Field Engineer

RES Group
United States
20 Jun 2019
06 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Come join the world's largest independent renewable energy
company active in wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and
distribution. Our vision is to be a leader in the transition where
everyone has access to affordable low carbon energy. Being part of the
RES team means shaping the world's energy future.

RES offers a comprehensive benefits package, including
medical, dental, vision, 401K + employer match, life insurance and AD&D,
paid time off, paid sabbatical, paid parental leave, alternative work
schedules, fitness center membership, tuition reimbursement, and professional

Field Engineer

Summary: Construction activity tracking and measurement on a utility scale wind, solar, battery storage or transmission project. This is a site-based role, typically located in remote locations that can be subject to extremes of weather and temperature, and requires living away from home.

Specific Duties:

Safety Accountabilities:
  • Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
  • Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct "at risk" behaviors.
  • Ensures Job Hazard Analysis (JHA's) occurs before scopes of work commence.
  • Adheres to and ensures all site team members understand standard operating procedures.
  • Leads and support the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing systems in place.

Client Relationship Management Accountabilities:
  • Provides excellence in the management and delivery of the project, in-line with the client's expectations.
  • Strengthen and continually maintain client relationship.

  • Supports the Project Engineer in budget and schedule preparation prior to commencement of the project.
  • Provides accurate daily construction activity data and quantities to the Project Engineer.
  • Performs quality checks to ensure that established processes are followed.
  • Works with the Project Engineer to resolve technical and engineering queries that arise from the field, including drafting/completing documents such as requests for information, technical enquiry forms, and transmittals.
  • Tracks staffing and equipment levels, and production quantities on a daily basis.
  • Reports daily quantities to the Project Engineer for tracking purposes.
  • Ensures that labor, equipment, and materials are procured in a timely manner to support the project schedule and reports findings to Project Engineer.
  • Arranges for surveying and staking out work

  • Communicates variances and changes to the Project Engineer.
  • Provides feedback to the Project Engineer to support continuous improvement.

  • Performs quality control checks and to ensure processes are implemented according to the quality plan and that all work is inspected in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Utilizes the Safety Management System (SMS), the Quality Management System (QMS), the Environmental Management System (EMS), and technical procedures.

  • Provides the required documents, drawings and other forms to active projects for monitoring and maintaining the EMS.
  • Supports developing projects to complete all required permitting activities before commencement.
  • Ensures training is provided and certifications are maintained on field staff to comply with EMS requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advance level of knowledge in:
    • Adaptability to environment
    • Working in a fast paced environment
    • Reporting
    • Writing skills
    • Microsoft Office suite ( Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio)
  • Intermediate level of knowledge in:
    • Understanding environmental concepts including permits requirements
  • Basic level of knowledge in:
    • Safety and OSHA requirements
    • Relationship building
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Project Management
    • Creating logical and resource-loaded project schedules
    • Interpretation of a project schedule
    • Planning and task direction
    • Budget and Analysis and Controls
    • Interpretation of scopes of work
    • Estimating work efforts
    • Change orders
    • Project permits
    • Leadership
    • Team building
    • Decision making
    • QA/QC processes
    • Development of processes and procedures
    • Continuous Improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
    • Interpreting state rules and regulations
    • Sub-contractor and vendor and materials management
    • Construction drawing review
    • Drawing Quantity Takeoff
    • Engineering management
    • Communications, leading meetings, engaging teams, public speaking, presentations
    • Job costing or accounting software


• Bachelor Degree or equivalent is eight years of relevant experience.

• Must have a valid current driver license, eligible for corporate vehicle insurance coverage.

Physical requirements and environment:

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The incumbent shall perform some sedentary office duties in the construction site office, but the role also involves a significant amount of time working outside on the active construction site performing construction support activities. The incumbent may occasionally lift up-to 50 pounds and will be required to sit, stand, walk, climb, and use a computer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is proud to be an EEO employer.

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