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Job Description

CALYX Engineers and Consultants is seeking an entry level construction technician in western North Carolina. The construction technician will be responsible for performing field inspections, testing, material sampling, recording measurements, and monitoring compliance of contractors' operation for bridge and highway construction projects. The most frequent and essential work activities include:

* Conduct independent inspections of roadway and bridge construction processes and materials to assure compliance with contract plans, standards, and specifications.
* Provide assessment of contractor's quality control procedures by applying quality assurance inspection and testing at designated and established frequencies.
* Complete a variety of complex calculations and check drawings, calculations, and plans.
* Other duties as assigned.

Prerequisites for employment include:

* High School Diploma or GED required, Associates degree in civil engineering technology or similar focus preferred
* Construction experience required
* General knowledge of surveying methods, equipment and material used in highway construction
* Working knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry
* Ability to read and interpret construction plans, contract provisions, and inspection procedures
* Basic computer skills including use of email, internet, Microsoft office programs and use of iPad
* Valid drivers' license
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* NCDOT material testing and sampling certifications preferred
* NCDOT Concrete
* NCDOT QMS Roadway
* NCDOT Conventional Density
* NCDOT ABC Sampling
* NCDOT Borrow Pit Sampling
* NCDOT Erosion & Sediment Control

For the past 25 years, CALYX Engineers and Consultants has developed a reputation for providing quality services in the areas of roadway and structure design, site and civil engineering, land surveying, building structure design, subsurface utility engineering, construction engineering inspection, transportation planning, traffic services, water resources, cultural resources, and environmental services. Founded on the premise that every project, regardless of size or complexity, deserves unmatched expertise and quality assurance from concept to completion, CALYX has grown from an entrepreneurial startup to one of the most well respected civil engineering firms in the Southeast. In 2018 alone, CALYX has been named an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm (national and Southeast) and was ranked #26 in the Zweig Group's "Hot" 100 Firms (U.S. and Canada). Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, CALYX has 210 employees with offices in metro Atlanta and Columbus, GA; and Charlotte, NC; and Rock Hill, SC. To learn more, please visit www.CALYXengineers.com or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

To apply for this position, please visit www.CALYXengineers.com/jobs.

CALYX Engineers and Consultants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.