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  • Job reference: RMS0140406

Senior Field Engineer (Civil)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/05/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:
The Senior Field Engineer will work closely with the Site Technical Manager, Design Engineering, Construction Management and Contractors to contribute to and coordinate design information in support of the project.

This includes:
• Interpreting the technical requirements within the technical specification of the design documents to provide clear understanding of requirements and processing of site queries and change requests including Engineering Change Notices;
• Ensuring responses to engineering queries are accomplished in a timely manner;
• Ensuring field changes respect the technical specification, and that all modifications outside the technical specification are appropriately signed off by Design Engineering.

As the Senior Field Engineer you will:
• Liaise with the Design Engineering Office and interpret drawings and specifications;
• Study drawings and specifications issued to the field and reports to Engineering Manager any ambiguities, interferences or errors found on drawings, specifications and assigned work;
• Assists in monitoring and management of site Information Management;
• Reviews and assesses Owner's QA surveying;
• Reviews and assesses Owner's and Contractors field Materials Testing;
• Participates in review of contractors Quality Control program;
• Assists QA in review of Contractors material certification;
• Assists Design Engineering home office in preparation and conveyance of Engineering Change Notices;
• Participates in review of Contractor's submittals;
• Provides technical support to construction activities at the worksite, while expediting design changes for timely response to site queries;
• Advises Site Manager, Construction Manager and Contractors on the interpretation of structural concrete and structural steel drawings and specifications and advises on additional details or clarifications required from project design;
• Reviews proposals for field changes and substitutions and recommends action to the Engineering Manager and Site Manager for approval;
• Obtains and supplies field representatives and QA/QC inspectors with applicable codes, manufacturer's instructions, vendor drawings and installation procedures required for field work;
• Assists material control group when requested in inspection of equipment and material;
• Works with team of Field Engineers in problem recognition and resolution;
• Performs any other duties that may be requested by Construction Managers;
• Acts as single point of contact for engineering related queries.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, P. Eng. registration in Province of Newfoundland and Labrador; 10 years of experience in a similar role is preferred.
• Knowledge of engineering theory, principles and practices as they relate to structure design;
• Knowledge of the construction materials standards and approved testing methodologies established by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and other standards organizations;
• Experience in engineering projects development and techniques;
• Experience in administration of contracts;
• Experience in budget preparation and cost control;
• Working knowledge of Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures;
• Ability to read and interpret structural concrete and structural steel drawings;
• Experience with transmission line construction is required;
• Understanding of design practices for temporary supports, formwork and other such structures;
• Experience with reviews of structural drawings identifying problems
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