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Founded in 1999, W&A Engineering is a growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia. Our close-knit team of skilled, passionate engineers and planners is divided into six core departments – Civil Engineering, Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Traffic Engineering, Economic Development, and Soil & Environmental Consulting. Combining our unique mix of creative and analytical engineering approaches, along with our team’s wide range of experience, allows us to efficiently tackle projects from inception to completion in a wide variety of public and private sectors. W&A Engineering provides on-call economic development services to over 35 counties, has active projects in more than 45 states, and continues to expand services and forge partnerships in the South’s most dynamic cities. W&A Engineering currently has offices in Athens, Georgia, and Nashville, Tennessee.
Many of our projects are collaborative efforts across departments and we strive to build and encourage close working relationships through a variety of company initiatives designed to engage and connect our team members. W&A’s leadership regularly holds input and improvement sessions to guide growth and there are several programs in place to ensure our team remains cohesive and communicative. We believe in creating opportunities for individual professional achievement and advancement to maximize our team’s performance and continue our firm’s successful expansion into new markets.Our team works hard but we also play hard, planning several team-building outings throughout the year to reward our team, build morale, and improve upon the relationships that allow us to work together efficiently.
Our firm and individual team members are heavily invested in the success of our communities and actively seek ways to support the growth and change happening around us. At W&A, we truly believe in “Building Better Communities” both through our work and individual efforts. In addition to the many non-profit partnerships fostered by our firm, our team members often serve on various civic, community, and industry boards.
W&A Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive compensation along with an excellent and progressive benefits package.
Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist
W&A Engineering is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. This position supports office staff through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The primary responsibilities of this position include greeting clients and visitors, answering and directing phone calls, and responding to questions and requests for information. This position is also responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.
1+ years experience
A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required. A High School Diploma or equivalent is also required, but an associates degree or higher is preferred. This position requires candidates to be able to lift up to 25 lbs as needed and climb multiple flights of stairs. Applicants should also be willing to work nights and weekends as required. Qualified candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office package including: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook. Qualified applicants will be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all duties are completed accurately and delivered in a timely manner. This position also requires the ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support. Excellent time management skills as well as written and verbal communication skills are a must. Candidates that can effectively pay attention to detail and possess problem solving skills as well as strong organizational and planning skills are encouraged to apply.
Survey Crew Chief
W&A Engineering is seeking experienced Survey Crew Chiefs to join our fast-paced Land Surveying team. Our ideal candidate will have experience in all types of land surveying, including ALTA surveys, boundary retracement surveys, topographic surveys, and construction staking. Experience with conventional surveying, robotic total stations, and RTK GPS equipment is required. Experience and familiarity with Carlson SurvCE software, is beneficial. Candidates must be able to effectively train and guide other employees in tasks required for survey field work, including: equipment use, compass readings and boundary evidence, proper instrument setup (includes builders level), understanding of errors in measurement, plat and worksheet comprehension, data collector use (including file transfer); stake driving (hub and tack, offsets, benchmarks), cutting traverse line, and SAFETY awareness.
5+ years Crew Chief experience preferred, 2+ required
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record is required. Must be able to interpret directions from management, understand survey requirements per contracts and site development plans, and must be able to work independently and/or supervise personnel. Must meet physical requirements needed to complete large scale boundaries, topographic route surveys, engineering design topographic surveys, and construction layout. Ideal candidates will also possess the ability to maintain working dialogue with existing clients to maintain relationship and obtain future work from those clients and their contacts.
Survey Instrument Men
W&A Engineering is seeking survey field personnel to join our fast-paced land surveying team. Our ideal candidate will have a willingness to follow direction, a working comprehension of boundary surveying, and the ability to understand staking worksheets for civil construction layout (including pipe profiles). On-the-job training is provided but familiarity and experience with data collection including proper file management, including ability to download and upload files in the office.
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record is required. Must meet physical requirements needed to complete large scale boundaries, topographic route surveys, engineering design topographic surveys, and construction layout. Required to use equipment properly, including maintenance, instrument setup (total station, GPS, builder’s level), and a progressive understanding of potential errors in measurement. Required to be competent at stake driving (including handwriting, ribbon flagging, plumbness), have ability to cut traverse line, and to maintain SAFETY awareness.
W&A Engineering is seeking energetic Engineers-in-Training // Civil Engineers to help tackle our expanding list of public and private projects. Tasked with producing solid design on multiple projects and assisting the Project Manager with planning, conceptual development, design, and management of land use and community development projects, our ideal candidate has experience executing projects in multiple sectors, great communication skills, and a knack for spotting design issues up-front and implementing creative solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
Engineer-In-Training with ability to acquire and maintain Professional Engineer Certification
AutoCAD Civil 3D, Hydraflow (or similar), Microsoft Office
W&A Engineering is seeking a licensed Landscape Architect to grow our Nashville office. Tasked with guiding and designing multiple projects along with advising on planning, conceptual development, design, and management of landscape architectural design and land development projects, our ideal candidate has experience executing projects in multiple sectors, natural leadership and communication skills, and driving desire to maximize the connection between the natural and built environments by implementing creative, innovative design.
Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture (or equivalent)
Active Tennessee Landscape Architectural License
AutoCAD Civil 3D, SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
If you feel you’re a good fit for our team, please submit a resume, references, and work samples to: Careers@WAengineering.com
No phone calls, please.