The Field Engineer's mission is to assist the Project Manager, Superintendent, Project Engineer(s), and all other on-site construction staff in various areas. Specific areas may include tracking and assistance with RFI's; processing change orders; general project layout assistance relating to engineering plans and specs; and assisting with the project close out process.
Assist with evaluation of field conditions and acceptance testing
Support quality assurance and quality control engineering materials testing
Review project drawings and coordinate any design changes
Review shop drawings for accuracy and completeness
Provide document control assistance for correspondence, submittals, design releases etc.
Initiate engineering design clarifications
Perform quantity tracking and productivity analysis for maximization of operation efficiency
Assist with preparing and updating project schedule and interact will all involved in scheduling decision processes
Manage subcontractors field operations and verify contract payments
Provide design assistance to the project engineer for the design of temporary structures using computer aided design tools
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
A basic understanding of the working concepts of Heavy Civil/Tunnel/Bridge/Highway projects from start to finish - bidding process through project close out.
Ability to understand basic project components and analyze schematics such as engineering drawings and specs; estimates, change orders, and schedules.
Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs. Overall growth in the economy and population will increase demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures, which will create new jobs in construction and extraction occupations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for all construction and extraction occupations was $48,610 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.