Field Engineer

Engineering Tampa, Florida


Description

The role of Field Engineer is critical as the entry-level liaison between office and field operations to provide communication and support such as technical expertise, material management, and execution of design in accordance with the production budget and customer expectations.

DUTIES, TASKS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic Support (30%)

  • Independently coordinate all mechanical and structural systems needed for each project to ensure proper scheduling between all vendors
  • Autonomously review, analyze, and resolve field construction issues, discrepancies, or interferences with A/E, owner and/or contractor
  • Confidently participate in all BIM meetings; carefully develop adjustments in design as required utilizing appropriate software and design tools
  • Accurately create and submit weekly project reports including oversight and management of budgets
  • Thoroughly communicate progress and project status with leadership
  • Proactively drive for job site safety with entire project team

Engineering (35%)

  • Precisely establish exterior-interior point locations and working lines and help evaluate additional potential dimensions
  • Correctly establish control points and lay out all under-slab, sleeve, and in-bed locations
  • Accurately create isometrics and detail views required for installation
  • Carefully perform heat gain and loss calculations to properly select and/or verify mechanical equipment type and size; ensure safe and effective equipment starting and testing
  • Analytically create plumbing design to properly size DWV, water & PRV zones, and gas piping
  • Clearly translate and maintain “As-Built” drawings and digital design into physical installation for field personnel and provide support throughout the project
  • Efficiently answer on-site code and design requests to ensure work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and design instructions and verify installs per the design; communicate issues with non-conformance
  • Carefully review truss, panel, and structural overlays and shop drawings to ensure no conflicts with design; escalate all potential conflicts and drive to resolution
  • Proficiently manage submittals to ensure approval as well as communicate and manage changes to ensure alignment with project specifications

Project Management (35%)

  • Efficiently and effectively manages multiple ongoing construction projects simultaneously
  • Clearly communicates and collaborates with each project team including internal operations, field staff, vendors, and customers to ensure the highest degree of success for project completion and coordinate on-site when needed for redesigns and issue resolution
  • Proficiently coordinate change orders, expedite material and job site equipment, assist in the preparation of estimates, and compile data to assist in analyzing project progress
  • Accurately generate and communicate all equipment schedules for the builder, architect, engineer, and other trades as required
  • Proactively identify and navigate through conflicts affecting installation per job design or possible delays due to site conditions/design or trade conflicts and resolve coordination or schedule issues

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

  • Build something that matters
  • Do what’s right; be honest and fair
  • Build strong relationships
  • Share in the company successes

POSITION COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic Orientation – Approaches daily tasks perceiving how each aspect complements the big picture of the project or organization as a whole
  • Accurate – Performs all duties with careful precision and expertise to ensure quality
  • Analytical Innovation – Advances the organization through careful development of innovative ideas, systems, and processes to improve upon old methods
  • Independent – Solves problems and makes decisions autonomously to accommodate the fast-paced nature of projects
  • Agile – Accommodates multiple priorities and can quickly shift attention to the highest critical need

CRITICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • 4 year degree in BCM, ME, MET or Construction Engineering or 5+ years of construction experience with strong MEP aptitude and proven leadership ability. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Familiarity with basic construction methods and construction document interpretation
  • Basic knowledge of Building Information Management (BIM) platforms such as AutoCAD, Revit, etc.
  • Clear, effective communications skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to focus and drive projects forward and through to completion
  • Aptitude for prioritizing and problem-solving
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft business suite of products; MS Project experience a plus
  • Disposition for accuracy, attention to detail, and organization
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • A desire to grow and be challenged. Willing to dive in to a fast-paced and constantly evolving business.
  • Basic mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Indoor and outdoor responsibilities; exposed to outdoor weather conditions including rain, humidity, snow, wind, cold, and heat
  • Capable and willing to wear a hard hat, boots, and other required personal protective equipment
  • The environment may include very loud noises, working near mechanical and moving parts, working at various heights, and small, awkward, confining work spaces
  • There is a possibility of inhalation of fumes and airborne particles as well as a risk of electrical shock and vibrations
  • Must be able to do the following activities for most of the work day: stand, walk, use hands or fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, see, talk and hear 

  • Must be able to climb or balance regularly
  • Limited travel
  • Capable of lifting at least 50 pounds on occasion
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers and perceive attributes of objects and materials 

HOW YOUR PERFORMANCE WILL BE EVALUATED

  • Attitude
  • Initiative
  • Quality and Quantity of work
  • Customer and RTM partner satisfaction
  • Attendance
  • Safety

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only activities to be performed by the associate occupying this position.  Associates will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities requested by their supervisor.