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Construction Materials Engineering Technician

Company: S&ME Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Construction Materials Engineering Technician
Requisition Number: 2024-1050-19


Are you ready to kickstart your career in the exciting world of Construction Materials Testing? S&ME is looking for a full-time Construction Materials Engineering Technician to join our Construction Services team out of Raleigh, North Carolina who is passionate about solving problems and ensuring excellence in every project.


** This position will be based out of Greenville, North Carolina **


This entry-level position is perfect for those eager to learn and grow in a dynamic environment. As a Construction Materials Engineering Technician, you'll have the opportunity to work hands-on and be part of a team that values safety and integrity. While the job primarily involves outdoor work, your dedication will be rewarded with the satisfaction of seeing projects come to life.


Your Day-to-Day:
Reviewing plans specifications and Documentation: Understand project requirements before fieldwork; accurately record observations and testing results related to construction materials.
Utilizing Metafield: Utilize field and laboratory information management systems efficiently for data organization.
Equipment: Maintain accuracy of field and laboratory tools to meet industry standards.
Special Inspection observations: Adhere to International Building Code (IBC) standards for testing and inspecting construction materials.
Communicate with stakeholders: Engage with management, contractors, and clients to relay project progress and address concerns.


What You Bring:


  • A high school diploma/GED
  • 0-2 years of experience in construction testing/inspections of soil, concrete, masonry, and/or asphalt materials
  • Effective communication skills (speaking, reading, and writing) using the English language
  • Math skills with a basic understanding of weight, volume, pressure, and units of measure
  • The ability to complete data entry into multiple software applications on a smart device
  • One or more active certifications, a plus:

    • American Concrete Institute (ACI): Field Testing Grade I; Strength Testing Technician; Laboratory Technician
    • International Code Council (ICC): Special Inspector (Reinforced Concrete, Masonry, Soils)
    • DOT Certifications in the fields of Aggregate, Conventional Density, Asphalt, and Concrete





      Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
      You are willing and able to perform the physical demands of this position with the use of Company-provided Personal Protective Equipment such as:

      Working outdoors the majority of the time in varying weather conditions
      Walking over rough and uneven terrain
      Standing up to 8 hours a day, up to 12 hours on occasion
      Routinely lifting and carrying 40-50lbs, (field/laboratory samples and equipment)
      Maneuver field equipment safely, such as a loaded wheelbarrow, on uneven ground and around active construction sites
      Traveling out-of-town (typically overnight) for assignments as necessary
      Working outside of normal business hours when necessary



      We Are S&ME:
      For over 50 years, our collaborative approach to geotechnical, civil, environmental, and construction materials has offered innovative solutions to solve our clients' most complex challenges. Together, our work results in lasting positive community impacts across the country.


      Collectively, we are 1000+ proud employee-owners across 10+ states and value eager, passionate, honest, and hard-working employees who strive to make positive impacts on our communities. With employee ownership at our foundation, we are all vested in the success of each other and S&ME. We know that creating an environment where employees can grow and flourish, both professionally and personally, leads to our collective drive for success. That's why we put our employees first in everything from safety to opportunity.


      What We Offer:
      We offer a generous benefits package with a full suite of options, including well-being programs to support you and your family, as well as the development resources you need to advance in your career.

      Competitive Compensation
      Medical, Dental & Vision Plans with HSA and FSA options
      Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
      401K with Company Matching
      PTO with Rollover
      Maternity/Paternity Leave
      Credential Incentive Program
      Tuition Reimbursement
      Company Vehicle with Gas Card for Project-Based Work
      $2,000-5,000 Referral Bonuses
      & More!



      If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a firm committed to our employees and providing quality service to our clients, join us!


      This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. The successful candidate must meet the 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 is 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 are accepted.


Keywords: S&ME Inc., Greenville , Construction Materials Engineering Technician, Professions , Greenville, North Carolina

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