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Assistant Resident Engineer – Entry Level!

By February 7, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Winston-Salem, NC
  • This position has been filled


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/um8n7r26 by Feb 19.

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The Challenge
We are looking for an entry-level engineer to join our Winston-Salem Construction Engineering team as an Assistant Resident Engineer.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist our Resident Engineer in the day-to-day contract administration of major and minor transportation projects.
  • Supervise NCDOT and contractor staff, and prepare/evaluate their performance.
  • Promote a safe working environment.
  • Gain a working knowledge of NCDOT policies and procedures.
  • Keep records necessary for preparation of monthly and final estimates.
  • Work closely with contractors, utility companies, and other government agencies.
  • Communicate with the public and news media.
  • Review and evaluate data collected by field staff.
  • Prepare technical letters and reports.
  • Review contract plans, specifications, and material testing results.
  • Train, coordinate, and supervise junior staff.

What You Bring

  • Knowledge in engineering standards, policies, and procedures related to transportation engineering, including the principles and practices of Civil Engineering.
  • Experience reading and interpreting highway construction plans and contracts.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Experience administering contracts.
  • Fearless about working at heights over water and/or traffic and climbing on bridge substructures and superstructures.
  • Working knowledge of construction methods, materials, and equipment.
  • Experience and skills in the operation of survey equipment, computers, and drafting instruments.
  • Ability to understand, explain, and administer contracts, interpret construction plans, provisions, standards, and specifications.
  • Good communications skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, and the public.
  • Ability to withstand extreme weather and terrain conditions while performing duties.
  • Capable of working safely in office and outside environments with possibility of exposure to hazards on construction sites including heights, highway traffic, and traversing rough terrain in evaluating highway construction.
  • Fitness to perform moderate physical activity including walking, climbing, balancing, kneeling, and standing.
  • You apply a safety philosophy and program to all operations. Must be able to legally drive a state vehicle.
  • Safety toe shoes.


  • We may require registration as a professional engineer by the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.
  • You may be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours to resolve project issues.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in engineering; or
An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Ryan Pace at 336-747-7955.

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