Engineering Technician

$33,960 - $57,493 yearly
  • NC Department of Transportation
  • Lexington, NC, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Engineering Entry Level General Labor Government

Job Description

The Challenge
We're looking for an Entry-Level Electronics Technician to join our Davidson County Highway Maintenance Team.    

In this role, you will  

    • Assist in the inspection of commercial driveway permits, right-of-way utility encroachments, erosion control and roadway construction.  
    • Perform routine project inspections to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.  
    • Provide technical support to the engineering staff and perform various investigations, reviews, and assignments as assigned by the County Maintenance Engineer.  
    • Submit required records, reports and diaries within specified timeframe.  
    • Operate a state motor vehicle.


    • You must obtain/maintain QMS Asphalt & Concrete Testing Certifications, Roadway Density Certifications & Erosion Control Level II.
    • You must be able to obtain/maintain a valid inmate card.  
    • Valid Class “C” driver’s license is preferred or a Class A CDL with N endorsements.
    • Safety toe shoes are required.
    • You will be working inside and outside sometimes in extreme environmental conditions and encounter hazards at highway construction sites, including heavy equipment and highway traffic.

  What You Bring

    • Experience inspecting contract construction work.
    • Basic knowledge of NCDOT driveway and encroachment policies.
    • Basic knowledge of environmental permits for maintenance or construction activities.
    • Experience meeting, communicating, and negotiating effectively with Contractors.
    • Basic knowledge of erosion control plans and installation procedures.
    • General knowledge of highway construction or design and math.  
    • Technical skills in use of calculators, computers, and drafting software.
    • Ability to read and interpret constructions plans, contract provisions, specifications, and inspection procedures
    • Notetaking skills and ability to prepare routine reports
    • Proficiency in record keeping
    • Good communication skills.  
    • Close visual acuity to read plan details, make accurate field measurements and inspect roadway and structure components.

  Education & Experience

    • Associate's degree in Engineering Technology, Survey Technology or a related curriculum; or
    • An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Kat Pletcher at 336-747-7800  

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