Field Project Representative

Field Project Representative

Career Area: Construction Services

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is looking for a Field Project Representative (FPR) / Inspector responsible for review and interpretation of engineering drawings for on-site general contractors and owners on Transportation and Civil related projects in our Kingsport, TN office. Additional opportunities may be available in other Barge locations as well.

  • Observes the construction phases of work including quality control, constructability, completeness, and provides regular updates to the Project Manager
  • Manages RFI's, documents change orders, handles shop drawings, etc. as required based on project goals
  • Performs field inspections as required to support project goals
  • Effectively communicates with contractor, engineer and client in making sure milestones of project are met
  • Performs basic calculations and evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures and criteria as necessary during the construction phase
  • Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, additional education in construction management/civil engineering technology preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in construction type projects required, experience with a Geotechnical/Materials Testing firm, a plus
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of construction standards and design criteria within the civil construction field
  • Proficient knowledge of project engineering processes and procedures with thorough documentation skills using spreadsheets
  • Strong in organizing and management complex construction activities
  • Willingness to travel to projects and stay out of town for several months at a time, a plus
  • Possession of a valid state issued Driver's License and required auto insurance
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction certification and necessary testing certifications (concrete, asphalt, soils, etc.) a plus
  • Basic Computer skills required, knowledge of civil or roadway design software a plus
  • Knowledge of DOT Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction regulations and statutes regarding generally accepted construction and trade practices preferred

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.