Construction Technician - Entry Level!

  • Job Reference: 24-07566
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Company: NC Department of Transportation
  • Location: Smithfield, 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 14.
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NEW HIGHER SALARY: $34,936 - $61,137
The Challenge
We are looking for an Construction Technician to join our Smithfield Resident Engineering team.
In this role, you will:
  • Support Engineers and other professionals in construction inspections, surveying, materials testing, materials sampling, erosion control inspections, and construction traffic control audits.
  • Conduct compliance/code inspections.
  • Collect and analyze field data.
  • Perform materials testing.
  • Review and interpret design plans.
  • Analyze engineering-related and product data.
  • Perform construction layouts, measurings, stakings, markings, and clear brush.
  • Evaluate and apply engineering judgment to plan interpretation.
  • Establish and maintain positive communications between technicians, engineers, contractors, and public.
  • Traverse rough terrain when evaluating highway construction.
  • Apply a safety philosophy and program to all operations.
  • Accurately maintain daily work records.
  • Safely operate a State vehicle.
What You Bring
  • Experience maintaining neat, legible, and accurate records and reports, including computer/iPad data entry
  • Experience reading/interpreting construction plans, standards, and specifications.
  • Experience performing math functions, including algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
  • Experience working in a team environment to complete assignments.
  • Working knowledge of Basic Work Zone and Job Site Safety.
  • Ability to safely work in close proximity to high volumes of traffic and heavy construction equipment.
Education & Experience
  • Associate's degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, or a related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Don't meet these requirements? STILL APPLY!
If we find no qualified candidates, we may hire you as a trainee! A degree is not required to qualify.  Applicants with 2+ years of related experience in construction, quality control or geotechnical testing are highly encouraged to apply.
Call me: Jennifer Cummings at 919-209-1090.
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