Field/Office Engineer - MEC Industrial


Irvine, CA, US Marlboro, NY, US New London, CT, US Potsdam, NY, US East Elmhurst, NY, US Fairport, NY, US Hartford, CT, US Elmira, NY, US Ithaca, NY, US Newburgh, NY, US Kittery, ME, US Astoria, NY, US Portsmouth, NH, US Albany, NY, US

Requisition ID: 169018 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: MEC Industrial District 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality and unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building "the next big thing" from the ground up. There's a reason Mass Electric (MEC) attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else. Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make make a difference in our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right.

District Overview

Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC Industrial has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry.


One of the many things that makes our culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your MEC adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. MEC Industrial is based out of Waltham, MA and has work all across the country. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.  Must be able to travel and relocate as frequently as business needs require. These projects are happening in large cities and small towns, so you have a chance to experience it all!


Our Entry Level Field/Office Engineers provide support for electrical construction operations. During the first few years at Mass. Electric you might expect to spend time in positions involving field engineering, cost engineering, estimating and engineering support. Duties may include but are not limited to:
•    Tracking of installed quantities
•    Forecasting future quantities
•    Takeoffs and estimating assignments
•    Creation of as-built drawings using AutoCAD
•    Material submittals


•    Undergraduate or graduate degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Minimum overall GPA of 2.7
•    Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•    Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Effective verbal, written and presentation skills
•    Able to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Must be able to access all points of a construction site
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments 
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives

Other common names for this role: Project Engineer, Office Engineer, Engineer 1, Engineer I


Working Conditions

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•     May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $66,585 - $102,067 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Construction, Field Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Civil Engineer, Engineering, Entry Level