Deck Field Engineer

Job Details

LocationDetroit, MI, United States of America
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

On behalf of our civil infrastructure client, working on a large multinational project, we are currently recruiting for a Deck Field Engineer to join their team


  • Organizing, planning, directing, and overseeing the execution and delivery of a segment (deck) of a large-scale infrastructure construction project in Canada in accordance with specifications, design, schedules, and budget proposed in contractual documents
  • Reviewing client’s requirements and project documents to gain understanding of the project
  • Coordinating and developing construction execution plan for a segment (deck) of the bridge which outlines staffing, materials, equipment, subcontracting and other services necessary to deliver project on-time and within budget
  • Attending meetings with project staff and management to relay information related to project responsibilities throughout the project
  • Liaising with Field Engineers and coordinating work between departments, employees, and sub-contractors at the bridge deck
  • Evaluating materials procured by procurement department and directing their use
  • Overseeing the financial aspects of the contracts for a segment (deck) of the bridge
  • Coordinating with department managers to establish work plans and staffing for the bridge segment (deck) of the project
  • Liaising with Technical department and/or designer in all technical aspects related to bridge deck construction
  • Ensuring construction work follows regulations
  • Implementing and monitoring safety, quality control and environmental programs
  • Anticipating any potential roadblocks and developing solutions to prevent issues
  • Applying and ensuring all aspects of the organizational policies, objectives and initiatives are correctly implemented and enforced
  • Overseeing execution of operational, technical, financial, and administrative controls on projects
  • Preparing progress reports and communications for client and for internal management
  • Monitoring and overseeing the efficient use of materials and equipment
  • Ensuring construction work is completed accurately and the successful delivery of project within time, cost, safety, quality, and environmental restrictions


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil Engineering
  • Extensive experience working in large-scale civil infrastructure projects involving bridge construction
  • Knowledge of bridge structures that include pre-stressed girder box & cable stayed bridge, reinforcement steel bars; stay cables; precast slabs, post tensioning, bridge segmental construction methods (form travelers, segment lifters, etc.)
  • Experience in heavy lifting operations and coordinating various teams on site on deck that include the assembly and operation of heavy bespoke deck equipment for segmental bridge construction including the hydraulic and electrical components
  • Experience in Formwork (traditional and metallic frames), Reinforcement and Concrete (bridges)
  • Knowledge of Quantity Surveying; Cost Controls and Scheduling to provide reports to Senior Management
  • Experience working with programs including Excel, MS Projects, Word, Power Point, AutoCAD, Bluejean and Times sheet Tool

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