Careers

Why join the Sands Decker team?

We’re always on the lookout for extraordinary people to add to the Sands Decker team. We work in a wide variety of markets, including retail, restaurant, education (K-12 and higher education), municipal, healthcare, and more! We’re proud to call Ohio home, but are licensed in nine states. Our dynamic team members engage in exciting projects with forward-thinking clients, and you can too!

What are you waiting for? Come work with us! Sands Decker offers A great company, with great people, delivering great projects.

We are committed to providing team members with a comprehensive benefits program that provides options to lead healthy and productive lives. Our small firm atmosphere offers profound opportunities to be productive, to learn, and to have fun. Our team works hard and enjoys their success.

Insurance
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
FSA & HSA
Flexible Spending, Health Savings Accounts, and HSA Employer Contribution
PTO
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Retirement
401(k) Plan with company match
Life & Disability Insurance
100% Employer Paid
Birthday Reward and Recognition
Company paid professional dues/membership fees
Education Assistance
Employee referral program
Monthly Lunch and Learn events
Monthly onsite/offsite fun events
Professional/Management Mentoring Program
Show your pride with company-provided logo apparel
Survey team members annual boot allowance
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Sands Decker has an environment that encourages collaboration between our principals, managers, and staff. We encourage our staff to work as a team to focus on the client’s needs, not the bottom line. Our staff collaborate and solve problems together, and as a result, it fosters a strong sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

- Scott Sands, P.E. President

As a member of the Sands Decker team since 2003, I have had the opportunity to work on projects ranging from an outdoor privy at a local State Park to a 1.2 MGD Waste Water Treatment Facility in the Bahamas and just about everything in between. Each team member is exposed to all aspects of every size and type of project we do, from surveying through to construction. I have had the opportunity to collaborate with a variety of clients and professionals…developers, school districts, municipalities and regulatory agencies of all sizes, architects, structural and mechanical engineers. Sands Decker has created a dynamic work environment where every day brings a new challenge.

- Loretta Armentrout, Project Manager

In my 18 years at Sands Decker, I've found it to be a great place to work because of many factors, but mainly the casual, relaxed atmosphere that a small company offers. It’s nice to be on a team with long time co-workers that have become like family over the years.

- Kathy Zalmon, Administrative/Accounting

After working for large corporate design firms for over a decade, it’s refreshing to truly care for our clients, rather than measure success by the bottom line.

- Mark Antonetz, P.E., Principal

I like the atmosphere of the company over the 24 years I’ve been here. I feel like I work with family.

- Rick Cox, Project Manager

The people of this company are its greatest strength. We have a highly collaborative atmosphere and each person is willing to chip in and help each other. With a broad range of experience, Sands Decker offers a team approach to solving problems.

- Ben Adams, P.S., E.I., Project Engineer

Over the past fifteen plus years I have consulted with Sands Decker on many projects. Now, I am part of the Sands Decker Team.

- Theresa Kanavel, Senior Project Manager

My experience at Sands Decker has been nothing but positive. The other firms that I have worked at did not allow me excel as a CAD tech as much as Sands Decker has allowed. The office is full of people with great experience who are also very happy to teach.

- Scott Miller, Survey Technician

I am truly grateful to work for such a great company! I really appreciate the flexibility you have allowed me in order to pursue my degree in civil engineering and most recently during COVID.

- Mackenzie Yoke, Design Technician

It is the policy of Sands Decker to undertake affirmative action consistent with its obligations as a Federal contractor, for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for special disabled veterans, Vietnam era veterans, and any other veterans who served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized. Sands Decker commits itself to apply every good faith effort to achieve prompt and full utilization of minorities in all segments of its workforce where deficiencies exist. These efforts conform to all legal and regulatory requirements, and are consistent with our standards of quality and excellence.

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