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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Construction Engineer  Various,   Posted: 11/9/2022
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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

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EGS Inc is looking for a Construction Engineer 3 to perform routine construction engineering assignments at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Requires a full working knowledge of construction engineering practices and the exercise of professional judgment within the framework of established guidelines. May have leadership responsibility for less experienced construction engineers. May be specializing in a single field or area, or assuming a lead role in a specific segment of a construction project.

Job Description:

The Plutonium Infrastructure Engineering Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory develops, maintains, and applies a diverse set of engineering capabilities to provide innovative engineering solutions that enable the Laboratory's scientific and national security mission. This position is responsible for implementing the Conduct of Engineering (COE) program at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The positions are primarily in nuclear facilities of the Laboratory. The program elements include processes, standards, training, and qualifications that are generally applicable throughout the life cycle of a facility. They exist to effectively manage risks and satisfy customer requirements in a safe, secure, cost effective, and environmentally responsible manner.

Scope/Key Responsibility:

The Construction Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the technical aspects of construction and maintenance projects are executed in full conformance with the Approved Project Documents by monitoring facility maintenance and construction activities. This is accomplished by providing input during scoping, design, execution, and project closeout to ensure baseline documents are accurate, design documents are adhered to, and as-built configurations are verified. Field Engineers expedite project execution by identifying issues, coordinating technical solutions, and providing timely guidance to the constructor through approved procedures.R

Job Requirements


Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated adept knowledge of construction engineering principles.
    Demonstrated expertise in reading and understanding engineering design documents, drawings, and specifications to ensure their completeness and constructability.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting construction industry specifications, construction means and methods, and national construction codes and standards relevant to the field engineering discipline.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate engineering solutions both verbally and in writing for management, customers, peers, and craft personnel.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in conducting field verifications of construction work to oversee, facilitate, and enforce compliance with drawings, specifications, national codes and standards.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in collaborative problem solving to resolve facility and infrastructure engineering issues in the field as the liaison between design engineers and the constructor.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Adept organizational skills for field engineering oversight and statusing of multiple simultaneous construction projects.
  • Aptitude for independently leading others in your field in the execution of their duties.
  • Experienced in working independently on tasks ranging in complexity.
  • Aptitude for mentoring junior Construction Engineers and Engineering Technologists in their design review, pre-construction coordination, and construction oversite activities.
  • Advanced design and/or construction experience.
  • Adept knowledge of construction work planning and control methods; facility maintenance and installation techniques and construction principles and procedures, design guides, appropriate standards, and administrative practices.
  • Skilled at reviewing field material purchase requisitions through material take-off, including the review of estimated quantities and ensuring compliance with design specifications and drawings.
  • Adept understanding of engineering and construction techniques, applications of engineering and construction methods, and application of technology and tools to conventional facility operation and construction operations.
  • Experience with design and/or installation of facility and infrastructure systems.


Position requires a Bachelor" Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology Science, Math or related degree from an accredited institution and 8 years of directly related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

All Candidates Must Possess:

  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening test
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Capability with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with clients, contractors, and consultants on a day-to-day basis.


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