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Construction Field Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001685
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Henderson
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

The Atkins Construction Management Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Henderson, NV office as a Construction Field Engineer.


  • Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the investigation of engineering problems, the coordination of project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. 
  • On design assignments, progresses toward learning how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications.
  • On engineering and planning assignments, continues to develop a knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. 
  • On construction assignments, continues to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering plans and specifications into the constructed product. 
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Performs work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment, to carry out diversified engineering projects or phases of a single project with relatively few complex features and requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.
  • Analyzes construction project requirements in terms of personnel required for observation of construction progress and for testing and sampling of materials.
  • Schedules and oversees the work of internal staff assigned to observation and testing activities.
  • Assists in reviewing contractors’ material submittals for conformance with contract documents.
  • Conducts jobsite inspections for compliance with approved project-specific plans, such as contractors’ stormwater management plans and traffic control plans.
  • Coordinates with public agencies and local utilities involved in oversight of construction projects. 
  • Observes construction progress in the field and writes reports to record observations and summarize test results.
  • Monitors contractors' progress against established schedule.
  • Reviews payment requests and submits them to more senior personnel for authorization.
  • Recommends solutions to field construction problems, acting as intermediary between contractor and internal staff.
  • Assists in development of technical scopes, schedules, and cost estimates for proposed changes to construction contracts. 
  • Performs other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering or related field applicable to pursuit of registration as Professional Engineer. 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in the field on construction projects is required.
  • Eligible experience includes positions such as construction field engineer, project engineer, and office engineer.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working on infrastructure projects for public agencies or utility service providers is required. 
  • Work experience in southern Nevada and familiarity with local construction standards are highly desirable.
  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills required. 
  • CAD skills preferred.
  • E.I. or EIT is required.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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