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Field Construction Engineer

Field Construction Engineer

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Field Construction Engineer at an EPC union project jobsite in Trenton, New Jersey.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for the mechanical, structural, electrical & instrumentation construction effort including participation in construction planning and design; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts; constructability reviews, etc.
  • Ensure that all mechanical, structural, electrical & instrumentation construction activities comply with company and contract requirements and support the overall construction schedule
  • Develop, implement, and administer project engineering procedures and other work controlling documents
  • Interface with all on-site personnel as required resolving problems, ensuring quality of construction, etc., in support of overall project schedule
  • Provide timely resolution to Request for Information (RFI’s) from subcontractors, working with home office engineers as necessary
  • Engage office engineers on potential design improvements which will reduce cost and improve schedule, without jeopardizing quality
  • Maintain as-built documentation on site
  • Perform additional assignments per project manager's, construction manager's, or project engineer’s direction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Four-year BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or Construction Management
  • Previous experience working on the mechanical and electrical portions of power generation and/or industrial construction projects
  • Minimum of ten (10) years practical experience in a related position
  • Knowledge of related construction codes, standards, etc.
  • Working knowledge of company computer systems and software necessary
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work with multinational and multi-disciplined personnel
  • Strong client relations skills are a must
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Excellent knowledge of and commitment to safety requirements
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Understands business implications of decisions
  • Follows through on commitments; meets productivity standards
  • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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