Field Engineer – OGC 1 in Houston TX

Full-time @Kiewit Corporation in Kiewit Energy US District , in OGC , in Project Engineering jobs
  • Houston, TX, US View on Map
  • Apply Before : April 15, 2023

Job Description

American privately held construction company Kiewit Corporation hiring a Field Engineer – OGC 1 in Houston, TX, US, interested candidates can submit job application at Kiewit Corporation Careers Houston


Post Title: Field Engineer – OGC 1

Work Location: Houston, TX, US

Job Details: 

Position Overview
As an Field/Office 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. Reporting directly to the Project Manager, 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. We are looking for people who want to work out in the field on major construction projects.


District Overview
Cherne Contracting is one of Kiewit’s oldest districts. Founded in 1916. Cherne is a valuable part of Kiewit and is well known for safety and quality of execution in amazing projects within the oil, gas and chemical sectors. Alone and with other Kiewit districts through internal joint ventures, Cherne not only provides challenges but the stability and career development opportunities expected in a world-class multi-billion-dollar organization.
This position can be based in any one of our OGC Hub offices in Houston, TX; Bloomington, MN; or Lenexa, KS. We have projects across the United States, in large cities and small towns, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.  Must be able to travel and relocate anywhere in the country, as frequently as business needs require.
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
•    Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree, or equivalent experience in a construction-related position

•    2+ years of related professional experience in the construction field

•    Ability to travel and relocate as required

•    Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

•    Strong organizational and time management 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

•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment

•    Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future.



Career Level : Mid Level OGC

Department: – Kiewit Energy US District

Industry: – Project Engineering

Job Id:- 160462


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