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Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc., a multidisciplinary construction consulting firm, believes in the value of developing a strong professional team able to apply creative, critical thinking to practical applications. We seek experienced professionals to join our team.

Career Opportunities Available:

Cost Estimators/Quantity Surveyors / Property Loss Estimators
Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking Estimators with minimum of 8 years of experience. Education in Cost Estimation is preferable (QS, R.I.C.S. or similar). Experience in property loss estimating is desirable. Membership of ASPE and AACE International are desirable. Travel required.

Las Vegas, NV:
Post a detailed, chronological resume to Michelle Robbins at mrobbins@mkainc.com

Junior Architect
The successful candidate must be self-motivated, detail-focused, a solid team player. Candidates must have experience working on residential construction. Must be organized, detail oriented, have strong written and communication skills and be able to self-prioritize tasks. A Bachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited program is a plus.

Las Vegas, NV:
Post resume to: Michelle Robbins at mrobbins@mkainc.com

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking licensed degreed Mechanical Engineer with the following experience in insurance and litigation related work.

- Must be a Degreed BSME -- PE Engineer -- licensed in NV, CA, AZ or ability to obtain license
- Mechanical Engineer with Residential and Commercial HVAC Design and Construction Experience
- Knowledge of Mechanical and Plumbing Codes
- Ability to investigate in-depth failure analysis and identify causation
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Must be willing to travel
- Must be able to work in a team environment
- Licensed HVAC, Plumbing contractor a plus
- Ability to estimate the cost of systems and/or repairs a plus

Las Vegas, NV:
Post a detailed, chronological resume to Michelle Robbins at mrobbins@mkainc.com

Construction Consultant - Specifically with a roofing background
- Minimum 3 to 5 years experience.
- Experience in property loss and construction defects is desirable.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Willing to travel within the United States.

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Michelle Robbins at mrobbins@mkainc.com

Mechanical & Electrical Engineer
We are seeking licensed mechanical and electrical engineers for our Columbus, OH and our Detroit, MI office. Candidates need to have a minimum of 5 years experience in the design and/or construction industry.

Columbus, OH and Detroit, MI:
Post resume to: John Hospodka at jhospodka@mkainc.com

Forensic Structural Engineer
Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking a licensed Forensic Structural Engineer.

The candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural or Architectural Engineering.
- Be licensed engineer in the State of California; licensed or ability to get licensed in other states.
- 7 years of engineering experience; 3 of which providing Forensic Structural Engineering services.
- Experience in commercial, industrial, single and multi-family, high-rise, and etc.; a candidate well versed in wood construction and with a construction background is a plus
- Be versed in repair implementation with a detailed understanding of construction means and methods.
- Ability to communicate orally and written with other staff members and clients.

Newport Beach, CA
Post a detailed, chronological resume to Summer McPride at smcpride@mkainc.com

Structural Engineer
Licensed professional engineer specializing in forensic structural engineering. Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in forensic related work focused on building evaluations, cause and origin and litigation experience. Strong writing and communication skills also required.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL:
Post resume to: Marvin Arlitz at marlitz@mkainc.com

Submit Your Resume:
If you are interested in additional employment opportunities with our firm, please send your inquiry or resume to John C.R. Hastie at jhastie@mkainc.com or mail your resume to:

Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc.
100 Pringle Avenue, Suite 340
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Fax: 925.934.1389



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