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Dallas, Texas Kiewit Corporation
Other locations:Dallas, TX, US El Paso, TX, US Pecos, TX, US Panhandle, TX, US Little Rock, AR, US

Requisition ID: 102942

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Project Engineering

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Field Engineer II, you will be the primary and lead engineer on the Project, and report directly to the Project Manager. All field level and office level Engineers report directly to the Engineer II. As an Engineer II, you will be expected to be a job-site leader in health and safety, ensuring quality of reporting and workmanship, and that all engineering work is completed in a professional and ethical manner. You main functions will include contract administration, project planning and scheduling, and project reporting, and you will play an advisory role to Project Management for contractual, legal, and other project issues.

District Overview

Kiewits South Central District is one of Kiewits leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more. Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.

With that said this position would most likely start out in the Little Rock, AR area, but over the course of your career you would be expected to relocate across the South Central US, which includes, AR, TX, and LA.


Field Engineering:

Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision
Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work
Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages
Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data
Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets
Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA's)
Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training
Order and schedule material deliveries
Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite
Supervise field operations

Office Engineering:

Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents
Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations
Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use
Assist in preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested
Assist in schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others
Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums
Assist with entering data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management
Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager
Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations


Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid
Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator
Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documentsQualifications

Ability to relocate as needed
2+ years construction field experience with at least 1 project being a transportation related project. Preferably heavy highway.
Work experience in engineering and leading engineers
Undergraduate degree in civil engineering, construction management, or related
Ability to read, analyze and identify discrepancies on engineering plans, specifications, and contract documents
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.