Engineering Technician (Geotechnical/Construction Quality Assurance)

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/24/2024 7:16 PM)
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US-NC-Cary | US-NC-Fayetteville | US-NC-Rocky Mount | US-NC-Burlington
Regular Full-Time


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Utility Services, Program Management, and Environmental. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is seeking an Engineering Technician for our Cary, NC location. This role is also open to those in Fayetteville, NC; Rocky Mount, NC; and Burlington, NC. Responsibilities include monitoring activities on construction sites and performing testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt pavement materials.  A company truck, phone, and safety equipment will be provided at our office.


  • Performs In-Place Density Tests using nuclear density gauge, drive sleeve, or sand cone method.
  • Aggregate Sampling. Concrete/Grout/Masonry sampling (including: air content; slump testing; visual observations; casting samples of concrete cylinders, mortar cubes, and grout prisms; and obtaining core samples).
  • Also may perform asphalt sampling, backscatter tests, and coring.


  • Will train employees without work experience; but prefer that candidates have at least some construction-related work history.
  • Qualified candidates should have basic math and writing skills.
  • Strong work ethics
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Offer is contingent on background report

Work environment and physical demands of this position

  • This position will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including weather conditions such as wet and /or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments.
  • Work will primarily be in the field involving long-term standing and frequent walking as well as include common hazards at construction and project sites.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 10 hours a day on occasion.
  • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required, as necessary.



NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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