Transportation Engineering Technician

Employer
Gannett Fleming
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation's most prestigious engineering firms.Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges - transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years! Responsibilities: Gannett Fleming has an opening for a Transportation Engineering Technician to join us in MDOT's Montgomery & Prince George Counties (District 3) in the Washington Metropolitan area to inspect all phases of construction on highway construction and maintenance projects. The Technician oversees, monitors and independently inspects routine highway construction phases for maintenance, bridge, signal installation and roadway construction projects. Measures, tests, and checks materials, methods, and installations to ensure contractor conformance with plans, specifications, and contract documents. Documents contractor progress on a daily basis, inputs data into automated software systems, and generates reports and correspondence.Minimum Qualifications for Transportation Engineering Technician3 years of MDOT experience and knowledge of roadway, structure and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, construction symbols, and terminology.Knowledge of mathematics to include algebra/geometry/trigonometry.Ability to read, interpret, and analyze roadway, structure and bridge plans, as well as contract plans, specifications, and documents.Ability to apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine minor adjustments to construction plans.Ability to maintain detailed records in accordance with MDOT, perform required materials testing, and communicate effectively (written and verbally) with agency and contractor personnel and the general public.Ability to inspect and verify highways work zones and traffic control setups are in accordance with current standards.Skill in the use of engineering and testing equipment and competent in computer and software use (Windows, MS Office Word &Excel, e-mail, and Internet,)Physically able to lift and carry 40 pounds (testing equipment), safely navigate construction work sites with uneven terrain , stand and sit as needed on project work sites, climb ladders, and work at heights.*CB High school graduate/GEDValid driver's licenseConstruction inspection experience with a DOT or consultant inspection firm or a combination of education/training/experience in construction including design build, engineering, project management, or materials handling which demonstrates the ability to perform the work.Possesses the following Certifications - Asphalt Field I & II, Temp. Traffic Control, ACI Concrete Field, Soils & Aggregate Field, and Pavement Markings.Other certifications: Fall protection and confined space training, Guardrail Installation, OSHA Safety, Nuclear Safety & Transportation, Work Zone Traffic Control (intermediate level) and flagger certification, Erosion & Sediment Control Inspection and Stormwater. Other specialty certifications may include WACEL, ICC, NICET, NACE, and CMIT (Construction manager in training) are a plus.Will be required to work outside normal hours to observe contractors' progress, as well as in emergencies, inclement weather, and heavy traffic conditions. Ability to work at heights and within confined spaces. May be required to operate or work in the vicinity of devices containing radioactive materials and emitting low levels of ionizing radiation. Requires safety shoes.Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (eg, H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.