Requisition ID: 77804
This opportunity is with Kiewit's Northern California District, which predominantly does work in the Northern California region. However, we are also doing work in WA and NV, and would require our employees to be open to relocation to those areas as well.
Northern California District:
Kiewit's NorCal District is headquartered in Fairfield, CA. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, water treatment facilities, transportation, roadways, and underground utilities, while developing builders who will lead the company into the future.
As a Field Engineer with Kiewit's Northern California District you will be a critical member of our construction team. Supervising subcontractors and Self-Perform work on infrastructure projects throughout the US.
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
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
Requirements: Ability to relocate and travel as business needs demand
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a closely related degree
3+ years of experience working in Infrastructure/Heavy Civil construction projects
Interest in heavy civil/transportation construction; such as highways, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, tunnels, earthwork, structural concrete, pipeline, etc.
Committed to the construction industry and not the design industry- this is a hands on, construction career
Knowledge and passion for construction safety- OSHA certification preferred
Must be willing to relocate throughout career
The ability to access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates, environment and terrain
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking 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. This position will require more than 40 hours/week.
Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
Ability to lift 30 lbs.
Ability to access all areas of a construction site in all weather conditions. This can include walking up and down ladders and embankments
As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.
How We're Different Consistently ranked within the top five of the Top 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record
Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs
Kiewit is 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.