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Field Construction Engineer

Field Construction Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-LA-St James
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking several Field Construction Engineer to join our project team in St. James, LA. We are recruiting for entry level to up to ten years of experience.  The Field Engineer will have responsibility for resolving job site technical issues presented by team. When necessary, the Field Engineer will be responsible for interfacing between the Engineering firm and construction operations for the timely and complete resolution of all job site technical issues. The Field Engineer will interface with the Site Team. The Field Engineer will be knowledgeable about project standards, specifications, and scope of work. Field Engineers will also support the project as directed by project management. Safety is the responsibility of all of our team members.


Work Schedule

Monday through Friday 7:00am to 5:30pm (lunch 11 - 11:30am) or as required to support the project


Key Responsibilities

  • Engineering Task:
    • Interface with the Site Construction Team, Client Engineering Group, Home Office Engineering team, Site Engineering Team, and Field Personnel as required to complete all assigned task
    • Develop solutions to engineering and other field related issues that arise from the execution of project installation activities
    • Provide timely and complete resolution to technical questions and requests for information
    • Resolve design conflict and field interference issues
    • Maintain and publish field sketches for problem resolution
    • Maintain Project As-Built drawings
    • Travel to off-site fabrication facilities, as necessary, to verify material supply complies with project specifications
    • Work Package development
    • Task plan support and assistance as needed as directed by Engineering Manager
    • RFI development, resolution, and tracking
    • Review and support of RFQ’s as needed
    • Ensure IFC Quantities are developed and reported to Project Controls for entering into Project Tracking System
    • Ensure that the Project Scope is being installed per IFC’ed Documents
    • Ensure compliance with job specifications
    • Other duties as assigned by Engineering Manager
    • Assist Supervisors in monitoring and answering any subcontractor questions and concerns
    • Interface with Project Vendors to assure that material is received in a timely manner and the correct material is delivered
  • Project Controls Task:
    • Weekly Progress measurement – i.e. recording and verification of field installed quantities
    • Manage Budget quantities vs. Take off quantities (reporting Variances)
    • Assist Area Managers, Superintendents, General Foremen, & Foremen with implementation of 6 week & 1 week lookahead schedules
    • Managing Project Scope for verification and control
    • IFC drawing review for cost, schedule, and other impacts
    • Assist in developing Change Orders in the case of Scope Variance per Project Contract
    • Other duties as approved by Engineering Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Knowledge of Environmental and SWPPP requirements
  • Knowledge of Primavera P6
  • Knowledge of Bluebeam software

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 around $10 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, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear 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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