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

  • No current openings.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Admin/Clerical - Temporary admin/clerical position in South Orlando with indeterminate part-time hours varying based upon work load. Duties include scanning documents and filling in for receptionist. Work hours are available during the week after 5pm and during the day and/or evenings on the weekends. Qualifications: Candidate must have strong abilities with data and file organization and be accustomed to answering business calls using proper telephone etiquette.

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  • Administrative Assistant - A dynamic entry level role in a fast-paced environment with an exposure to several aspects of accounting. Responsibilities include: Provides administrative support to department; Inputs and updates data accurately into company financial system; Compiles, creates and maintains multiple databases using various software applications; Assists with special and ad-hoc projects as necessary. Qualifications: Administrative office experience preferably in an accounting or bookkeeping setting; Strong keyboarding and computer skills; Skilled at compiling, maintaining, and extracting data in Excel spreadsheets; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Able to multitask in a fast paced environment with numerous deadlines and changing priorities; Well organized, with good analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail; Local candidates only.

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  • 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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  • 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 other duties as assigned. Qualifications: CDL Class A license a plus; A minimum of 2 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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  • Driller Trainee - Our Orlando office has an opportunity available for a Driller Trainee. Competitive Starting Pay rate 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. QUALIFICATIONS: Experience preferred, but will train; Mechanical skills preferred; Class A or Class B CDL license a plus; Must be able to obtain DOT Medical Examiners Certificate or have current certificate prior to employment; Must pass company background checks including drug screen; Must have acceptable driving record within company standards; Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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  • Engineering Assistant Intern - Our Orlando office has an opportunity for an Engineering Assistant Intern. The position is temporary with indeterminate part-time hours varying based upon work load.  Qualifications: Candidates must be currently enrolled in a recognized engineering program working on a Bachelor’s degree. Competency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. 

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  • Safety Assistant - Ardaman is hiring a Safety Assistant. Working closely with the company safety director, the individual will assist with the implementation of the company safety program to ensure a safe, healthy and accident-free work environment. Responsibilities: Provide general support and assistance to the Health and Safety Director. Assist in safety program implementation, tracking of safety statistics, training, job safety analysis (JSA) development, and conducting site visits. Qualifications: The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: High school diploma; Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Points; Safety experience is desired but will train; Excellent oral and written communication skills are required; Able to access remote job locations, walk up and down slopes and on uneven terrain, and able to climb ladders; Must possess a valid driver’s license; Positive attitude, energetic, reliable, and congenial; Candidate must be flexible for travel in southeastern states.

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  • Welding/Structural Stell 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

  • Branch Administratior - An opportunity is available in our Port St. Lucie office for a sharp and versatile administrator. Administrative responsibilities include: Processes project information including but not limited to client and project setup, invoicing, and collection activities; Reviews and processes receivables, payables, and related activities; Updates budgets in system as needed; Processes vendor setup and related activities; Prepare, revise, file, organize and distribute various reports including but not limited to project related reports, testing reports, progress reports, etc; Orders and maintains office, field, and safety supplies; Maintains postage meter and related supplies; Opens and distributes mail; Answers phones daily or assists with answering phones as needed; Enters weekly timesheets; Handles and maintains petty cash, check book and credit card payments; Prepares or assists with daily field technician schedule; Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: A minimum of one year experience with accounts receivables and payables preferred; A minimum of one year experience with collections preferred; A minimum of one year relevant & related billing experience preferred; Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Proven record of billing accuracy and consistently meeting billing deadlines and management objectives; Ability to learn and become proficient with billing in an ERP accounting system; A record of developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time; Excellent customer service skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail; Excellent multi-tasking skills; Independent, self starter; Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Florida Notary or able to become one.

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  • 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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  • Field Technician - Full time opportunity working out of Ardaman’s Sarasota, FL office. Responsible for field sampling and testing of concrete and soils, and field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities. Qualifications: Construction materials testing experience preferred but will train qualified applicant; 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; Excellent driving record within company standards; Pass company background checks including drug screen; Local candidates preferred; no relocation.

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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: 1-3 years 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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  • 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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  • 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

  • No current openings.

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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