Field Engineer

  • Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

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    KE&G Construction Inc. is one of southern Arizona’s leading construction companies that specializes in underground utilities, heavy/civil transportation projects, paving, bridges, concrete work, and dirt work. We currently have an opening for an entry level field engineer. KE&G is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply for all open positions .  The ideal candidate for this job should have the following credentials:


    • Graduate from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or Construction Management
    • Must possess functional knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and Office products.
    • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable past driving related history.
    • Must be drug-free and be able to pass pre-employment and subsequent random drug screenings.
    • Must be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor environments.
    • Must be willing to relocate to Southern Arizona.


    • Each candidate is expected to have a positive attitude and be able to work with his/her fellow employees.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate via written and oral communication as well as having well developed interpersonal skills.
    • Have exceptional organizational skills and a take-charge attitude, with the ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines.
    • Be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.


    • Implementation of Company and Project Safety Plans
    • Assist field teams with safety and technical needs
    • Development of Hazard Risk Analysis matrix
    • Training and Onboarding coordination
    • Production tracking and reporting
    • Material procurement
    • Coordination and communication with Owner’s Rep and Safety Team
    • Use of digital terrain modeling software in order to establish existing vs. design earthwork-related quantities.
    • Development and estimation of material quantities required for construction.
    • Field verification of production quantities and rates of production.
    • Monitor and track quality control issues of various materials related to the construction of various projects.
    • Verification of material deliveries for conformance to project plans and specifications.
    • Preparing and tracking project submittals.
    • Under the direction of supervisory staff, assess structural and earthen materials with respect to allowable design loadings and their safe use by field personnel.
    • Coordinate / schedule subcontractors and material deliveries.
    • Assist Project Managers with pay applications, job forecasting, change orders, etc.
    • Prior to project start, obtain all necessary permitting, have jobsite bluestaked (utilities located), review bid, plans and specifications.


    • Heavy Civil and/or Industrial Construction
    • MSHA / OSHA
    • Read and understand project documents including plans, specifications, special provisions, etc.
    • Have been responsible for safety of crews and safety plan development is preferred.
    • Experience with Heavy Job system is a plus.
    • Working knowledge of cost codes and budgets.