Kiewit Field Engineer - East Coast Infrastructure in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Requisition ID: 170812
Job Level: Entry Level
Home District/Group: Southeast District
Department: Field Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
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.
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.
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!
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
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
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
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
• 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: $102,102 - $81,900
(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.
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