American Bridge Company
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: Several Projects in the U.S Virgin Islands (St. Thomas and St. Kitts)
Reports To: Project Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
The Field Engineer position will be responsible for the procurement and management of suppliers along with the supervision of field crews and coordination between subcontractors involved with the construction of Marine facilities. This position may be located at one of the several project sites in the Caribbean.
•B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
•2+ years experience on marine, bridge and/or steel structures, must be proficient with AutoCAD
•Responsible to learn construction practices as required for compliance with federal, state, and local codes; industry standards; company procedures; contractual requirements; etc.
•Assists the Project Manager with required documents and information to support the successful completion of construction activities
•Serves as resource for project specifications, procedures, relevant portions of contract, etc.
•Attends construction project meetings and safety meetings as assigned Other Skills and Abilities
•Must be able to legally work in the Bahamas.
•Must be willing to work in a drug-free environment and agree to a post offer drug test.
•Must be willing to work safely and keep OSHA recordable incidents to a minimum.
•Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards and specialty design software; must be proficient with MS Office.
•Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively plan and organize to meet project deadlines.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None, but must work well with other Field Engineers and Project Managers on the project.
Education and/or Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to structural engineering and related calculations. Individual should some level of business acumen, including knowledge of operating expenses, profit, etc. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, reporting tools related to databases. Must have the ability to learn design software programs.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current driver's license
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.
American Bridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/H/V