Field Engineer

Benicia, CA | Full-Time

Business Line: Charge
Location: Benicia, CA
Travel: Yes, throughout Northern California
Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Program manager
Posted: March 18, 2021

Charge is seeking self-motivated, energetic individuals looking for an opportunity in the construction and project management field. This position is well-suited for those with a future interest in a project management and wish to further develop their skills and experience in team leadership and project delivery.

About the position

The field engineer receives daily leadership support from program managers under the director of field operations, and is responsible for a variety of field-based project management tasks. These positions are well suited for recent college graduates with degrees in engineering or construction management and a future interest in a project management position. The successful candidate will be open to travel throughout California to support our field operations. We place an emphasis on candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Provide project manager with insight to project risks and mitigation strategies; must be able to problem solve.
  • Ensure timely, accurate, and consistent communication between field teams and office-based staff.
  • Be the on-site customer point of contact, providing customer-facing support for field crews.
  • Redline project drawings as necessary.
  • Provide quality control of project documentation.
  • Prepare reports for clients.
  • Monitor quality control schedule and provide cost data as requested.
  • Assist crews with daily/weekly work planning including, but not limited to, preparation of weekly binders and performing site walks.
  • Ensure crews have accurate safety and quality documentation on site.
  • Ensure project closeout punch list items are completed in a timely fashion

We place an emphasis on candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • 2+ years of field engineering, construction management, or similar experience
  • Clear driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively in all formats
  • Good at problem solving
  • Organized
  • Cool under pressure
Desired background
  • Construction industry experience, including redlining drawings, preparing RFIs, change orders and submittals
  • Bachelor Degree (or higher) in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Familiar with Underground Service Alert (USA)
About Charge

This is an exciting time to join Charge because we are growing rapidly, providing our employees ample opportunity for challenging projects and career development. We have earned our reputation as a leading provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the underground utility industry. We pride ourselves on our company culture, which emphasizes collaboration and an enthusiasm to solve our customers’ most challenging problems.

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Why Choose Charge


Education assistance, profit sharing 401k, incentive programs, floating holidays, flexible schedules, health coverage, and weekly payroll – these are just a few ways we keep our team healthy, happy, and invested. Join Charge and become a part of our family.


We work hard to be the most trusted provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the utility industry. Just as important, is the positive reputation we’ve earned as an employer that cares about its workforce and strives to employ only the best.


As builders of the grid, we understand the importance of safe and scalable energy distribution to the communities in which we live. We believe everyone should have reliable access to the energy that Charges their lives.


It is our core value to train, equip, and qualify our people to work safely, and design and build systems with the highest regard for the well-being of all. Our industry-leading safety rating stems from a significant investment in safety and quality programs.