Project Field Engineer at Gray Construction

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky





Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a fully integrated, international service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other’s specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering—which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing—enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world’s most sophisticated organizations.

WHAT WE EXPECT… (Essential Functions)


  • Assist Site Manager in layout of building items, primarily structural, civil, process, and architectural items.

  • Assist Site Manager in procurement of construction materials.

  • Execute purchase orders, monitor deliveries, and execute receiving reports.

  • Performs on-site material placed surveys as required. Ensure quantities in place are accurate and reported weekly.

  • Assist Site Manager in scheduling construction activities, such as monitoring material deliveries and subcontractor performance. Consolidate their activities on reports as requested by the Site Manager.

  • After two to six months, develop bid lists, issue documents for procurement purposes, review bids, and evaluate proposals as directed by the Site Manager, and through consultation with the Project Manager.

  • Assist the Site Manager in establishing and maintaining high safety and QA/QC standards. Work with Site Manager in establishing safety meeting agenda. Conduct safety meetings as directed by the Site Manager.

  • Know and enforce the safety program.

  • Review, understand, assimilate and log shop drawings and submittals.

  • Review and understand specifications for the project.

  • Keep a current set of red line as-built drawings as directed by the Site Manager. Correlate and update construction documents as they are reviewed.

  • Will be required to manage the jobsite, in the absence of the Site Manager, on a regular basis.

  • May be required to assist with general labor and clean up occasionally.

  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety program on site.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

WHO WE WANT...(Requirements)


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.

  • Previous construction experience within industrial sector preferred.

  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize Microsoft Office and e-mail application

  • The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development.

  • You should be able to lead by example at all times and be able to listen and follow all instructions provided by the site team.

    This position requires travel as our projects are scattered throughout the United States and, in some cases outside of the U.S.. The selected candidate can live anywhere in the USA, but would be required to travel to the project site per Gray’s travel policy.


    If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.


    The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear. They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions. The team member is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives, and vibration. The noise level is generally moderate to loud. Overtime may be required. Some travel may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Indirectly supervises the activities of subcontractors and field personnel.

Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.