Careers


At Forte and Tablada, Inc., we pride ourselves on a dedicated staff of talented, creative and energetic individuals who operate at the highest level of professionalism while consistently producing innovative and economical solutions for our clients and their projects.

Our clients trust us to take care of them and know that we do what we say we will do in a timely manner, even as we strive to be responsive to their needs in every way. We keep their best interests at the forefront of our concerns while maintaining the highest level of excellence, integrity, and ethics. We are active participants in and contribute individually and as a firm to the engineering and surveying profession and the communities in which we operate. We are recognized as leaders in the profession and the community.

Benefits

We operate a highly successful firm committed to continuous growth, so as to provide the greatest possible value to our clients, staff and owners and all who are associated with us. Our staff is provided opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally, and they are recognized and rewarded for their accomplishments and contributions.

Work Environment

Our work environment is fun, high-energy, and team-oriented. It is a pleasure to work with each other; we are outgoing, courteous, honest, and friendly. We are active participants in and contribute individually and as a firm to the engineering and surveying profession and the communities in which we operate. We are recognized as leaders in the profession and the community.

 

Forte & Tablada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic data, familial or marital status, national origin, race, religious creed or religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Forte & Tablada is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. If you are an applicant with a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the application process, please email cweinnig@forteandtablada.com for assistance.


Open Positions

  • Rodman – Baton Rouge

    Summary

    Responsible for transporting and setting up the instruments and equipment associated with surveying land and preparing the job site for a survey.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Clean and care for survey equipment
    • Clean and service survey vehicles
    • Place sight rods, targets, and tripod reflectors on survey points
    • Give line with plum bob, target, and EDM staff reflector if necessary
    • Drive stakes and markers and assist in placement of monuments
    • Dig for buried monuments and markers
    • Use hand tools such as sledge, axe, chainsaw, Kaiser blade, shovel, etc.
    • Clear brush for view, climb trees to trim limbs
    • Carry and use level rod, range pole, sighting pole and prism for obtaining required survey data
    • Set up safety equipment and flag traffic when necessary
    • Traverse rugged terrain, fences, bluffs, brush and timber, creeks and streams, etc.
    • Carry sign posts, reinforcing bars and other materials
    • Train in the operation of survey instruments, automated electronic data collection, calculators and GPS equipment

    Job Requirements

    • High School diploma or G.E.D.
    • Have a VALID and CURRENT Driver’s License and clean driving record.
    • Physical ability to work with hand tools.
    • Ability to traverse at least two miles over rugged terrain, through water, and work in an outdoor environment.
    • Ability to stand and operate surveying equipment for at least two hours without a break.
    • Ability to carry 50 pounds of equipment and supplies for at least two hours without a break.
     

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  • Rodman – Shreveport

    Summary

    Responsible for transporting and setting up the instruments and equipment associated with surveying land and preparing the job site for a survey.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Clean and care for survey equipment
    • Clean and service survey vehicles
    • Place sight rods, targets, and tripod reflectors on survey points
    • Give line with plum bob, target, and EDM staff reflector if necessary
    • Drive stakes and markers and assist in placement of monuments
    • Dig for buried monuments and markers
    • Use hand tools such as sledge, axe, chainsaw, Kaiser blade, shovel, etc.
    • Clear brush for view, climb trees to trim limbs
    • Carry and use level rod, range pole, sighting pole and prism for obtaining required survey data
    • Set up safety equipment and flag traffic when necessary
    • Traverse rugged terrain, fences, bluffs, brush and timber, creeks and streams, etc.
    • Carry sign posts, reinforcing bars and other materials
    • Train in the operation of survey instruments, automated electronic data collection, calculators and GPS equipment

    Job Requirements

    • High School diploma or G.E.D.
    • Have a VALID and CURRENT Driver’s License and clean driving record.
    • Physical ability to work with hand tools.
    • Ability to traverse at least two miles over rugged terrain, through water, and work in an outdoor environment.
    • Ability to stand and operate surveying equipment for at least two hours without a break.
    • Ability to carry 50 pounds of equipment and supplies for at least two hours without a break.

    Apply

  • Registered Professional Land Surveyor – Shreveport

     

    Professional Land Surveyor

    Summary

    The Professional Land Surveyor performs surveys and land measurements and supervises crews completing the survey work.  

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Perform Boundary, Topographic, Hydrographic and Rights of Way surveying
    • Surveying services for Civil Site work including all utilities, drainage, and site layout and planning
    • Surveying services for residential construction including flood elevation certificates and plot plans.
    • Surveying services for Subdivision Design including small re-subdivisions to multi-acre developments including civil site-work to service the development.
    • Attend Planning and Zoning meetings as required.
    • Other Professional Land Surveyor related functions as required.
     

    Job Requirements

     
    • Louisiana Land Surveyor License
    • 2 years’ experience as PLS (minimum)
    • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Microstation
    • Experience with Trimble
    • Detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage shifting priorities
    • Ability to positively and effectively interact with internal and external customers
    • Regular, reliable and predictable performance required
    • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
    • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
    • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal screen. Additional pre-employment driving and drug screens may be required based on job responsibilities.
       

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  • Survey Party Chief – Baton Rouge

    HTF-3 Forte and Tablada, is seeking a Party Chief with experience in boundary and topographic surveys. Candidates must be able to successfully run a survey crew and be familiar with Trimble equipment. Roles and Responsibilities
    • Perform topographic and cross-section surveys as required.
    • Compiles notes, sketches and records of data obtained and work performed.
    • Maintain condition and adjustment of surveying equipment.
    • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
    • Manage and coordinate survey crews in support of work activities
    Qualifications
    • Must have knowledge of and ability to use all surveying equipment and techniques.
    • High school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Familiar with Trimble equipment.
    Physical Requirements Standing 60% Walking 20% Sitting 20% Lifting /Carrying 50 lb. Pushing /Pulling 70 ft-lb.   Employment is contingent upon successful passing of drug screen.

    Apply