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Maine Drilling & Blasting Quarry Field Engineer in Milford, Massachusetts

Come work with the best! At Maine Drilling & Blasting, we work with the unity of family and the determination of business owners. As a majority Employee Owned company we provide a unique and generous array of benefits including two retirement plans, an Employer-contributed Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company matched 401(k). In addition to health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, we also offer training and development opportunities. The sky is the limit, come rock your career at MD&B!

Our core values of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, and Responsibility provide a firm cultural foundation as we relate to customers and each other as we Make it Happen!

Quarry Field Engineer

Estimate quantity take offs for drilling and blasting bids. Production estimates of these quantities are done by others. Field surveys with GPS equipment to establish top of rock elevations. Field coordination with blasters for scope of work evaluation of bid versus actual work. Project engineering necessary to manage percent complete of invoices as well as costs.

  • Will participate in the MDB safety culture by following all company safety policies and practices.

  • Utilize Carlson Takeoff Software to perform quantity take offs for drilling and blasting bids.

  • Communication with MDB trusted customers to check quantity take offs and mutually agree to the scope of work on bidding projects.

  • Perform field surveys with total station or GPS survey equipment to create a top of rock surface by locating ledge that has been stripped of overburden or by locating probe holes with depth to ledge determined.

  • Maintain clear, accurate and timely job files of all projects that are bid or ongoing.

  • Perform regular job site surveys to determine percent complete for quantities and costs on projects.

  • Maintain professional representation to develop and foster customer relationships.

  • Be able to work with Blasters, Superintendents, and Divisional Managers, including listening to questions, researching answers and providing the support for them to improve performance of their job position.

  • Provide leadership in job start up planning to review the scope of work with the Blaster in Charge. Project start up items: Budget, blast plan, schedule, schedule of values, grab and go, submittals, material purchases, subcontract technical terms negotiations.

  • Provide training, guidance, direction and leadership to others to ensure work is performed to MDB standards and customer expectations.

  • Participate in monthly job status meetings to assist Divisional Managers to determine if jobs are invoiced accurately or if they are under or overbilled and provide reasons why.

  • Monitor scopes of work, recognizing scope changes, and create change order documents.

  • Work with the administrative team and Division Manager to determine monthly quantities for invoicing purposes.

  • Assist Divisional Manager with owner correspondence.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • B.S. Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a combination of education and direct industry experience.

  • Must have good communications skills with both internal and external customers.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record as defined by the company insurance carrier.

  • Ability to pass a background investigation including ATF.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong technical communications skills (reading and writing).

  • Organized with strong sense of priority, urgency and commitment to deadlines.

  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills.

  • The ability to multi-task.

  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills.

Job Requirements:

  • Occasional travel throughout operating regions including overnights and multi day trips.

  • Commitment to work the hours required to meet the needs of our field operations.

  • Working as a team player with several managers.

  • Effectively maintaining multiple priorities.

Maine Drilling & Blasting is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and physical or mental disability.

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