What exactly do field engineers do?

Are they laborers? Or do they just supervise for safety and productivity? For example, a field engineer for Schlumberger or Halliburton. Besides working in bad weather conditions and having working hours such as 7 pm to 7 am, what other details should I know about this job?

Asked By: Kill It Before It Lays Eggs - 1/10/2013
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When I was much younger I had a job as a computer operator. In those days computers filled whole buildings and had their own cooling and refrigeration systems they gave off so much heat. Now they're more powerful and occupy a person's desktop, but are capable of doing more stuff. Anyway, in those days computers... More
Answered By: Cosmo - 1/10/2013
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Hello. :) Depending on the work specification of a certain engineer. For example, if you are a civil engineer but you are assigned in the field. Maybe the boss would say that you must monitor all the employees that are constructing the building, make sure that all the materials are passed in standard quality checking... More
Answered By: Jessa - 1/10/2013
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