Civil Engineer (PE)

Civil Engineer (PE)

L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is a full-service, integrative engineering and surveying company that provides services to the public and private sectors. We are headquartered in Paris, TN, with branches located in Portland and Nashville.

We are currently looking to hire a licensed Civil Engineer (PE) to join our Paris office. We are looking for someone that wants to build a team and lead. The Civil Engineer will work with our team of engineers to plan and design a variety of land development projects with major tasks such as stormwater management, environmental permitting, and utility design.

Projects and tasks will involve the use of various software programs including Civil3D, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office applications.

An ideal candidate will possess excellent leadership skills and will thrive in a team-focused environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Computer-aided design and drafting of site layout, drainage, roadway, grading, and utility systems using software programs such as AutoCAD and Civil3D
  • Act as project manager on all assigned projects
  • Review designs, write reports, and complete calculations to assist in producing final designs
  • Meet project schedule requirements and deadlines
  • Perform site visits and prepare associated reports
  • Coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and workforce to resolve project challenges and conflicts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ engineering experience
  • PE in Tennessee
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience working with Metro Nashville and surrounding cities
  • Experience in site design and stormwater management
  • Extensive experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience as a project manage
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead
  • Desire to grow professionally

Preferred:

  • Active in professional organizations
  • Licensed in other states
  • Leadership experience
  • Desire to participate in business development

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


CAD Technician

cad technician

L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is a full-service, integrative engineering and surveying company that provides services to the public and private sectors. We are headquartered in Paris, TN, with branches located in Nashville and Portland.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented CAD Technician to join our Nashville office.

The CAD Technician will work directly with the Construction Manager, Professional Surveyors, and field personnel to ensure timely project completion within allocated budgets. Responsibilities will include performing and submitting as-built surveys, reducing field data, and transmitting data to survey crews.

The ideal candidate should be familiar with AutoCAD and possess an understanding of construction plans and heavy civil construction drawings.

Compensation:

$20.00 – $30.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, design, and layout surveys in Carlson Survey software
  • Read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Perform technical drafting and provide support for specific projects
  • Work directly with Project Managers and Field Survey Crews

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Working knowledge of Carlson Survey software applications
  • 5-6 years of experience
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead
  • Understanding of survey field and office procedures
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Desire to grow professionally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors in all terrain and weather conditions/lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

 

Preferred:

  • 8-10 years of construction surveying experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying or Survey related field
  • Experience working Carlson and Trimble Business Center

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)

Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)

L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is seeking a motivated, experienced Professional Land Surveyor to join our Nashville office.

The Professional Land Surveyor will work closely with crew chiefs and their teams on a wide variety of projects. This position requires proficiency with the use of Carlson Survey software. Responsibilities include preparing accurate drawings, maps, charts, and other survey deliverables on schedule with minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of related civil engineering work.

We are offering a $2,000 signing bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, direct, and assist in leading team members in the completion of Boundary and Topographical Surveys, Route Surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Utility Surveys, and Constructional layout for public and private entities
  • Draft, design, and layout surveys in Carlson Survey software
  • Read and interpret deeds, plats, plans, and specifications
  • Perform record research including legal records, survey records, and land titles
  • Review and approve all survey field data and drawings to ensure they meet the state-specific minimum technical standards
  • Assist Survey Manager in developing and growing client base
  • Meet project schedule requirements and deadlines
  • Coordinate with clients and workforce to resolve project challenges and conflicts

Requirements:

  • License: Tennessee Professional Land Surveyor (RLS)
  • Working knowledge of Carlson Survey software applications
  • Skilled in the use of surveying instruments and software including Trimble Robotic and GNSS equipment
  • 2- 3 years of experience as LSIT
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead
  • Must be physically able to work outdoors in all terrain and weather conditions/lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 8-10 years of professional surveying experience

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Survey CAD Technician

survey cad technician

L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is a full-service, integrative engineering and surveying company that provides services to the public and private sectors. We are headquartered in Paris, TN, with branches located in Nashville and Portland.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Survey CAD Technician to join our Paris office.

The Survey CAD Technician will work directly with Professional Engineers, Professional Surveyors, and field personnel to ensure timely project completion within allocated budgets. The ideal candidate should be familiar with AutoCAD and possess the skills to read and plot deeds, conduct basic courthouse research, reduce field data, and transmit data to survey crews.

Compensation:

$18.00 – $28.00 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Perform courthouse and utility research
  • Read and interpret field notes and data files
  • Assist with preparation of boundary surveys, ALTA/NSPS surveys, topographic surveys, easement exhibits, subdivision plats, and other survey deliverables
  • Perform technical drafting and provide support for specific projects
  • Work directly with Survey Project Managers and Field Survey Crews

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Four years of Drafting experience
  • Understanding of survey field and office procedures
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Desire to grow professionally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred:

  • Associate degree in Drafting
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying or Survey related field
  • Experience working Carlson and Trimble Business Center
  • Experience with 3D modeling
  • Experience with Trimble Robotic Total Stations

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


Landscape Architect

Landscape Architect

I. Smith & Associates, Inc. (LIS) is a full-service, integrative engineering and surveying company that provides services to the public and private sectors. We are headquartered in Paris, TN, with branches located in Portland and Nashville.

We are currently seeking a senior-level Landscape Architect to join our Portland office.

The responsibilities of the Landscape Architect will include the preparation of due diligence studies, concept plans, preliminary plans, site plans, and landscape plans. Project experiences will vary, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors, primarily in the Central and Southeast Regions.

This position provides the opportunity to work alongside our diverse team of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors to complete projects in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare due diligence analysis, land development concepts, design development master plans and graphic illustrations using both digital and hand drawn formats
  • Create and draw custom outdoor design plans through 3D renderings or manual sketch drawings tailored to client specifications
  • Create estimates for custom design projects keeping in mind material sourcing and budgets
  • Coordinate with clients, subcontractors, and workforce to resolve project challenges and conflicts
  • Develop master plans including plant schedule and materials list
  • Assist with attaining permits, research of city codes, and provide calculations
  • Meet project schedule requirements and deadlines
  • Support and coordinate with Project Managers and Supervisors with all phases of project development

Qualifications:

  • Tennessee Landscape Architect license
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in landscape architecture from an accredited university
  • 6-10 years of professional experience in landscape architectural site development elements and materials
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, 3-D modeling (SketchUp or other), and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and plan ahead

To apply, email your contact information and resume to careers@lismith.com. Be sure to include the job title you’re applying for in the email subject line.


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