Field Engineer in Houston, TX at Great Southwestern Construction, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/2/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Great Southwestern Construction, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., is a specialty electrical contractor based in Castle Rock, CO that has been in business since 1977. Their primary focus is the construction of high voltage transmission lines and substations for utilities and renewable energy developers in the western and southeast regions of the United States.

The Field Engineer is an entry level management position that will assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with the day to day operations of an assigned construction project. Position will be in the field and job locations will vary based on ongoing projects we have nationwide. The ability to travel and relocate to projects is essential to the success of this position. 

*Candidates with no industry experience will be required to do a 6 month field rotation as a Groundman prior to transitioning into the Field Engineer position full-time.

Duties can include but will not be limited to: 

  • Project safety processes

  • Quality control monitoring

  • Production reporting

  • Cost reporting

  • Scheduling 

  • Other duties as required

  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable


Job Requirements


  • BS in Construction Management or Civil Engineering or relevant experience may be accepted in lieu 


  • Be able to travel extensively for long periods of time
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor construction environment

 Employee Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Competitive salary commensurate with experience ($52,600-$66,000). Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Weekly pay via direct deposit 
  • Comprehensive benefits package 
    • Medical, dental, & vision  
      • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage  
      • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums 
  • Flexible spending accounts 
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability  
  • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment  
  • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment  
  • Critical illness & accident plans  
  • Identity theft protection 
  • Group legal  
  • Auto & homeowners 
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing related purchases.
  • Generous 401(k) Plan 
    • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting 
    • Annual profit-sharing potential  
  • Paid time off 
    • Vacation  
      • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company 
  • Holidays (8 per year) 
  • Sick time (as applicable) 
  • Superior educational assistance program  

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.