Field Engineer

Flatiron - Appfeeder
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Job Details

  • Location: Sacramento, CA, 95828
  • Date Posted: 2023-03-03
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Req Number: 4615
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Flatiron is seeking two well-qualified Field Engineers in the Greater Sacramento region for complex and challenging roadway work. Given the type of projects in the Northern California region; interest in multiple types of large-scale infrastructure is preferred.You will have exposure to our standards and learn how to be in compliance with Owner expectations, contract specifications and Company standards. We recommend you review our website to learn about currently building projects as it is reflective of upcoming work. We offer world-class benefits, the freedom in destination for those who want to work in other regions since we have national presence, fascinating projects and a business model that evolves and adapts to changing environments keeping us competitive during changing economic times. If you are flexible, believe that construction is a service, not just an obligation, and have a sharp mind that works best under pressure; we want to speak with you. You will maintain strong standards and the ability to build relationships founded on trust and integrity is vital. You will provide technical engineering information to ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes and contract specifications.


Two different skill sets will be sought after for these geographically close projects. For those interested in large-scale roadway work we will be seeking those with exposure or translatable skills to alternative build contract models and experience with self-performed underground, excavating, paving and grading work or sub management of this type of work is preferred. For those with exposure to structural build as it appears on highway work such as bridge widenings, overhangs and so on is also given special notice. 

  • Meets daily with project crews to review production schedule and confirm all materials, equipment and resources are readily available for production to continue on schedule and within budget.
  • Collects, coordinates and analysis shop drawings, design specifications, material requirements and project data through the duration of the project to ensure quality and contract specification compliance.
  • Provides technical input for project work plan and scheduling. Identifying risk elements of production, materials, equipment or process that could negatively impact the budget or schedule.
  • Evaluates daily production, schedule and budget projections to accurately track project performance. Documents daily activities in Company approved methods and technologies.
  • Notifies team members and manager of any significant schedule changes and recommends solutions for management consideration.
  • Perform additional assignments per management’s direction.
  • Remits accurate project quantity input and controls using assigned project cost coding to ensure project financials are accurately reported. Manages cost coding with Company finance and accounting teams regarding employee time, materials, equipment and subcontractor needs.
  • Reviews and approves daily timecards for all Company construction crews. Works with Office Manager, payroll and job construction supervisors to resolve timecard inquiries, as needed.
  • Reviews project specifications for quality assurance at the beginning of work, during the project work and after work completes. Initiates and manages appropriate certificates, inspections and other documentation regarding construction production on the project site.
  • Works with construction crews and engineering leaders to plan field layout on the project site, ensuring appropriate utility and commercial lines are marked before production begins. Initiates and manages any permits needed before work can begin.
  • Conducts required Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) to ensure a safe and compliance work environment for all construction personnel. Attends weekly safety meetings with field team and project leadership; presents field analysis as needed.
  • Assists the estimating team with project schedules and provides technical input as needed.
  • Assists the development of design drawings and provides technical input, as needed.
  • Coordinates subcontractor work methods, schedule and crews as needed.
  • Reconciles job close-out checklist with owner representative and field crews at the end of the project.
  • Maintains knowledge of Company values and strategic plan.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field required.
  • 2+ years of construction engineering, scheduling or design experience required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of cost coding, cost savings, budget and other project related financial implications required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of scheduling processes and industry best practices.
  • Intermediate interpersonal relationship skills, building new positive relationships towards a common goal.
  • Knowledge of construction equipment & techniques, drawing & specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to the project.  
  • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication needed.
  • Proven self-starter and self-motivated to learn and grow knowledge.
  • Knowledge of construction scheduling and production time management preferred.
  • Construction engineering experience or knowledge required.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.

Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as an employee are:

  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

We are an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

USD $85,000.00/Yr.
USD $110,000.00/Yr.