Turner Construction Company is an American construction company. It is one of the largest construction management companies in the United States of America, with a construction volume of $10 billion in 2014. It is a subsidiary of the German company Hochtief.
Engineering Assistant/Field Engineer – Pittsburgh 2020
The Engineering Assistant is involved in engineering and administration of projects, in the Special Projects Division (SPD) or in other Business Unit departments. –
Assist in obtaining and reviewing information and approvals for processing of shop drawings, product data and samples. Assist in the communication of this information across all levels of the project team.
Assist in managing other aspects of communication including submission and responses for Requests for Information (RFI’s).
Assist in preparing estimates for changes in the work including review of Change Order requests from subcontractors.
Study contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to ensure proper coordination and installation.
Assist in the maintenance and updating of contract documents, electronic web-based documents and project logs.4
Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties.
Assist engineering to ensure that materials and equipment are released for fabrication or manufacture in time to meet the construction schedule.
Assist in the preparation of final records for the project including close-out documents, Operations/Maintenance (OM) Manuals, etc.
If assigned to another Business Unit department, will perform the requisite duties and responsibilities.
The Field Engineer position will be assigned to the field operations team and will assist in obtaining, evaluating and coordinating all information needed to construct the project in accordance with the contract documents and to assure that the work meets all safety standards, is within schedule requirements, and is constructed to the highest level of quality possible. The Field Engineer in the performance of its duties shall be responsible for the protection and promotion of the interest of Turner and all matters.
Perform line and grade work for building layout and control as required.
Assist in the implementation of the site safety program as required and ensure subcontractor compliance with Turner safety standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations.
Assist in the maintenance of contract documents and electronic web-based documents for field operations.
Assist in the preparation of Daily Construction Reports (DCR’s).
Review all work as it is being placed to be sure it is accurate within accepted tolerances.
Review contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to ensure proper coordination and installation.
Assist in the preparation of project as-builts.
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications:Four-year college degree with formal engineering or architectural training or equivalent building construction experience and summer internship/co-op experience in construction highly desirable. Must have good interpersonal skills, desire to learn, ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing, proficient with computer applications as required to perform responsibilities. A basic understanding of scheduling programs preferred.