Beyond Surveying and Engineering


R.A. Smith National, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to government and the land development industry. Our offices are located in Brookfield (corporate offices), Appleton, and Madison, Wis.; Naperville (Chicago), Ill.; Orange County (Los Angeles), Calif. and Oakmont (Pittsburgh), Pa.

Our firm is dedicated to finding quality candidates at all levels in all areas. We provide unlimited potential for everyone in the company and offer a generous compensation and benefit package. Career opportunities are available in a broad range of areas including land development engineering, municipal engineering, highway design, structural design, surveying, construction services, ecological services, landscape architecture, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), visualization and 3D laser scanning.

R.A. Smith National has received numerous awards, including those for innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a top employer.

R.A. Smith National is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity of its workforce

R.A. Smith National Named 2015 Top Workplace by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

R.A. Smith National has the following openings available:

[ detail ] 3D Scanning Project Manager — Pittsburgh, PA

[ detail ] Accounting Specialist — Brookfield, WI

[ detail ] Project Manager - Civil Site Design - Irvine, CA

[ detail ] Transportation Project Manager - Madison, WI

[ detail ] Construction Field Services Representatives – Brookfield, WI

3D Scanning Project Manager – Pittsburgh, PA

R.A. Smith National’s complete geospatial approach gives us the tools and skills to develop efficient and customized solutions on projects that range in size from small to large scale, comprehensive projects.   Our team of professionals have the skills, knowledge and experience to effectively accomplish projects of varying size and scope.  This gives our clients the benefit of a single point of contact for a comprehensive set of surveying and mapping services.  

As the 3D Scanning Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing 3D Scanning services for projects generally in the N.E. region of the country.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Accomplishes project commitments independently or as a team.  Plans, directs and supervises various aspects of 3D scanning to include cost estimating, planning, proper work execution, quality management and other related activities
  • Must have a strong background in the overall aspect of 3D Scanning that involves field execution of data capture, processing of data (drafting and 3D modeling) of 3D Scan data using various type of software for registration, geo-referencing, as-built modeling and plan preparation
  • Assesses project requirements, while developing and recommending a sound approach or application to meet the needs of the project and client.  Ensures that project deliverables satisfy project requirements. Prepares and/or reviews proposals, budgets and invoices
  • Manages and enhances project quality by providing ideas and suggestions aimed at improving the effectiveness, and of the project activities in general
  • Mentors and trains team members in project management methods, procedures and activities related to 3D scanning services
  • Participates in corporate initiatives to assist in meeting the company’s goals
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required
Required Experience - Education and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of field/office management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years as Project Manager in the field of 3D scanning or other related geospatial services is required
  • Strong proficiency with 3D scanning software
  • Ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to effectively manage projects
  • Travel required (up to 50% required)   

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Accounting Specialist — Brookfield, WI

R.A. Smith National is searching for a motivated, organized and detail-oriented person with strong interpersonal skills to join the accounting department of our corporate headquarters in Brookfield, WI. The accounting specialist will focus on project processes and financial-related project activities centering on contracts, billing and collections. This person will report directly to the corporate controller as a member of the accounting team, and will interface with division directors and project managers on a firm-wide basis.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Preparing monthly billing of client invoices
  • Preparing various accounting entries to general ledger
  • Preparing various account reconciliations
  • Maintaining accurate and reliable financial information on projects
  • Maintain excellent communication with Project Managers
  • Conducting monthly billing review meetings with project managers
  • Preparing and assisting project managers with Deltek Vision and Vision Reports
  • Reviewing consultant agreements/invoices for payment processing
  • Assisting in collection of accounts receivable
  • Reviewing timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Other tasks as assigned

The candidate selected for this position will have:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or higher preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a professional accounting position.
  • Experience with Deltek Vision software a plus.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

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Project Manager - Civil Site Design – Irvine, CA

R.A. Smith National is seeking a project manager—civil site design for our Irvine, California, office to help our clients create success.

We are seeking a candidate that is experienced with:

  • Balancing sites
  • Creating utility designs
  • Storm water management
  • Making design changes as conditions require while maintaining schedules and budgets   

The candidate selected for this position will have:

  • Have strong communication and people skills that will win your clients’ respect and future work.
  • Enjoy the challenge of building new business through successful client and project management.
  • Have proficiency with AutoCAD (Civil 3D is also needed).

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Transportation Project Manager – Madison, WI

R.A. Smith National is currently seeking a civil engineer for the position of Project Manager in our Transportation Division.

Primary responsibilities for this position are:

  • Coordinate and direct both large and small engineering and or planning projects
  • Coordinate and monitor project teams
  • Establish project schedules and monitor progress
  • Ensure project compliance with state and local codes, laws, ordinances and agency requirements
  • Prepare proposals and contracts
  • Estimate project fees
  • Represent the Company at meetings and conferences
  • Supervise and coordinate the work of project engineers and technicians

The successful candidate must satisfy the following requirements:

  • BSCE degree.
  • A registered Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin
  • 6+ years of experience in transportation design or planning
  • A strong understanding of the WisDOT process
  • Experience working on WisDOT projects in the SW Region
  • Previous project management experience

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Construction Field Services Representatives – Brookfield, WI

R.A. Smith National has a number of openings available for both full-time seasonal and on-call construction field services representatives in our Construction Services Division. Employee benefits are provided for full-time seasonal positions. We are looking for civil engineers or individuals who have previous inspection experience doing either roadway/DOT or municipal projects.

Candidates selected for these positions will monitor the activities of contractors on construction sites and the construction process to verify that work completed is in accordance with contract documents; assist the Construction Manager with the coordination of all construction activities; and provide daily inspection of construction activities.

Candidates must have some survey experience and some computer experience is preferred.

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R.A. Smith National offers the following benefits to all full-time employees. Part-time employees are eligible for partial benefits.

Paid Major Holidays
Paid Time Off
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Long-Term Disability
Short-Term Disability
401K Plan - generous employer match
Employee Property Survey
Profit Sharing/Bonuses
Advanced Education Reimbursement
Direct Deposit Payroll
Pleasant, Professional Working Environment

R.A. Smith National is always looking for talented individuals to join our team of professionals. We are a forward-thinking company that embraces new opportunities to expand our business and better serve our clients. If you are interested in joining our team, please feel free to submit your resume and qualifications related to any of the areas listed below:

  • land development engineering
  • municipal engineering
  • highway design
  • traffic engineering
  • structural design
  • surveying
  • construction services
  • ecological services
  • landscape architecture/irrigation
  • water resource engineering
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • visualization
  • 3D laser scanning

E-mail or mail your resume detailing your qualifications and work history to:

R.A. Smith National
Attn: Darline Hoffins, Human Resources Director
16745 W. Bluemound Rd.
Brookfield, WI 53005-5938

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