Civil Engineering and Land Surveying firm with expertise in residential and commercial industries

Civil Engineering Technician

January 06, 2021

Civil Engineering Technician at Adobe Associates, Inc.

At Adobe Associates, Inc. we are always seeking talented people to join our team. If you are looking for a new opportunity we frequently review applications for Civil Engineering Technicians to assist our project managers.

This position performs technical work toward improvement plan production for various projects, including:

– Site layout
– Grading and drainage
– Utility layout
– Computation of grades
– Earthwork quantities
– Materials estimates
– Layout of domestic and fire water systems
– Preparation of technical engineering reports
– Project site visits and construction observation
– Stormwater sampling


This position reports to the Project Manager and will work directly with project and design engineering staff, providing assistance in all technical aspects of projects and assignments, research, engineering assessments, and coordination with private, public, and governmental agencies.

 About the Employer

Adobe Associates Inc. is a well-established full-service civil engineering and land surveying firm located in Santa Rosa, California – in the heart of the world-renowned Sonoma Valley wine country. We have been in business since 1982, specializing in wineries, hospitality & resorts, residential and commercial, estates, subdivisions, vineyard planning & planting, and municipal projects.

Adobe is a multi-time winner of the North Bay Business Journal “Best Places to Work” award. Our core values of client focus, integrity, respect, quality, teamwork, and family have defined our culture and continue to attract exceptional people to our firm. We value the contribution of every employee – mutual respect and professionalism are shared among all staff.

We offer excellent pay, generous benefits, ongoing training, and an interest in your professional development. Our employee benefits package includes Medical benefits for the whole family, 401(k) savings plan, 9/80 schedule option with every other Friday off, quarterly profit sharing, excellent vacation and sick time off, 8-9 paid holidays per year, dependent care, and a wellness program. There are also some “unofficial” benefits to working at Adobe. Included are a dynamic and fun work environment, outstanding colleagues, great clients and projects, and a location that offers an excellent quality of life for you and your family.


We prefer candidates with 2 or more years of experience at a civil engineering firm. Experience working on land development projects is desired but not required. Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D software is required, with a willingness and expectation to become a professional-level user.

Candidates must be dependable, hardworking, motivated & career-oriented, and able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment. Employment at Adobe Associates, Inc. requires a willingness to give and receive feedback, be voluntarily involved in the process of solving problems, and an understanding that all employees and ownership are jointly responsible for the success of the firm.

Candidates local to the Sonoma County area will receive priority hiring consideration.  But we are also open to applicants that are ready and willing to relocate.

Are You Interested in Joining the Team?

Great! Please email a cover letter and resume to; no phone calls, please. For further information about our firm, please visit We look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you!