Careers

Working at LEE Chamberlin

Above all else, at LEE Chamberlin, you are more than just a number. Being a part of the LEE Chamberlin Team provides our employees with a great work environment where they can grow as a person and a professional. We value everyone’s different experiences and backgrounds and work to provide opportunities that foster learning, teamwork, and independence every day.

With our company’s experience, every employee has ample opportunity to learn about and be involved in a large variety of projects while also seeing a project fully develop from start to finish. See our civil engineering job openings below and apply to become part of our team!

Iowa Civil Engineering Job Openings

LEE Chamberlin Consultant Engineers is always seeking new employees to join our growing team. We are a full-service civil engineering and land surveying firm that provides design services to clients and communities across Iowa and offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for professional growth in both the civil engineering and land surveying professions.

Our team members are valued, and every day, they continue to work with integrity, a willingness to learn, and a strong work ethic. Our work environment provides a solid foundation for building your own experience in the engineering community, and we welcome individuals who are interested in being a part of our team!

Professional Land Surveyor

LEE Chamberlin is looking for a full-time Professional Land Surveyor. A person in this position conducts a combination of research, fieldwork, and multiple office functions to prepare final land survey documents. This position will work directly with and supervise any CAD technician, field crew member, or coworker involved in the preparation of land survey documents. They’ll perform thorough research of land records from government offices or online resources and complete boundary calculations using fundamental survey principles and practices to establish property, R.O.W., and easement lines. Further, they prepare land survey documents that may include: boundary retracements surveys, plat of surveys, ALTA surveys, topographical surveys, easement /acquisition plants, and final plats with associated legal descriptions. Finally, they will prepare land survey documents to ensure they are in compliance with State and local ordinances, along with a title and abstract review.

Qualifications needed for this position includes:

  • Professional Licensed Surveyor status
  • 5+ years of experience land surveying in Iowa
  • Understanding of coordinating systems and vertical datums

Survey Crew Chief

LEE Chamberlin is looking for a full-time Survey Crew Chief. In this position, you will operate as a supervisor for our survey crew and additional staff members assisting in survey assignments. This position requires you to be diligent in field procedures, complete all assigned tasks in a timely fashion, and always maintains company standards. The types of surveys performed include ALTA/ACSM Land Titles Surveys, Route Surveys, Topographic Surveys, and Construction Staking. Survey crew chiefs adhere to QA/QC procedures and note-taking, along with following instructions/work orders from project managers.

Qualifications needed for this position include:

  • Proficiency with Trimble GPS, Trimble Robotic Total Station (S7), Trimble (TSC3&7) and TDS Ranger Data Collectors
  • 5 to 10 years of survey crew chief experience including ALTA and Sectional Boundary Survey
  • Ability to read and comprehend construction plans and layout
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Proficiency with IDOT Standards/Code lists and survey requirements.

Project Civil Engineer

A civil engineer with LEE Chamberlin helps design roadways, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water lines for private developments and public works projects. As a full-time employee, they assist in the preparation of drawings, documents, details, schedules, or specifications using programs such as MicroStation, Power Civil, Hydrology Studio, and Stormwater Studio. Additionally, they will operate as a project manager in the office, assisting to coordinate the efforts of our employees and make sure projects are completed correctly and efficiently. They’ll prepare construction documents and records and observe and inspect work performed by contractors ensuring compliance of specs, drawing, code, and safety. Further, they will communicate and collaborate with contractors, clients, and other LEE Chamberlin team members in a positive and professional manner, along with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an accredited civil engineering program
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Professional Engineer license in the State of Iowa required
  • Strong management, communication, and organization skills

Civil Engineering Technician

A civil engineering technician is a full-time position that prepares drawings, documents, details, schedules, or specifications using programs such as MicroStation and Power Civil, along with preparing construction documents and records. In addition, they operate plan and document reproduction equipment and observe and inspect work performed by contractors, ensuring compliance of specs, drawing, code, and safety. They inspect construction sites for quality to report any variances and communicate and collaborate with contractors, clients, and other LEE Chamberlin team members in a positive and professional manner. Finally, they assist survey technicians in survey fieldwork including the operation of Trimble GPS equipment, among other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree (or working toward one) in an accredited civil engineering technology program
  • 1-5 years of experience
  • Experience with the programs mentioned above, along with other skills. Contact our team for more information about this position.

Survey Crew

LEE Chamberlin is looking for a skilled and reliable survey crew member that is self-motivated with a strong work ethic and attention to detail. A person in this full-time position will complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner under minimal supervision and willingness to follow oral and written directions closely.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat and lift up to 100 pounds, among other skills and qualifications. Contact our team for a full list of qualifications and more information about the position.

Contact LEE Chamberlin to Apply for a Position

Please complete this interest form to inquire about joining our team, and if you’re interested in an internship with us, please fill out the form accordingly. We’ll follow up with you as soon as we can!

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