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Field Engineer at Gray Construction in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who we want… (Requirements)

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and a minimum of two years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, surveying equipment computers and e-mail applications.

  • The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What we expect… (Essential Functions)

  • Assist Site Manager in layout of building items, primarily structural, civil, process, and architectural items.

  • Assist Site Manager in procurement of construction materials.

  • Execute purchase orders, monitor deliveries, and execute receiving reports.

  • Performs on-site material placed surveys as required.  Ensure quantities in place are accurate and reported weekly.

  • Assist Site Manager in scheduling construction activities, such as monitoring material deliveries and subcontractor performance.  Consolidate their activities on reports as requested by the Site Manager.

  • After two to six months, develop bid lists, issue documents for procurement purposes, review bids, and evaluate proposals as directed by the Site Manager, and through consultation with the Project Manager.

  • Assist the Site Manager in establishing and maintaining high safety and QA/QC standards.  Work with Site Manager in establishing safety meeting agenda.  Conduct safety meetings as directed by the Site Manager.

  • Know and enforce the safety program. Serve as on-site safety when one is not specifically assigned to the project, able to stop work, discipline team members, and remove team members/subcontractors from the site.

  • Able to make decisions regarding safety and quality on the spot to make improvements, without further approval. Will resolve issues and act on behalf of management

  • Review, understand, assimilate and log shop drawings and submittals.

  • Help maintain a current set of red line as-built drawings as directed by the Site Manager. Correlate and update construction documents as they are reviewed.

  • May assist with general labor and clean up occasionally.

  • Will be required to manage the jobsite, in the absence of the Site Manager, on a regular basis.

  • Uses technology on a daily basis: MS Office Suite, IPad, Smart phone, Bluebeam, Timberline, Surveying equipment; with these technologies will create drawings, enter data, interpret and make decisions based on the factual information.

  • Will meet with the customer and has the authority to implement changes bases on their conversations.

  • Will work with city officials, OSHA, and inspectors throughout the duration of the project.

  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety program on site.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member 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 position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear.  They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs.  Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision.


While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.  The team member is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives, and vibration.  The noise level is generally moderate to loud.   Overtime may be required.  Some travel may be required.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Indirectly supervises the activities of subcontractors and field personnel.


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