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Field Engineer - Underground Construction & Tunneling

Company: Traylor Bros.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Field Engineer opportunity with Traylor Bros., Inc!
Traylor Bros., Inc. (TBI) is one of the most respected and sought-after tunneling firms in a very specialized industry. We are one of the few companies that possess the ability to complete the most technically demanding underground projects, whether soft ground or hard rock. Our track record of more than 110 projects and 90-plus miles of bored tunnels speaks for itself.
What makes us different?
Our Mission is to excel at constructing complex infrastructure safer, better, and faster by engaging the entrepreneurial and innovative spirit of our team members and providing limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth in a close knit and collaborative organization.
Our Core Values:
Safety. We are committed to providing a safe work environment. This is always our priority.
People. Our talented team is our greatest asset. We provide opportunity, reward performance, and support a positive and balanced work environment.
Innovation. We have the ability to engineer creative solutions to overcome any obstacle.
Ethics. We are honest and ethical in all our business dealings.
Communication. We encourage open and honest communication throughout our organization.
Community. We add value to our industry and the communities in which we work.
Position Summary:
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction of structures and underground systems.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities: ---Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.---Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.---Plan and design structures, following construction and government standards, using design software and drawing tools.---Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and material stress factors to determine design specifications.---Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety standards.---Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or program modifications and structural repairs to managerial personnel.---Assume additional responsibilities as directed by division and corporate management.---Travel as required to attend, but not limited to, meetings, site visits, training, etc.
Skills and Abilities: ---Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.---Using mathematics and scientific rules/methods to solve problems.---The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.---The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.---Determining the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job.---Ability to work well in a non-structured environment.---Demonstrate the ability and behavior necessary to lead others in accomplishing individual and team goals.---Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, database management, AutoCAD
Education/Experience: ---Bachelor's Degree in an engineering-related field: Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Underground Tunneling and Construction Engineering---0-10 years experience (Field/Office Engineer or Engineer Intern)---Previous underground construction experience preferred
Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, tools, or manipulate controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and construction equipment; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock where employee must utilize the proper personal protective equipment and/or other safeguards for their protection. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

    What you can expect from Traylor Bros., Inc.:
    Traylor Bros., Inc. is one of the nation's leading heavy civil contractors. Founded in 1946, Traylor Bros. has gained success by taking on - and succeeding with - extremely challenging projects. Our combination of honesty, courage, and innovative abilities are the traits that embody the team. We have a staff of highly-competent and dedicated professionals employing some of the most innovative construction techniques in the industry to build landmark bridges, tunnels, and marine structures.
    Traylor offers best-in-class benefits, including:---Competitive pay---Relocation Assistance---Optimal health, vision and dental care insurance programs with low premiums---Company bonus programs---Vacation---Personal development opportunities (training, mentorship, etc.)---401K ---Tuition Reimbursement---Family-like company culture---Opportunities to participate in local and world-wide charitable events
    EEO Statement
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
    Required SkillsRequired Experience

Keywords: Traylor Bros., San Jose , Field Engineer - Underground Construction & Tunneling, Professions , San Jose, California

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