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

  • Driller Assistant- Our Bartow office has an opportunity available for a Driller’s Assistant.  A driller assistant will assist the crew chief in rotary wash and hollow stem auger drilling techniques. The assistant will help move, set up and operate drilling rigs and related equipment to drill geotechnical exploration test borings and install monitoring wells. 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: One year experience as a Driller Assistant 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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  • 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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  • Field Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s Bartow, FL office.  Responsible for field inspection of roadway, residential, commercial, heavy earthwork projects involving earthen dam embankment construction, culvert pipe backfill, soil density, asphalt, and 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 - 10 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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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

  • Field/Lab Technician - Our Cocoa office has a part-time variable hour position working approximately 20-30 +/- hours as needed in a soils and concrete laboratory and at various field sites in the Cocoa, Florida area.  This is an entry level position and we will provide training.  Responsibilities include miscellaneous field and laboratory testing.  Qualifications: 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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Fort Myers

  • 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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Port St. Lucie

  • Field Technician - Our Port St. Lucie, Florida office has a full-time position available.  Responsible for field sampling and testing of concrete and soils, field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities and laboratory testing of concrete and soils. Qualifications: One year of construction materials testing experience preferred, but will train; 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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Sarasota

  • Field/Lab Technician - Full-time opportunity working in a soils and concrete laboratory and occasional field work in the Sarasota, 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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Tallahassee

  • Field/Lab Technician - Our Tallahassee office has a part-time variable hour position working approximately 15-30 +/- hours as needed.  Responsibilities include miscellaneous field and laboratory testing. The starting pay rate is $10 to $11 per hour depending on applicable experience.  Qualifications:  Related engineering and/or or construction experience preferred; Construction Materials Testing experience with ACI and 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 typically in the Southeast US; Able to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; Excellent driving record within company standards; Pass company background checks including reference checks, criminal history check, and passing a drug test.

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Tampa

  • No current openings.

West Palm Beach

  • Driller Assistant - Our West Palm Beach 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 rotary mud drilling, 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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Alexandria, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • 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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New Orleans, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

Shreveport, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

West Monroe, Louisiana

  • No current openings.

 


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

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