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Civil Engineering and Land Surveying Careers

D.L. Howell & Associates, Inc., Civil Engineering/Land Planning Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking talented candidates looking for civil engineering and land surveying careers. Please take a look at our job postings below.

Geotechnical Engineer Candidates with 3 to 5 Years Experience

D.L. Howell & Associates, Inc., Civil Engineering/Land Planning Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking Geotechnical Engineer candidates with 3 to 5 years’ experience in the design of residential and commercial subdivisions and land developments. 

Duties to Include:

  • Management of Geotechnical Department and coordination with Civil Engineering and Land Surveying departments.
  • Perform soil and geological engineering investigations and prepare reports.
  • Prepare subsurface exploration program.
  • Manage and administer test boring contract.
  • Inspect borings, test pits, and probes, plus foundation grouting.
  • Perform soil infiltration testing and prepare soil feasibility report.
  • Prepare laboratory soil/rock testing program.
  • Perform geotechnical analysis and prepare foundation report.
  • Investigate geotechnical stability, perform design, and prepare report.
  • Prepare CBR recommendation report. Provide geotechnical reviews.
  • Perform pavement design.
  • Perform specialty geotechnical design.
  • Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports, including day to day correspondence.
  • Perform geotechnical analyses based on site conditions and requirements to support project designs.
  • Supports field instrumentation and monitoring activities.

Requirements:

  • S. in Civil Engineering; Professional Engineering license required
  • Working Knowledge of Autodesk Civil 3D a plus but not required
  • Working Knowledge of Civil 3D Styles, Surfaces a plus but not required
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must have ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Must have good written and verbal communication.

A competitive benefits package is available that includes health, dental, vision, group life, short-term and long-term disability plans, a 401(k) program and advancement opportunities – all in a business casual work environment.

Civil Engineer Candidates with 0 to 3 Years Experience

D.L. Howell & Associates, Inc., Civil Engineering/Land Planning Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking Civil Engineer candidates with 0 to 3 years experience in the design of residential and commercial subdivisions and land developments.

 

Duties to include:

  • Site Layout and Land Development
  • Commercial and Residential Planning
  • Grading and Utilities Design
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control Design
  • Environmental Permitting including NPDES
  • Sanitary and Stormwater Piping Design
  • Horizontal and Vertical Roadway Alignment
  • Stormwater Management Design
  • Floodplain Modeling and Hydraulic Analysis

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering; Professional Engineering license not required
  • Working Knowledge of Autodesk Civil 3D a plus but not required
  • Working Knowledge of Civil 3D Styles, Surfaces a plus but not required
  • Proficient with site layout, grading and profiling a plus but not required
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must have the ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Experience with HEC-RAS a plus but not required
  • Must have good written and verbal communication

A competitive benefits package is available that includes health, dental, vision, group life, short-term and long-term disability plans, a 401(k) program and advancement opportunities – all in a business casual work environment.

Survey Field Crew Chief

Howell Kline Surveying, LLC, a Professional Land Surveying Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking Land Surveying Field Crew Chief candidates with 3 to 5 years of experience in construction stake-out and land surveying.

Duties to include:

  • Performance of construction stake-out of buildings, roads, curbs, storm and sanitary sewer, etc.
  • Performance of stake-out calculations for site improvements.
  • Performance of boundary surveys and topographic surveys.
  • Data management and project control point management.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of survey vehicle, equipment and stocks of survey supplies.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid Pennsylvania State Driver’s License
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 experience a plus.
  • Applicant must be physically fit and able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Experience with electronic total station, data collectors and GPS equipment.
  • Ability to interpret construction plans.
  • Ability to work with design engineers, clients, contractors and the general public.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Possess strong communication, organizations, and problem-solving skills, as well as have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

A competitive benefits package is available that includes health, group life, short term and long-term disability plans, a 401(k) program with employer matching and advancement opportunities – all in a business casual work environment.

 

Land Surveying Project Manager

Howell Kline Surveying, LLC, a Professional Land Surveying Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking Project Manager candidates. Successful candidates should have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience.

Duties to include:

  • Management of multiple survey crews, survey technicians and projects for successful completion.
  • Review of surveys, survey computation and construction staking to meet required specifications.
  • Preparation of all types of surveying plats and exhibit drawings utilizing research and the information gathered in the field.
  • Providing periodic field observation as necessary.
  • Assisting in project proposals.
  • Surveying projects to ensure that assigned tasks meet/or exceed project requirements.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing all types of survey projects which includes meeting with clients, managing budgets & schedules and coordinating field staff.
  • Valid Pennsylvania State Driver’s License
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience with electronic total station, data collectors and GPS equipment.
  • Ability to work with design engineers, clients, contractors and the general public.
  • Registered Land Survey License in Pennsylvania a plus but not required.
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree a plus but not required.
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience a plus but not required.

A competitive benefits package is available that includes health, group life, short-term and long-term disability plans, a 401(k) program with employer matching and advancement opportunities – all in a business casual work environment.

 

Land Surveying Field Crew Member

Howell Kline Surveying, LLC, a Professional Land Surveying Firm located in West Chester, PA is seeking entry level Land Surveying Field Crew Member candidates with 0 to 3 years of experience in construction stake-out, boundary and topographic surveys.

 

Duties to include:

  • Collecting survey data, as part of a two-man field crew, to complete boundary surveys, topographic surveys or construction surveys.
  • Taking measurements, moving survey equipment and hand clearing of brush to open lines of sight.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of survey equipment and stocks of survey supplies.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid Pennsylvania State Driver’s License
  • AutoCAD experience would be great but not required.
  • Applicant must be physically fit and able to lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Experience with electronic total station, data collectors and GPS equipment is a plus.
  • Ability to interpret construction plans.
  • Ability to work with design engineers, clients, contractors and the general public.
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