Field/Office Engineer - Tunneling - Underground District

Employer
Kiewit
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Sep 29, 2022
Ref
664936009
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
A$ A' "A' ?Requisition ID: 155699Job Level: Entry LevelHome District/Group: Underground DistrictDepartment: Project EngineeringMarket: TransportationEmployment Type: Full TimePosition OverviewOur mission is to make a di?erence and we o?er opportunities for you to make one too. We depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-minded construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we o?er huge career and travel opportunities with the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up (or under). There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we o?er fast-paced excitement and ful?llment you won't ?nd anywhere else. In addition, we look to hire you to join the entire Kiewit family for a career. This is not just a job, single project, or steppingstone.You will be required to perform engineering work in connection with a wide variety of underground projects that range in size, di?culty, and duration. You will also be involved in the district estimating unit at various points in your career, which involves quantity takeo?s, time studies, cost estimating, participating in estimate reviews and bid close-out.#UGPOSITIONSDistrict OverviewThe Underground District has been constructing underground facilities for over 70 years and is recognized as a leader in the tunneling industry. We have completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than several billion dollars. Our work includes projects related to transportation, water/wastewater, environmental facilities, power, mining, and telecommunications.We incorporate state-of the art technology with proven construction methods to ensure excellence and ongoing success. Kiewit's decentralized organizational structure allows us to compete both locally and nationally.Please keep in mind that we are an Underground Construction business, so chances are that a majority of your day will be spent working Underground. Services include TBM Rock, TBM Soft Ground, Sequential Excavation, Drill and Blast, Shaft Excavation, Concrete, Tunnel Rehab, and Numerous Trenchless Methods.LocationKiewit is a company that goes where the work is, which means a career with us can take you and your family to exciting parts of North America - and maybe even beyond. Kiewit Underground conducts its operations primarily through Kiewit Infrastructure Company, a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, we construct both deep underground and foundation projects across the US and Canada related to transportation, water/wastewater, power, mining, and telecommunications to name a few. These projects are happening in large cities and small towns, so you have a chance to experience it all!ResponsibilitiesField 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) Assist in providing solutions related to underground tunneling and construction operationsParticipate 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 Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested 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 Enter 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 Estimating: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 documents QualificationsMust be willing and able to work underground and a strong desire to work in the Underground Construction IndustryBachelor's degree in a construction-related field of engineering, examples are civil engineering, mining, mechanical, geotechnical, construction managementMinimum overall GPA of 2.5Experience with leadership and management of people, communication (written and verbal), planning, and organizationWillingness to travel and relocate to small and large cities as business requires as we operate on a national scale, not regionalAbility to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmentHighly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiativeStrong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time including working rotating schedules, shift work, or weekend work as required by projectsDemonstrated commitment to ethics and integrityPassion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurtStrong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skillsTeam player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectivesStrong time management ability and attention to detailMust have a valid Driver's LicenseOther Requirements: Regular, reliable attendance Work productively and meet deadlines timely Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies. Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required. May work at various different locations and conditions may varyBase Compensation: $53,000 - $82,000(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.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.

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