Clapsaddle-Garber Associates (CGA): Civil Engineering Technician

Civil Engineer, Survey Technician, Technical Support, Technician
Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Marshalltown
Posted 3 months ago

Employer: Clapsaddle-Garber Associates (CGA)

Job Title: Civil Engineering Technician

Location: Marshalltown, Iowa

Brief Job Description/Summary:  We are looking for you to collaborate with our design and construction phase services teams with strong technical capacity and problem-solving skills.  We work on a wide variety of large and small projects ranging from small residential and commercial site plans, to large 80+ acre industrial and residential subdivisions, to local funded and federal aid highway and street projects.

List of Job Duties: In this role you will be an integral part of our design and construction teams, responsible for assisting civil engineers in planning, designing and providing construction observation services for the construction of utilities, streets, and other major public infrastructure projects, as well as commercial and residential land development.

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • AA Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering Technology Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of civil engineering application related to design, drafting, construction, surveying, materials testing, and field inspections
  • Strong technical math skills.
  • A working knowledge of 3-D surface models, projections and coordinate systems
  • Ability to research, interpret, and compile analytical data.
  • Very good data entry and typing skills required; accuracy a must.
  • Knowledge of drafting standards.
  • Familiar with field concepts, proficiencies, and procedures.
  • Must be a self-starter, and be detail-oriented.
  • Able to contribute in design reviews and improve job efficiencies.
  • Proficient in the use of computerized office equipment and programs, including MS Office, MS Windows, and Adobe products.
  • Highly motivated, resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 2+ Years’ Experience in a position with increasing responsibility as a Civil Engineering technician
  2. Proven ability to develop and produce civil engineering drawings in AutoCAD including experience with Civil 3D and/or other related AutoCAD based design aid software packages.
  3. Survey experience, field and/or office, is a plus, and the position may involve some construction observation depending on workload.
  4. MicroStation and GEO Pack experience will be a plus

Further information/application process contact:

Clapsaddle Garber Associates, Inc., is an employee owned firm offering competitive wages and benefits including paid time off, 401k profit sharing, health and disability insurance, flexible schedule and opportunity for advancement. We encourage participation in continuing education programs, doing what we can to facilitate one’s education efforts and to adjust work assignments so as to permit attendance to such activities. CGA will also pay annual dues to approved professional/technical organizations.

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to

Clapsaddle-Garber Associates is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date:  

Posted 4.25.19

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Job CategoryEngineering, Surveyors, Technology

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