Field Structural Engineer

Vancouver, BC
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Job Description:

Fluor is one of Canada's top employers and is recognized globally as a leader in the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Fabrication, and Maintenance industry. Our focus on innovation and providing cost-effective technology-based solutions is second to none. As we look to the future, we need creative, ambitious, and innovative professionals who can help us fulfill our purpose to Build a Better World.

Fluor team members are at the heart of our success in executing projects safely, thoughtfully, and with the highest quality. We aim to foster an inclusive culture that prioritizes diversity and inclusion that allows employees to bring their best, most authentic selves to work. If you value teamwork, empowerment in your career, and are eager to champion innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients, this opportunity just may be for you!

The Field Structural Engineer is required to be involved in the day-to-day field-level discipline planning and execution as applicable inside the construction contractor's execution plan in their respective ISBLs. The role is to understand the hands-on work being executed, therefore being the first line of defense in finding holes and/or opportunities. Coordinates and monitors the activities of assigned contractors performing work within the Civil Structural disciplines. The expected outcome is one of early detection and mitigation of schedule and cost impacts. Enhanced early involvement creates value for the client expenditure while still achieving the required level of safety, quality, budget and schedule.

Reporting to the Field Engineering Manager, the Field Structural Engineer applies diversified knowledge of construction and technical principles, practices, and methods for a range of assignments requiring knowledge and experience with advanced methods, techniques, and procedures.

• Makes decisions independently as required to address and resolve problems as well as to plan and coordinate work.

• Provides construction engineering and technical support for a specific discipline on large or mega projects.

• Normally supervises two or more construction engineers.

• Remains knowledgeable of requirements for applicable codes and standards on a project.

• Receives and distributes project design documents.

• Manages site survey as well as provides horizontal and vertical control.

• Assists craftsmen, foreman, and project supervisor with regard to construction-related issues identified on drawings and other project documents.

• Often performs constructability assignments in the home office.

• Coordinates system completion and system turnover with regard to pre-commissioning and commissioning activities

• Performs technical evaluation of bids and administration of contracts, as applicable.

• Prepares material take-offs and prepares requisitions for the procurement of materials, services and equipment.

• Maintains the status of material deliveries.

• Provides construction engineering and design services, including technical interpretation of engineering and design documents.

• Works closely with home office engineering, construction and commissioning teams to identify and resolve engineering and design issues.

• Provides input for the development of project budgets and schedules.

• Helps identify potential scope changes and provides information needed to support Fluor’s Change

• Impact Assessment Program

• Perform inspection on rebar placement. Ensure quality of reinforced concrete construction executed per design drawings and all applicable codes. Provide field solutions to misfits and to suit site conditions.

• Oversee concrete construction and technical requirement such as thermal control, cformwork, shoring and curing.

• Perform inspection on structural steel erection. Including supports of Buildings, Machine supports, electrical cabling and equipment, and piping. Ensure quality of structural steel construction executed per design drawings, fabricator’s drawings, and applicable codes. Liaise between fabricator and construction team. Provide field solutions to misfits and to suit site conditions.

• Respond to field RFI from steel installation and concrete installation contractor.

• Request NCR to be raised when quality is not met. Support disposition and resolution of NCR.

• Coordinate and liaise with home office engineering team.

• Design of miscellaneous field pipe and cable tray supports and foundation.

• Other duties as assigned.

Job ID: 144935BR

City: Vancouver

State: British Columbia

Country: Canada

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.