Field Layout Engineer



Reports To

BIM Manager

Date Posted



The Field Layout Engineer (FLE) assists the BIM Manager in managing construction layout and design during construction and preconstruction phases.

Essential Duties

1. Survey/Field Layout- will consist of being the lead Robotic Total Station person. Lead Robotic Total Station includes maintaining complete operation of all Total Station equipment, attending trainings and staying up to date with technologies, field layout of jobs, set up of machine controls, and reading plan models.
2. 3D Scanning- includes being the lead Trimble TX6 3D scanner person. This includes maintaining complete operation of the 3D scanner, creating point cloud models, and coordinating with the BIM Manager to deliver constructible deliverables.
3. Work within RealWorks Advance Software to convert 3D point cloud scans to usable models.
4. Work within Trimble Field Link Software to translate 3D models into constructible layouts.
5. Long-Range Scheduling- includes assisting the Project Manager in breaking out tasks for General Contractors/subcontractors prior to beginning work onsite, or when acting as the GC completing a detailed schedule for the AEO.
6. Plan Reading- includes being able to decipher plans and specs for comprehension of the various systems and installation.
7. Safety includes making sure that every employee is in a safe environment and is performing work safely – basic knowledge of OSHA regulations. Following up on all work-related injuries to insure the work environment is safe.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be detail oriented and analytical, with strong plan reading skills. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.
Required Education and Experience
1. FLE must have a four-year degree.
2. Engineering or Construction Management degree preferable or equivalent amount of experience in the field.
Eligibility Qualifications
1. Ability to read, analyze and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos.
2. Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
3. Ability to read blue prints, construction contracts, subcontracts and other construction documents, plans and specifications.
4. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
5. Ability to travel to and possibly live in remote construction project locations as may be required for whatever periods of time as are necessary to complete such projects.
Other Qualifications
May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical abilities testing.

Additional Information

EEO Statement
Williams Plumbing & Heating, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employee signature on the job application constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

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