Field Engineer - East Coast Infrastructure

Location: 

Peachtree City, GA, US Cranford, NJ, US Tampa, FL, US Colliersville, NY, US Washington, DC, US Orlando, FL, US Brooklyn, NY, US Auburn Hills, MI, US Portsmouth, RI, US Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US Savannah, GA, US Newark, NJ, US Clearwater, FL, US Baltimore, MD, US Binghamton, NY, US Portsmouth, NH, US Astoria, NY, US Hartford, CT, US Edison, NJ, US Atlanta, GA, US Elmira, NY, US Marlboro, NY, US Athens, GA, US Fort Lauderdale, FL, US New London, CT, US Albany, NY, US Hilton Head Island, SC, US Jupiter, FL, US Manhattan, NY, US Jacksonville, FL, US Fairport, NY, US Buford, GA, US Long Island City, NY, US Miami, FL, US Chicago, IL, US

Requisition ID: 170812 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Southeast District 

Department: Field Operations 

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-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. 

As a Field/Office 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 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.

District Overview

Kiewit’s infrastructure work on the East Coast specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects all along the coast. We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. A lot of the work focuses on the Transportation, Water/Wastewater and Power markets. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, we can handle projects of any size. We are are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience, and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our company its reputation as the premier contractor on the East Coast.

Location

Kiewit is a company that goes where the work is, which means a career with us can take you and your family to exciting parts of North America – and maybe even beyond. Our Infrastructure work on the east coast goes from the Great Lakes area, to upper New England, all the way down to the southern tip of Florida. 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!

Responsibilities

Field Engineering: 

  • 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) 
  • Assist in providing solutions related to underground tunneling and construction operations
  • 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 

 

Office Engineering: 

  • Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications, and other contract documents 
  • Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations 
  • Assist engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use 
  • Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested 
  • Schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others 
  • Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums 
  • Enter data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management 
  • Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager 
  • Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations 

 

Estimating: 

  • Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid 
  • Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator 
  • Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

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Qualifications

  • 0-1 years of related professional experience in the construction field
  • Ability to travel and relocate as required
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

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: $81,900 - $102,102

(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.
 


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: Fayetteville
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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