Whiting-Turner Field Engineers are team members who help manage the work of subcontractors on construction sites. Reporting to a Project Manager or Superintendent, the Field Engineer’s major duties include:
1. Coordinating and directing the work of all trades assigned to a construction work site.
2. Resolving and clarifying design issues.
3. Supporting creation of project budgets and schedules.
4. Identifying and resolving field issues and change orders.
5. Setting expectations for managing a safe work site and ensuring that work is performed safely.
6. Reviewing and documenting each trade’s work progress with respect to each project phase.
7. Ensuring work is completed in accordance with quality standards and contract documents.
8. Reviewing construction drawings, specifications and submittals.
Basic qualifications for Field Engineer candidates include:
1. Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Engineering Technology or Construction Management, Construction Technology.
2. Knowledge of engineering principles.
3. Knowledge of basic business principles sufficient to project and monitor expenses.
4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
5. Ability to read and understand technical specifications, construction drawings, technical manuals, product/material installation instructions and engineering/architectural drawings.
6. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
7. Experience with construction projects, mechanical/electrical systems, building materials, building mechanics or working with craft workers.