Field Engineer, Civil

Full Time, Field Locations Nation-wide

Are you a budding engineer eager to kickstart your career and explore the path of a Field Engineer? Look no further! CAPE has a fantastic opening for a Project Engineer to join our Federal Environmental Remediation Team, offering you the chance to grow and excel in a dynamic environment.

As the perfect fit for this role, you'll be the driving force in various critical areas and have the opportunity to get hands-on experience across the board. Imagine refining your Engineering-Design skills, honing Quality Control expertise, and orchestrating seamless Construction Management.

This position will initially be located on-site in Chester Township, New Jersey. Whether you're a local candidate or joining us from afar, we've got travel covered for eligible non-local candidates.

This position opens the door to engaging, high-profile and impactful environmental remediation projects, starting with an exciting groundwater remediation system. You'll witness the entire lifecycle, starting with pre-construction planning and culminating in system commissioning. And you won't be alone - our on-site staff, subject matter experts, and your supervisor will guide and mentor you, ensuring your growth every step of the way. While working in this position, you will gain valuable field experience that will poise you for our senior technical, QC management, estimating, or project management tracks. At CAPE, your aspirations have a clear path. After two enriching years, you'll have the opportunity to transition to a more senior technical role, take charge of QC management, explore estimating, or embrace the challenges of project management.

In between projects, your home becomes your learning hub. You'll be prepping for upcoming assignments, assisting in project closure tasks, and supporting other divisions within CAPE. It's a balanced blend of hands-on experience and remote learning.

Ready to embark on a journey of growth and transformation? Don't miss out - apply now and take the first step toward an exciting career ahead!

$85,000-$105,000 annually, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

80% travel for the first 2 years (unless local to Chester Township, NJ)


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • 0 to 5 years of experience in a technical field of expertise consisting of construction, engineering, field management, QC management, or construction management.
  • Experience reading and understanding design drawings and specifications
  • Experience with system processes such as instrumentation and controls
  • Experience with building construction disciplines such as civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, or structural
  • Ability to work efficiently, with the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks with tight deadlines
  • Experience in construction or remediation work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navy Facilities Engineering Command or other DoD and federal entities
  • HazWOPER 40-hour worker training and annual OSHA HAZWOPER refresher course
  • Additional safety training highly desired
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) highly desired


For 37 years, CAPE has delivered construction and environmental remediation solutions to governmental and private organizations nationwide. Our projects are high-profile environmental remediation projects involving cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater, and sediment. The culture of our company is one of working together to achieve our company and professional goals and is succinctly and accurately defined as "We, Not Me" behavior. To ensure long-term, sustainable growth, we tailor our 3-year vision to be ahead of our industry in delivering our projects and aligning with our clients and team partners to improve our existing market share and develop new services to support smart growth.

CAPE offers competitive benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, life insurance, retirement savings plan including both traditional and Roth 401(k) with up to 4% match and lowest in-class fees, health savings account (HSA) with investment option, flexible spending account (FSA), paid annual leave, paid maternity/paternity leave, and tuition reimbursement. CAPE also offers staff several other voluntary benefits options, as well as the option to work from home between project assignments.

CAPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply to our open positions.


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