilities will include assisting staff engineers, working in the soils laboratory, and possible fieldwork opportunities. However, we have the ability to be flexible with schedule to accommodate students currently enrolled in school. Local candidates preferred; no relocation. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be enrolled in a recognized civil engineering program working on a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with emphasis on Geotechnical Engineering. Must be an energetic individual with strong abilities in mathematics, sciences, computers and appropriate software, and data and file organization. Competency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

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Tampa

  • Field Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s Tampa, FL office. Responsible for concrete testing, nuclear density gauge soil density testing, and miscellaneous field and laboratory testing. Qualifications: Experience preferred; At least 18 years old High school diploma or equivalent; The ability to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; The ability to work outdoors in the heat for up to 10-12 hours per day; The ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs; The ability to perform mathematical calculations; The ability to work weekends and extended hours as needed; The ability to travel and work at remote sites as needed; Excellent driving record within company standards; Must be able to pass background screening requirements including criminal history, motor vehicle check, drug testing, etc; Local candidates only; no relocation.

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West Palm Beach

  • Receptionist/Technical Secretary - Full-time position working in Ardaman’s West Palm Beach office.  Responsibilities include answering phones, filing, data entry, incoming/outgoing mail, typing reports and proposals, copying, collating and binding reports and other administrative tasks.  Previous experience working in an engineering, architectural, or construction office is preferred. Qualifications: Excellent phone skills and a friendly phone voice; Ability to answer multiple phone lines; Minimum of three (3) years secretarial experience; Type 50+ wpm proficiently and accurately; Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Willing to learn and use daily, customized reporting software; Basic accounting skills and knowledge; Must be very organized; Ability to multi-task; Have personal transportation.

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Alexandria, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • CMT Technician - Full time position for a CMT Technician to work in a Construction Material Testing department located in Baton Rouge, LA. One to three years’ experience with inspection and field testing of earthwork and concrete construction and CMT laboratory soil, aggregate and concrete testing preferred but not required. NICET Certification, ACI Certification and Radiation Safety - Nuclear Density Gauge training a plus. Requirements include: Able to lift, carry, push, and pull equipment weighing up to 100 lbs; a safe driving record; willing to work weekends and overtime as required; willing to work on out of town assignments as required; authorization to work in the United States; and a High School Diploma or equivalent. Also, must have a good attitude, attention to detail, and able to get along well with others. Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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  • Drill Crew Chief - Lead crew and operate drilling rig to perform soil test borings and obtain accurate logs and soil samples for laboratory analysis and engineering evaluations. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. The work is generally in South Louisiana but on occasion, projects could be located throughout the state as well as Mississippi.  Qualifications: Knowledge in rotary wash drilling in soils ranging from heavy clays to sands and gravels; Experience in geotechnical sampling procedures is preferred; Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably operating drive drilling rigs (Ardco K-1000 or similar); Experience and mechanical skills in equipment maintenance and repairs; Class A CDL license will be required; Must be able to travel; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards..

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  • Geotechnical Engineer- Entry level position working in our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, office on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising laboratory testing, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing field monitoring. Qualifications: The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering. This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.

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  • Geotechnical Engineer- Entry level position working in our Baton Rouge, Louisiana, office on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising laboratory testing, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing field monitoring. The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have a Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering and must have strong knowledge of slope stability analysis methods and soft ground characterization. This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Driller (Driller Crew Chief) - Lead crew and operate drilling rig to perform soil test borings and obtain accurate logs and soil samples for laboratory analysis and engineering evaluations. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. The work is generally in South Louisiana but on occasion, projects could be located throughout the state as well as Mississippi and Texas.  Qualifications: Knowledge in rotary wash drilling in soils ranging from heavy clays to sands and gravels; Experience in geotechnical sampling procedures is required; Minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably operating drive drilling rigs (Ardco K-1000 or similar); Experience and mechanical skills in equipment maintenance and repairs; Class A CDL license will be required; Must be able to travel; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards.

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  • Driller Assistant - Our New Orleans office has an opportunity available for a Driller’s Assistant. A driller assistant will assist the crew chief in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling techniques. The assistant will help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors. The work is generally physically demanding. However, safety is Ardaman’s company value and we are proud of our safety record. Responsibilities: Assist in drilling operations; Expedite field supplies; Perform duties at multiple job sites; Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor; Assist in measuring test boring locations; Load and unload trucks; Smoothly and quickly connect and disconnect the lower parts of the drill pipe when it is being lowered into and raised from the hole; Catch samples of drilled cuttings to be analyzed; Clean and maintain equipment. Help move drilling rig and equipment from site to site and set up; Dig and clean mud pits and drains; Assist with well development and pumping tests; Operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes caused by mechanical breakdowns or by harmful natural conditions; Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning; Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Experience preferred, but will train; Mechanical skills preferred; Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules; Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 80 lbs; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards; Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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  • Logger/Field Technician- Our New Orleans office has a job opportunity with benefits for a Logger/Field Technician. A logger/field technician will document and oversee geotechnical drilling projects, including classification of samples, preparing samples for shipment, and keeping a written log of the borings. As needed, the logger will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques and help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Site investigation/geotechnical drilling is done to determine the soil characteristics on construction sites. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions and out of town work required regularly. The work is generally physically demanding. Responsibilities: Assist drillers with locating job site and areas for drilling (job setup); Identify boring locations using plans and GPS; Prepare soil samples obtained by the drillers; Package and label samples and transport samples to laboratory; Keep a written log of all soil borings; Load and unload equipment and supplies; Communicate with client and company representatives; Ability to lift drill steel and materials weighing up to 80 lbs; Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens; Clean and maintain equipment; Help obtain drilling core samples; Assist with well development and pumping tests; Assist in drilling operations; Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Minimum of one year experience or soil classification experience preferred but will train; Mechanical skills preferred; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Must have or be able to obtain DOT Medical Examiners Certificate; Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules; Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 80 lbs; Must have prior experience working outdoors; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards; Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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Shreveport, Louisiana

  • Staff Geotechnical Engineer - Our Shreveport, Louisiana office has an opportunity for entry level engineer to work on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising field and laboratory testing, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing field testing and monitoring. Qualifications: The successful candidate will be technically superior and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with relevant coursework is required; however, a Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred. New grads are welcomed to apply. Candidates from Louisiana area or nearby states are preferred. This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.

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West Monroe, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

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Ardaman & Associates, Inc.
8008 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32809

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