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A FUN, FRIENDLY, AND PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

ALWAYS LOOKING FOR OUTSTANDING PEOPLE

At Burkhardt, we take pride in creating an environment that feels like home. But we don’t expect our team to live here (that would be unrealistic—and probably weird). We believe families come first, which is why we offer flexible hours and emphasize a true work/life balance.

As a small—but expanding!—firm, we also offer tremendous opportunities for professional growth. Want to extend your skills and take ownership in your work? You’ve come to the right place. We work hard but we have fun; at heart, we embrace a down-to- earth approach in everything we do.

ABOUT US

WHY JOIN BURKHARDT?

BECAUSE
you want to be CHALLENGED

With our team, there is no risk of being in a rut. We offer a quick pace and dynamic projects that keep your skills sharp. Your work will span multiple industries and regions across the United States.

BECAUSE you want
to be part of a
GREAT TEAM

We are a competitive bunch when it comes to continuous improvement. But when it comes to our clients, we work as a team to ensure their objectives are met. You are never on your own with our group. Whether you need to brainstorm solutions for a difficult site or just need help pushing a permit through, we have your back.

BECAUSE
you want to be VALUED

Our staff members are the most important assets we offer our clients, and we hire the best. For that reason, we strive to make Burkhardt a place where people want to be. We are family oriented, quick to lend a helping hand, and above all take the time to celebrate each other’s successes.

BECAUSE
our BENEFITS rock

We set high expectations for work—and for maintaining a work/life balance. Our staff enjoys the following benefits:

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • 100% company paid Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with automatic 3 percent company contribution
  • Profit-sharing program
  • Three weeks paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional license and society dues
  • Flexible work hours
  • Professional development support
  • Casual work environment
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Regular office lunches
  • Sports bracket challenges
  • Free Burkhardt gear
  • Awesome Christmas parties and other events (that you’ll actually want to attend!)

JOIN OUR TEAM

JOBS AVAILABLE

Overview and Focus

Project Engineers are responsible for assisting Team Leaders with the planning, design, production and successful completion of projects.

The primary role of a Project Engineer is to efficiently execute the design and production of engineering plans and reports for a wide variety of projects. Tasks will include preliminary site planning, site design, grading and utility design, storm water management design and calculations, and permitting.

Responsibilities
  • Design and produce civil construction plans under the direction of Project Team Leaders.
  • Prepare engineering reports and specifications.
  • Research, manage and execute project permitting requirements.
  • Ensure that BURKHARDT’s design/drawing standards and processes are implemented and maintained.
  • Represent the client and company at project meetings when necessary.
  • Conduct field visits to gain a better understanding of existing site conditions.
  • Coordinate with external project team and direct sub-consultants.
  • Perform and administer construction phase services.
Goals and Growth Areas
  • Develop project management skills by taking initiative on projects and learning from other team members.
  • Gain a solid understanding of the entire design and development process, from preliminary planning to end-user occupancy, including the roles of external consultants, designers, and team members.
  • Take initiative to assist with the preparation of proposals and other marketing and business development efforts.
  • Learn from, and become involved in, the AEC community by reading, attending industry events, and engaging via social media and other outlets.
Education / Skills / Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer Intern (EI / EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) with excellent design skills.
  • Autodesk Civil 3D experience required.
  • 5+ years of relevant post-graduation work experience, land development preferred.
  • Base compensation commensurate with experience and quarterly bonuses based on P&L.

All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential.

Overview and Focus

Team Leaders are responsible for directing and leading a team of engineers, designers, and other technical staff to successfully execute projects. Project success is measured by meeting client goals and objectives, producing accurate and detailed construction plans, maintaining project schedules, and hitting financial targets. The primary role of a Team Leader is to communicate with their clients, lead their team and execute projects such that clients are thrilled with the outcome and the level of service they received; resulting in repeat business, referrals, and the growth of the team.

Responsibilities
  • Direct, review, and approve all project designs, plans, reports, specifications, and revisions.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate all project processes and schedules to meet client objectives and deliverables while hitting financial targets.
  • Lead, motivate, and communicate with the project team to ensure that all team members are staying on task and working toward the same objectives; focusing their efforts on what is most important at any given time in the project lifecycle.
  • Perform QA/QC/VE reviews to ensure that all plans and reports meet project objectives and that all plans are clear, detailed, accurate, and efficiently designed.
  • Critically assess jurisdictional review comments, requirements, and plan changes for items that could impact a project’s quality, budget, or schedule and respond in accordance with best practices and with the client’s best interest in mind.
  • Maintain and adhere to Burkhardt’s design and production standards and processes.
  • Represent the client and company at project meetings, presentations/interviews, and public hearings.
  • Select sub-consultants for projects as necessary.
  • Train, mentor, and instruct team members to ensure their success and advancement.
  • Prepare scope of work, budgets, and proposals for new projects.
  • Prepare project invoices and assist with collections when necessary.
  • Participate in marketing and business development efforts by assisting with strategy and content creation, seeking out new opportunities and actively marketing services to existing clients to ensure repeat business.
  • Track project scope, deliverables, and contractual obligations and account for any changes to prevent erosion of project budgets.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly project update letters to clients.
  • Become a trusted expert, resource, and ally to our clients by adding value to their projects, anticipating their needs, and maintaining the highest level of communication, service, and transparency.
Goals and Growth Areas
  • Develop new business by attending industry events, getting involved in the community, and reaching out to prospective clients.
  • Find ways to improve company operations, policies, and standards.
  • Learn and grow in overall business acumen and construction, development, and design industry knowledge to better serve our clients and assist with the management and growth of the team.
Education / Skills / Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) with excellent design skills, experience in client management and project management, and the ability to train and direct junior staff.
  • Autodesk Civil 3D experience required.
  • 10+ years of relevant post-graduation work experience, land development preferred.
  • Base compensation commensurate with experience and quarterly bonuses based on P&L.

All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential.

Overview and Focus

Survey Operators are responsible for assisting the Survey Crew Chief with the collection, layout, and completion of survey field work. The primary role of a Survey Operator is support and assist the Survey Crew Chief with various surveying related tasks to maximize the efficiency of field operations.

Responsibilities
  • Setup and operate all survey equipment including robotic total stations, GPS equipment, 3D laser scanners, data collectors, rods, and levels.
  • Keep survey vehicles, storage areas, and supplies clean, organized, and well stocked.
  • Prepare equipment and load/stock survey vehicle for the day.
  • Follow all required safety standards and guidelines.
  • Drive/operate survey vehicle as needed.
  • Participate in project planning and project debriefs.
  • Locate and collect survey field data including property monuments, structures, topographical information, utilities, and other existing improvements.
  • Provide construction layout of various site improvements.
  • Assist Survey Crew Chief with sketches and site photos.
Goals and Growth Areas
  • Increase speed and efficiency at completing survey field work without sacrificing quality.
  • Learn and consistently implement BURKHARDT’s standards and processes.
  • Develop your client service, time management, and communication skills.
  • Take initiative to learn from Survey Crew Chief and other team members, with the goal of being able to eventually work independently as a Survey Crew Chief.
Education / Skills / Experience
  • Associates degree in Land Surveying / Civil Engineering Technology; or equivalent experience.
  • Physically fit to traverse long distances in various terrain.
  • Ability and desire to work outside daily, year-round.
Overview and Focus

Project Surveyors are responsible for assisting the Survey Manager with the planning, production and successful completion of survey projects. The primary role of a Project Surveyor is to assist the Survey Manager with the day-to- day operations of the survey department and to efficiently execute the production of survey drawings, data and documents for a wide variety of projects.

Responsibilities
  • Produce survey drawings and documents under the direction of the Survey Manager.
  • Review survey data collected by the survey crew for accuracy and completeness.
  • Research project survey requirements including zoning and subdivision regulations.
  • Create and prepare point files and drawings for construction staking. Review all construction drawings and CAD files for accuracy and completeness to ensure that field personnel have what they need to perform construction layout.
  • Research and coordinate survey review and approval processes with City/County officials and staff; make submittals and appropriately address review comments.
  • Ensure that BURKHARDT’s survey and drawing standards and processes are implemented and maintained.
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of proposals.
  • Represent the client and company at project meetings.
  • Assist with survey crew scheduling and coordination.
  • Coordinate with external team members and direct sub-consultants.
  • Train and mentor other team members.
  • Assist with field operations when necessary.
Goals and Growth Areas
  • Develop project management skills by taking initiative on projects and learning from other team members.
  • Gain a solid understanding of the entire survey process, from initial intake through survey approval and recording.
  • Assist with marketing and business development efforts.
  • Learn from, and become involved in, the AEC community by reading, attending industry events, and engaging via social media and other outlets.
Education / Skills / Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Land Surveying or equivalent
  • Survey Intern (SI / LSIT) or Professional Surveyor (PS)
  • AutoCAD experience required, Civil 3D preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant post-graduation work experience

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU

SUBMIT YOUR RESUME

We are ALWAYS seeking talented civil engineering, surveying, and site development professionals (of all experience levels). If you want to be a part of our highly skilled, enthusiastic, service-driven, optimistic, helpful, fun, and friendly team, and if you possess those same qualities, please submit your resume and cover letter below. We hire based on personality, passion, talent, and your desire and ability to play well with and serve others.

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