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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes competitive salaries, paid time off, education assistance and much more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care and Health Reimbursement Care)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Additional benefits included


Posting Date: 2-10-22

Balfour Beatty Infrastructure in James City, North Carolina is currently undertaking the $203MM US-70 James City project. This is a design-build highway project will improve the capacity and operational efficiency for the portion of US-70 through James City.

We have an immediate opening for Field Engineers to join the team. As a Field Engineer you will provide technical engineering information to company supervision and crafts to ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards.

Essential Functions

  • Interpret design/drawings for crafts installing material
  • Research, recommend resolutions to drawing interpretation problems, conflicts, interferences, and errors
  • Verify all completed work, complies with applicable codes, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare and disseminate all required documentation records such as status reports, punch lists describing work items to be done, sketches of work already completed, material requirement calculations, etc., to supervisor
  • May provide technical support and direction of project material control functions including implementation and operation of maintenance program
  • Prepare drawings and sketches to support construction work, change orders, estimates, etc.
  • May provide necessary building control lines and elevations for accurate measurement and correct installation of materials. Responsible for management of materials
  • Track quantities and production quantities for work performed
  • Perform additional assignments per supervision's direction
  • Provide assistance to Project Supervision with all aspects of project
  • Prepare and submit subcontract and vendor submittals for owner review and approval. Preprare responses where necessary.
  • Perform tasks related to collection and evaluation of data required to monitor project schedules. Learn to apply the principles and techniques of resource monitoring to specific tasks.
  • Gather cost and information to price additional work to the owner
  • Assist in writing purchase orders, subcontracts and change orders


  • Accredited four (4) year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and experience
  • Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings/specifications, building materials, and required standards applicable to discipline.
  • Experience with construction management for heavy highway projects is highly preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and basic computer knowledge.
  • Schedule software (P6 or MS Project), AGTEK and CAD are a plus.
  • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others.

About Us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is 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 federal, state or local law.

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 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.

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