ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Charlotte, NC 
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  • 18-Jun-2019 to 31-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • 2730-CHARLOTTE
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Full Time

S&ME is proud to offer high quality, affordable, comprehensive financial and wellness benefits. The package includes a 401 (k) retirement plan; an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP); medical, dental, life and disability insurance; a full suite of voluntary products; a Flexible Spending Account and an Employee Assistance Program; and paid holiday, vacation and sick time. We also provide employees with an opportunity to further their professional growth through certification training and our Credential Incentive Program.

Position: Engineering Technician

Requisition Number: 2019-2730-01

S&ME is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides civil, geotechnical, environmental, planning, landscape architecture, survey and construction services. Consistently ranked in the top 100 of ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, our markets are diverse and include transportation, energy, water/wastewater, commercial development, industry, healthcare, education and government. We recruit top talent and are currently seeking a full-time Engineering Technician to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina, for Energy, Industrial and Government clients.

The individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Review of civil drawings and specifications in preparation of field observations on construction sites;
  • Documentation of field activities, observations, and testing results on construction projects, and their conformance with (or deviation from) project plans and specifications;
  • Geosynthetic observation experience preferred with working knowledge of geomembrane liner, geotextiles, geocomposites, geosynthetic clay liner for landfills, impoundments, etc. applications.
  • Field testing of soil, concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and masonry mortar/grout for compliance with ASTM, AASHTO, DOT, and/or project specifications;
  • Environmental Inspection of erosion control devices and structures;
  • Daily use of field and laboratory information management systems, for recording of testing results;
  • Communication of field and laboratory testing results with Project Management staff, general contractors, and clients;
  • Calibration of field and laboratory equipment to industry codes and standards.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED required;
  • 2-8 years of experience in construction testing/inspections of soil, geosynthetics, concrete, masonry, and/or asphalt materials required;
  • Effective communication skills (speaking, reading, and writing), using the English language, required;
  • Ability to routinely lift 40 to 50 lbs. (field/laboratory samples and equipment), required;
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions (Company will provide Personal Protective Equipment and inclement weather gear, as appropriate);
  • Willingness to travel out-of-town (typically overnight) for long duration assignments.

One or More Active Certification(s) a Plus:

  • Geosynthetic Certification Institute
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • NICET - Construction Materials Testing (Asphalt, Concrete, Soils).
  • DOT Certifications in the fields of Aggregate, Conventional Density, Asphalt, and Concrete.

Pay rate is based on level of experience and active certifications. S&ME offers a Credential Incentive Program to assist employees in obtaining additional certifications.

To apply go to www.smeinc.com/careers and click the "Career Openings" link. This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. Successful candidate must meet requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy and Reference check program. Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance not provided. S&ME reserves the right to fill this position with an internal or external candidate at any time during the search. S&ME is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites.

No candidate/recruiter calls, personal calls or walk-ins accepted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

S&ME, Inc.https://smeinc.applicantpro.com

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 8 years
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