Construction Engineering Technician > Entry Level!

  • Job Reference: 23-07361
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2023
  • Company: NC Department of Transportation
  • Location: Halifax, North Carolina
  • Salary: $34,936 to $61,137
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full State Benefits including Pension!
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Government & Defense
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at by June 13, 2023 at midnight EST.
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NEW HIGHER SALARY: $34,936 - $61,137
The Challenge
We are looking for an entry-level Engineering Technician to join our Halifax District team.
In this role, you will:
  • Perform simple computations to prepare engineering notes and determine quantities of contractor work.
  • Exercise your good engineering judgment.
  • Perform moderately-complex technical tests and inspections of roadway construction, and less complex tests and inspections of structure constructions on highway construction projects.
  • Use surveying instruments and equipment to measure work performed by contractors and establish contractor controls to construct highway projects.
What You Bring
  • Experience planning, developing, scheduling, tracking, and completing projects independently or with limited supervision.
  • Experience maintaining standard daily records and reports.
  • Knowledge of standards and specifications.
  • Plan reading experience.
  • Computer skills using a laptop, iPad, Microsoft Office, and engineering software.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the general concepts, practices, and theories used in construction, construction inspection, and/or construction surveying.
  • Some knowledge of surveying and materials, methods, and equipment used in highway construction.
  • General math knowledge including algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
  • Knowledge in the use of survey equipment and in office equipment such as calculators and computers.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and explain construction plans, contract provisions, specifications, and inspection procedures.
  • Good note taking skills.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Agility to traverse uneven ground while carrying survey/inspection equipment loads of 20-40 pounds.
Education & Experience
  • Associate's degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, or a related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Call me: Gail Crawley at 252-583-4230.
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