Engineering Technician - Civil

Nicholson Construction Canonsburg , PA 15317

Posted 2 months ago

Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.

Summary:

  • Provides technical, quality control and administrative support to Superintendents, Project Engineers and Project Managers on jobsites

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures that all Nicholson and OSHA safety regulations are followed and enforced

  • Performs field quality control tests

  • Prepares and manage quality control and production records

  • Orders materials, writes purchase orders, and tracks inventory

  • Runs small work crews (technical tasks like water testing, load testing, etc.)

  • Researches and resolves drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors

  • Performs field surveys and resolves geometry issues

  • Prepares drawings and sketches to support construction work

  • Assists in preparation of change order documentation and claim analysis

  • Ensures all installation follows Nicholson quality control Manual

  • Prepares Requests For Information

Education & Training:

  • Associate Degree in related field

Experience:

  • Basic knowledge (0-3 years) of construction equipment/ techniques, drawings, specifications, building materials, surveying, design, or geotechnical work

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Familiar with AutoCAD Lite

  • Has basic survey and layout skills using a level and total station instruments

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Able to implement quality control plans

Physical Requirements:

  • Reaching high and low, stooping, and bending continually

  • Lifting/carrying/moving up to 100 pounds continually

  • Able to travel per the company travel policy, often overnight and away from home

  • Able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment

  • Able to work in all types of weather

  • Able to travel per the company travel policy, often overnight and away from home

Benefits:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) matching

  • Safe Harbor Retirement Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation

  • Personal days

  • Sick days

Nicholson Construction participates in E-Verify.

Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.

In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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