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JH Kelly Field Engineers - Industrial Construction in Longview, Washington

JH Kelly is Looking for new Team MembersField Engineers - Industrial Construction

JH Kelly, LLC is a fourth generation, family-owned regional construction company in its 100th year with offices in Vancouver, Longview, Seattle, Bellingham, Washington and Portland, Oregon. We provide services to a commercial and heavy industrial client base and are recognized as an industry leader.

Our exceptional team is made up of talented individuals whose ability to plan and execute challenging projects has resulted in a loyal customer following and national safety & quality control awards. Our integrated project approach includes self-performing concrete placement, steel erection, carpentry, equipment setting, millwrighting, plumbing, pipefitting, sheet metal, electrical & instrumentation services and servicing the completed building.

JH Kelly is a great place to work with a fun, dynamic and family-oriented environment. We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive wages. Learn more about us at

What You Will Be Doing: As a Field Engineer you will work in a collaborative team environment under the leadership of experienced Project Managers, Project Engineers and Superintendents. Your role is to help remove roadblocks for our field operations team and support jobsite team members. Successful performers in this position will have the ability to develop, maintain and enhance strong working relationships. This position is an excellent opportunity for a recent or upcoming graduate of a construction management, engineering or business related degree program.

Compensation: $28 to $35 per hour, DOE (FLSA non-exempt/OT eligible)

Location: Our Industrial Operations team is based out of our Longview, WA headquarters and supports projects in the greater Pacific Northwest (OR-WA-ID) as far east as Montana.

Field Engineers Perform the Following :

  • Learn, follow, and promote Company safety culture

  • Schedule, verify, and coordinate the submittal processes; Ensure components will function as intended, are coordinated with the associated components, and are furnished in accordance with the contractual, subcontract, and purchase order criteria

  • Verify and follow the schedule of submittal through the approval process. Ensure the fabrication schedule is in support of the material need dates

  • Monitor and manage vendors and OEMs to ensure project compliance

  • When assigned, provide scheduling support to the team

  • Clearly communicate scope, specification, and Quality Assurance requirements to Fab Shop

  • Coordinate Inspections by Authorities having jurisdiction and 3rd Party Inspection Agencies

  • Maintain all Quality Assurance documentation Maintain accurate field engineering records

  • Maintain shop and contract drawings in a current and neat condition

  • Track all drawings, submittal, shop drawings, and revisions utilizing Document Control Procedures

  • Maintain current logs and copies of subcontracts and revisions

  • Maintain project controls to track and control all change documents

  • Maintain in progress as-built drawings and specifications

  • Assemble and maintain required system and/or job turnover documentation

  • Perform additional tasks or projects as assigned

    Education & Experience:

  • Construction Management, Mechanical, Industrial, Civil engineering degree and/or equivalent experience or education is preferred

  • Construction industry of some capacity is preferred, including internships, co-ops or apprenticeship programs

  • Proficient in reading drawings and isometrics

  • Solid theory knowledge of Project Management, Construction Management, Construction Contracts, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, and/or Safety is a plus

  • Desired field experience and/or coursework with: Mechanical estimating, project scheduling and pre-commissioning

  • Proficient in reading P&ID's and piping isometrics

  • Understanding of industrial process piping and mechanical materials

    Necessary Skills:

  • Fully Proficient in Microsoft Office & Bluebeam – intermediate skills in Excel

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter, motivated and takes initiative

  • Organized and productive

  • Ability to proactively build and cultivate relationships

  • Ability to maintain proactive, collaborative, and professional relationships with Client Representatives, Suppliers, Subcontractors and internal team

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and projects at hand

  • Energetic and eager to prioritize workload and tackle new projects and ideas

  • Must have valid driver license

  • Mechanical aptitude

    Benefits Package:

  • Compensation: $28-35 per hour (DOE), FLSA non-exempt (OT eligible)

  • Annual Performance Bonuses

  • Profit Sharing

  • Medical/Vision/Rx – Dental/Ortho - for employees and dependents - JH Kelly pays 87.5% of total premiums.

  • Paid time off (PTO model) and Holidays

  • 401K - 50% company match of the first 6% of employee contribution

  • Life Insurance, AD & D, STD & LTD - paid 100% by JH Kelly