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Field Engineer

Company: Henkels & McCoy
Location: salem
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Henkels & McCoy is an industry-leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure construction and maintenance services for the power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communication markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, Henkels & McCoy adapts over 95 years of experience to the dynamic and evolving infrastructure needs of today. Henkels & McCoy has been recognized with an E. I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award and is a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry.

Henkels & McCoy is currently seeking Field Engineers in our Central Region for Renewables, Telecom, and Power (transmission) projects.

The Field Engineer is an entry level construction professional who will be assigned on-site to coordinate and track the installation of underground and overhead systems as determined by the project type.


  • Ensure project engineering activities comply with company and contract requirements and support overall construction schedule.
  • Provide technical support for construction, including participation in construction planning, execution, quality control, and completion of the work.
  • Interface with on-site construction crews as required ensuring safety is maintained, quality of construction, adherence to overall project schedule, and tracking productivity goals.
  • Work includes the layout and tracking of installations including the use of survey and gps tracking equipment, operating with cad systems, and identifying as-built conditions.
  • Maintain project records for assigned work. Package records per contract requirements and facilitate turnover to the clients representative.
  • Participates in, and performs safety audits; in addition to ensuring housekeeping, storage, and work practices are adhered to: Maintain all necessary records.
  • Supports the project manager in achieving financial results.
  • Responsible to clearly identify issues requiring PM attention.
  • Ensures assigned subcontractors activities are performed in accordance with the Purchase Order/Contract.
  • Responsible for ongoing communication and timely identification of issues to the PE, and pending or actual changes to the work performed and may impact costs, schedule, contract or customer relationship.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • Four year degree in Engineering, engineering technologies, construction management preferred.
  • Additional construction experience may be substituted for education.
  • Some construction experience is beneficial.
  • Must have computer skills in MS. Office software, primarily with Excel and Word, and CAD.
  • Utility or telecom experience a plus.
  • Job requires 100% travel.

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Keywords: Henkels & McCoy, Decatur , Field Engineer, Other , salem, Illinois

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