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Field Engineer

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Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Job Title:                                  Field Engineer
Division/Department:                 Operations
Reports to:                               Senior Engineer
Location:                                  Durham, NC
FLSA:                                       Exempt



The Field Engineer will be responsible for assisting the Senior Engineers, Superintendents, and Foreman with the planning, coordination, execution, and tracking of field operations on a heavy highway construction project.


  • Read and interpret contract plans and specifications, as well as shop drawings and temporary engineering works in order to provide technical direction to field crews
  • Coordinate with field crews and site inspection personnel to ensure quality and compliance with all drawings and specifications
  • Manage and coordinate subcontractors and material deliveries
  • Procure various small tools, equipment, and consumable materials necessary for completion of the work
  • Track and report quantities for various work and pay items
  • Assist Senior Engineers with the completion and tracking of submittals, RFIs, and temporary design works
  • Assist with the completion of look ahead schedules as well as the monthly Project Schedule Update
  • Enforce site safety at all times
  • Execute additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience on a heavy civil construction project
  • Knowledge and ability to read and interpret contract drawings and specifications 
  • Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge with Primavera P6 Scheduling Software is a plus
  • Construction surveying experience a plus
  • Communication – excellent oral presentation and written skills
  • Goal oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
  • Interpersonal – able to work well with people at all organization levels
  • Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and special projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.




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