Field Engineer
CompanyNorth Wind Construction Services
LocationOak Ridge, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Construction Services is currently looking for a Field Engineer in Oak Ridge, TN.


  • Participate in project oversight, documenting construction work through daily reporting, photographs, and written and verbal communication with North Wind site and corporate management.
  • Develop, submit and track material submittals and deliverables (product cut-sheets, etc.)
  • Under oversight of Project Superintendent, develop and check site layout, and be able to provide and maintain horizontal and vertical survey control.
  • Support Project Controls through cost estimating, scheduling, subcontractor performance oversight and reporting, quantity tracking, and job forecasting. Identify changes in site conditions and assumptions, and work closely with Project Controls and Project Management to manage change quickly and accurately.
  • Review subcontractor invoices and make recommendations for payment. Participate in client invoice preparation.
  • Maintain project files, including document control for construction paperwork and correspondence
  • Assist in preparation of project records (e.g., as-builts).


Knowledge and Experience

  • B.S. degree in civil engineering, construction engineering, geotechnical engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in field engineering including quantity tracking, evaluation of field conditions against contract requirements, tracking cut and fill, oversight of direct-hire and subcontracted craft labor, etc.
  • Familiarity with typical construction office tasks (e.g., RFI and Submittal routing, certified payroll, materials procurement, and logistics.
  • Ability to provide schedule status updates, evaluate project budget metrics and perform budget forecasting
  • Professional certification (i.e. EIT) and previous experience in construction are preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Must exhibit qualities of leadership, self-confidence, motivation, decisiveness, flexibility, sound judgment, and determination.
  • Must be able to read and interpret project plans and specifications, and monitor work progress against the requirements.
  • Must be able to utilize multiple word-processing and database applications including Microsoft® Office applications (Word, Excel, Access), as well as Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of construction software (Microsoft Project, Sage Timberline) is a plus.
  • Current, valid driver’s license.
  • Strong communication, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions


Work will be performed outdoors in all weather conditions. Work may include walking on uneven surfaces over long periods of time. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 pounds several times per day. Work may include long days (up to 12 hours), with overtime pay provided for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.

The applicant selected may be subject to a Federal background investigation and might be required to meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. The applicant will undergo pre-employment drug screening.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail for assistance.

North Wind Construction Services, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.