Harris & Sloan is a structural and mechanical engineering firm with a reputation for helping clients reduce construction costs and maximize efficiency. Our approach blends collaboration, communication, and technical expertise to provide economical design options that meet long-term performance goals.
At Harris & Sloan, we tackle complex challenges, take risks and celebrate being experts in our fields. We are purpose-driven and strategic. We are committed to the long term; our legacy.
Culture (what it’s really like to work here)
At Harris & Sloan, we do things a bit differently. Our mission is to foster a culture that values critical thinking, promotes engagement, and embraces inclusion at all levels. Our culture is deliberate. We have a fun office atmosphere and we want to surround ourselves with others looking for the same thing. We are not fans of fancy job titles or org charts. We thrive on action and results and doing what is best for our clients.
As a member of our awesome team, you will be a steward of our greatest strategic asset: our people. You’ll enjoy freedom to get the job done along with plenty of guidance and support from our talented staff. If you take pride in your work, enjoy an autonomous, team-oriented environment and want to be challenged on a daily basis, Harris & Sloan is the perfect company for you.
The Sacramento office is our corporate headquarters and home base for the company at large. Our team works on all disciplines and a variety of project types throughout California and other parts of the West. With Sacramento’s self-proclamation as “America’s farm to fork capital”, the office is located near an abundance of great restaurants, fun and culture. We’re close to downtown and the vibe that goes with that. Access to major freeways makes accessibility a breeze.
The Field Services Engineer serves as the on-site field representative for the design team. Typical responsibilities include on-site observation and inspection of as-built conditions for conformance with approved design documents and specifications, generating field notes and reports and coordinating Requests for Information (RFI) with office design teams. The Field Services Engineer elicits guidance and coordinates with office staff for non-conforming construction, and acts as the liaison between office design staff and trade partners in the field.
The Field Services Engineer manages multiple project schedules to ensure timely observations and inspections within the client’s construction schedule. Additional responsibilities include; writing field notes, follow-up reports, standards coordination and project documentation and tracking. Typical project types include: Single and Multi-family housing, Town Homes, Apartments and Podium style buildings.
A successful candidate will have an Engineering or construction related degree or direct construction related field experience. Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). The candidate will possess a strong understanding of the construction practices associated with conventional and post-tension concrete foundations and wood framed construction. The candidate must be reliable, detail oriented and eager to learn. Upon successful completion of a one-month training program in our Sacramento office, candidate must be able to work independently with minimal oversight.
- Fluently read and understand plans and specifications.
- Ability to conduct all required activities in an organized and efficient manner.
- Ability to perform independently and use appropriate judgement with little direct oversight.
- Provide exceptional service and act as the company’s representative to clients and trade partners.
- Physical ability to work on active job sites, navigating uneven terrain, climb stairs and work outdoors in all seasons.
- General computer literacy including: Outlook, Word, and Adobe; Auto-cad, and Excel a plus.
- Ability to manage a changing and demanding work schedule.
This is an exempt position and pays a competitive salary based on experience. Comprehensive benefit package includes: Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision, FSA Accounts, Life and Disability, 401(k) plan with company match and travel expense reimbursement.