Field Engineer **PENDING AWARD**

Calista - Alaska4.5

TemporaryEstimated: $53,000 - $73,000 a year
This position is subject to the final award of certain projects in summer 2019. All estimated start dates, representations, and commitments on behalf of STG, Inc. will be based on the award of certain projects; all potential candidates agree and understand that this position is subject to these terms and conditions. If certain projects are not awarded, this position may be closed and not available. This TEMPORARY position is anticipated to last approximately 4 months, but may be extended based on operational needs.

STG, Incorporated performs construction and project management services across Alaska. Our Field Engineer reports directly to the Project Manager, functionally to Project Foreman, and acts as a liaison between the field sites and main office while performing general construction duties as part of the STG construction crew in extreme Alaskan conditions. Prior experience in Alaska’s rural construction industry is preferred.

Maintain first level quality assurance to confirm installation of all work is in accordance with the plans, specifications, applicable codes, and industry standards.

Support Project Foreman in project documentation to include:
Timesheet coding, approval, and on time submission to Main Office.
Daily and Activity Reports to Project Manager.
Safety Near Miss Reports, Assessments, and daily meeting documentation to Risk Manager.

Complete the following submittals per project specifications:
Drill logs
Pile Driving blow logs
Pile Driving helical logs
Pile Driving installation records
Pipe pressure test forms
Under direction of Project Foreman, assist and fill in when they are not available.
Write daily, weekly and monthly status reports and submit to Project Manager for inclusion in client reports.
Assist in the development and maintenance of project plans; including timelines, project phases, and activities by utilizing Critical Path Management techniques and company-designated software programs.
Keep Project Management appraised of all changed work and conditions to help ensure timely set-up of new tracking codes as needed, and change order implementation.
Determine materials for procurement and monitor material procurement process to ensure timeliness to support project needs.
Receive and expedite incoming and outgoing freight from project site.
Assist Project Foreman in the hiring of local labor force per project needs and under adherence of Company Local Hire Policy:
Perform basic follow up with getting all required hiring paperwork to Human Resources.
Document and propose solutions for various field issues or field interfaces that may arise during execution of work.
Assist with project health, safety, and environmental requirements. Learn to write and assist with revising company compliance plans.
Learn and develop company Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP). Administer site SWPPP as needed.
Assist with and type written correspondence as needed.
Assist with/learn project estimating. Assist with current job estimates as needed.
Maintain a daily diary for record of project construction to include photographs and video logs.
Maintain and organize office space and field office.
Maintain consistent and punctual attendance.
Perform physical labor that requires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials at construction sites.
Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

Coordinate complex air reservations, including aircraft charters to rural areas.
Responsibility to report any incident, situation or activity that may affect the company’s ability to operate safely, ethically and profitably to company Risk Manager.
Application of versatile construction skill set to assist other trades to meet project needs.
Act as a team leader.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Job Requirements

All around knowledge of materials, terms, and practices in the construction field.
Knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Skill in use of project schedule software.
Technical knowledge of digital equipment.
Effective professional communication and interpersonal skills with regard to:
Internal and external written and verbal communications.
Working with other departments and personnel to accomplish STG’s objectives.
Ability to work in a team environment, take direction from supervisor(s), high degree of attention to details, follow work rules, and adhere to established work schedules.
Ability to work productively under pressure.
Strong self-motivation and work ethic; ability to work without direct supervision.
Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
Ability to travel to remote locations for work related purposes (up to 100% of time).
Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings in person and telephonically.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, regulations, instruction manuals, blueprints, and specifications.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or construction preferred but may be substituted on a year for year basis for related project experience.
  • One or more years’ related project experience including budget preparation, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures required.
  • Prior work experience in construction industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of remote Alaska logistics and construction practices strongly preferred.
  • Work related experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) and project management software required.
  • Valid state driver’s license and qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of STG’s Driving Policy preferred.
  • Ability to pass a drug, driving (if applicable), and background screening.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. STG’s work sites are high paced with high performance standards and may be located anywhere in Alaska. Field employees will be required to travel by plane to remote conditions and live in tight quarters with other employees currently assigned to the same job, and with whom he/she has already worked alongside all day. In order to perform the duties of this job, the employee will need to be able to do heavy physical labor for 10-12 hours per day, seven days a week, often for many weeks at a time.

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Continuously: Close Vision, Distance Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception, Ability to Adjust Focus, Effective Verbal Communication, Handling Stress & Emotions, Concentrating on Tasks, Remember Details, Adjusting to Changes, Examining/Observing Details, Hazards: Sharp Object/Tools, Heavy Machinery, Dirty (Soil), Dry, Fumes/Gases/Odors/Dust, Grease/Oil/Mud, Moving Mechanical Parts, Noise, Vibration, Wet/Slippery Surfaces

Frequently: Sitting, Standing, Walking, Bending Over, Crawling, Climbing, Reaching Overhead, Crouching, Kneeling, Balancing, Pushing/Pulling, Talking, Repetitive Use of Legs, Grasping, Lifting up to 75 lbs., Carrying up to 50 lbs., Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot), Fine Manipulation, Thinking Analytically, Effective Written Communication, Discriminating Colors, Making Decisions, Inside Temperatures, Outside Temperatures, Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Electrical, Radiation, Unprotected Spaces, Hot Temperatures (Devices), Working with Others, Working Alone

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, STG’s policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, STG’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is STG’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.