Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients’ transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.
Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder’s integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose – together, we deliver.
Kleinfelder's Morrisville (Raleigh) NC office is seeking a Field Engineer to join our team.
Our Field Engineers perform routine field and laboratory tests and inspections for purpose of verifying conformance to construction plans and specifications. A successful candidate must be able to follow proper procedures, perform accurate computations, and maintain cordial relationships with coworkers, clients, contractors, etc.
Additionally, the candidate must be capable of clear and concise verbal and written communications (i.e. preparing daily reports and data sheets), have the ability to operate with close to moderate supervision and may be called upon to perform various tasks at the discretion of the supervisor.
The position would primarily serve as a Lead Inspector / Lead Field Engineer on large, vertical construction projects.
Field Engineers will:
- prepare designs, reports and calculations for complex projects
- perform routine, well-defined, field and office tasks (technical and non-technical) and analysis under direct supervision
- conduct field exploration, sampling, inspection, analysis and technical support under supervision
- write detailed field reports, internal correspondence and sections of formal reports and proposals
- coordinate small projects with on-going review and interaction by senior operations/technical staff.
Engineers with ICC Special Inspection certifications in Concrete, Masonry, Fireproofing, Steel, Pre-stressed Concrete, etc. are very highly preferred. Engineers will be required to maintain required certifications current. Additional certification training is available and highly encouraged.
One (1) to five (5) years’ experience in Construction Materials Engineering & Testing and Special Inspections, including applicable licenses and certifications.
EIT is required or able to obtain within 6 months.
Preference will be given to those with a background in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Geotechnical with a lot of soil field engineering and testing experience.
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. The ideal candidate will have a strong, technical background, the ability to provide technical support on projects with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
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