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Field/Project Engineer

Kraemer North America, LLC
Upper Midwest Region
$65000-$95000k -is dependent on multiple factors, benefits package w/vehicle & profit sharing
Closing date
Sep 3, 2022

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Kraemer North America is currently looking for Project & Field Engineers to join our Upper Midwest Region. The first project assignment could be on a highly technical Joint Venture CMGC project located in Bay City, MI (moveable bridges) or on a complex steel structure over the Des Plaines River (includes new roadway work) located in Joliet, IL. 

 As a Project Engineer, you will assist project management in coordinating resources, schedules and subcontractors for on-site engineering activities. You will ensure Kraemer crews are planning their work by following the Work Activity Plan process while adhering to and promoting Kraemer's culture of Quality, Safety, Excellence. The Project Engineer will also assist the Project Manager to ensure the Five Point Planning Process is implemented and followed. 

We value our people. We work safely. We provide quality and commitment.

We’re a believer in promoting from within; our success depends on our people, on you, to bring innovative ideas, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to safety and quality. In turn, we provide a family-focused atmosphere, comprehensive benefits, and growth opportunities to fuel your future forward. 


    • Ensure Work Activity Plans (WAP) are completed
    • Oversee and review WAPs
    • Work with project superintendents and foremen on Work Activity Planning and Team communication
    • Provide leadership and carry out our Kraemer safety culture in day to day operations and TEAM meetings
    • Assist with the administration and compliance of Kraemer Safety and Quality Programs
    • Ensure quality records are completed and documented
    • Assist with project planning; coordinate schedules, subcontractors, etc.
    • Monitor project cost control and material/equipment inventory                                        
    • Process routine paperwork:  invoices, transmittals, submittals, etc.      
    • Assist the Project Manager with handling concerns, complications, etc. of owners/agencies
    • Assist the foremen and superintendents with engineering-related problems that occur in the field
    • Participate in estimating processes when needed
    • Interact with subcontractors, suppliers, owners and project managers when coordinating project construction
    • Mentor and develop field engineering staff
    • Assist in identifying market opportunities for assigned region by establishing and maintaining effective contact with owners, subs, suppliers and potential clients
    • Ensure compliance with EEO/Affirmative Action contract requirements
    • Review and submit RFIs; check for accuracy, process submittals and RFIs from subs and suppliers
    • Perform CTCs with PM
    • Process internal and external CMOs


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent experience
    • Minimum 3 years of previous heavy highway, roadway, or transportation industry experience in bridge construction preferred 
    • Experience in formwork and false work engineering
    • Strong decision making and/or problem-solving skills
    • Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Efficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Previous experience working with document controls
    • Previous experience with construction software and AGTEK/AutoCAD preferred


    • Medical & Dental Insurance
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • 401(k) Savings Plan w/company match
    • Short Term Incentive Program
    • Dependent Care and Health Care Reimbursement Plan
    • Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Holidays/Vacation/Sick Pay
    • Educational Assistance
    • Computer Purchase Program
    • Company Vehicle

Base salary is dependent on multiple factors: education, experience, skills, market rates, internal equity and/or location.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 952-224-1708

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.


Kraemer North America is a privately held general contractor headquartered in Plain, Wisconsin with regional offices located in Minnesota, Colorado, Washington, and Utah. Established in 1911, our roots were founded in the construction of challenging bridges and highways across the U.S. Today, Kraemer is a full service heavy civil contractor with a national reputation for quality and safety. We serve three primary markets, including: transportation, rail, and marine. Kraemer is proud to be an AISC certified and endorsed contractor for steel and bridge erection. (Catergories CSEA and BEE respectively). Kraemer has been a recognized leader in alternative delivery transportation projects for the past two decades. Kraemer’s national alternative delivery group is among those leading the industry in innovative design-build and CMGC owner, design engineer, and contractor partnerships. In addition, we are proud of our standing in the communities in which we live and serve as well as the strong relationships we have built with our clients, teaming partners, subcontractors, and suppliers.
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12550 West Frontage Road, Suite 203
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