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Field Engineer - Metro Rail Construction

Company: Kiewit Corporation
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 167599
Job Level: Mid Level
Home District/Group: MEC Transportation District
Department: Field Operations
Market: Transportation
Employment Type: Full Time
Position Overview
As a Field Engineer II for Kiewit's Mass Electric Transportation District, you will have the opportunity 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. Your 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
Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction's philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation's most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods, and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.
Los Angeles, CA
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
--- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
--- Ability to travel and relocate as needed
--- 2+ years' construction field experience
--- Experience working on light or high-speed rail projects preferred
--- Work experience in engineering and leading engineers
--- 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
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: $75,396 - $113,094
(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.
Company: MEC

Keywords: Kiewit Corporation, Pasadena , Field Engineer - Metro Rail Construction, Engineering , Pasadena, California

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