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Field Engineer I

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: The Engineer will be responsible for supporting Area Manager,. Project Engineer and Superintendents in the field and office operations. As a Field Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on complex projects and be responsible for planning, organizing and controlling various elements of the project. You will perform tasks related to the collection of quantities, and prepare cost data required to monitor project budget and estimates and will be responsible for management of subcontractors. RESPONSIBILITIES Reviews project plans and proposals, then works with management to develop project objectives. Identifies project responsibilities by determining the phases and elements of the project. Calculates time frames and sequences the stages of the project. Manages subcontract administration and permanent material supplier through monitoring of correspondence, issue change orders and pay sheet Tracks quantities (material/labor) for payment and cost purposes Code daily labor, purchase orders, subcontractor invoices, costs, quantities, actual expenditures, etc. for tracking in cost system Calculates material/work quantity requirements (takeoffs); monitor progress, percentage complete per work item Creates or assist in weekly meeting agenda and deliver, MPR, QF Reports, and Project Cash Flow Prepares and manage submittals & RFI’s and maintain all documentation to support the company’s position for claims resolution Manages Permanent Material Acquisition (Inventory Upon Deliver, etc.) Manages extra work process, change orders and claims management Develops and manage relationships with owners, subcontractors, consultants and field personnel Supports project with all technical matters and determine outside assistance when needed Enforces safety and environmental policies. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Relocation of the Utilities on the South and North island Instrumentation and monitoring of the existing tunnels Assist with Jet Grout and Slurry wall operations Assist with batch plant set up. Assist with geotechnical program Additional duties may be assigned as needed. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering (or related field) 2+ years of related work experience Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Requires basic engineering knowledge in civil, or a related field. Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering is also required. Organizational ability – able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach. DRAGADOS USA, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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