Field Engineer I

US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IN-N/A
HNTB Job Title
Field Technical Spec I
Category
Inspectors
Job ID
0817-16831

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is seeking a Field Engineer I for our Indianapolis, Indiana office.

 

This position will support construction engineering and inspection for highway heavy projects in the area from Lafayette, Indiana north to Merrillville, Indiana and is anticipated to start in December, 2017.

Job Summary

Inspects and documents individual activities performed by the contractor in order to monitor compliance with specifications, plans, and other contract provisions, as well as state and local regulations. Works closely with experienced field engineers on various field projects in order to develop field experience in techniques, approaches, and procedures and the nature of engineering systems, equipment, etc.

Essential Responsibility

  • Gains exposure to construction procedures and methodology by assisting experienced field engineers on various construction tasks.
  • Keeps Inspectors Daily Report of assigned work activities.
  • Performs mathematical calculations for quantity payments using either English or Metric units.
  • Performs basic shop drawing review.
  • Reads and interprets Contractors CPM schedule.
  • Coordinates testing and monitoring services.
  • Coordinates and schedules quality control inspections.
  • Maintains project data documents, including drawings, specifications, test results and reports.
  • Prepares routine reports on construction progress.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Preferred Qualification/Skills

- Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering by December 2017 required
- A self-motivated individual with initiative
- Able to take on a leadership role within a diverse group of contractors, sub-contractors, utility representatives, stakeholders and peers
- Physically able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions in a fast paced environment
- Licensed to drive and possess a record of safe driving
- Internship experience with DOT projects a plus!
 

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.


HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.
 
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