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Construction Materials Staff Engineer

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Construction Materials Staff Engineer
S&ME, Inc.

S&ME is seeking an individual to join our Construction Services team in Greensboro, NC as a Construction Materials Staff Engineer and help us provide engineering solutions to our clients.

What You Will Do:

As a Construction Materials Staff Engineer, you play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and safety of construction projects by assessing and verifying the properties and quality of materials used in construction. Working under the supervision of a Licensed Engineer, you will coordinate field explorations, field logging of soil samples, performing engineering calculations/design, preparation of proposals and reports, and project and client support.

  • Reviewing plans and specifications in preparation for field observations on construction sites

  • Documenting field activities, observations, and testing results on projects

  • Daily use of Metafield®, and/or other field and laboratory information management system

  • Calibrating field and laboratory equipment to industry codes and standards

  • Perform Special Inspection observations per the International Building Code (IBC)

  • Communicating daily with management staff, general contractors, and clients

Who You Are:

  • You have a bachelor's degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or a closely related field

  • You have 0-2 years of professional experience

  • You have basic working knowledge of construction plans and specifications

  • You have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, MicroStation, with the ability to learn commercial software applications

  • You are willingness to obtain International Code Council (ICC), American Concrete Institute (ACI), and/or Department of Transportation (DOT) certifications in the fields of aggregate, asphalt, soil, reinforced concrete, and masonry

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

Who We Are:

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.

Check out this video to hear directly from our employee-owners on what it's like working at S&ME.

What We Offer:

We offer competitive pay and benefits, including ESOP and well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance in your career. We also believe in a flexible working environment, allowing you and your manager to determine how you can work most effectively and collaboratively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career with a firm committed to our employees and providing quality service to our clients, please visit our careers page to apply and learn more about 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.

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Job Type
Full Time Entry Level
Greensboro, North Carolina United States
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