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Tunnel Field Engineer

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Coquitlam, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 152001 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Underground District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

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-minded construction professionals to get it done right. As an Engineer, you bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we build the biggest, most exciting projects.   #LI-WJ1

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District Overview

The Underground District has been constructing underground facilities (tunneling, deep foundations) since 1949, and has completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than $1B. Looking for hands-on, engineers excited to be both in the field and office supporting project and estimating work.You will be required to perform engineering work in connection with a wide range of underground projects that range in size, difficulty, and duration. You will also be involved in the district estimating unit at various points in your career, which involves quantity takeoffs, time studies, cost estimating, participating in estimate reviews and bid close-out.
 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s 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 Kiewit adventure is custom- designed to meet our shared needs.

Responsibilities

•    Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision
•    Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work
•    Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages
•    Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data
•    Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets
•    Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s)
•    Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training
•    Order and schedule material deliveries
•    Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite
•    Supervise field operations

 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, mining, mechanical, geotechnical, construction management or related. 
•    At least 3 years of experience in underground construction or mining
•    Must have a strong desire to work in the underground construction industry
•    Must have working knowledge and be able to direct the operations of at least these management systems: scheduling - CPM, unit man-hour performance, material control, estimating and subcontracts.
•    Experience with leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning and organization.
•    Ability to travel and relocate as required.
•    Be willing to fully participate in job assignments at the job site, district office or department to which assigned
•    Must be willing to travel and relocate throughout career as we operate on a national scale, not a regional one
•    Have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications Strong work ethic – willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team Good working knowledge and experience with both Excel and Word 
•    Good written and verbal communication skills
•    Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize Have the ability to work underground
 

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.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

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 believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.


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