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Field Engineer - Wichita, KS


Wichita, KS, US Kansas City, MO, US, 64106

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


  • This role will be based in Wichita, KS full time to support the growth of our Wichita, KS Office. 
  • Actively participates in all aspects of the project-specific safety plan and culture.
  • Learns and actively participates in all aspects of the company’s safety culture by demonstrating commitment to an injury free environment through individual actions and mentoring others.
  • Works with tools and executes self-perform work while embedded as part of a crew of craftsmen to complete specific assigned tasks on a project. 
  • Acquires knowledge about company best practice standards and fundamentals for building and construction techniques through hands on, on-the-job training and regular work assignments. 
  • Builds relationships and develops communication and interpersonal skills with trades people and project team members such as foreman, journeymen, superintendents, subcontractors, etc.
  • Develops understanding about the various functions and support roles across the company, and how each contributes to the success of a project. 
  • Learns and applies company standards for how specific equipment is used for specific building processes. 
  • Collaborates with others and demonstrates teamwork.
  • Learns and incorporates Lean practices into daily activities.
  • Participates in various meetings such as weekly work plans, as warranted by business needs and site practices.   

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


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

  • Plans, executes and reports self-perform work.
  • Pre-plans crew activities, fulfills the requirements of the daily task plan, completes look ahead schedule and provides updates to supervisor.
  • Participates in creating and implementing project safety plans and ensures compliance, through a variety of methods such as training, tool box talks and communication with safety representatives.
  • Helps control costs by looking for ways to improve the process.
  • Ensures quality for assigned tasks by assisting with project quality assurance/quality control activities. 
  • Assists with MOC (Material and Other Costs) and equipment analysis.
  • Works on site with the superintendent to assist with a variety of tasks such as monitoring crew size, self-perform packaging and working with contractors.
  • Participates in activities such as punch lists, city inspections, safety reviews, quality reviews and prepares the necessary documentation. 
  • Participates and/or leads components of planning meetings such as weekly work plans and lookaheads.
  • Acquires and relies on additional knowledge about the various functions and support roles across the company to coordinate with others to meet various project needs.
  • Participates in and/or leads components of various Lean construction practices such as last planner system, etc. 
  • Participates in planning components of the sequencing and coordination of all crafts. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to acquire knowledge in layout skills.
  • Knowledge of crane flagging and rigging.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources.
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Proficiency in required JE Dunn construction technology.
  • Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management.
  • Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity.
  • Ability to assess and optimize project productivity.
  • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work.
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of productivity rates.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field  (Preferred).
  • Participation in a federally required training or apprenticeship program, depending upon location (Preferred).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 2+ years construction experience (Required).
  • 2+ years construction experience in Healthcare or other Critical Environments (Preferred). 
  • 0-2 years construction supervision experience (Preferred).


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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JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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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.

    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • 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: Wichita