Location: Albany, OR
Title: Structural Field Engineer
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: As Needed
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind General Contractors, LLC (NWGC) is a small business firm that provides comprehensive construction services for commercial, military, and government customers. NWGC is part of a family of North Wind companies with common ownership under Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). NWGC offers clients a low risk small business backed by a mature, financially strong parent organization and an excellent past performance history.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team – not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.


The Field Engineer will serve on a DOE construction project located in Albany, Oregon in North Wind’s Western Region. Primary responsibilities will be to manage all aspects of the construction, and engineering related issues on a Design/Bid/Build project (e.g., technical, financial, and scheduling). Candidate must be willing to commit to a long-term presence at the project site. Will coordinate with client and regulatory project stakeholders with development and implementation of project strategies and provide mentorship to junior level staff in the areas of project planning, execution, and management.


  • Participates in project administration, construction planning, site layout, means and methods, scheduling, material procurement verification. etc.
  • Monitor field work to ensure compliance with project standards, procedures, and codes
  • Receive, log, prepare and distribute material receipts.
  • Support the PM with logging and processing daily reports, submittal review and verification and other records and reports.
  • Conduct administrative and document support duties including local office, project start-up and close-out processes.
  • Assist in the development, planning, analysis, evaluation and prioritization of project deliverables and requirements.
  • Preparation of progress and special reports to customers and North Wind management.
  • Perform engineering studies, process/facilitate field change notices, and assist with the development of project reports


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering-, construction or science-related field and 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Significant experience with earned value reporting and project baseline management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of field experience in vertical construction areas.
  • Experience in Civil / Structural construction preferred.
  • Previous experience on large scale federal agency projects with understanding of associated regulations.
  • Previous experience on large commercial projects desirable.
  • Previous experience on construction project involving high end exterior and interior finishes.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and building specifications (ACI, AISC, etc.)
  • Strong field subcontract management experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret project documents, specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to tightly manage schedules and budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management, staff, and clients, as well as outside business associates.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information and respond effectively and sensitively to questions from clients, managers, coworkers as well as the general public.
  • Ability to utilize multiple word-processing and database applications including MS Office applications Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately, follow procedures and schedules, and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Excellent proof-reading and writing skills.
  • High degree of sensitivity regarding confidential client and employee information.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, and make decisions, solve problems, exercise good judgment, work under pressure, and capable of prioritizing workload.
  • Knowledgeable of construction quality requirements and be able to support the Quality Manager in implementation if needed. Examples include verification of compliant material receipts and/or field installation to contract specifications or requirements.

Special Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment background check
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening
  • Ability to obtain a National Energy Technology Laboratory security badge.


  • Knowledge of Procore


  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to walk, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.
  • Ability to perform repetitive movements of the fingers, hands, wrists and arms.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Works mainly in the field on active construction site that utilizes heavy machinery and various construction equipment to erect a multistory industrial building.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.