Field Engineer
Lauren Engineers & Constructors - Port Arthur, TX

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Purpose: To serve as field engineering liaison between the engineering design and project construction teams, provide design interpretation, provide engineering and project control support and provide subcontract oversight to proj

ect construction supervision and craft personnel

Work Schedule: Varies by location. Must have open availability any time any day of the week.

Essential Skills (may include but are not limited to the ability to)
Understand technical drawings and specifications for industrial construction
Propose economical alternatives to the scope of work
Comprehend subcontract language, scope, terms and technical requirements
Understand detailed project schedules including required predecessors and successors to each activity
Understand quality requirements and industry standards for various construction crafts
Communications skills in writing and speaking (including technical communications)
Manage and coordinate both material and human resources
Oversee the work of junior level field engineers
Report the daily progress of subcontractors
Support subcontractors in a manner that adheres to construction/contract schedule
Facilitate technical approvals by the engineers, coordinate craft production, and release work in a timely manner to meet subcontract and project schedules
Manage subcontracts (supplier contracts)
Write subcontracts including the scope of work, work schedule and list of supporting technical documents
Review bids and assist with selection of subcontractors
Propose modifications to engineering design and interpreting drawings, specifications and other technical documents for the subcontractors
Work within company policy as outlined in the Lauren Engineers Constructors Employee Handbook and in compliment with the LEC Human Resources Policy Manual, LEC Safety Manual and OSHA Safety rules.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.

Essential Qualifications
Understanding of design and engineering of large scale industrial projects
Knowledge of construction activities including material, equipment, cost and time requirements to perform construction tasks
Technical engineering and computing knowledge
Knowledge of codes that apply to industrial construction
Operate computers (Microsoft applications: Excel, Work and Outlook)
A degree in engineering or construction management is desired (industrial construction experience in lieu of education is acceptable)
Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions (other preferences will be given for special language skills where there is a business need)

Physical Requirements
Frequently lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds
Climb stairs
Sit for long periods of time
Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch
Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate object

Tool/Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
Hard hat
Safety glasses
Rain coat or poncho
Steel toed work boots

Environment: Most work is conducted in a comfortable office environment but exposure to site and weather conditions also occurs. Field construction work is performed outside so exposure to all types of weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold, is common. Personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hats and safety glasses, must be worn in all areas as required. Although the work usually is not considered inherently dangerous, must be careful while performing onsite services.

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