Alberici Constructors, Inc.

  • Field Layout Engineer

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(12/7/2018 2:47 PM)
  • Overview

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    Founded in 1908, Flintco now employs more than 600 people in 8 cities serving clients in healthcare, education, hospitality, sports and industrial. Flintco also self-performs concrete, steel erection and excavation. Nothing matters more to us than the quality and growth of our people. Our teams are smart, humble and disciplined.  Flintco is recognized for its commitment to safety and quality, using Lean principles as a guide to continuous improvement. The five guiding principles of our Ethos are: Safety, Integrity, Quality, Accountability and Honesty. We live it every day.


    Flintco Field Engineers are responsible for determining, marking and maintaining horizontal and vertical control of a project, and assisting in supervision of subcontractor’s work as assigned.  


    Our FIELD LAYOUT ENGINEER plans, sets up, and maintains layout control for assigned construction project(s) and identifies unacceptable errors; establishes building corners and permanent reference points to allow back checks of building locations; verifies existing elevations shown on drawings used on roadways and utilities.

    Additional Responsibilities Include:

    • Lays out column center lines and wall locations and verifies that exterior skin is not encroached by main structure.
    • Plumbs structural steel frame and check column alignments.
    • Sets and maintains benchmarks and control lines on each floor for use in layout and verify that workers are using proper elevations and control lines.
    • Checks slab for elevation and alignment during concrete pours.
    • Performs as-built surveys to verify correct placement of work and to identify conflicts between items of work (i.e., where concrete slab edge or walls have encroached on the exterior skin) and may help maintain as-built drawings.
    • Assist other project staff in securing certified layout from independent engineering resources to establish monument and baseline control and to verify building corners and roadway entrances.
    • Calculates earth, rock, and concrete quantities accurately.
    • Assist with the coordination of shop drawings with contract drawings, verifies accuracy, and proposes solutions to discrepancies between the drawings.
    • Responsible for care, maintenance, and calibration of engineering equipment.
    • Compile and maintain project record and as-built documents. Ensures storage protocols are followed.
    • Assist other project staff with quality, planning, safety, or other project-related activities.
    • Helps to mentor less experienced Layout team members and reports progress to supervisor and other management team members.
    • Communicates clearly and effectively with project team and trade partners to ensure layout of contract document standards are met.
    • Capable of independently completing non-routine construction site layout and controls for a project.



    Working knowledge of Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebraic formulas and ability to apply those formulas, and perform mathematic calculations to determine lines, grades, points and elevations. Ability to work within precise standards of accuracy.  Skill to use transit, level, measuring tape and conventional surveying tools.  Knowledge of standard surveying practices. Knowledge of typical construction techniques and applications.  Skill in comparing and assessing differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures, and objects. Skill in observing two dimensional drawings or pictures and understanding how they will look in three dimensions as solid objects. Ability to read and interpret construction documents.



    High School Degree or vocational training or an equivalent combination of education, technical training and experience.



    Adequate experience in layout and surveying or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 


    Physical Requirements                  

    • Observing (seeing well, either naturally or with correction), as in reading detailed blueprints, drawings, sketches and plans at close proximity.
    • Seeing and observing at a distance as in making visual assessments of the exact location of a marker when viewed through a surveyor’s instrument.
    • Expressing and exchanging ideas through oral communication, as in issuing instructions or communicating with personnel at the job site where equipment and construction noises are present and talking at high volumes is required.
    • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs or similar devices, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms, as in climbing to reach higher levels of elevation at construction sites.
    • Holding and grasping tools, materials and other objects in performing essential construction functions at the job site.
    • Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and walking at heights, as required.
    • Walking, lifting and carrying objects from different elevations, as in walking where rough terrain and physical impediments such as sand, mud, ice or snow are present. 

    Special Job Dimensions

    Exposure to all forms of weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, dry, humid, windy) for the entire work day. Exposure to constant or intermittent high noise levels. May be required to work long hours for extended periods of time. May be required to work in high, low, exposed or confined places. Exposure to dust and proximity to heavy moving equipment.




    We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless otherwise directed by our Employee Services Department.  Please do not forward resumes to our hiring managers or regional offices.  Flintco, LLC is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.


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