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Entry Level Field/Office Engineer - TIC Southern

Kiewit Corporation Houston, TX
  • Posted: September 08, 2019
  • Full-Time

Entry Level Field/Office Engineer - TIC Southern
Date: Sep 5, 2019
Location: Houston, TX, US
Company: Kiewit
Requisition ID: 81608
Position Overview
Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future? How about having an opportunity to become an employee owner of a Fortune 500 company where your opinion is valued? If this is something that interests you, Kiewit Energy Group is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.
Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.
Location
TIC-The Industrial Company is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation. TIC-Southern District is a business unit of TIC-The Industrial Company. Headquartered in Houston, TX, TIC Southern builds major industrial projects in diversified markets throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Located in Houston, TX, TIC-Southern is seeking individuals who are open to regular relocation for career development opportunities and who desire job responsibilities in field operations ranging from project controls, craft management, safety, quality, and contract administration. A new employee's initial work assignments complement their previous work experiences and education, allowing the new employee to make significant contributions to the project success. Individuals seeking employment with a company known for their financial stability, a broad range of specialized capabilities, commitment to people development, and an outstanding performance record will find employment with TIC-Southern to be fulfilling career choice, with long-term benefits.
Responsibilities
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
Qualifications
Ability to travel and relocate as required (average project life-cycle 1-2 years, beginning 2018)
Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship, both now and in the future
Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree
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
Other common names for this role: Field Engineer, Office Engineer, Engineer 1, Engineer I, Entry Level Engineer
About Kiewit
As one of North America's 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.
Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Chemical Research, Field Engineer, Entry Level, Engineering

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