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28 Nov 2023

Full-Time Engineering Technician I – ENTRY LEVEL!

NC Department of Transportation – Posted by Dan Monroe, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/33j2taft by Dec 6.
NEW HIGHER SALARY: $34,936 – $61,137
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The Challenge
We are looking for an entry-Level Engineering Technician to join our Union County engineering team.
In this role, you will:
    • Perform routine inspections on contractor construction projects to ensure compliance with contract plans, specifications, and standard drawings.
    • Conduct inspections for driveway permits, encroachments, and District-administered contracts such as Contract Resurfacing, etc.
    • Maintain daily pay records and diaries in accordance with NCDOT Standards and Specifications.
    • Ensure all materials in the project are sampled/tested per NCDOT guidelines.
    • Prepare documentation for preparation of pay estimates to the contractor (District contracts only).
    • Attain NCDOT certifications for asphalt roadway paving, concrete testing, density, Aggregate and Borrow Pit sampling, and other certification as required/needed.
    • Monitor all project subcontractors to ensure adequate Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Women-Owned/Diversity-owned business participation per the contract.
    • Perform labor interviews.
    • Assist contractor’s staff and other technicians in interpreting plans, contracts, and specifications.
    • Serve as liaison between the contractor and NCDOT and between NCDOT and the public.
    • Drive s pickup truck, carryall, or automobile.
    • Inspect the following:  asphalt lay down; stone base construction; chemical stabilization; construction of fill sections; undercut; seeding/mulching; major concrete structures; curb and gutter; milling; driving piles; construction of drilled shafts; signal/sign installation; drainage; utility construction; erosion control; pavement markings; work zone traffic control; and concrete pavement.
    • Maintain effective working relations with other staff and the public.
What You Bring
    • Experience applying engineering concepts to solve complex problems.
    • You work best in a team environment to complete assignments.
    • Customer service experience related to resolving problems involving explaining complicated engineering concepts to customer groups.
    • Knowledge of standards and specifications and plan reading experience.
    • Computer skills using laptops, iPads, and software.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to establish positive lines of communication between technicians, engineers, and contractors, and apply safety philosophy and program to all operations.
    • Safety toe shoes.
Education & Experience
    • Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology, Survey Technology or a related field; or
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Don’t have an Associates degree?  Still Apply!
If we don’t find any qualified candidates with an Associate’s degree we will consider you for a trainee for the role!
    • We prefer candidates with a driver’s license.
    • You may be required to work at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays to fulfill inspection and surveying needs.
    • You may be subject to outside conditions including noise and hazards from vehicles and construction machinery.  
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How to Apply

You MUST apply at  https://tinyurl.com/33j2taft

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Award Winning, engineering, Entry Level, Government, great place to work, Living Wage Employer, ncdot, Public Sector, technician, and Veteran Friendly. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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