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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.


Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking a Field Engineer for Mid-Coast Transit Project in San Diego, CA.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key duties will include scheduling; submittals; preparing installation drawings for superintendent; compiling as-built data; verifying installation quantities; field quality inspections and testing.
  • Perform quantity takeoffs for various materials and activities in order to procure and forecast material and job costs.
  • Maintain daily reports in Heavy Job (HCSS).
  • Compile necessary information for submittals and Requests for Information (RFI’s) and coordinate with Document Control to ensure proper documentation.
  • Assist Superintendent with coordination of material deliveries and general support of field activities.
  • Perform field verifications, inspections and measurements.
  • Work closely with document control and field personnel to ensure they have latest drawings and installation documents.
  • Coordinate with superintendent and provide schedule update information for 3-week look ahead schedule.
  • Ensure that work is correctly cost coded and all extra work is coded to separate cost codes as assigned by the Project Engineer or other.
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly tracking of work complete for use in cost forecasting; pay applications to Owner; and subcontractor management. Management and coordination of subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Open schedule for possible weekend/night work.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Degree in Construction Management, Civil or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience in a construction related position preferred.
  • Construction Engineering; 2-5 years Railroad Construction experience preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, and technical documents
  • Construction management course work or internship experience a plus
  • Must be flexible in working in both office and field environment as needed.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate with both field and office personnel
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Must have strong organization and time-management skills
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Values safe and quality work.
  • Valid driver’s license and favorable driving record.
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office- Excel, Word.
  • Proficiency in Prolog.


Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.



  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.



  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.


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It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.