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A Powerful Start To Your Next Chapter

Klingner is a multidisciplinary firm offering land surveying, engineering, architectural, and geotechnical services. Nearly 120 years old and over 140 employees strong, we’re large enough to tackle major regional projects but small enough to be a supportive, tight-knit environment. Here, every day presents new opportunities and chances to be part of something great.

Explore how you can be part of it below.

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See The Impact Of Your Work

As part of Klingner’s Survey Department, you’ll make a visible difference.

Land surveying isn’t limited to residential here; it’s the cornerstone of our multidisciplinary approach. From boundary surveys to staking for large-scale development, you’ll lay the groundwork for Klingner’s innovative and sustainable designs.

Explore the kinds of projects you’ll make possible

What It Takes

Over and over, we’ve found the most successful surveyors and technicians demonstrate these traits. They’re also what set Klingner crews apart.

See how you’ll shine as a member of the team.

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Open Positions At Klingner

Land Surveyor Technician | Galesburg, IL
Professional Land Surveyor | Quincy, IL
Why I Chose Klingner…
Julie Nichols

“Klingner has given me the opportunity and tools to begin developing my professional career.

The team here is amazing to work with and it feels like I can really contribute on a variety of projects.”

Julie Nichols
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Unlock The Perks Of Joining Us

You’re set for success with Klingner. We’ve developed a robust mentorship program over the years — making your growth and skill development a top priority. Numerous trainings and chances to work with other disciplines are available year-round. There are also multiple paths available for professionals to meet their career goals.

Employee wellbeing is equally important to us. We offer VPTO, sick leave, and holidays in your first year for a balanced life. Everyone can choose from three health insurance options, enjoy yearly wellness perks, open a 401(k) with a firm match, and more. You’ll also be eligible for bonus opportunities!

Be Part Of A Connected Workplace

What makes us so successful? Really great people.

We’re proud of the camaraderie we see across our locations — within each department and on our multidisciplinary teams. Klingner hosts company and office gatherings multiple times per year to strengthen connections within our staff. From office cookouts to family-friendly baseball games, group volunteering to the corporate Christmas party, you’ll get a chance to know the people you work with as people. It’s easy to find innovative solutions when you know you belong to a group that has your back.

It also makes rejoicing in each other’s successes that much more meaningful. Each year, Klingner recognizes milestone anniversaries, new employees, and those who are consistently raising the bar. Internally, we also share our personal achievements in a firmwide newsletter. It’s more than recognition — it’s a genuine celebration of what makes us us: our team.

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Have Questions?

Meet Our Talent Acquisition Specialist

Working for Klingner over the past 14 years has been a rewarding experience. Everyone deserves to feel challenged in their career and valued by their employer. Every employee should be surrounded by individuals who are intelligent, positive, helpful, and kind. I am proud to say that has been my work environment and my personal experience with Klingner.

Now, it’s my privilege to bring talented individuals like you to our firm.

Our most common questions are answered below, but please feel free to reach out if you need anything else! I’m here to share insights into the exciting opportunities waiting for you here and make your career path with us as seamless as possible!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The Process

What happens after you submit your pre-application? Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Initial Interest Form: Complete the form below — or on any of our open positions — to submit your Initial Interest
  2. A Virtual Interview: You’ll meet with a member of our team virtually to begin discussing the position
  3. Full Application: We’ll send you the full job application to complete
  4. In-Person Interview: You’ll meet with your department manager and other key team members at one of our Klingner locations
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How can I make my resume stand out?

  • Let us know the qualifications you meet. Each job has a list of qualifications that we’re looking for. Tell us how you meet them. List relevant work experience, equipment, software, etc.
  • Tell us the results of your work. We want to know the impact you had at your previous workplaces. Did you lead teams? Deploy new tech? Complete work on schedule and under budget?
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Do I need to send anything else?

We encourage all applicants to include a cover letter letting us know why they’re the perfect fit for the position. Design positions may also ask for a portfolio. Make sure you’re showcasing the best of your work.

Recent college graduates may also need to provide a transcript at the Full Application stage of the process.

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Where will my interview be?

For your convenience, your first interview will be either a conference call or virtual meeting. If you advance to the next stage, we’ll let you know where your interview will be. Typically, in-person interviews are held in the position’s hiring office.

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Any tips for interviewing?

The interview process is all about making sure you’re a good fit for the position — and that we’re a good fit for you! Be prepared to tell us why you want this position, highlight your skills and goals, and explain how you see yourself fitting with the team.

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When will I hear from you?

You’ll hear from a member of our team no matter what happens.

If you’re selected for interviews, you can anticipate:

  • Notification of a virtual interview within 2-4 weeks of Klingner receiving your Initial Interest Form
  • An In-Person Interview within 1-2 weeks of our Virtual Interview or, for students, during the next scheduled break
  • Offers are usually made within 1-2 weeks of the In-Person Interview

If the role you’re applying for isn’t the best fit for you at this time, Klingner will keep your resume on file for three years.

Ready to Apply?

Applying is easy – Simply complete the Initial Interest Form below.

We are an EOE; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Upload your completed resume, then fill in and submit this Initial Interest Form.

Don’t see an open position of particular interest?

That’s okay! We’re always looking for experienced professionals who want to work in our wheelhouse of expertise. We welcome you to apply today.