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Field Engineer - Grading - Columbia, SC Area

Company: Landmark Construction
Location: Blythewood
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Title: Field Engineer - Grading - Columbia, SC AreaLocation: Blythewood, SCJob Category: GRADING_FIELD_HIREDate Posted: 04/18/2024Salary Interval: HOURLY FULL TIME

Application Instructions This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not guarantee that the applicant will be employed. Each question should be answered in a complete, accurate and legible manner as no action can be taken on this application until all questions have been answered.Successfully completed applications will be passed on to the appropriate hiring manager(s) for review.

Position Description

This job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from the employees day-to-day performance.Safety of employees should be considered your number one priority every dayProvide overall on-site administrative and technical management on construction projectsPosition reports to SuperintendentSuperintendent sets the working hoursThis position is classified as hourlyCPR, First Aid, OSHA 30-Hour, LSC Basic Orientation Plus (BOP) and Site Specific Safety Certification is required.Successful pre-employment background check for LMC and all military bases is requiredSuccessful completion of a pre-employment drug screen is required3-Year MVR Report required for driving company vehicles (as applicable)as per LMC and insurance guidelinesTWIC card for special projects may be requiredPM22Position Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Safety

o Support and comply with company Health, Safety, & Environmental Program, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, and Harassment Free Work Environment Program

o Understand and enforce safe work practices and personal protective equipment required for employees

o Set yourself as an example for workplace safety

o Inspect the worksite daily and insure a safe work environment

o Report all accidents and incidents to Superintendent and a Safety Representative, regardless of how minor, as soon as possible and assist in investigation

o Responsible for accessible, clean & organized work site

o Ensure project personnel comply with all project procedures

o Deliver weekly safety training to crew; properly document and send to Safety Manager in timely manner

o Ensure all employees are authorized and/or certified as a competent person to perform their job

• Budget Management

o Thorough knowledge of projects plans and specifications

o Thorough knowledge of types and application of materials required thru project completion

o Maintain full knowledge of scope of work

o Read and study job set up and cost reports

o Recognize changes to scope of work & inform Superintendent or Project Manager

• Project Planning and Coordination

o Work with engineers, owners, or sub-contractors to accomplish tasks

o Plan project work with Superintendent or Project Manager

o Schedule project work with Superintendent or Project Manager

o Maintain accurate and up to date "as built" drawings

o Manage quality of work on project

o Manage project field problems

o Order and track material deliveries

o Request inspections

o Receive materials, inventories, store safely. Be accountable for inventory

o Request utility locations

o Coordinate layout & staking

o Maintains ongoing project punch list

• Schedule Management

o Plan one to two days' work in detail with back up plan

o Plan one week ahead in lesser detail (needs, services, repairs)

o Schedule equipment & material requirements

o Coordinate people needs

o Schedule subcontractors

o Schedule trucking requirements

• Labor Management

o Supervise craft employees and /or sub-contractors to accomplish daily tasks

o Assume responsibility and maintain productivity of craft employees

o Resolve personnel problems among crew

o Interview perspective employees and take disciplinary action for problem employeeso Document all company and safety violations and notify Superintendent and Safety Manager; recommend and implement corrective actions as required

o Timely evaluation of new hires at 90 days and then at least on a annual basis, thereafter, on proper forms

o Train crewmembers for the next step in their career path

o Evaluate potential employees for promotion/demotion

o Create training opportunities for employees

o Share experience and knowledge with crew

o Share with crew overall project plan as well as short-term goals

o Maintain and submit Employee Time Sheets

o Complete and submit Job Reports in detail

o Turn in signed material receipts with dailies. Include job number, cost code, and purchase order number written on receipt

• Communication

o Communicate openly with Superintendent(s), President, Project Manager, Shop Manager, Safety Manager, Human Resources, other Foreman, and all internal personnel

o Communicate well with owners, engineers, inspectors, and other external customers

o Deal effectively with conflicts with crew members as well as all internal and external customers

• Leadership

o Exhibit leadership qualities and set an example for other crew members to follow

o Ability to communicate and work well others

o Take ownership of project; take charge, make good decisions, avoid excuses

o Motivate employees in a positive manor; lead by example; hold employees accountable

• Equipment Management

o Maintain equipment and equipment inventory

o Take care of equipment and tools: greasing and cleanliness

o Maximize equipment utilization

o Manage and inventory small tools assigned

o Schedule equipment needs with equipment manager

o Responsible for proper usage and maintenance of equipment on job

• Customer Service

o Establish relationships with customers

o Inspire confidence with customers, respond quickly and effectively

o Present a professional appearance and demeanor

• Attitude

o Has positive attitude; Team player

o Puts company first

• Maintenance Level

o Works independently

o Requires minimal support or assistance from Superintendent and Project Manager

• Time Management

o Prioritizes well; spends time wisely; gets things done

o Attendance and punctuality is good; schedules time off in advance

• Work Load

o Able to manage crew and multiple projects well

o Complete and maintain all necessary paperwork required for project

Qualifications and Standards

• Minimum Training and Experience

o Minimum 2 years of construction experience or combination of education and experience

o Knowledge of principals, methods and standards of the designated trade's area

o Experience in the use and methods of tools and equipment commonly employed with the trade

o Ability to read and understand plans and specifications

o Performs work in accordance with standards and specifications

• Physical Requirements

o Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects

o Work involves sitting, walking or standing for extended periods of time

o Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of five to fifty pounds

• Interpersonal Communications

o Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving assignments and instructions from supervisors

• Numerical Aptitude

o Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; adding and subtracting totals; multiplying and dividing

• Manual Dexterity

o Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination

• Interpersonal Temperament

o Has the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions

o Must be able to perform under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Landmark Construction Company, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Keywords: Landmark Construction, Columbia , Field Engineer - Grading - Columbia, SC Area, Engineering , Blythewood, South Carolina

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