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Engineering Technician – Entry Level!

By May 13, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Kinston, NC
  • This position has been filled

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You must apply at https://tinyurl.com/fymwf76a by May 23.

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The Challenge
We’re looking for an entry-level Engineering Technician to join our Maintenance Operations Support team (MOST).

In this role, you will:

  • Assist in construction inspection activities (utility, driveway construction, road construction, etc.) within the right of way of Division 2 state-maintained roads.
  • Communicate with Division 2 maintenance and construction teams with updates for ongoing and planned work.
  • Assist with field surveys for drainage and location work.
  • Field general complaint issues and coordinate with other units to achieve optimal results.
  • Inspect guardrails and coordinate repairs for damaged guardrails.
  • Generate estimates for roadway improvements.
  • Assist senior Technicians and Engineers.
  • Safely drive a pickup truck, carryall, or motor vehicle.
  • Inspect all areas of construction, including asphalt lay downs; stone base construction; chemical stabilization; construction of fill sections; undercut; seeding/mulching; major concrete structures; curb and gutters; milling; driving piles; construction of drilled shafts; signal/sign installation; drainage; utility construction; erosion control; pavement markings; work zone traffic control; and concrete pavements.

What You Bring

  • Experience working in a team environment to complete assignments.
  • Experience maintaining standard daily records and reports.
  • Knowledge of standards and specifications and plan reading experience.
  • Computer skills using laptop, iPads, and software.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general concepts, practices, and theories used in construction, construction inspection, and/or construction surveying.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills to maintain effective working relations with other employees and the public, and to establish positive lines of communication between technicians, engineers, and contractors.
  • You apply a safety philosophy and program to all operations.
  • Safety toe shoes.
  • Driver’s license.

Education & Experience
Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, or a related curriculum; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Don’t meet the education requirements? Still APPLY!
If we don’t find qualified candidates, we will consider candidates without the education and experience qualifications and hire you as a trainee with pay increases until you reach the full role requirements!

Call me: Mary Margaret Herring at 252-775-6100.

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