Engineering Technician III

Engineering Technician III – 2 Openings!
Location: Asheville, NC

How to Apply
You MUST apply at by June 19.

This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for BOTH of them!

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NEW HIGHER SALARY: $42,464 – $74,313

The Challenge
We are looking for 2 experienced Engineering Technician III’s to join our Asheville Resident Engineering team.

In this role, you will:

  • Serve as a lead project inspector and support senior engineers in the administration of medium to large highway construction projects.
  • Monitor contractor’s daily operations and perform/review test reports to ensure that all work and materials conform to specifications, plans, and contract provisions.
  • Perform contract administration duties, such as pay record entry/review, material received reports, certified payroll, haul tickets, as-constructed plans, and monthly estimates.
  • Manage and train junior technicians, including NCDOT staff and contracted construction inspectors.
  • Resolve daily constructability issues and troubleshoot problems to mitigate delays in contractor’s progress.
  • Monitor utility relocation efforts by inspecting and tracking relocation work.
  • Anticipate contractual problems and advise supervisor of need for plan revisions, supplemental agreements, or other contract adjustments to improve safety, timely delivery, and quality of delivered products.
  • Monitor contractor’s operations to ensure compliance with subcontract agreements and with the contract Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with NC Sedimentation and Pollution Control Act, and that all work performed in permitted areas is done in accordance with permits.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate work with contractors, subcontractors, utility owners, and property owners to minimize delays and disturbances while maximizing project progress.

What You Bring

  • Knowledge in understanding, interpreting, and analyzing contracts, plans, standards, and specifications associated with highway construction projects, including roadways and structures.
  • Experience performing inspections, sampling, and materials testing (i.e., concrete, asphalt density) to ensure compliance with NCDOT specifications.
  • Experience planning, developing, scheduling, tracking, and completing projects independently or with limited supervision.
  • General knowledge of surveying.
  • Computer skills using iPad, laptops, applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Outlook, HiCams and SharePoint), and math functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive communication between technicians, engineers, contractors, and the public.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate in a clear, concise, organized, and persuasive manner.
  • Ability to make independent decisions using sound engineering judgement.
  • Ability to work safely in an outside environment with exposure to hazards on construction sites, including heights, highway traffic, weather extremes, and traversing rough terrain when evaluating highway construction.
  • Physical fitness to walk, climb, balance, kneel, and stand.
  • Strength to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required with fluctuating hours exceeding 50 hours a week on any assigned project in the Division.
  • You apply a safety philosophy and program to all operations.
  • Safety toe shoes.

Education & Experience

  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Survey Technology, or a related field, and
  • 3+ years relevant technician-level experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience.

Call me: Christina Lassalle at (828) 250-3270.

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Graham County, NC Dept of Public Health is seeking a Dental Assistant

Graham County is taking applications for a Dental Assistant. Preferred requirements include NC dental assistant certification, graduation from an approved dental assistant course, or graduation from high school and one year of on-the-job training as a dental assistant and required x-ray training.

General duties include maintaining clinic cleanliness and hygiene, assisting dental hygienist and dentist with procedures, exposing and processing radiographs, completing patient education and outreach, formulating policies, assisting with dental billing, and attending continuing education opportunities.

Hourly wage: $23,296.00 – $33,463.00 depending on experience. Hours: Monday–Thursday 8 am–5 pm. This position is permanent and part-time (32 hours per week).

Access the NC-PD-107 form Word document, complete it, and submit it to:

Graham County Human Resources

Attn: Kim Crisp

12 N Main Street

Robbinsville, NC 2877

Or email to

A pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. Graham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.