CRSP Field Engineer (Former Interns Only)

United States | Mortenson

Responsible for participating in the active management of construction project by problem solving, performing various processes and applying basic construction management or engineering techniques and analyses.


At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles – Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What’s Possible – in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson’s values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.



Provide overall project management site support during construction

  1. Develop and update project schedules to ensure the project meets deadlines
  2. Handle documentation (contracts, submittals, field books, daily reports, safety logs, etc.) efforts
  3. Assist in creating and supporting the administration and execution of safety and quality plan for the project

Serve as a point of contact for subcontract workers to problem solve options and resolve issues

Responsible for assessing a problem, applying both analysis and experience to formulate and recommend a resolution

  1. Appropriately raise matters of urgency to project leadership

Manage the submittal and Request for Information (RFI) processes for specific definable features of work (DFW), utilizing PMA and other programs completely to closure

  1. May assist in negotiation of contracts
  2. Coordinate with subcontractors/suppliers for specific work packages or scopes to ensure correct information regarding materials, logistics, changes and quality to reduce impacts to schedule and budget

Identify and provide recommendations to management regarding internal and/or external barriers that prohibit successful building progress; including interaction with subcontractors/craft workers to maintain schedule, quality and productivity

Evaluate project design and engineering documents for conflicts and sequencing for the most efficient and effective implementation

  1. Handle their organization and distribution to necessary parties
  2. Ensure retention of documents for future needs

Assist with determining the work plan of craft labor in partnership/support of foreman

Audit, purchase and procure material, ensure inventory quality, accuracy, storage and delivery to reduce quality issues as well as impact to space on project site

Support the final inspections and punch list process with the customer for specific DFW responsibilities and assist in the preparation of final records for the project

Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

All other duties as assigned

  1. Ability to independently apply basic principles and fundamental theories of construction management or construction engineering
  2. Ability to independently interpret a variety of technical instructions and documents (e.g. blueprints, design documents, etc.)
  3. Basic knowledge of project management principles (such as scheduling and estimating)
  4. Basic to Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and the internet.
  5. Ability to learn and utilize different types of computer software used in Construction Management for managing any aspect of a construction project
  6. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  7. Ability to build relationships and transfer information between different levels of workers
  8. Ability to multitask
  9. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  10. Ability to travel up to 100%
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Engineering or other science or mathematical related degree, or equivalent combination of education and technical/field experience demonstrated over multiple years of related work experience
  2. Prior experience on construction job sites preferred
  3. Current driver’s license

This position requires the following with or without an accommodation; sitting, walking, standing, lifting, climbing, pushing, pulling, hearing, visual acuity, and utilization of a computer and office equipment. This person must be physically capable of reviewing a jobsite multiple times daily. The working environments consist of exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and outdoor weather; as well as indoor and climate-controlled settings.

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

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CRSP Field Engineer (Former Interns Only)

United States | Mortenson