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Field Engineer

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:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 Tucson, AZ.

PERSONAL SKILLS:

  • 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • 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.