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Resident Engineering Supervisor II

By March 22, 2024


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/335dn8ec by April 2.

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The Challenge
We are hiring a Resident Engineer on our North Wilkesboro Construction Engineering team.

In this role, you will:

  • Administer major construction project contracts to ensure timely delivery, budget compliance, and staff supervision  engaged in the inspection of these projects, including Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) staff, to ensure quality work and safety.
  • Ensure quality work and safety compliance on all projects.
  • Perform contract administration including communicating daily with contractors and construction office staff,
  • Address project issues through Supplemental Agreements and Claims as needed.
  • Create and monitor project records (correspondence, estimates, daily reports, and project material certification).
  • Respond to inquiries from the public, local government, and news media.
  • Schedule and lead meetings with contractors, staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Perform project final inspection and warranty reviews.
  • Supervise CEI staff including selecting based on needs & available candidates, monitoring performance, and approving timesheets.
  • Maintain fiscal management, including accurate overrun monitoring and budget reviews.

What You Bring

  • Proficiency in plan reading, highway engineering calculations, problem solving, and staff management.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office, online databases, such as SAP, and HiCAMS.
  • Knowledge of DOT policies and procedures and contract administration.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to difficult or complex engineering problems and make sound recommendations and decisions.
  • Ability to independently communicate well verbally and in writing with stakeholders including senior management, local political officials, municipalities, property owners, consultant groups, and media outlets.
  • Contract administration expertise to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with NCDOT’s Specifications, Standard Drawings, and Policies.
  • Management experience supervising teams, including supervision internal and Construction Engineering Inspection staff to meet project goals.
  • Experience making recommendations and decisions for simple or complex projects.
  • Experience interpreting and communicating verbally and in writing details of plans, project documents, policies, and procedures to convey information to consultants, staff, and others.
  • Experience leading and maintaining positive working relationships with environmental agencies, public officials, consultants, contractors and internal staff, in order to find acceptable solutions to infrastructure project problems.
  • Ability to make inspections in all types of weather, and to work safely in an outside environment with exposure to hazards present on construction sites including traffic, heights, and traversing rough, steep, and uneven terrain.
  • Fitness to perform moderate physical activity, such as walking, climbing, kneeling, and standing.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Safety-toe shoes.


  • We may require registration as a professional engineer with the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
  • Your work will include emergency situations, nights, and weekends.
  • You will be subject to high volumes of traffic and extreme temperatures/weather conditions.

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, and
4+ years of relevant experience, and
2+ years of supervisory experience; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Sadie Schneider at (336) 903-9119.

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