Civil Engineering Tech - 3D Machine Control Tech

Ida Grove, IA posted on March 11

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Company Info
Godbersen-Smith Construction is an EEO/AA Employer working in the road construction industry for over 60 years. Our mission is to deliver high-quality, cost-effective projects on schedule by employing and supporting motivated, flexible and focused employees.

Job Description
This is a FULLTIME position that will work primarily with our PCC Paving and Grading Section.  Primary responsibility will include; setup, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment that guides our paving and grading equipment.  Will also be involved with designing digital models for use with machine control equipment and managing data files.  Along with surveying, shooting topos, setting stakes and checking control points, this position will also perform GPS Site Localizations on projects that will utilize our dozer and motor grader equipment.


  • Current driver's license
  • Civil Tech, Land Survey Tech or Bachelor's degree in Civil engineering or related field (will substitute degree for 2 years prior experience)
  • CAD kowledge (experience with Trimble Business Center-HCE, Carlson, Civil 3D)
  • GPS and/or Total Station experience
  • Previous Paving experience is a plus
  • Hard working with a positive attitude
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Ability to work long hours


  • Competitive Wage based on experience 
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance   
  • Life Insurance  
  • Retirement Benefit
  • 401(k)
  • Career Training Programs
  • Safety Equipment Provided-including prescription safety glasses
  • Weekly Pay with direct deposit available
  • Per Diem (when applicable)
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company provided Laptop and IPAD
  • Company Cell phone