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Construction Civil Field Engineer

Job description


Position Summary: As a Field Engineer, you will be a vital part of our project team, providing engineering and technical support on a job site. Working closely with project leaders, your role is to ensure that we meet contract requirements, safety standards, and maintain high-quality work. Your engineering expertise will play a key role in the success of our projects! Essential Responsibilities:

Project Site Management:

• Manages the Requests for Information (RFI) process, including specification, and project documentation reviews, visual examinations, and documentation creation for issues, potential changes, and contract change orders.
• Prepare cost estimates for change order submission and negotiation with client.
• Tracks and reports production quantities to project control and management functions.
• Manages the preparation of construction and installation work packages for assigned disciplines.
• Performs walk-downs to monitor the progress of work packages.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Focus:
• Incorporates Health, Safety, and Environmental considerations into all project documentation and site activities.
• Acts as a role model for safety excellence and participates in the development of job hazard analyses.

Engineering Support and Collaboration:
• Participates in project team meetings, contributing engineering input to project-related decisions.
• Develops strong relationships and partners with superintendent(s) to provide clear and timely technical/engineering support for field execution work.
• Interacts with customers, engineers, and subcontractors regularly to understand and incorporate project objectives, schedules, permits, and cost considerations into site issue resolutions.
• Assists in turnover processes with construction and startup/commissioning teams, providing proper documentation related to the project.
  Job Requirements / Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Education: B.S. in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of experience in field engineering or project engineering. Experience in starting up and commissioning power/industrial plants or systems preferred.
  • Experience utilizing InEight software (Plan, Control, Document & Compliance Modules) or comparable construction management software in a project field assignment role.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and Bluebeam software.
  • Understanding of basic engineering calculations.
  • Understanding of project costing and scheduling fundamentals.