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Collins Engineers, Inc. Engineering Technician (Structural Inspections) in Norwood, Massachusetts


Since opening our doors in 1979, Collins Engineers, Inc. has provided engineering services in structural and transportation analysis and design. Today, Collins is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm that continues to grow our multi-disciplined offices by providing design and analysis services coupled with field experience in the transportation, marine, construction, and land development. A pioneer in innovation in field, Collins continues to be at the forefront of engineering technology including UAS and Al applications.

Collins has an opening for anEngineering Technician in ourNorwood, MAoffice. As an Engineering Technician, you will be responsible for assisting in the inspection of existing structures to determine their physical condition, maintenance needs, and potential hazards. You will primarily conduct fieldwork, as well as report preparation and data entry. This position will require travel, with occasional overnight stays and/or weekend and overnight hours. You will be working indoors and outdoors in the field in various terrain and weather conditions. You will work under the supervision of the Regional Manager and/or Project Managers.

This role offers a great opportunity for a highly motivated, driven professional who is looking for career growth with a company pushing forward in the industry.


Coordinates and/or assists in field operations. Responsible for assisting in the inspection of existing structures to determine their physical condition, maintenance needs and potential hazards.

Position Description

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs inspection/field work

  • If applicable, conducts underwater inspections of existing structures

  • Ensures equipment is maintained and in proper location

  • Knowledgeable of construction and inspection practices

  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering documents

  • Assists in the completion of reports

  • Knows how to perform his/her duties safely


    Majority of time is spent in the field and could involve working weekends and overnight.

  • Associates degree required or a minimum of 2 years of related inspection experience preferred

  • Underwater inspection experience for bridges or other waterfront facilities, a plus

  • Bridge and sign inspection experience a plus

  • CAD experience a plus

  • Diving experience a plus

  • UAS Remote Pilot (Drones) a plus

  • A valid driver's license.

Additional Information

View physical demands and our commitment to safety ( . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As a federal contractor, Collins Engineers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

Notice to Third Party Agencies (

Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.

For more information, please download the below documents:

EEO is the Law Poster ( | EEO is the Law Supplement ( | Pay Transparency Policy Statement (

*Note: to enable links and learn more about our benefits and culture, please view this posting on the Collins website at

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Job LocationsUS-MA-Norwood

ID 2022-1823

Category Engineering

Type Full Time