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

  • 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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  • Technical Secretary - Full-time position working in Ardaman’s Orlando office.  Responsibilities include typing reports and proposals, copying, collating and binding reports, data entry, filing, incoming/outgoing mail, and other administrative tasks.  Previous experience working in an engineering, architectural, or construction office is preferred.  Qualifications: Minimum of three (3) years secretarial experience; Type 50+ wpm proficiently and accurately; Type technical reports and proposals using specific terminology, ensuring correct punctuation, grammar and format; Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Willing to learn and use daily, customized reporting software; Must be very organized; Ability to multi-task; Friendly phone voice; Have personal transportation.

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Port St. Lucie

  • No current openings.

Sarasota

  • Construction Inspector - Our Sarasota office has a part-time opportunity for a Construction Inspector to work during peak workload periods.  No guaranteed hours.  Ideal for individual with flexible schedule.  Work may include pile monitoring, paving inspection and earthwork monitoring.  Pay rate is $15 - $18 per hour depending on experience. Qualifications:   Construction or engineering background desired.  Must be at least 18 years old; able to walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain; able to work outdoors in the heat; have an excellent driving record within company standards; and must be able to pass background screening requirements including criminal history, motor vehicle record check, drug testing, etc.  Local candidates only; no relocation.

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Tallahassee

  • No current openings.

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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  • Staff Geotechnical Engineer - Our Tampa, Florida office has an opportunity for a staff geotechnical engineer to work on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising field studies, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing construction 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 a minimum of 4 years’ experience is required; however, a Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering is preferred.  Entry level MS degrees specializing in Geotechnical Engineering will be considered.  Special experience in Cone Penetrometer, Ground Penetrating Radar and/or Instrumentation will be given additional consideration.  This position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and exceptional opportunity for career growth.

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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

  • No current openings.

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

  • No current openings.

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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  • 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

  • Construction Materials Testing 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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All resumes must be submitted online to be considered for a current opening.

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

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