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Field Layout Engineer 2


Nashville, TN, US, 37210

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Plans, sets up, and maintains layout control for assigned construction project(s) and identifies unacceptable errors.
  • Establishes building corners and permanent reference points to allow back checks of building location.
  • Verify existing elevations shown on drawings used on roadways and utilities.
  • Lays out column center lines and wall locations, and verifies that exterior skin is not encroached by main structure.
  • Plumbs structural steel frame and check column alignments.
  • Sets and maintains benchmarks and control lines on each floor for use in layout, and verify that workers are using proper elevations and control lines.
  • Checks slab for elevation and alignment during concrete pours.
  • Performs as-built surveys to verify correct placement of work and to identify conflicts between items of work (i.e., where concrete slab edge or walls have encroached on the exterior skin), and may help maintain as-built drawings.
  • Assist other project staff in securing certified layout from independent engineering resources to establish monument and baseline control and to verify building corners and roadway entrances.
  • Calculates earth, rock, and concrete quantities accurately.
  • Assist with the coordination of shop drawings with contract drawings, verifies accuracy, and proposes solutions to discrepancies between the drawings.
  • Responsible for care, maintenance, and calibration of engineering equipment.
  • Compile and maintain project record and as-built documents. Ensures storage protocols are followed.
Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist other project staff with quality, planning, safety, or other project-related activities.
  • Helps to mentor less experienced Layout team members and reports progress to supervisor and other management team members.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with project team and trade partners to ensure layout of contract document standards are met.
  • Capable of independently completing non-routine construction site layout and controls for a project.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written – Intermediate.
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Basic.
  • Gain a working knowledge of organizational structure and resources provided.
  • Knowledge of LEAN construction principals.
  • General knowledge of means and methods of construction management.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, both internally and externally.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered
  • 5+ Years construction layout experience (Required)


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 95+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 25 Office Locations
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Nashville