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We currently have job postings for GeoTek, Banner Associates and the South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors. Please click on the logos below or pan down to access the job postings.

City of Worthington, Minnesota

City Engineer

The City of Worthington, Minnesota is hiring a City Engineer. 

Salary Range is $91,688.48 - $124,049.12 per year. 

General Duties: Plans and directs all engineering and technical services activities to provide timely and effective technical support for all city operations.  Provides overall supervision and coordination of city engineering staff.  Provides direction and/or assistance to all community development functions of the city which are directed toward the effective achievement of city improvements and future development, consistent with goals and objectives developed and/or approved by the City Council and other commissions and boards which may be involved.

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates shall have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field with a minimum of five years as a Municipal Engineer.  Preferred qualifications would include a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field and eight years of Municipal Engineer experience. Must be a State of Minnesota Registered Professional Engineer or have the ability to obtain and must have a valid Driver’s License.

Complete position guidelines and applications can be found at under the “Employment Opportunities” tab on the left-hand side.  Send completed City of Worthington Application, cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Assistant

City of Worthington

PO Box 279

Worthington, MN 56187

or fax to 507-372-8630 or email to

Applications accepted until October 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm

GeoTek Engineering & Testing Services is the leader in our industry in the Sioux Falls area. We have been in business for over 32 years and specialize in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing, and Environmental/Industrial Hygiene Consulting. Work as a member of our team of experienced engineers, technicians and drill crews to deliver geotechnical engineering and construction quality control services to our clients.

This is an ideal position for a graduate engineer that wants to pursue the geotechnical engineering field. The candidate will be exposed to a wide variety of projects ranging from residential to multi-story structures.  Our service area includes a wide range of geological deposits, including glacial, alluvium and loess. Bedrock in the area includes quartzite and shales.

This position includes a mix of field and office work.  Field work will consist of visits to construction sites to observe and evaluate soils for support of footings, floor slabs and pavements. Observe and document conditions during installation of intermediate and deep foundation elements such as aggregate piers, helical piles, auger cast piles, micro piles and driven piles. Observe and document conditions during fill placements, proof rolls and soil cement stabilization. Office work will consist of coordinating geotechnical explorations, preparation of technical reports along with reviewing project plans and specifications.

Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with clients and contractors on job sites. Possession of a strong technical education, professional demeanor, and desire to learn is essential. Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities is necessary.  

The majority of our sites are located within a 200-mile radius of Sioux Falls. Limited overnight travel may be required with position. Per diem is provided if an overnight stay is required.

The position requires the ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. You must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

We offer competitive pay, 401k, profit sharing, health, dental & disability insurance, paid sick, holidays and vacation time.  

 For more information, visit our website at

Serious inquiries can apply to GeoTek Engineering, 909 E. 50th Street N., Sioux Falls, SD 57104;  request application at 605-335-5512 or or visit our website at

We have a tremendous team here at Banner and we are thrilled to announce that we have a need to increase our staff.  We have experienced significant growth over the past few years and have a lot of exciting projects going on!

Banner Associates is currently seeking Project Engineer and Project Manager candidates for our Water Resources, Wastewater, Structural and Civil Departments.  In addition, we are seeking candidates that have a working knowledge of MicroStation.  Positions may be based in Brookings, Sioux Falls or Rapid City.  South Dakota P.E. licensure required.  Please visit our website for additional details on these opportunities, or share your cover letter and resume with Sarah Meusburger at  We can’t wait to meet you!

Current Positions Include:

Engineering Technicians
Engineering Interns (EI)
Project Engineers & Project Managers
Environmental Scientist
MicroStation Technician

    South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors

    Executive Director

    Principle Responsibilities: Provide location and point of contact for SDSPLS Board of Directors (BOD) and members; conduct daily business activities including addressing mail, email and phone inquiries and general accounting duties (budgeting and accounts receivable/payable); maintenance and annual membership renewals for a 300 +/- member professional surveying organization; organize, produce and distribute a quarterly membership newsletter (February, May, August, November); organize and schedule quarterly Board of Director Meetings; coordinate, schedule and participate in quarterly BOD Meetings (January, April, July, October); organize and schedule Annual Convention (January – 3 days) including speakers, room arrangements, catering, events, registrations, exhibitors, entertainment, etc.; work with BOD and Committee members and general membership as needed and develop familiarization with society bylaws. A more detailed list of responsibilities is available upon request.

    Qualifications: University or Technical School education/degree preferred; general business and accounting practices required, general understanding of Surveying terms and practice is helpful but not required; leadership experience related to an organization or business; flexibility in working schedule (hours will vary).University or Technical School education/degree preferred; general business and accounting practices required, general understanding of Surveying terms and practice is helpful but not required; leadership experience related to an organization or business; flexibility in working schedule (hours will vary).

    Reimbursable Expenses: General office supplies, long distance and conference calling phone charges, other expenses that are directly related to newsletter publication, meeting and/or convention activities.

    Executive Director Will Provide: Physical office space; general phone accessibility; hardware including computer and printer; storage of society related information and materials, transportation (BOD meetings, Annual Convention, and miscellaneous)

    Contract Salary: $20,000 a year paid in $5,000 quarterly increments

    Benefits: Not included

    Estimated Hours: Hours will vary seasonally and depending on weekly/monthly responsibilities. Average hours will generally be 20/week, with as few as 5-10 hours per week required during June and July and with 40+ hours per week during November, December and January.

    Start Date: October 1, 2020

    General Contract/Service Agreement: Required and to be provided by SDSPLS.

    Interested Parties: Submit a complete resume, and a minimum of 2 business and 1 personal reference to the SDSPLS President-Elect, Jon Collins, at Received applications will be acknowledged promptly, candidates will be screened and contacts and interviews will be made at the discretion of the SDSPLS Board of Directors. This position will remain open until a candidate is selected. However, those interested shall submit their resumes by August 31, 2020, as the first round of interviews will follow in September, 2020.


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