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Construction Field Engineer - Expression of Interest - New York Tri-State

Requisition ID:  255928

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Bechtel helps our customers deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy. These are projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructureconnect communities to resources and opportunity; get us closer to net zerotackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place. While expertise enables delivery, partnerships ensure long-term success, which is why we align everything we do to our customers’ goals.

This is an exciting time for US Infrastructure projects and at present, and over the coming months and years, our customers are committing to new rail and transportation infrastructure projects, providing a great opportunity to welcome new talent to the Bechtel family. We are building teams who want to be challenged and a part of new projects in the New York Tri-State area. If you’re up for a challenge, register your interest and let’s discuss how we can grow together.


Further details on specific roles and locations will be discussed with successful candidates.

Position Summary

The Construction Field Engineer works collaboratively to manage safety, quality and progress performance for their assigned contractor. They exercise professional judgement within the framework of broad guidelines provided by superiors.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a Zero Incident Philosophy and requirements are implemented and adhered to by workers or others in the operational area
  • Manages and establishes control of contractors to deliver projects on time, within budget and to the desired quality
  • Demonstrates knowledge in engineering principals, practice, and methods and the application of the contract
  • Provides technical input as required to ensure work is compliant with project specifications and relevant regulations
  • Coordinate technical oversight for assigned scope and work with Engineering and Contractor teams to resolve constructability issues and solve problems
  • Reviews inspection and test plans
  • Conducts surveillances and inspection of the work, monitors the implementation of the Quality Control Plan and coordinates field sampling and testing for verification of quality results as needed
  • Produces daily reports
  • Track manhours and work force utilization against budget and schedule
  • Reviews contractor invoices
  • Ensures post installation documents are completed
  • Proactively manage changes through change management process

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree in engineering (or international equivalent) and a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience or 9-11 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders.
  • Technical knowledge of all phases of construction engineering relating to a single discipline interfacing with all areas, or in a multi-discipline position assigned to a single area. 
  • Prior experience supervising and administering both prime and subcontractors
  • Experience of working in a live operational environment
  • Preference given to candidates having experience working with public rail agencies in the NY Tri-state area.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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