Construction/Field Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionCivil Engineering
Degree RequiredCivil Engineering Degree

Job Description

On behalf of our construction client, who is responsible for a large, multi-year project, is seeking an experienced Construction/Field Engineer to join their team. This position reports to the USA Bridge Lead Engineer, and is responsible for providing technical and engineering support at the front end of construction along with construction supervision as work ensues; working alongside Superintendent’s during construction activities; participate in the supervision and direction of field labor, and some subcontracted work as required.


  • Coordinates and develops schedules, plans, summaries, spreadsheets that are required to fully develop a scope of work from design inception to onsite performance. This may include oversight of field work along with oversight of supplied materials
  • Maintain high-level of schedule consciousness and forecasting
    • Lead coordination and scheduling efforts with Subcontractors/Suppliers for an assigned scope of work
  • Maintain thorough daily records of work performed onsite under their supervision
    • Participate in the review of Foreman daily time sheets and/or reports and audit for accuracy. Prepare reports as required for daily/weekly production
    • Keeps accurate record of daily jobsite diary and daily inspection
  • Maintain accurate cost and quantity reporting of work performed
    • Ensures project costing requirements and trends are monitored
    • Provides monthly estimates, as required, for completed work and participates in monthly billings related to assigned scope of work, which may include gathering of information to help develop monthly pay certificates
  • Participate in the development of Safety requirements related to an assigned scope of work. Should exhibit a high-level of safety consciousness and lead by example what safety excellence is.
  • Participate in the development of Quality requirements related to an assigned scope of work (development of Inspection and Testing Plans (ITPs), material receiving inspections, quality observations, quality inspections, processing of Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs))
  • Lead the effort of developing Construction Work Plans (CWPs) or Means and Methods Statements (MMSs) related to an assigned scope of work
  • Leads the development/issuance of Requests for Information (RFIs) and Field Clarification Requests (FCRs) related to an assigned scope of work. Leads the effort of resulting Design Change Notices (DCNs) or Project Changes
  • Provides technical information and field oversight for an assigned scope of work and technical assistance to Superintendents
  • Ensures all copies of specifications and construction drawings are latest issue and distributes as required to the Superintendent(s)
  • Advises Superintendent and US Bridge Lead Engineer of all changes in scope of work assigned
  • Participates in the coordinates and supervision of surveying needs
  • Other related duties that are necessary to manage an assigned scope of work from design inception, thorough planning, to execution and completion
  • Bachelor of Engineering from recognized University
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in heavy civil construction
  • High self-motivated and eager to gain new experiences
  • Ability to foresee challenges in our work and plan towards mitigating them to maintain schedule
  • Ability to work independently and problem-solve with end goal in mind, as well as participate in group planning/execution
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