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Heavy Civil Field Engineer - South Central District

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Baton Rouge, LA, US Westlake, TX, US Little Rock, AR, US

Requisition ID: 159580 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer, you will be responsible for the administrative and technical aspects of constructing a project, managing a team of field and cost engineers. Do you have strong interpersonal and information management skills?  In this role, you will be the main conduit of information between the construction manager and the team for cost, revenue, cash flow information. Do you have strong mentorship skills?  You will have the opportunity to develop the people below you. If this sounds like a match for you, read on!

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District Overview

Kiewit's South Central District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  

Location

All qualified candidates will need to flexible on relocation in the Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas areas. 

Responsibilities

•    With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications.
•    Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.
•    Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.
•    Develop and maintain the project master schedule using appropriate techniques and scheduling software with input from other project management personnel.
•    Manage document control; receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents; maintain document control log.
•    Review new issue drawings and contract documents for change of conditions; quantify impact of changes and review with supervisor; distribute new issues to field.
•    Prepare monthly cost projections using information generated from project management systems and prepare quarterly cash flow projections.
•    Improve project operations by recommending, as appropriate, better methods, staffing and procedural changes.
•    Act as managing project engineer/coordinator on multiple projects, providing supervision and on-the-job training for lower level engineers.
•    Read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two-dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
•    Manage and support project team including direct reports and others as needed
•    Help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work.

Qualifications

•   Ability to travel and relocate as needed
•   Undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering or equivalent
•   4+ years’ work experience in construction or engineering
•   Experience managing engineers
•   Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on engineering plans, specifications, and contract documents
•   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

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Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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