Lansing Community College

This week's employer spotlight is with Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering.

We asked Todd Tomek, Senior Recruiter, some questions about Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering.

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What makes your company a great place to work?

One word…Culture. Supportive and professional work environment that allows you to grow and learn from your peers and managers. Plus, we are still in a growth mode and will be for several years.

What majors do you hire?

Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Construction Technicians.

What skills and/or experiences do you look for in candidates?

 Self-starters, motivated, self-directed, creative thinkers, team players.

Do you offer internship programs?

Internships in civil engineering, environmental engineering, construction.   

Do you have any open positions you would like to highlight?

Check out the Construction Technician job. View all openings here.

What is one piece of career advice you would give lcc students?

Be yourself when you interview.  Relax and enjoy the conversation.  Know the company you are interviewing with.  Ask questions.

How can students connect with you?  OR  616-942-3632  OR  LinkedIn:

Is there anything else you would like to share?

The Construction Technician position could lead to opportunities for growth at FV Construction as a Project Manager or Construction Manager.

Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering will be at LCC’s Downtown Campus, Career Center – Gannon Building Room 2219, Wednesday, November 1 from 11am – 1pm.





My name is Aaron Bearss, and I am a Construction Technician.

Current or former LCC student?

I am a former LCC student

LCC major and Education/Career goals

I graduated with a General Associate in Science and Math and I officially graduated in August. I plan on continuing to work for Fleis and Vandenbrink for as long as I can and try to further my knowledge in this field.  Some more schooling I will have to go through would be some certification classes and test. For example, concrete testing class and HMA testing class. 

What I like most about working for Fleis & Vanderbrink?

What I like most about working for this organization is that it’s always something new every day and one can oversee many different jobs to expand their knowledge.

How I heard about employment with Fleis & Vanderbrink

I heard about Fleis and Vandebrink by one of my friends that I was talking to about possibly getting into any internships in the 2023 summer and they mentioned Fleis and Vandenbrink and I ended up getting the internship and turning it into a full-time position.

Advice to anyone applying for jobs/internships

Be willing to learn at any internship/job that one may go into and give forth your best effort.  Also, if a person is on the fence about taking an internship that maybe they might not be totally sure they will like, just try it out and see how it goes.

Any other information you would like to share with LCC students.

Some other information that I would like to share would be , do not be afraid to jump into something that you are not totally comfortable with, you just have to trust your efforts and use any resources that you have to make the most of it. 

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