At American Engineering Testing you will have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry. Our employees apply their diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to our mission of working together to build a more certain world. We will support you as a valued member of our team through training programs, direct experience, mentoring opportunities, and guidance from respected industry leaders. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees share in the rewards of our growth and success.
American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET) specializes in geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, environmental consulting, building technology consulting, construction materials design and testing, and petrographic/chemical analysis. Our extensive in-house resources and industry reputation attract quality-focused regional, national, and international clients from a wide range of industries.
AET has an immediate opening for an experienced materials/pavement engineer to join our Pavement Group at our St. Paul, Minnesota corporate headquarters location. The successful candidate will work on projects across the Country for clients in the public and private sectors. The position will involve effort that includes but is not limited to:
Coordinate and oversee project services in field and laboratory investigations of roads and road materials.
Supervise and direct special engineering projects requiring advanced knowledge of pavement design and rehabilitation and related construction materials.
Secure significant work and address specific marketing duties and goals for the division and company.
In the above and other efforts, the successful applicant will possess the ability to independently perform assignments and the awareness to collaborate with others, as necessary. The compensation package is competitive based on education and experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations or workable solutions may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Communicate with clients to identify project needs, scoping, and prepare proposals.
Plan and oversee investigations of pavement-related projects. Investigation methods include field site reviews, Ground Penetrating Radar, Falling Weight Deflectometer, profilograph, pavement cores, and soil borings.
Coordinate with the Division and Group members to assign staff to perform field and laboratory services.
Prepare formal engineering reports, including recommendations.
Review, edit, and sign technical reports and correspondence of other staff.
Maintain current working knowledge of applicable regulations, policies, procedures, and technologies in designated field(s).
Assist in coaching and training junior staff and perform performance appraisals of Technicians and Engineers.
Perform marketing duties to meet established division and company goals.
OTHER AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Conduct all activities in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local regulations and AET procedures/policies for QA, Health and Safety, and equipment use.
Maintain valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Some positions may require use of personal vehicle for company business. Maintain compliance with DOT driver regulations if required for position. Maintain appropriate physicals if required for position.
Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs.
Coordinate with other AET staff with the goal of increasing efficiency, productivity, and communication.
Develop and maintain business contacts. Represent AET by presenting and publishing solutions and advancements to clients, peer groups, public audiences, and regulatory agencies.
Anticipate, recognize, and manage risk/liability.
Maintain professional registration(s) and participate in professional organizations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Experience with advanced concepts in the design construction, and rehabilitation of concrete, bituminous and aggregate surfaced roadways.
Experience with lab investigations of pavement-related materials including asphalt, concrete, aggregates, and soils, including stabilized aggregate and soil materials.
Experience producing technical reports in pavement design and rehabilitation, with an emphasis on client-facing reports to address concerns and/or alternative concepts.
Knowledge of non-destructive pavement investigation methods and data analysis, including falling-weight deflectometer (FWD) testing, ground-penetrating radar (GPR) testing, pavement condition surveys, and laser profilometer testing.
Proficiency with day-to-day project productivity software, including Microsoft Office (with an emphasis on Word and Excel). Preferred software proficiencies include experience with pavement-specific applications (e.g., ProVAL, PAVER, and software for FWD/GPR analysis,) and GIS mapping tools (e.g., ArcGIS).
Strong communication skills to collaborate with colleagues; to cultivate/manage relationships with clients and prospects; to present and market ideas to large groups.
AET offers medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. 401K with match, ESOP, tuition reimbursement and career advancement.
AET is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer; AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws.
AET reserves the right to change duties as needed. This job description is not intended to be interpreted as all-inclusive of the duties, requirements, and qualifications of the titled position.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in civil or construction Engineering with 10 or more years of related experience, OR.
Advanced degree in Civil or Construction Engineering with 8 or more years of related experience.
Professional registration in Minnesota or the ability to achieve reciprocity within 6 months.
What we do at AET
We offer a wide range of services that help clients reduce uncertainties in their construction and renovation projects.
Through testing, inspection, and analysis, our teams identify and evaluate challenging site conditions, geological hazards, and environmental contamination. We also identify the causes of performance issues with construction materials.
We then develop recommendations, engineering solutions, or remedial actions to help clients reduce or manage these risks.