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

  • Professional Engineer

    Summary

    Designs and supervises engineering projects within their discipline of engineering.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Analyzes reports, maps, data, whatever is applicable information to plan projects
    • Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors in the planning stages
    • If applicable, compile and submit permit applications to local, state, and federal agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations
    • Provide cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labor to determine a project’s economic feasibility or for the client’s use.
    • Use design software to plan and design various types of projects in line with industry and government standards
    • Oversee, or participate in, surveying or measurements to establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction
    • If necessary, present their findings to the public on topics such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, or property descriptions
    • Must meet deadlines set by either the client or internally in order to meet or exceed a client’s expectations.
    • Work with all disciplines to coordinate, plan and design projects.
     

    Job Requirements

    • 5-7+ years’ experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field from an ABET accredited University
    • Licensed in the State where the office is located.

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  • Civil Engineering Intern

    RP: HTF-2

    Engineering Intern

    Summary

    Primarily responsible for providing technical support in the development/design of assigned engineering projects. This position will work directly under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.  

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Applies standard industry techniques and procedure to perform design calculations for grading, drainage, sanitary sewer, utilities, bridge, roadway, and site development
    • Performs design work on projects using applicable engineering design and modeling software, according to industry standards
    • Provides project documentation
    • Manages time on project work according to directives from supervisors
    • Works with supervisors and Project Managers to begin to understand role within the greater organization

    Job Requirements

    • 1-2 years’ experience
    • Bachelors of Engineering Degree in the assigned discipline of Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
    • Completion of Fundamentals Engineering Exam preferably prior to graduation or within 6 months post-graduation
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret drawings and documents.
    • Basic knowledge of all applicable computer software for Engineering discipline and Microsoft Office Suite applications
    • Flexibility and time management to work on concurrent projects under deadlines.

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  • Staff Accountant

    Summary

    Primarily responsible for performing various accounts payable functions, including data entry, issuing invoices,  and handling customer inquiries, all with a high degree of accuracy. In addition the position entails various other administrative duties, including greeting business patrons, running errands and answering phones. This position will work directly under the supervision of the Controller.  

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Prepare, enter and maintain filing of Accounts Payable.
    • Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances.
    • Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
    • Record, code, and process invoices for payment.
    • Organize supplies
    • Handle correspondence/shipments
    • Answer phones & run various errands as needed

    Job Requirements

    • 5+ years’ experience
    • Must be highly organized, and have a high level of accuracy
    • Detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage shifting priorities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
    • Ability to positively and effectively interact with internal and external customers
    • Regular, reliable and predictable performance required
    • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment

    Apply

  • Civil Engineer Intern – Shreveport

    ERP: HTF-2

    Engineering Intern I

    Summary

    Primarily responsible for providing technical support in the development/design of assigned engineering projects. This position will work directly under the supervision of a registered professional engineer.  

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Applies standard industry techniques and procedure to perform design calculations for grading, drainage, sanitary sewer, utilities, bridge, roadway, and site development
    • Performs design work on projects using applicable engineering design and modeling software, according to industry standards
    • Provides project documentation
    • Manages time on project work according to directives from supervisors
    • Works with supervisors and Project Managers to begin to understand role within the greater organization
     

    Job Requirements

    • 1-2 years’ experience
    • Bachelors of Engineering Degree in the assigned discipline of Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
    • Completion of Fundamentals Engineering Exam preferably prior to graduation or within 6 months post-graduation
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret drawings and documents.
    • Basic knowledge of all applicable computer software for Engineering discipline and Microsoft Office Suite applications
    • Flexibility and time management to work on concurrent projects under deadlines.

    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