Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • CMT
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, H S A, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid voluntary/community service leave and tuition reimbursement.

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking an individual to work in our Construction Materials Testing (CMT) Department as a Senior Engineering Technician.  Our preferred candidate will have 5+ years of experience performing various CMT field and/or laboratory tests. Any Special Inspections Certifications would be a plus.   


  • Accurately perform observations and testing for earthwork and grading operations and during concrete placements for various industrial, commercial, residential or municipality projects in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Read and interpret design drawings and construction specifications.
  • Observe work procedures and verify compliance with job specifications.
  • Create accurate and detailed daily field reports.
  • Interact and communicate with general contractors, site supervisors, architects, structural engineers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to obtain additional ACI, ICC, NCDOT Certifications with training.


  • High School diploma, Associates Degree or equivalent.
  • 1-5 years of experience performing testing and inspections.
  • Working knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry and ability to apply mathematical formulas and engineering principles to determine field adjustments.
  • Proficient in the use of IPads, Microsoft Office, email and Dropbox.
  • Ability to work independently, use own judgment and make decisions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Must have the ability to obtain one or more of the following certifications within 6-months: 

  • ACI / NCDOT Concrete Field Technician Level 1
  • Soil Certifications (NCDOT, ICC, etc.)

Candidates will be subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions, in addition to hazards at construction sites, including heights, heavy equipment and highway traffic.  Must be able to stand and walk on uneven surfaces.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion. Must be able to bend, stoop and kneel.  Valid Driver's license with acceptable driving record and criminal background check required.  Must be able to complete a post-offer fit for duty test.


Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail and South Boston, Virginia.   For the past 4 years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Since 1997, Summit's success, tradition of service and expansion into new fields of practice have been based on our commitment to help our clients successfully complete projects of all types.

Our expertise includes:  Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI), Structural Engineering, Land Development, Geotechnical Engineering, Architecture, Transportation and Infrastructure Design, Traffic Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Construction Materials Testing, Special Inspections and Surveying.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action; E-Verify

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