Job Opportunity

Field Engineer

05.05.20 | Location: Central Virginia

For over two decades, Hourigan has established itself as the “go-to” firm when it comes to managing complex projects and delivering them to the highest standards. Our portfolio is filled with many success stories, but we’re most proud of the strong relationships we have built and continue to grow. Our relationship-centered approach starts with our employees.  We are looking for people who embody our values of fairness, integrity, and trust.  We want self-starters who take ownership in their work and value building and maintaining relationships every step along the way.  We take pride in our desire to become better every day, providing our employees with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

We have an opening for a collaborative and self-motivated Field Engineer to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, read, and understand project documents (structural, civil, architectural, and MEP drawings).
  • Proficient with the operation of total stations, data collectors, and prism assemblies for construction layout.  Working knowledge of office software like Trimble Business Center or the desire to learn.
  • Proficient with the use of an auto level for transferring benchmarks and elevations.  Proper use of field book for recordation.
  • Lay out foundations, column lines, offset lines, and wall lines.
  • Establish and verify temporary benchmarks and control lines throughout the project
  • Perform as-builts for structural components when necessary, and identify conflicts.
  • Collecting underground utilities and other building components for use in as-built documents.
  • Adhere to Hourigan’s on-site Safety procedures

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Understanding commercial construction means and methods, construction layout, and best industry practices
  • Industry Experience: 3+ years preferred.
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with construction management software preferred. Experience with CMiC and Bluebeam preferred.
  • Fosters a strong desire to learn, welcomes a new challenge, and values the need to collaborate with all team members.
  • Exhibits Hourigan’s commitment to excellence through meeting and exceeding both internal and external customer expectations and displaying only the utmost integrity.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability, 401k employer match, and paid time off.

The summary of essential duties and responsibilities listed above is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at our discretion.

Hourigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or protected Veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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