Building & Earth Sciences

  • Engineering Technician III

    Job Locations US-NC-Dunn
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/23/2018 3:29 PM)
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  • Overview

    This position exists for the primary purpose of providing testing observation and general inspections on the assigned field project according to the applicable specification for independent testing laboratories. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sample preparation, collection & testing, field observations, general inspections and documentation of construction activities on site pertaining to soil, concrete, grout, mortar and asphalt. The position requires the incumbent to clearly identify, verbally communicate, and document test results and activities. The position also exists to provide training and oversight to less experienced Engineering Technicians I and II.


    • Receive, understand and execute written and verbal directions.
    • Review specifications for civil and structural plans and identify sections applicable to the scope of work.
    • Perform tests and observations according to project requirements.
    • Perform both general & special construction inspections, such as concrete & masonry construction, fireproofing, proof rolling, etc.
    • Submit daily field reports to document testing, inspections and field observations.
    • Document and communicate non-conforming items to designated project supervision.
    • Clean, maintain and calibrate all assigned equipment according to applicable codes and standards.


    • Transport, operate and care for a nuclear density gauge as assigned, meeting all safety, care and maintenance guidelines as outlined in the Radiation Safety Program Policy.
    • Provide training and limited oversight to lower level Engineering Technicians.


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies)

    • Advanced knowledge of sample preparation, collection & testing, field observations and documentation of construction activities.
    • Knowledge of general construction inspection responsibilities.
    • Must pass relevant tests and/or achieve valid signatures.
    • Ability to create and maintain accurate and confidential test records and to prepare easily understandable reports for documentation.
    • Skilled in the use of computers and common software applications.
    • Ability to teach company specific software and programs.
    • Ability to train others. Can give and follow directions.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to build and maintain effective working.
    • Ability to dress, speak and act professionally & appropriately.
    • Ability to deal with stressful situations, multiple priorities and hectic schedules calmly and courteously.
    • Ability to work ethically, honestly and safely at all times as scheduled.
    • Ability to drive a company vehicle and adhere to all company guidelines for operation and safety.



    Physical Requirements

    1. Must be able to move, lift or carry objects or materials up to 50 lbs. without assistance.
    2. Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding
    3. Ability to physically maneuver construction sites and excavations
    4. Visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communications in the English language, including the ability to communicate directly and over the telephone and be understood.


    Minimum Education, Training, Certifications and/or Experience

    • High School diploma
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience
    • All Level II Certifications


    • ACI Strength Testing
    • ACI Aggregate Testing
    • ICC, required
      • Concrete, or
      • Masonry


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