Career Opportunites at MKA

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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:

Austin and Houston Offices

Professional Engineer

Madsen, Kneppers   Associates, Inc. is seeking licensed Professional Engineers to perform forensic investigations of structural system failures in our Austin and Houston offices.

Candidates must have the following minimum qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering
- Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas; licensed or ability to become a Licensed Professional Engineer in other states
- 7 years of engineering experience
- Experience in commercial, industrial, single and multi-family, high-rise, etc.; a candidate 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
- Experience with various roofing systems a plus

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Craig Hanes at chanes@mkainc.com.

Columbus and Detroit Offices

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.

Post resume to: John Hospodka at jhospodka@mkainc.com.

Dallas Office

Construction Cost Estimator/Quantity Surveyor

Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking a Construction Cost Estimator/Quantity Surveyor for our Dallas Office.

- 5 + years of experience (variety of public and private projects)
- Education in cost estimation is preferable
- ASPE and AACE International memberships are desirable
- Experience in property loss estimating is desirable
- Extensive experience with Xactimate, Microsoft Excel and Word, on-screen takeoff software and other construction database estimating software
- Excellent math and computational skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Craig Hanes at chanes@mkainc.com.

Las Vegas Office

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 Ashley Allard at aallard@mkainc.com.

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.

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Ashley Allard at aallard@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.

Post resume to: Ashley Allard at aallard@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

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Ashley Allard at aallard@mkainc.com.

Miami Office

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.

Post resume to: Marvin Arlitz at marlitz@mkainc.com.

New Orleans Office

Professional Engineer

Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking a licensed Professional Engineer to perform forensic investigations of structural system failures.

The candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering
- Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Louisiana; licensed or ability to become a Licensed Professional Engineer 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, etc.; a candidate 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

Post a detailed resume to David Stieffel at dstieffel@mkainc.com.

Princeton Office

Construction Cost Estimator/Quantity Surveyor

Madsen, Kneppers & Associates, Inc. is seeking a Construction Cost Estimator/Quantity Surveyor for our Princeton Office.

- 5 + years of experience (variety of public and private projects)
- Education in cost estimation is preferable
- ASPE and AACE International memberships are desirable
- Experience in property loss estimating is desirable
- Extensive experience with Xactimate, Microsoft Excel and Word, on-screen takeoff software and other construction database estimating software
- Excellent math and computational skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Post a detailed, chronological resume to Heather Rabenberg at hrabenberg@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

 

 
 

Our Offices

United States
• Atlanta, GA :: 770.446.9606
• Austin, TX :: 512.649.9996
• Chicago, IL :: 312.627.0900
• Columbus, OH :: 614.636.5646
• Dallas, TX :: 972.387.0313
• Denver, CO :: 303.745.9990
• Detroit, MI :: 734.545.8610
• Houston, TX :: 713.526.1920
• Las Vegas, NV :: 702.895.7100
• Los Angeles, CA :: 949.752.5946
• Miami, FL :: 954.759.6968
• New Orleans, LA :: 504.274.0060
• Orlando, FL :: 407.630.8100
• Pensacola, FL :: 850.478.8399
• Phoenix, AZ :: 602.393.4252
• Portland, OR :: 503.964.5739
• Princeton, NJ :: 908.281.0327
• Sacramento, CA :: 916.353.1203
• San Diego, CA :: 858.597.0383
• San Francisco, CA :: 925.934.3235
• Seattle, WA :: 206.267.2927
• Spokane, WA :: 509.226.1488
• Tampa, FL :: 813.288.8881

• Toll Free :: 800.822.6624

MKA Canada, Inc.
• Calgary, AB :: 403.532.8662
• Toronto, ON :: 289.521.8662

• Toll Free :: 877.532.8662