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Field Engineer II - Heavy Civil - Northern California District

Company: Kiewit Corporation
Location: oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

**Requisition ID: 112600**

**Job Level: Mid Level**

**Department: Construction Operations**

**Market: Transportation**

**Employment Type: Full Time**

**Position Overview**

As a Field Engineer II, you will be the primary and lead engineer on the Project, and report directly to the Project Manager. All field level and office level Engineers report directly to the Engineer II. As an Engineer II, you will be expected to be a job-site leader in health and safety, ensuring quality of reporting and workmanship, and that all engineering work is completed in a professional and ethical manner. You main functions will include contract administration, project planning and scheduling, and project reporting, and you will play an advisory role to Project Management for contractual, legal, and other project issues.

**District Overview**

Kiewit's Northern California District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in various types of work in the heavy civil, power, transportation, and water resource markets. Although most of our work is regionally based in Northern California, we also pursue various projects across the west coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry rather than design.


Although this opportunity is with Kiewit's Northern California District, we do work across the United States and require our employees to be open to relocation.


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)

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

Assist in preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested

Assist in 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

Assist with entering 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


Ability to travel and relocate as needed

2+ years' construction field experience

Work experience in engineering and leading engineers

Undergraduate degree in civil engineering, construction management, or related

Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on engineering plans, specifications, and contract documents

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


_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._

Company: Kiewit

Keywords: Kiewit Corporation, Oakland , Field Engineer II - Heavy Civil - Northern California District, Other , oakland, California

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