Construction Field Engineer - Kalamazoo, MI

Rockford Construction Kalamazoo , MI 49001

Posted 3 weeks ago

Construction Field Engineer

Work Location:Kalamazoo, MI

>Office Location: 601 First Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Position Classification: Full-Time Regular

About This Opportunity

As a Field Engineer at Rockford Construction, you will provide support to Superintendents at an industrial construction jobsite in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Field Engineers provide interpretation of plans and specifications for contractors and suppliers. You will assist in the coordination of subcontractors to monitor work performances, progress, safety and productivity. In addition, you will review, analyze and resolve field construction issues, discrepancies and clarifications with A/E firm, owner and/or trade contractor. You will work closely with owners procurement to ensure on time completion of projects.

The ideal candidate must be a strong leader, a good communicator and an advocate for team collaboration, safety, and innovation. If this opportunity interests you, please apply online to have the chance to join our dynamic team.


  • Review all owner furnished equipment purchase orders against the project documents to ensure accuracy.
  • Notify applicable contractor of all deliveries that fall in their scope.
  • Ensure all deliveries are unloaded by installing contractor, per most current project documents.
  • Ensure all deliveries are tagged by installing contractor with the appropriate identification per the Q Documents including tag number and location.
  • Generate the punch list for the Q- drawing portion of the construction documents and also responsible to confirm any punch list item generated by the quality manager has been completed.
  • Communicate, schedule and manage Owner Vendor installations along with associated equipment.
  • Attend project meetings and update miscellaneous reports.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Bachelors in Construction Management/related field or three years or more equivalent work experience in commercial construction
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a similar position and has demonstrated the ability to manage logistical and mentally complex tasks.
  • The ability to travel extensively as required.
  • The ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, memos, blueprints and floor plans.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the management of commercial construction projects.
  • Must have a working knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must possess the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Must possess superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to read a tape measurer and a construction level and do basic construction math.

Bonus Skills and Experience:

  • First Aid and CPR certified (safety training will be provided upon hire).
  • 10-hour OSHA training.
  • Experience with MS Project and PlanGrid.


Rockford offers competitive compensation, 401(k) with company match, comprehensive healthcare plans, generous paid time off including, continued learning and training opportunities, on-site health and wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, and access to industry-leading technology. Team members are also provided opportunities to help shape their community for future generations through volunteer time off and opportunities for involvement with local organizations.

Who We Are

At Rockford, were not just in the business of creating buildings were creating neighborhoods, businesses and communities and were looking for people who are ready to make an impact. Rockford is a nationally recognized construction, development, and property management provider ranked by Engineering News-Record as one of the top 200 contractors in the nation. With regional offices in the Midwest and Southeast, weve built projects totaling more than $5 billion in varying scope and size, serving education, healthcare, hospitality, multi-unit, mixed-use, senior living, manufacturing and industrial clients. Were delivering forward-thinking ideas with an approach thats built on safety, teamwork and a dedication to quality. Rockford Construction respects and values the characteristics, talents, and perspectives that make each person unique. We believe that by bringing diverse individuals together, in an inclusive manner we can more effectively collaborate, innovate, and solve the problems that face our world. We are committed to creating and fostering a team, partners, and strategies that reflect this purpose.

Environmental Factors

The work environment for this position may subject the individual to hazards commonly associated with construction sites. Examples of physical hazards include noise, proximity to moving vehicles, atmospheric conditions, close quarters, uneven surfaces, and elevated surfaces. The individual may also be subjected to outside environmental conditions (weather) where protection may not be available. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required at all times outside the job trailer. Occasional lifting of 50 lbs. or less.

Rockford Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We invite all qualified applicants to apply and do not discriminate against individuals because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or age.

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Construction Field Engineer - Kalamazoo, MI

Rockford Construction