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Construction Field Engineer

Job in Chesapeake - VA Virginia - USA , 23320
Company: Precon Marine, Inc
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-14
Job specializations:
  • Construction
    Construction Manager
  • Management
    Construction Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Field Engineer

Job Summary:

This role reports to the Project Manager and assists in the planning, direction and coordination of a construction project. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.


  • Maintain a schedule the project in logical steps and alert the Project Manager when the work progression is affecting the schedule.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel and the Project Manager to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures and construction problems.
  • Be familiar with project contract documents and specifications, negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients representing the owner or developer.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes and other regulations.
  • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project.
  • May have to assist or do basic survey functions such as locating construction points and levelling.

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or civil engineering, plus at least 5 years’ experience in construction.
  • Ability to understand contracts, plans, specifications, and regulations.
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to be decisive and work well under pressure, particularly when faced with unexpected occurrences or delays.
  • Ability to coordinate several major activities at once while analyzing and resolving specific problems.
  • Must understand engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings.
  • Must be familiar with computers and software programs for job costing, scheduling, and estimating.
  • Good oral and written communication and leadership skills. Must be able to establish a good working relationship with many different people, including owners, other managers, designers, supervisors, and craftworkers.
  • May require travel.
  • Must be available on-call at all times to address delays, bad weather, or emergencies at the jobsite.
  • Attributes

    • Able to influence and motivate people to act.
    • Thrives in a fast paced environment
    • Exhibit good judgment in matters involving quality of performance.
    • Meets deadlines in an environment of interruptions
    • Able to work effectively with many different personality types.
    • Possess and demonstrate values of honesty, integrity, reliability and consistency.
    • Exhibit a strong work ethic.
    • Is inquisitive and has good problem solving skills.
    • Well organized.
    • Detail oriented and thorough.
    • Receptive to change.
    • Decisive.
    • An effective planner and continually uses foresight.
    • A good listener and communicator.
    • Demonstrate professionalism at all times.
    • Possess a positive attitude.
    • Able to confront issues and hold others accountable, but still treats them with dignity and respect.


    • Health, dental vision, disability, life insurance
    • Sick leave
    • Bereavement leave
    • 401k with company match
    • PTO
    • Paid holidays
    • Overtime
    • Competitive pay


    Exposure to the inherent dangers of a construction site.

    May be required to work at heights and on/near water

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