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

  • Drill Crew Chief - JOB SUMMARY:  Perform soil test borings with mud-rotary and auger drilling equipment, 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. JOB FUNCTIONS:  Maintain drill rig equipment; Supervise drilling assistant and other personnel at the drill site; Keep accurate and detailed records; Prepare field boring logs and package soil samples; Classify soils in the field; Measure test boring locations; Obtain drilling core samples; Operate equipment such as rotary drill and auger drill; Perform other duties as assigned.  REQUIREMENTS:  5 years geotechnical drilling experience; A valid CDL Class A license; Mechanical skills; Excellent driving record within company standards; Ability to read and interpret architectural and engineering site plans.

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Cocoa

  • No current openings.

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. REQUIREMENTS: 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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  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Our Fort Myers office has an opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to work on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities including planning and supervising field explorations, 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.  This position requires a Florida P.E. license.  A Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering is a plus.  Additional experience in Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments and Construction Materials testing projects will add to the candidate’s qualifications for this position.  The position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.

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Miami

  • No current openings.

Orlando

  • Asphalt Plant Inspector - CTQP Certified Asphalt Plant Inspector to perform inspections in the Miami, West Palm, Tampa and Orlando areas.  All applicants must provide a list of projects they have worked on with references. Requirements: CTQP Asphalt Plant Level I certification required; CTQP Asphalt Plant Level II certification preferred; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards; Must pass company background checks including drug screen.

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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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  • Geotechnical 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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  • Geotechnical Engineer - 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; At least five to ten years of non-academic experience, after graduation, working on geotechnical engineering projects under the supervision of a professional engineer; Experience working on landfill, industrial waste disposal, or environmental projects preferred.

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Port St. Lucie

  • No current openings.

Sarasota

  • Driller's Assistant - Our Sarasota office has an opportunity available for an entry level (no experience necessary) to experienced Driller’s Assistant.  Pay rate is $12 to $15 per hour depending on drilling experience.  JOB SUMMARY:  Assist the driller 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. Work is outdoors in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding.  JOB FUNCTIONS: 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; Expediting field supplies; Performs duties at multiple job sites; Performs yard duties at direction of driller; 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; Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens; Clean and maintain equipment; Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site; Help obtain drilling core samples; Dig and clean mud pits and drain; Assist with well development and pumping test; 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.  REQUIREMENTS : Experience preferred, but will train; Mechanical skills preferred; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have an excellent driving record within company standards.

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Tallahassee

  • No current openings.

Tampa

  • No current openings.

West Palm Beach

  • Field Technician - Full time position working out of Ardaman’s West Palm Beach, FL office.  Responsible for field sampling and testing of concrete and soils, and field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities. Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years of construction materials testing experience required; ACI and/or CTQP certifications are required; Nuclear Density Gauge training are 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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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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  • Driller's Assistant - A driller assistant will assist the driller in solid stem and hollow stem auger drilling and Shelby tube sampling 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 in all weather conditions. The work is generally physically demanding. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 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; Expediting field supplies; Performs duties at multiple job sites; Performs yard duties at direction of driller; 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; Assist in installing monitoring well casing and screens; Clean and maintain equipment; Help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site; Help obtain drilling core samples; 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; Carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication and cleaning; Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of one year experience preferred; Mechanical skills preferred; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment; Available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet client schedules; Available for overnight/out-of-town travel; 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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  • Geotechnical Engineer - Full-time position working in our Baton Rouge, LA office on a wide range of geotechnical engineering activities under the direction of senior geotechnical engineers. Develop proposals and coordinate execution of geotechnical field exploration and laboratory testing programs. Summarize, evaluate, and present field and laboratory data using computer database worksheet and graphics programs including AutoCAD, gINT and Microsoft Excel. Perform geotechnical analyses using computer software including SLOPE/W for slope stability analyses, DRIVEN for estimating pile capacities, LPile for lateral pile analyses and others as appropriate. Also perform various engineering calculations and analyses such as settlement estimates, LRFD calculations for deep foundations, and general site characterization analyses. Knowledge of local and regional geology is essential. Field experience in drilling and sampling, CPT testing, construction quality assurance inspection and testing, and static and dynamic (PDA) pile load testing are also preferred. 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. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required; Master’s degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering preferred. At least three years of non-academic experience, after graduation, working on geotechnical engineering projects under the supervision of a professional engineer. Engineer Intern certification required; Louisiana PE license preferred. Experience working on transportation, coastal restoration, industrial facility and waste disposal projects preferred. Must be familiar with local and regional geologic conditions. Must be willing to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, be flexible and adaptive to a dynamic team structure. Local candidates preferred.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Our New Orleans office has an opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to work on a wide range of challenging geotechnical engineering projects, supported by staff engineers, including planning and supervising field exploration and laboratory testing programs, conducting geotechnical analyses, developing recommendations, writing reports and performing construction monitoring.  Qualifications: The successful candidate will be technically superior, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated experience in project management and mentoring of junior staff engineers.  This position requires a Louisiana P.E. license and a Master’s or PhD degree specializing in Geotechnical Engineering.  Knowledge of Southern Louisiana subsurface conditions and experience in design and construction practices in the area is a must.  In addition, specific experience pertaining to geotechnical analyses in regards to local governing agencies’ requirements including USACE New Orleans District (HSDRRS-DG), CPRA, LA DOTD, etc. is a plus.  The position will provide a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and an exceptional opportunity for career growth.   The position offers a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits.

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Shreveport, Louisiana

  • 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.  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Safety conscience in all aspects of work; Perform routine maintenance of equipment; Keep accurate and detailed records; Prepare field boring logs; Classify soils in the field; Measure/layout test boring locations; Proficient with Shelby Tube and Split Spoon sampling methods; Proficient with mud rotary and auger drilling methods; Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a valid CDL Class B license, Class A preferred; A minimum of 3 years (5 years preferred) geotechnical drilling experience is required; Mechanical skills preferred; Welding skills preferred; 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 - Assist driller 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.  Relevant experience is preferred. A valid class A or B CDL is preferred; a current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate is required prior to employment.  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. REQUIREMENTS: Must have a valid driver’s license within company standards; Must be able to pass physical, drug screen, and background checks; Must have current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or be able to obtain one prior to employment; 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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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. 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. Typical duties require 80 to 90 percent of time be spent performing tasks at field locations. 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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