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Engineer I
Select Location: Minnesota: Mankato, MN


AET's Mankato office has an opening for an entry-level engineer to provide construction materials testing and project recommendations to clients. Candidates should have a degree in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, Construction Engineering, or related major along with coursework or internship experience performing field and laboratory testing such as Proctors, densities, gradations, soil classification, slump tests, etc.  


At American Engineering Testing, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry. Every day our employees apply their diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to our mission of engineering and delivering creative solutions that improve our world. We’ll support you as a valued member of our team, whether you’re established in your career or just starting out, through training programs, hands-on experience, mentoring opportunities, and guidance from respected industry leaders. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees share in the rewards of our growth and success.



Maintain client, project team, and in-house communication to ensure successful project delivery

Perform field work such as material sampling and testing, soil testing and excavation observations, vibration monitoring, and reinforcing steel inspections

Perform lab work such as soil classifications, Proctors, and concrete cylinder strength tests

Document test results and prepare reports

Follow all AET and job site safety procedures  



Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Geology

0-3 years of related experience.

Engineer in Training (EIT) (or Geologist in Training – GIT) and ability to achieve professional registration (PE) as you advance in your career

ACI and DOT certifications preferred

Internship or previous work experience strongly preferred




American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET) specializes in geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, environmental consulting, building technology consulting, construction materials design and testing, and petrographic/chemical analysis. Our extensive in-house resources and solid reputation attract quality-focused regional, national, and international clients from a wide range of industries.



AET is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer; AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability friendly employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State, or local laws.  Reasonable accommodations or workable solutions may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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