Agricultural Services Engineer
Maurer-Stutz, Inc. is seeking to hire a graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering to fill an entry level position to continue
growth of our existing agricultural services team. Maurer-Stutz currently maintains offices in Illinois and Indiana. The position entails
consulting with farmers and agribusinesses with a particular emphasis on working with livestock and poultry production.
The ideal applicant has or will have a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering such as agricultural, civil, or related field. Experience in
livestock production is a plus. Primary activities include design of livestock waste systems, site design, storm water and erosion control
design, assistance with permitting, development of comprehensive nutrient management plans (CNMPs) including conceptual planning
for addressing concerns at existing facilities.
EXAMPLES OF RECENT AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS:
Development of construction plans and specifications for 1,430,000 bird expansion for a layer and pullet facility in Texas.
Project included coordinating engineering surveys and geological investigation, developing grading and stormwater
construction plans, and coordinating local and state permitting.
Development of construction plans and specifications for 6000 head new sow farm in Iowa. Project included engineering
surveys and coordinating the geological investigation, developing grading and stormwater construction plans, and
coordinating local and state permitting. Additionally, we provided periodic construction observation which included rebar
placement observation, material submittal approval, and concrete testing.
Involved in preparing a watershed plan for water control structures in Oklahoma. The watershed plan included engineering
survey, environmental and cultural resources assessment, geotechnical investigation, hydrology and hydraulic calculations,
and alternatives analysis.
AGRICULTURAL SERVICES ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with and write Manure Nutrient Management Plans and Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMPs).
Assist in Planning Phase Services such as facility inventories, evaluation of existing facilities/resource concerns, surveying, and
Assistance with permitting new and expanding livestock facilities, agrichemical handling/storage facilities and compliance with
Assist in Construction Phase Services including construction checks/observation, developing record drawings, materials
testing, etc. to help assure general conformance with project plans and specifications.
Work with clients, client managers and project managers on various projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or related from an ABET Accredited College or University with
the desire to learn.
Working knowledge and familiarity with livestock/poultry operations including dairy, beef, swine, layers, turkeys, etc. and
midwestern US crop production.
Technical familiarity with agricultural and livestock production practices and systems.
Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills
Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills with strong time management and organizational skills.
Competent use of Microsoft Office products.
Experience with AutoCAD or drafting software.
To apply - send resume to [email protected]
Canton, IL Peoria, IL Muncie, IN