Field Engineer
Gaffney, SC 
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General Description

Under the direction of the project engineer, the Field Engineer will: track quantities, cost, and scheduling for all Eurovia USA crews as well as subcontractors; participate in scheduling and developing a work plan for subcontractors on a project; ensure all work being performed by the subcontractors and Eurovia USA crews is executed and completed in accordance with the project specifications.

The Field Engineer will be a direct line of communication of field operations to the project management team, communicating current construction activities regularly. The Field Engineer will obtain all safety needs as quickly as feasible related to the project and Eurovia USA best practices and communicate them to field employees prior to all work taking place.

Key Duties

  • Project Safety
    • Trained in all Eurovia USA safety procedures
    • Enforce the standard safety procedures while onsite during work hours
    • Respond to, investigate and document any accident scene(s). Review the accident protocol to ensure strict conformance and communicate updates as needed
    • Demonstrate the Eurovia USA safety culture, leading by example
    • Obtain and provide all required safety equipment to field employees prior to work occurring onsite
    • Responsible for locating utilities; maintaining Excel logs and assuring all tickets are current
  • Project Subcontractors
    • Obtain thorough quotes from multiple qualified subs to perform work as scoped for the project
    • Generate draft Excel subcontract documents and associated pay sheets, send to project manager for review and approval
    • Ensure contracts are signed and processed in a timely manner and maintained throughout the project
    • Ensure change orders are prepared and maintained in a timely manner throughout the project
    • Perform subcontractor safe starts
    • Inspect subcontractor work, notify management of non-conformance
    • Measure subcontractor completed quantities, update the subcontractor quantity logs, generate monthly Excel pay sheets and negotiate the quantities with subcontractors for partial payments
    • Obtain subcontractor schedules and provide them to management team for review
    • Communicate and verify subcontractor needs prior to arrival onsite.
    • Ensure adherence to Eurovia USA's safety procedures and protocols
  • Project Schedule
    • Maintains and updates work schedules for subcontractor(s) and field work
    • Provides the project engineer and manager with accurate schedules and updates on a weekly basis
    • Use P6 scheduling software to produce and maintain discipline specific schedule(s)
  • Project Budget
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of the project(s) budgets and cost codes
    • Ensure proper cost codes are utilized for project specific payroll and invoices
    • Responsible for reviewing and tracking quantities (cost control quantities) in Excel and SAP
    • Provide and discuss any and all anomalies (good and bad) in the budgets with the Chief Estimator
    • Perform takeoff(s) of project plans as needed to obtain and verify as-builts to determine remaining quantities needed in Planswift, Bluebeam, and AGTEK.
    • Update quantities of work performed daily in Excel quantity tracking log
  • Project Payroll
    • Discuss all personnel related problems with the project engineer, superintendent and project manager as needed
    • Verify crew makeup is correct and in conformance to the budget, communicate any differences to superintendent and project manager
    • Integrate time in SAP for all personnel daily to keep costs accurate and up to date
    • Track field employee absences in SAP and provide to project management/human resources for employees file tracking
  • Project Purchasing
    • Responsible for purchasing and ensuring on time delivery of appropriate site materials that are in conformance to project specifications
    • Complete purchase order(s) or change order(s) prior to purchasing the material needed
    • Obtain delivery tickets, enter deliveries into SAP and properly process ticket(s) for record keeping and invoice processing
    • Work with superintendent, project engineer and project manager to ensure materials are ordered and delivered to project site in a timely manner in accordance with the schedule
    • Prepare and submit shop drawings as needed for permanent materials needed for the project through Citrix Sharefile.
    • Ensure shop drawings are in accordance with project specifications, and properly dimensioned to work as shown on project plans
  • Project Communication
    • Communicate field operations with project support as often as needed
    • Responsible for archiving and recording all correspondence regarding the project
    • Interact with field employees including superintendents, foreman and subcontractors to ensure work is performed in compliance with project schedules
    • Provides and communicate accurate administrative and accounting information from the field to project engineer

Qualification Requirements

    • The requirements listed below 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.
  • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires previous experience as a Field Engineer.
    • A Bachelor's Degree of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management (or equivalent work experience) is required.
    • A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience is required.
    • Experience as a Construction Scheduling Engineer or in a Project Controls position is required, with an emphasis on asphalt, roads, highways, and bridges preferred.
    • Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used such as Microsoft Office, Windows, IOS, Primavera, and SAP (preferred)
    • Familiarity with construction industry practices is required.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Field Engineer to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day.
    • Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
    • Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 25 pounds and carry up to 15 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
    • Exposure to dust, dirt grease and noise.
    • Work can be performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.
    • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground and slopes in varying weather conditions.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, based on project need(s) and demand(s).
  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Field Engineer encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
    • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
    • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.


Company Benefits

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc.

We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.

Blythe Construction, Inc. - Hubbard Construction Company - Northeast Paving - Sunmount Paving - Virginia Paving Company, are hereby referred to as Eurovia USA
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Blythe Construction, Inc.:
Phone: 704-375-8474
Hubbard Construction Company:
Phone: 407-645-5500
Eurovia Atlantic Coast, LLC:
Phone: 704-375-8474

Eurovia USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Eurovia USA is committed to providing a fair and equal employment opportunity workplace. All hiring and promotional decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 year
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