Field Engineer
Kiewit Corporation
Newfoundland and Labrador

About $84,000 - $110,000 a year

Requisition ID: 81189

Intermediate engineers will work under the direction of senior engineers and hold positions that will allow them to gain a wide range of experience and responsibilities in the construction field. Engineers will be assigned to projects across Canada and possibly in North America. The responsibilities of an intermediate engineer are, but aren't limited to:

Health and Safety - Participation in daily safety visits and meetings, working closely with workers to ensure that no one is injured and to plan the work to be done safely and eliminate risks at the source
Supervision - Work closely with the team members and the project management team
Planning - Participate in the planning, scheduling and execution of daily and long-term construction tasks of work for his/her area of operation. Communicate the plan effectively with the work team
Contract administration - Manage subcontractors and materials contracts, payment request analysis, change request management, contract requirements management and field supervision
Performance monitoring - Participation in quantity progress reporting, analysis of daily and weekly progress and productivity, cost analysis and management. Ensure that the financial requirements of the project are met and that the coding procedure is followed
Purchasing - Participate in the process of purchasing equipment and other needs, monitor shipping and coordinate deliveries, ensure delivery schedules are met and orders are accurate
Manage the construction equipment
Material Management – Inspection upon reception, storage management and needs coordination
Quality control and assurance - Conduct site visits and inspections
Development of a work plan - Establishment of work methods, coordination between the various project stakeholders
Estimation - Quantity survey, cost evaluation, preparation of work execution plans and risk analysis

Requirements / Qualifications:
5 years of experience
Must have a degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial engineering
Candidates must have a strong work ethic
Must be able to meet deadlines and devote the necessary time to the work
Strong organization and time management skills
Strong interest in the field of construction
Effective oral and written communication skills
Can effectively perform the assigned tasks in various work environments and on different terrains (including various weather conditions)
Ability to work outside on a rotation schedule, or to relocate
Have a valid driver's license

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
  • Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row
  • Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between
  • RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines
  • 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 believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.