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Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc.

Field Engineer (Project Coordinator)



Company Information

Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc. (EICI) is a heavy civil contractor specializing in bridge construction/rehabilitation and civil infrastrucutre projects. WIth offices in Burlington & Nisku, our dynamic workforce is strategically placed throughout Canada. EICI is a subsidiary of Eiffage SA.

Eiffage is a leading figure in the European concessions and public works sector, operating through 4 business lines: concessions, energy, civil works and building construction. Its annual revenue is circa EUR 19bn.

Job Description


The projects will vary geographically, depending on the companys work on hand. This position requires travel to remote locations, and extensive travel throughout the year.

The Field Engineer works on a bridge construction or rehabilitation site full-time, along with a Superintendent (Super) and under the direction of a Project Manager. (PM).

The Field Engineer will be reponsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Health & Safety

    • Perform frequent audit of work site to ensure that Health & Safety Requirements are being met.

    • All infractions to be brought to the attention of the Superintendent and Project Manager. Safety Department then can be consulted as a Team if required.

    • With assistance from Safety department and PM will interact with any regulatory body regarding safety infractions and corrective actions.

    • Onboarding of any new hires when safety department is unable to complete


  • Planning & Scheduling

    • Analyze and understand project schedule prepared by PM

    • Assist PM with project pre-planning if possible.

    • With the assistance of PM and Super; prepare 3 week look ahead schedules, expanding on each construction activity. This should include an outline of the required equipment, labor, subcontractors and materials.

    • Continually Monitor 3 week look ahead schedule to ensure the work remains on track.

    • Relay to the PM and ongoing delays or potential future delays as soon as possible and assist in developing potential mitigation measures.


  • Procurement

    • Utilizing Weekly 3-week Look-ahead and 2 weeks prior to the construction activity occurring on site, develop a list of all required equipment, labor, subcontractors, and materials.

    • Prepare Quantity Take-offs from contract and shop drawings for ordering materials.

    • Complete all site level Requisitions with proper coding and forward to responsible parties as follows.

      • < $500.00 – Directly to Purchasing Department

      • > $500.00 – PM for approval

    • Ensure each Purchase Order is sent to supplier for execution prior to material arriving on site and sign off to acknowledge terms and conditions. If required all Insurance certificates should be requested from supplier at this time.

    • Preparation of Comparative table for all PO’s > 2,500.00 and any Subcontract.

    • Regularly monitor all equipment on site and work with Super to ensure unused equipment is returned immediately.

    • Monitor and record all material deliveries on site as per Purchase Orders

    • Preparation of Payroll and expense


  • Contract Management

    • Signing Authority for Site Instruction Notices acknowledging receipt

    • Work with PM and Super to determine changes from the contract and provide notice to the owner.


  • Construction

    • Review and analyze all contract drawings and specifications.

    • Review and analyze all shop drawings prior to implementation on site.

    • Assist the Super with layout of any contract dimension including but not limited to; limits of demolition, grading, formwork, etc.

    • Assist the Super with any questions raised on site regarding the contract documents. If PC is unable to answer question immediately, he is to consult PM for additional direction.

    • Request any additional resources required from PM


  • Quality Control

    • In charge of Quality Control on site

    • Perform regular inspection of each construction activity to ensure that the work is meeting the required QC specification and tolerances prior to third party inspection.

    • Schedule and ensure all testing and third party inspection requirements as laid out by PM are followed on site.

    • Implement Inspection and Test Plans and checklists for the associated tasks

    • Responsible for assembling Quality Records for all activities to demonstrate compliance with specifications and Contract Documents

    • File, record and distribute QC documentation as required to PM and Site Inspector


  • Documentation

    • Prepare Deliverables list at beginning of Project

    • Assist PM in “Budget 0%” Meeting Preparation

    • Preparation and submission of all Project Deliverables for each stage of construction.

    • Prepare Daily Work Records (DWR) for each day and file any accompanying pictures.

    • With the assistance of the PM, file and record all Request for Information/Clarification, Non Conformance Report, Site Instructions, Transmittals and Change Orders

    • Prepare Bi-Weekly report for PM to review prior to meeting with management.

    • Attend and record all Site Meetings with CA and Site Inspector

    • Track all quantities for work performed on site and report to PM prior to monthly progress draws.

    • Maintain Site Copy of Contract Documents to ensure all copies are updated to the latest version and any changes are clearly noted and brought to the attention of Super.

    • Maintain Site copy of as built Drawings ensuring any minor site level directions are recorded.


  • Post-secondary education in civil engineering (in Canada).
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working in heavy civil / bridge projects industry
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal




Compensation Commensurate with Experience.


To apply for this position, please email and indicate Field Engineer in the subject line.


We would like to thank all candidates for taking the time to apply for this position, however only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.


By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or valid work permit.

Contact Information

Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc.
Devin Khuu
Posting Date: 30-Jun-2017Engineering - Civil/Structural Permanent, Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000/yr 1 ASAP
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