Field Engineer - Auburn, NH in Auburn, NH at Maine Drilling

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Auburn, NH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


The individual in this position will primarily estimate quantity take offs for drilling and blasting bids. Production estimates of these quantities are done by others. Field surveys with Total Station equipment to establish top of rock contours. Field coordination with blasters for scope of work evaluation of bid versus actual work. Project engineering necessary to manage percent complete of invoices as well as costs.


  • Will participate in the MBD safety culture by following all company safety policies and practices.
  • Utilize Carlson Takeoff Software to perform quantity take offs for drilling and blasting bids. 
  • Communication with MDB trusted customers to check quantity take offs and mutually agree to the scope of work on bidding projects.
  • Perform field surveys with total station or GPS survey equipment to create a top of rock surface by locating ledge that has been stripped of overburden or by locating probe holes with depth to ledge determined.
  • Maintain clear, accurate and timely job files of all projects that are bid or ongoing.
  • Perform regular job site surveys to determine percent complete for quantities and costs on projects.
  • Maintain professional representation to develop and foster customer relationships.
  • Be able to work with blasters, superintendents, and division managers, including listening to questions, researching answers and providing the support for them to improve performance of their job position.
  • Participate in job start up planning to review the scope of work with the blaster in charge. Identify buy-out requirements for projects requiring non explosive related purchases.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or direct industry equivalent experience.
  • Must have good communications skills with both internal and external customers
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record as defined by the company insurance carrier.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong technical communications skills (reading and writing)
  • Organized with strong sense of priority, urgency and commitment to deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Excellent Interpersonal and People skills

Job Requirements:

  • Occasional travel throughout operating regions including overnights and multi-day trips.
  • Commitment to work  the hours required to meet the needs of our field operations.
  • Working as a team player with several managers.
  • Effectively maintaining multiple priorities.


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