Field Engineer-Construction

  1. Transportation


  • Provides technical support to construction activities at the worksite, while expediting design changes for timely response to construction inquiries
  • Studies drawings and specifications issued to the field and reports to Construction Manager any ambiguities, interferences or errors found on drawings, specifications and assigned work
  • Advises SNC representatives and contractors on the interpretation of drawings and specification and advises on additional details or clarifications required from project design
  • Reviews proposals for field changes and substitutions and recommends action to the Construction Manager for approval
  • Verifies the accuracy of surveys and dimensions established by contractors and assists in establishing and maintaining survey benchmarks
  • Defines and implements inspection requirement for construction work to assure conformity to drawings and specifications
  • Obtains and supplies field representatives and QA/QC inspectors with applicable codes, manufacturer’s instructions, vendor drawings and installation procedures required for field work
  • Assists material control group when requested in inspection of equipment and material
  • Performs any other duties that may be directed by Construction Managers
  • Assures ‘Red Lines’ are completed within 30 days of Project completion
  • Act as Engineering’s representative on the construction site


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline;
  • P. Eng or working towards it;
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role is preferred;
  • Understanding of contract fundamentals and experience in managing contractors under the terms of the contract;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Leadership and conflict resolution skills;
  • The ability to manage competing priorities under time constraints

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences

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