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Project Field Engineer- U.S Virgin Islands (St.Thomas)

9053 Estate Thomas, Suite 101 St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00, St. Thomas · Accounting/Finance
The Project Field Engineer is responsible for providing technical engineering information to the Project Manager, Craft Supervisors and Corporate Functional Managers to ensure design development and construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instruction applicable to one or more disciplines. This position also provides project controls support (cost, scheduling, estimating) and subcontract oversight to project construction supervision and craft personnel.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Understand technical drawings and specifications for industrial construction. Interpret design/drawings for crafts installing material. Prepare field design change requisitions and "as build" drawings, as required
• Comprehend subcontract language, scope, terms and technical requirements
• Plan and develop construction work packages for civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and process plant systems
• Understand detailed project schedules including required predecessors and successors to each activity
• Understand quality requirements and industry standards for various construction crafts and perform typical QA/QC duties as required and outlined the Lemartec Field Engineering Handbook
• Communications skills in writing and speaking (including technical communications)
• Manage and coordinate both material and human resources
• Support the Construction Manager in analyzing and reporting the daily progress of subcontractors
• Support subcontractors in a manner that adheres to the construction schedule and contract terms
• Facilitate technical approvals by the engineers and expedite design development according the engineering schedule and contract terms
• Coordinate craft production, and release work in a timely manner to meet subcontract and project schedules
• Propose modifications to engineering design and interpreting drawings, specifications and other technical documents for the subcontractors
• Provide support to the Project Controls Manager in standard Project Controls responsibilities (i.e. cost, scheduling, and estimating/re-estimating)
• Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as QA/QC report, punch lists describing work items to be done, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc.
• Work to fulfill the requirements identified in the Lemartec Field Engineering Handbook
• Adhere to the Lemartec Employee Handbook and Human Resources Policies
• Adhere to the Lemartec Safety Manual and OSHA Safety rules
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager as required

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited university
• Understanding of design and engineering of large scale industrial projects across all engineering disciplines
• Knowledge of construction activities including material, equipment, cost and time requirements to perform construction tasks
• Technical engineering and computing knowledge
• Knowledge of codes that apply to industrial construction
• Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, AutoCAD, Document Control Systems)
• Strong oral and written communication skills (other preferences will be given for special language skills where there is a business need)
• Minimum 5 years of experience in mechanical, electrical, civil, or HVAC systems
• Ability to work both independently and within a team environment on all phases of an EPC Project with minimal supervision
Physical Requirements
• Frequently lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds
• Climb stairs
• Sit for long periods of time
• Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch
• Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate object
• Frequent extended durations performing duties on the work site
Tool/Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
• Hard Hat (Company Provided)
• Safety glasses (Company Provided)
• Rain coat or poncho
• Steel toed work boots
 
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