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Field Engineer 4

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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SUMMARY: Perform a variety of Field Engineering duties in the construction of the Cable Stay Bridge Main Span by applying engineering techniques and analysis. The Engineer at this level is in a developmental mode, being trained under close supervision in the utilization of engineering theories and practices, and gaining exposure to Company procedures. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES: Prepare JHA with General Superintendents, check site conditions, identify and raise to people’s attention safety concerns, participate with DRA's Perform Quality inspection for their scopes of work, notifications to Quality Department, direct involvement with identifying and closing out NCE's and NCR's for their scope, maintain quality file for their scope, develop RAM and submit to section quality lead. Hold Point Notifications Assist foreman and superintendents with daily work tasks, needs, concrete, rebar, formwork, material needs, survey requests etc. Field Engineer is expected to be 2 weeks ahead of the work Produce supporting information necessary for RFI's, Submittals, Change Orders etc. Have knowledge of Specs & TP's for their specific tasks. Acknowledgement of work that is Extra / outside of the contract with the client. Assist with developing the work plan. While in construction the f.e. shall be responsible for tracking time, quantities, and productions off of the work plan. Communicating this information with the team. Have knowledge of subcontracts with their specific tasks - notify lead engineer/general superintendent of potential change orders, claims etc. Be aware of work that is considered outside of the contract. Continuous communication with Foremen, other Field Engineers, Superintendents, Lead Engineer, Department Manager and Quality. Identification and sharing of Risk and Opportunity related to their work, the subcontractors they are overseeing and anything related to quality. Perform Administrative Duties for their department - daily reports, monthly reports, timecards, progress photos, material receivers, timecards, invoices and as further clarified by lead engineer / department manager. Collaborate with foreman, superintendent to develop SIS. Develop RFQ's, White papers and coordinate procurement needs as required. Perform Administrative Duties for their department Review Timecards for Accuracy - Cost Codes, Quantities - make adjustments as needed. Track Material Deliveries and all Quantities related to scope. Create lift plans - collaborate with superintendents and lead engineer as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering (or related field) 4-year degree in Civil Engineering (or related field). 0-3 years of related work experience. Desire to work in a field environment with client personnel, and construction crews. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: Requires basic engineering knowledge in civil, or a related field. Attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is also required (Excel, Ms Project).
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