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Field Engineer - LaPlace, LA

LaPlace, LA, US, 70068

Barriere Construction



Job ID:  434027

Barriere Construction, a CRH Company, is the Louisiana-based infrastructure contractor of choice for our Gulf South employees and customers. For 70+ years, we have continuously created value through our Culture of Care while safely and reliably delivering quality construction projects and materials under budget and on time, every time - this is our B Guarantee. Infrastructure and heavy civil construction services include asphalt and concrete paving, site preparation, structural, mechanical, and turnkey services. Materials sales are also available for all projects including your own, from residential to industrial. We are one of the largest asphalt producers in Louisiana with the largest asphalt plant in the state along with two others. Our award-winning Construction Group is constantly expanding the scope of its capabilities. It currently specializes in transportation, petrochemical, power, commercial, residential, and ports and rail projects.



Field Engineers are generally recent college graduates who assist Estimator/Project Managers and Superintendents in the planning and execution of construction and asphalt paving projects.  The Field Engineer is still learning the Barriere way of planning, scheduling, and executing projects. This position provides the opportunity to learn and apply technical, analytical, and safety experience to planning and executing projects. It is expected that Field Engineers will deepen their technical skills to include Barriere’s scheduling software, GPS, and other technologies. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and effective communication at all levels, both internal and external


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Estimator/Project Managers and Superintendents with all aspects of construction and asphalt paving projects
  • Analyze data and present reports for decision-making
  • Resolve worksite problems
  • Proactively address safety concerns
  • Assist Superintendents and Foremen in preparing 2-week operational and production planning schedule
  • Execute daily plans with Superintendent and Foremen
  • Participate in Job Set-up and Completion Planning
  • Indirectly responsible for 1-2 concurrent projects up to about $5 million.
  • Work on 1-2 concurrent small- to mid-size projects or 1 large project.




  • Generally college graduate of less than 2 years.

  • Prior experience on a construction crew a plus.

  • BS in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field




What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Barriere Construction Company A CRH Company is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Barriere Construction Company A CRH Company makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.


Barriere Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 14, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Construction, Field Engineer, Engineer, Engineering