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Field Engineer

Company: Shimmick Construction
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Shimmick is seeking a higly talented Field Engineer to be based out of Texas, Arizona, Utah, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, or California with travel to various project locations. This challenging position will provide an excellent growth opportunity while improving the infrastructure of the city.

At Shimmick, we are problem solvers. Creative thinkers. Innovators. We approach each project with fresh ideas and big thinking in pursuit of better answers, better outcomes, and better experiences for our clients. We are resourceful, nimble and resilient. We work hard together-and with our clients-to deliver high-quality projects that are on time, on budget and beyond expectations.

Legacy Foundations

Since the mid-1990s, Legacy Foundations, a Shimmick company, has been providing self-perform geotechnical and foundations services on heavy civil projects. Legacy offers competitive pricing, a complete portfolio of deep foundation, slope stabilization, shoring systems, and ground improvement services. On the $875 million HART Airport Guideway and Stations project, Legacy successfully installed 357 feet of 10-foot diameter permanent casing to a bottom of pile elevation of negative 332 feet making deep foundation construction history in North America.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Under general supervision, performs routine duties.
  • Displays knowledge and abilities to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to meet basic engineering and construction specifications.
  • Displays applications of sound professional judgment on details of work.
  • Independently performs walk-downs and inspections of installed commodities to assure conformance with specifications and design.
  • Performs quantity surveys for tracking and reporting.
  • May provide technical direction to drafters, technicians, and surveyors.
    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelors Degree in Geotechnical, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Heavy Civil Construction experience preferred
      • Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office Suite
      • Strong problem-solving skills and consistent attention to detail
        Additional Information
        • Travel is required for this position
        • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
        • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
          Notice To Third Party Agencies

          Please note that Shimmick does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Shimmick will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Shimmick explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Shimmick.


          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.

Keywords: Shimmick Construction, San Diego , Field Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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