Henkels & McCoy

Field Engineer Intern - Power

4 weeks ago(11/20/2017 4:52 PM)
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CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America.  Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday's experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today.  We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record's Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance.  H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry.




The Field Engineer Intern will provide a supporting role to the Project Manager, Construction Manager, and/or Project Supervisor on assigned projects. Additionally, the Field Engineer Intern will provide support in the planning, Project Management Methodology, will have a working knowledge of the project specifications and drawings, and support the execution of the project plan, including resolution of issues and supporting the efforts of other Field Engineers assigned to the project.  This is a part time opportunity - about 20 hours per week.

Major Job Elements

  • Reports to the Project Manager for the Project.
  • Performs field survey work in regards to layout and tracking of work activities, utilizing PC based software and GPS station/field equipment.
  • Support the Project Manager on material management, including inventory tracking, material receiving, and reporting.
  • Responsible for implementing the project quality assurance/ quality control process, including establishing, organizing and maintaining project documentation.
  • Responsible to timely identify any changes in the conditions of the work performed to the PM that may impact costs, schedule, and contract or customer relationship.
  • Assembles and coordinates resolution of punch list items in cooperation with the customer and ensuring timely completion of outstanding items.
  • Provide support for construction, assist in the resolution production issues, including participation in construction planning process. 
  • May assist in wind turbine up-tower inspections, walk-downs, and commissioning
  • Interfaces with on-site construction crews as required ensuring safety is maintained, quality of construction, adherence to overall project schedule, and tracking productivity goals.
  • Assists in the development of project job books and facilitates the turnover of contract documentation to the client.
  • May assist in the estimating process, also planning and scheduling using Primavera project scheduling software.


  • Currently enrolled and working toward BS degree (Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent preferred).
  • Experience / knowledge of operations, construction, design, finance and management preferred.
  • Understanding of utility industry practices, operations, contract administration, contract management, processes, and standards, with emphasis on power, transmission, and telecommunications business preferred.
  • Understanding of CPM scheduling and software applications (Primavera, MS Project).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs, walk long distances, work outside.
  • 15% Travel is required for this position.




Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


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