Engineering Technician/Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Full Time
Menominee, MI
Menominee County Road Commission
Science & Engineering

Website Menominee County Road Commission

The Menominee County Road Commission seeks a motivated Engineering Technician/Engineer-in-Training (EIT) to join their team in Stephenson, MI. As an Engineering Technician/EIT, you will perform a variety of civil engineering tasks such as roadway/bridge design and construction tasks such as permitting, surveying, drafting, testing, and inspection. The essential functions of this position include acting as a project inspector of federal, state, and locally funded projects.

If you are eager to get started in your civil engineering career, then this is the job for you!


  • Review and complete permits, including right-of-way, environmental, construction, and transportation permits.
  • Collect and analyze necessary site information and data to prepare, submit, review, and approve permits.
  • Collect and maintain plans and inventories through the use of PASER data collection, Roadsoft, and the Investment Report Tool (IRT).
  • Survey preliminary, construction, and post-construction projects.
  • Perform all field staking and measurements as required.
  • Drafting using both conventional and computer-aided drafting.
  • Oversee and ensure quality work in accordance with the plans, proposal, and specifications along with good construction practice.
  • Conduct field inspection including measurements, recording, and reporting of information obtained under difficult field conditions.
  • Conduct measurements such as quantity estimates, data collection, documentation, and nuclear density measurements.
  • Collect, sample, and test soils, aggregates, asphalt, and concrete in the field and laboratory.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of plans, proposals, estimates, and specifications for road and bridge construction and maintenance projects.
  • Monitor and retrieve traffic counters, data retrieval, manipulation, report generation, and equipment repair and maintenance,
  • Use e-Construction software (ProjectWise) to document and deliver inspector daily reports, measurements and quantities, Act 51 certifications, summary preparation, and file maintenance.
  • Utilize construction management software to administer construction contracts (Field Manager, AASHTOware, etc).

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS The Menominee County Road Commission puts great value in the Engineering Technician/EIT position by offering an annual salary of $50,000 – $65,000, commensurate with knowledge and experience as well as an excellent benefits package.


  • Education requirements:
    • Associate degree in civil engineering technology, construction technology, surveying technology, construction management, or related degree OR
    • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate from an accredited college
  • MDOT inspection certification for aggregate, asphalt, and concrete.
  • Familiarity with MDOT’s Standard Specifications for Construction, Design Standards and special provisions, Roadsoft, and HEC-RAS Modeling.
  • Strong computer-aided drafting skills using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to read and understand written and verbal instructions, sometimes with telephones and radios.
  • Ability and willingness to obtain appropriate training and/or certifications as needed.


Must be able to lift, push, pull, and manipulate tools, equipment, supplies, and other objects up to 80 pounds, walk, sit, stand, and climb stairs and ramps, work at heights, and use excellent balance for extended periods of time.

Must be able to wear adequate personal protective equipment and withstand exposure to varying weather conditions.


ABOUT: The Menominee County Road Commission was established in 1894. The Menominee County Road Commission is one of the oldest in the State. We have a three-member Board of Road Commissioners who are elected by voters. County road commissions were organized by Public Act 283 of 1909 to achieve two primary goals: To provide continuity in road construction and maintenance across the state; and to provide cost-efficient and high-quality road services for county roads. Learn more at

The Menominee County Road Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

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