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 - Experienced or entry level full-time position working in Saudi Arabia for a long term assignment (approximately 15 months) performing inspection and quality control services relating to field sampling and testing of materials used in the construction of phosphogypsum stack systems.  The overall objective of this project in Saudi Arabia is to provide quality control and quality assurance services for our client. 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 membrane 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 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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Cocoa

  • Field/Lab Technician - Full-time opportunity working in a soils and concrete laboratory and occasional field work in the Cocoa, Florida area.  Performs basic laboratory testing including but not limited to:  organic content, grain size analysis, compaction, processing of material, and compression testing of concrete specimens.  Field work includes but is not limited to soils and concrete sampling, nuclear density gauge testing, field inspection, and miscellaneous construction activities.  Qualifications: FDOT laboratory testing certifications preferred; 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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  • Staff Engineer - Our Cocoa, Florida office has an entry level opportunity for a staff engineer to work on a wide range of construction materials testing projects, geotechnical engineering projects, and occasional environmental projects, including planning and supervising field studies, conducting geotechnical 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 or graduating with stated program within six months.  Experience in construction materials testing preferred.  New or upcoming grads are welcomed to apply.

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Fort Myers

  • No current openings.

Miami

  • Receptionist/Technical Secretary - Full-time position working in Ardaman’s Hialeah 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; Three (3) years secretarial experience preferred; 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; Fluent in reading, writing and speaking in English and Spanish.

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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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  • Civil CADD Designer / Drafter - Immediate full-time position available for a civil CADD Designer / Drafter with minimum 3 years direct experience preparing construction drawings using AutoCAD CIVIL3D program for civil/earthwork projects. Successful candidate will work in Orlando, Florida on preparing construction drawings for projects located in US and abroad. Qualifications: Candidate must be proficient at preparing civil construction drawings in AutoCAD CIVIL3D 2013 or later, and have experience with: Creating Tin surfaces, Road Profiles and Cross Sections, calculating cut/fill volumes, using and manipulating aerial and topographic map files, preparing site plans for industrial waste disposal area/landfill grading and earthwork. Candidate must be able to work with a team of civil designers and engineers.

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  • Driller - 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.  Responsibilities: Safety conscience in all aspects of work; Operate drilling equipment such as rotary wash and auger drill rig; Obtain SPT, Auger and Core samples; Keep accurate and detailed records; Classify soils in the field; Prepare field boring logs; Measure water levels at test boring locations; Install monitoring wells and piezometers; Maintain drill rig equipment; Perform othe r duties as assigned.  Qualifications: CDL Class A license a plus; A minimum of 4 years geotechnical drilling experience is required; Mechanical skills preferred; Must be able to work on out of town assignments; Must be able to work weekends and extended hours when required; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards.

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  • Environmental Engineer/Scientist - Ardaman seeks a staff level environmental engineer/scientist for its Orlando, FL office;  Local candidates with existing client contacts are preferred;  We seek a 'hands-on' environmental engineer/scientist who is comfortable in both field and office environments;  Responsibilities will include Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Asbestos and Mold Surveys, Tank Closure Assessments, Site Contamination Assessments, Source Removals and Remedial System Design and O&M;  Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required along with a strong work ethic, knowledge of environmental rules and regulations, and the ability to provide unsurpassed customer response and satisfaction; Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in an Environmental Science discipline, preferably engineering or geology or currently enrolled in program with degree expected by May 2015; Prior Phase I/II Site Environmental Assessment experience preferred; Soil and groundwater sampling experience and knowledge of sampling SOPs preferred; Excellent Technical Writing Skills and Computer Skills; Knowledge of 62-770, 62-761 and 62-785 rules and regulations; Certified Asbestos Inspector or ability to become certified; 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training would be a plus; Must be a team player and have good attention to detail; Must be able to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; Must be able to work outdoors in the heat; Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 lbs; Must be able to perform mathematical calculations; Must be able to work weekends and extended hours as needed; Must be able to travel and work at remote sites as needed; Must have 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 preferred; no relocation.

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  • Field Technician - Entry level position working out of Ardaman’s Orlando, FL office;  Responsible for soil and concrete, and miscellaneous field and laboratory 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 10-12 hours per day; The ability to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 40 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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  • Welding/Structural Steel Inspector - Our Orlando office has a full time opportunity for a Welding/Structural Steel Inspector; Qualifications: Candidate must qualify to be able to obtain a CWI or CAWI certification;  An ASNT Level I or II Magnetic Particle, a Liquid Penetrant and/or Ultrasonic testing certification will be considered;  Candidate must have good verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work independently; Candidate must be willing to travel on occasion and work nights and overtime when required; Candidate must be comfortable working at heights and be able to lift up to 40 lbs;  No relocation.

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Port St. Lucie

  • No current openings.

Sarasota

  • Field/Lab Technician - Full-time opportunity working in a soils and concrete laboratory and occasional field work in the Cocoa, Florida area;  Performs basic laboratory testing including but not limited to:  organic content, grain size analysis, compaction, processing of material, and compression testing of concrete specimens;  Field work includes but is not limited to soils and concrete sampling, nuclear density gauge testing, field inspection, and miscellaneous construction activities;  Experience preferred but will train. Pay rate is $12-18 depending upon experience and certifications.  Qualifications: FDOT laboratory testing certifications preferred; 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; 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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Port St. Lucie

  • No current openings.

Tallahassee

  • Field Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s Tallahassee, FL office.  Responsible for concrete testing, nuclear density gauge soil density testing, and miscellaneous field and laboratory testing.  The starting pay rate is $11 to $15 per hour depending on applicable experience.  Qualifications: A minimum of one year related engineering and/or or construction experience preferred; CMT testing experience preferred; ACI or FDOT certifications preferred; Nuclear Density Gauge training preferred; Able to work weekends and extended hours, when required; Travel may be required to work at remote sites in Florida; Able to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; Able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 lbs; Excellent driving record within company standards; Pass company background checks including drug screen.

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Tampa

  • Driller Assistant - Our Tampa office has an opportunity available for a Driller’s Assistant.  Pay rate is $12 to $15 per hour depending on drilling experience.  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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  • Welding/Structural Steel Inspector - Our Tampa office has a full time opportunity for a Welding/Structural Steel Inspector. Qualifications: Candidate must qualify to be able to obtain a CWI or CAWI certification.  An ASNT Level I or II Magnetic Particle, a Liquid Penetrant and/or Ultrasonic testing certification will be considered.  Candidate must have good verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work independently. Candidate must be willing to travel on occasion and work nights and overtime when required. Candidate must be comfortable working at heights and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.  No relocation.

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West Palm Beach

  • Field/Lab Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s West Palm Beach, FL office.  Responsible for field sampling and testing of concrete and soils, field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities and laboratory testing of concrete and soils.  Qualifications: A minimum of one year of construction materials testing experience preferred; ACI and/or CTQP certifications preferred; Nuclear Density Gauge training preferred; 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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  • Getechnical Engineer - Our West Palm Beach office has an opportunity for an experienced geotechnical engineer to work on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising laboratory testing, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing field consulting.  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 Florida P.E. license and 6-10 years’ relevant experience. A Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.

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  • 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

  • Engineering Assistant Intern - Temporary, part-time, geotechnical engineering assistant intern position available in May 2015 at our Baton Rouge office. The position is temporary with indeterminate part-time hours varying based upon work load. 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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New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Engineering Assistant Intern - Temporary, part-time, geotechnical engineering assistant intern position available immediately at our New Orleans 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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  • 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. On occasion, the logger will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling techniques.  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.  JOB FUNCTIONS: 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; Perform other duties as assigned.  QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of one year experience or soil classification experience preferred; Mechanical skills preferred; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus;Must have prior experience working outdoors; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards.

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Shreveport, Louisiana

  • CMT Technician - Perform sampling/testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt materials on construction projects throughout our Northeast Louisiana service area. Typical duties require 80 to 90 percent of time be spent performing tasks at field locations. Qualifications: Candidate must be currently authorized to work in the United States and have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have good math skills, have good organizational skills, a good attitude, get along well in a team environment and be safety minded in all aspects of his work. Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as required to meet project schedules. This position requires prior experience and/or certifications relevant to the industry. Individual should be physically fit and able to spend extended hours working outdoors in a wide range of climate conditions. Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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  • Driller Assistant - Our Shreveport office has an opportunity available for a Driller’s Assistant.  The driller assistant will assist the crew chief in drilling techniques and help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill holes for geotechnical exploration test borings. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding.  This is not an oil field related position.  Pay rate is $14 to $16 per hour depending on drilling experience.  Job Functions: Assist in drilling operations; Expedite field supplies; Perform duties at multiple job sites; Perform yard duties at direction of supervisor; 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; 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: Relevant experience is preferred; Must have a valid CDL Class A or B license within company standards; Must be able to pass physical, drug screen, and background checks; Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate; Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules; Available for overnight/out-of-town travel; Ability to lift drill pipe and materials weighing up to 80 lbs.

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  • 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 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.  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 state 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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