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Field Engineer in Cheektowaga, NY at RealStreet

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Field Engineer with one of our top clients.  Our client is a radiological science, engineering and remediation company that specializes in the Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) of buildings, facilities and land areas.

Job Responsibilities

The Field Engineer will be responsible for conducting field engineering in support of the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Remediation Team, and duties include:

  • Interpreting documents with safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
  • Conducting field land surveys (as-built surveys) and engineering measurements
  • Creating and updating field drawing as-built surveys in AutoCAD or ArcGIS
  • Providing sample collections, data verifications / tracking and database input
  • Monitoring and recording project metrics that include: soil excavated and loaded, backfill placement and labor hours by task, and providing daily reports
  • Participating in problem resolution with engineering and construction staff and documenting resolutions
  • Overseeing site craft in the performance of their duties, verifying and approving craft hours worked and maintaining records
  • Documenting existing site conditions prior to excavation
  • Monitoring field conditions for safe excavation and environmental protection
  • Monitoring the relocation of utilities
  • Responsibility for traffic shutdowns
  • Observing backfill placement and confirming compliance with sampling and compaction testing
  • Preparing site restoration drawings
  • Setting grade stakes for site restoration
  • Calculating quantities for site remediation and restoration
  • Designing temporary and permanent stormwater drainage and erosion control drawings

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Field Engineer role include:

  • Four-year college degree in Civil Engineering
  • 0 to 2 years of experience in the construction industry
  • Experience using AutoCAD or ArcGIS
  • Experience with Total Station survey instrument
  • Completion of 40-hr HAZWOPER training is required
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondences
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license required
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen


Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off

Build a better construction career with RealStreet and contact us today!