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Field Engineer 1 - Alaska

Location: 

Anchorage, AK, US Talkeetna, AK, US Eagle River, AK, US Kodiak, AK, US

Requisition ID: 154641 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Northwest District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

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 Kiewit 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 one too through 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

Kiewit’s Northwest District is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hardworking individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast including Alaska and Hawaii.

Location

This position is located in Anchorage, AK. Must be able to travel and relocate as business requires. Some of our current projects locations include Washington, Hawaii, Denver and Alaska.

Responsibilities

  • Support construction activities by planning, organizing and implementing the following functions: project controls system, engineering interface, subcontracts and materials management, purchasing and scheduling.
  • Assist project management in expediting material deliveries, estimating and processing change orders, preparing monthly billings and preparing shop drawings.
  • May serve as a discipline engineer or as a lead on a small project.

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel and relocate as business requires
  • Associate’s or Bachelor's Degree in a construction-related field of engineering
  • Experience with leadership in some capacity
  • Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is preferred
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Previous internship experience is preferred

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

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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.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

Job Segment: Project Engineer, Construction, Field Engineer, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Entry Level