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Field Engineer

Field Engineer

Job Summary:

Crofton offers industry leading solutions above and below the waterline, combining comprehensive expertise in all facets of commercial diving, marine construction and crane rental & rigging. We execute all of our projects with safety and integrity. Crofton is a growing company with a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment and with team members who work vigorously to meet our customer’s needs. No two days are the same! Crofton is seeking a Field Engineer to join our team.

The Field Engineer is responsible for assisting Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers and
Superintendents in the day-to-day responsibilities of the project to which he/she is assigned. The Field Engineer will be focused on coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Meets daily with project crews to review production schedule & work plans and confirm all
    materials, equipment and resources are readily available for production.
  • Coordinates subcontractors on site. Reviews and approves daily timecards for subcontractor
  • Maintains up to date set of Construction Documents at the job site: Construction
    Drawings, Specifications, Shop Drawings, SDS’s, RFI’s, Submittals, Purchase Orders, Construction
    and Delivery Schedules, QC Plan, NCR Log, HASP, JHA’s, Lift Plans, QC inspections, etc.
  • Inspects and tracks deliveries, records any deviations from scheduled deliveries and adjusts
    delivery dates as necessary to meet Project Schedule.
  • Works with the Assistant Project Manager to resolve technical and engineering queries that arise from the field, including drafting/completing documents such as requests for information,
    technical inquiry forms, and transmittals.
  • Procures misc. materials and tools for the project.
  • Arranges for surveying and staking out work.
  • Provides necessary layouts. Measures and verifies that work to be installed is per construction
    drawings and specifications.
  • Maintains as-builts & red-lined drawings.
  • Ensures that work is performed per project QC Plan.
  • Initiates and manages appropriate certificates, inspections, and other documentation regarding construction production on the project site.
  • Assists Superintendent with meeting health & safety requirements by following approved HASP
    and maintaining JHA’s, safety inspections, rigging inspections, lift plans, etc. at the job site.
  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Ensures all company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
  • Reports any safety incident within 1 hour of occurrence.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Meticulous organizational skills.
  • Displays strong communication skills and employs effective listening skills.
  • Ability to Analyze problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks.
  • Possess a tactful and mature demeanor with strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.
  • Strong Knowledge of all phases of Heavy Marine Construction, including work commonly done by other trades is desired.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Word, Excel.
  • Proficiency with Bluebeam, AutoCAD or MS Project is a plus.


Education and Experience:

  • Formal training in Construction management or education is desired. Experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • Experience in marine construction.
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to characteristic Construction and marine site dangers.
  • Adjusting or moving objects up to 50 pounds in all directions.
  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations.
  • Noisy environments.
  • Ability to respond quickly to sounds.
  • Able to traverse all areas of the jobsite in all types of weather; this may require walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching.