FIELD ENGINEER

Sacramento, CA

$ 70000.00 - $ 90000.00 Engineering
7/18/2022 11:07:00 AMPST
Job Type: Retail Direct Hire
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Jeff Witthuhn

Job Description

OVERVIEW:
Amtec is seeking mechanically inclined, creative problem solvers who love to travel to serve as Field Engineers for a top client of ours. The Field Engineer is the face of our client on the project site, working directly with clients’ field installation crews to offer technical advice and support during the installation of our unique electrical solutions. Types of projects include commercial building and industrial projects, utility scale PV solar plants, other renewable energy plants, substations, and high voltage distribution/ transmission projects. The ideal candidate possesses a strong technical background, the ability to effectively communicate, and the ability to coordinate and schedule resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Review and interpret project scope of work documents and design specifications.
 Interpret technical drawings and product information data sheets.
 Develop detailed installation plans, including supplemental installation drawing details.
 Identify material, assemblies and sub-assemblies needed for electrical installation and creating the associated bills of material (BOM).
 Participate in the development of project construction schedules.
 Guide field personnel on intended methods of installation and collect feedback.
 Provide leadership, including training and coaching, to Field Coordinators.
 Provide regular reports on construction progress to project management team and coordinate schedule and product delivery updates with the customer.
 Monitor and record equipment and labor productivity for on-site installation and excavation activities.
 Identify and report change requests to the project management team, prepare takeoffs for change request material, assist with change request material and labor estimates, review change request scope with electrical installation contractor, and oversee on-site implementation of approved change requests.
 Understand and ensure electrical testing requirements are met.
 Provide input and support to ensure activities on-site are conducted in a safe manner in accordance with company safety and health policies.
 Train on and perform duties in accordance with the quality management system (QMS).
 Travel to project job sites (up to 100% working time away from office).

Job Requirements

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
 Minimum 5 years' on the job installation experience on construction projects.
 Understanding of electrical materials, and construction means and methods.
 Ability to read and understand technical drawings.
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Outlook.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 Design and/or engineering experience in electrical power and/or distribution systems highly preferred, but not required.
 Installation experience on medium and high voltage distribution systems or renewable energy projects highly preferred, but not required.
 Knowledge of renewable energy projects gained either through a trade education or engineering degree highly preferred, but not required.
 Journeyman Electrician certification in CA or other state highly preferred, but not required.
 Proficiency in Accubid or Revit is a plus.
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