Field Engineer Intern


Seattle, WA, US, 98104 Bellevue, WA, US, 98006

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Infrastructure division and build innovative projects in the transit and transportation sectors, such as roads, highways/freeways, bridges, interchanges, LRTs, BRTs, and airports. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


The job duties associated with this position have been deemed Safety Sensitive by Graham's hiring team and will require the selected candidate to successfully pass a 10-panel pre-employment drug screen.


About the Role:


The Field Engineer is responsible for providing assistance to more senior staff (Project Managers, Superintendents) in the coordination, scheduling, quantity surveying, reporting, and quality control functions of a project. This is a task-based role that requires working knowledge of core elements of construction projects (field management, estimating, project management). 


As a Field Engineer Intern at Graham, you will:


  • Perform a variety of duties including but not limited to administrative duties, update schedules and budgets, maintain cost control, and monitor labor material and equipment activities on the project
  • Work with Project Managers/on-site Superintendent to update project schedule and budget to identify potential construction issues
  • Assist with the review and coordination of project-specific safety plan
  • Attend all project team meetings, and document team meetings, action items, and other pertinent project deliverables/decisions
  • Attend all regular meetings, record meeting minutes, and present updates
  • Monitor project change management process, identify change events, submit change notices, track changes and optional changes in project scope, and present to the Project Manager when required
  • Provide timely progress reports to Project Manager
  • Monitor and update schedules with the assistance of the team
  • Assist with drawings, drawing records, revisions, site instructions and change orders
  • Support Project Manager and Superintendent with creating templates and supporting documents on behalf of project team regarding roles and responsibilities
  • Assist in gathering data required for input of regular status reports for company executives and project steering committees
  • Assist Project Manager and Superintendent with the development of project plans
  • Record change orders and update site drawings
  • Assist Project Manager and Superintendent with the establishment of a cost reporting system for project components
  • Monitor payroll functions, cost accruals and reviews on a regular basis
  • Build effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support Graham’s core values
  • Take responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan (PSSP)
  • Monitor KPIs and Ensure HSE has equal status through all phases of the project prior to any construction approval and during execution
  • Know and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations
  • Review, approve and close out all incidents to support Continuous Improvement (CI) processes and feedback for the HSE MS
  • Maintain QA/QC and Safety records
  • Ensure that Project Quality Risk Assessment (PQRA) is conducted for the project upon award of project contract
  • Ensure implementation of the Project Specific Quality Plan (PSQP) on the project site by all project stakeholders
  • Review the Field Surveillance Reports (FSR) and initiate NCRs based on analysis and severity of findings 


Qualifications & Experience:


  • Possess or be in the process of a Civil, Construction Management, Mechanical or Structural Engineering degree
  • Have 1-3 years of experience in a construction environment
  • Use good communication, problem-solving organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Be Computer literate in a Windows environment



The job duties associated with this position have been deemed Safety Critical by Graham's hiring team and will require the selected candidate successfully pass a 10-panel pre-employment drug screen.

Compensation and Benefits:


  • $25-27 hourly pay
  • 2.5% regular earnings banked as vacation
  • Professional and career development opportunities


What we can offer you:


  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast-evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated if you are unable to apply online.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.


The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle