Field Technical Specialist III

HNTB Job Title
Field Technical Spec III
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Construction Services/Estimators

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is seeking a Field Technical Specialist III to join our project team in Bettendorf, IA.

Job Summary

Primarily responsible for observing contractor's work to monitor the projects compliance with contract documents and report findings. Coordinates and monitors the inspection efforts of inspection staff in their assigned areas of responsibilities on small to mid size projects to determine that Contractor's construction activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with design plans, specifications and contractual requirements. May provide guidance and training to inspection staff. Monitors contractor's construction progress as compared to overall project and contract schedule.

Essential Responsibility

  • Performs/observes on-site material testing.
  • Produces as-constructed schedules.
  • Mentors and trains staff.
  • Reads and interprets contract documents.
  • Prepares Inspectors Daily Report of contractors work.
  • Responsible for maintaining as constructed drawings.
  • Performs complicated mathematical calculations.
  • Monitors contractors progress and analyzes it against progress schedule.
  • Initiates field changes to drawings and specifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Construction contract administration functions including submittal and RFI processing, material certification review and change order management
- Coordinates and monitors the inspection documentation
- Prepares/reviews monthly construction estimates
- Assists project administration in monitoring internal project controls
- Assist in issue resolution
- Assist in claims documentation

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering
4 years construction related experience
All jurisdictional certifications as required

Preferred Qualification/Skills

B.S. in Civil Engineering preferred

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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