Field Engineering Position

Company Name Specialty Diving Services
Location North KIngstown
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Type Full-time


Position Summary

Specialty Diving Services (SDS) is seeking an experienced Field Engineer to support our marine construction projects in the New England area. The ideal candidate would have at least 10 years of previous experience in the construction/marine construction industry and have demonstrated knowledge in the following areas:

  • Project estimation, including use of automated estimation tools
  • Project management, including scheduling, cost accounting, resource management
  • Construction means and methods



  • Estimate costs and resource requirements for marine construction projects using automated estimating software and performing material take-off from project documents
  • Prepare bid documentation for public and private project opportunities
  • Manage simultaneous projects with respect to materials sourcing/ordering, resource allocation, maintaining project documentation, schedule creation/maintenance, change order management
  • Track project costs versus budget for ongoing projects
  • Perform quality inspections and reporting for ongoing activities, per project requirements
  • Conceive, design and document means and methods solutions to support production processes
  • Coordination with project engineers as required to develop solutions for design and construction issues


Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Minimum 10 years of construction/marine construction experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Basic mechanical and civil engineering skills, including: statics, drafting, surveying
  • Familiarity with and ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Communicate effectively, both oral and written communications, to all employees, suppliers and customers
  • Previous experience with HCSS software or equivalent
  • Strong PC skills including Excel, Word and email; AutoCad experience a plus


Education: Associate Degree (required) and Bachelors Degree (preferred) in Mechanical or Civil Engineering; training, field experience and education may substitute for the degree

Location: North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Benefits: Competitive base salary, profit sharing, Medical, Dental, HSA, industry training, accrued vacation time

Additional Qualifications: Candidates must successfully pass drug-screening procedures and background checks


Please contact for more information or to apply

SDS is a full service marine construction company with over 34 years of experience in heavy marine construction, pile driving, commercial diving, pier construction and rehabilitation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veteran/Disability Employer.