Career Opportunities

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Karins and Associates is a client-focused firm that goes beyond traditional design and planning. For more than 45 years, Karins has been successfully adding value to our client’s projects in both the public and private realm throughout the MidAtlantic region.

Surveying Personnel Needed:

  • Professional Land Surveyor (Newark, DE and Georgetown, DE)
  • Land Surveying Party Chief (Newark, DE)
  • AutoCAD Survey Technician (2+ Year’s experience) (Newark, DE)

Engineering Personnel Needed:

  • Civil Engineer/Senior Project Manager

As a leading engineering and surveying firm operating in Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland, we work with an exclusive assortment of private firms, municipalities and governmental agencies. The firm employs more than 50 people and is headquartered in Newark, DE, with offices in Georgetown, DE; Bryn Mawr and Exton, PA; and Edgewood, MD.

Please call our headquarters at 302-369-2900 for more information! #survey #surveying #municipalities #engineers

Position Descriptions:


Professional Land Surveyor (Newark, DE and Georgetown, DE)

Essential job duties and qualifications

  • Prepare the stakeout setup for field crews and as-built of stormwater management, underground stormwater holding chambers, bio-retention facilities, and dry and wet storage ponds
  • Experience in overseeing and directing survey crews and technicians and providing all aspects of surveying and types of surveys
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience
  • PLS license in DE preferred
  • AutoCAD skills required
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Land Surveying Party Chief (Newark, DE)

Essential job duties and qualifications

  • Perform boundary and topographic surveys, construction stake-outs, and details for public works projects, land development projects, residential subdivisions and other construction services projects
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience, High School Diploma required
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Survey Technician (Entry Level) (Newark, DE)

Essential job duties and qualifications

  • Provide lines and grades base sheets, foundation as-built plans, mortgage inspection plans and topographic worksheets and relative information for field crews
  • Prepare and draft survey plans from field crew data collector files (points), field sketches, digital photographs and reference maps
  • Must have 1-2 years of experience, High School Diploma required

Civil Engineer/Senior Project Manager (Newark, DE)

Essential job duties and qualifications

Karins and Associates is seeking a Project Manager/Senior Engineer with Land Development experience to provide exceptional value to our clients by transforming ideas into successful projects with superior service and innovative solutions. The Project Manager/Senior Engineer will be located in our Newark, DE, office and primarily responsible for the following:

  • Oversee and manage production of design and secure entitlement permitting for land development projects of varying sizes and types of land use.
  • Includes the prioritization, scheduling, management, quality assurance and quality control of site plans, record minor and major land development plans, general and individual site grading plans, erosion and sediment control, subdivision streets and commercial entrance plans, profiles and cross-sections of sanitary and storm drainage utility plans, design and inspection of stormwater management systems, specification preparation, and bid document preparation.

The candidate should possess:

  • Strong client building relationship skills
  • The ability to work well with others across the company
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills, including being able to present plans and reports in a professional manner at agency meetings and public hearings
  • Proven business development skills
  • The ability to mentor younger engineers and staff
  • Demonstrate leadership, initiative and accountability
  • The ability to manage all projects profitably

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Professional Engineering License
  • 15+ years of experience in site/civil engineering for private, commercial or public clients; with execution of residential and non-residential civil/land development/site design projects in the State of Delaware, Maryland, or Pennsylvania
  • Knowledge and understanding of local land use processes and regulations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects on schedule and under budget
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, public works improvements projects, traffic engineering, sanitary sewer pump stations and municipal engineering is a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel to job sites, to meet clients, and attend company meetings
  • Be involved in professional organizations and other community organizations
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite

All applicants must be physically able to perform certain field duties on an as needed basis. We offer an excellent benefit packages that includes company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; a flexible spending account, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance; 401(k) with company match; tuition reimbursement, employee referral program and professional development opportunities. Please contact our office at 302-369-2900.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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