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KLJ Construction Management Engineering Technician II in Great Falls, Montana


As an Engineering Technician II you will provide technical and field support services including planning, organizing, and managing project tasks for KLJ client projects.

Essential Functions

  • Contribute to support the project plan, execution strategy and management of the field construction services alone or in a group setting
  • Able to proficiently demonstrate field observation and documentation practices necessary to fulfill project duties
  • Apply concept of field construction and engineering processes, procedures and methods
  • Ability to read and process contractual documents
  • Assist with design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, schedules, estimates, data collection, documents and agreements as needed
  • Provide quality control by reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
  • Communicate consistently with the project manager, client and contractor
  • Read and interpret construction plans to assist with client management and effectively communicate to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public
  • Utilize software(s) associated with typical project tasking and project requirements
  • Able to support the coordination of needed resources if applicable
  • Ensure compliance with KLJ safety and quality standards
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication


  • Assist with design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, schedules, estimates, data collection, documents and agreements as needed
  • Responsible for field construction administration processes and performing on-site construction observation
  • Work with and provide support to peers, supervisors and customers in a professional manner
  • Mentoring Associate Technician's to a higher level of performance
  • May serve as technical resources on projects or tasks.
  • Become familiar with the plans and specifications, maps, and related material for each project and be able to utilize the information appropriately
  • May support development of construction scoping and execution methodology
  • Maintain familiarity with any regulatory body or requirement to facilitate project completion


  • An Associate's degree in an accredited engineering or construction management program; applicable experience can be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate motorized vehicles


  • Previous construction field project oversight experience


The Engineering Technician II is supervised by the Team Leader and receives general supervision on project related tasks from the Project Manager. Project related supervisory responsibilities may include technicians and support staff members.

  • Orientate new individuals concerning policy and procedures and work practices.

Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 20% of time spent in the office and 80% in the field.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day
  • Frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

What else you need to know

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive and other duties may be assigned. It is a description of the job as presently defined and is subject at any time to revision. This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.

The salary for this position is expected to range between $52,110 and $62,790. This estimated salary represents the middle of the range. Factors that may be used to determine actual salary include education (or applicable experience), training, job location, competencies relevant to the role, and internal equity.

At KLJ, we offer a competitive full suite benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, performance bonus, 401k, employee stock ownership program and a flexible work environment that gives you options to support excelling both professionally and personally. The options available for the current year are described at

Who we are

Here at KLJ, we are Safe, Inclusive, Learners, Performers and Owners. We care that you get home safely. Every person, every idea, and every voice matters. We encourage personal and professional growth. We celebrate performance. As a 100% employee-owned firm, your decisions and efforts will help shape OUR great company.

Why work at KLJ

KLJ Engineering might be just the company you have been looking for. We are that perfect size - not so big that you become a number, not so small that our resources are limited. Here, you can be you, in all your engineering, surveying, planning and scientist glory. Just as you are. We embrace how much you love engineering, because we love it too. We love it when a road curves just right, when we see a familiar water tower on our drive home, or when we consider the fiber in the ground connects us to our friends and family. If you are looking to join a great firm, with amazing technical talent, we know just the place, here at KLJ.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at

Position will be posted until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.