• Design Phase Manager - Electrical

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/9/2017 8:02 AM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

    …What are you waiting for?!


    Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Design Phase Manager with electrical expertise that will provide electrical design phase activities for one or more concurrent commercial projects inclusive of project estimating, business partner selection, preliminary schedule, design development, quality control and planning for the commissioning of the MEP scope of work.


    Provide input and participate in the identification, development, preparation and presentation for the acquisition of new projects


    Design Phase:

    • Review electrical options, generate systems analysis, and provide system options for a particular project
    • Work with Engineer(s) of Record to understand and communicate electrical scope to trade contractors and owner.
    • Providing meaningful input to the project’s programming and conceptual design activities
    • Coordinate and participate with Mortenson's Building Performance in life cycle cost analysis during MEP system selection
    • Review documents from project award through buyout for system sizing, coordination, interface, and constructability and logistics solutions. Identify potential issues to appropriate engineering discipline



    • Provide and/or participate in value alternative development with dollar magnitudes
    • Participate in value alternative review sessions for mechanical and electrical disciplines
    • Present electrical estimate detail to clients and engineers
    • Prepare budgetary electrical estimates based upon program and schematic design information


    Business Partners:

    • Assist bid team in analyzing market conditions and developing bid list
    • Lead and/or participate in electrical business partner selection process including soliciting business partners, preparing estimate narratives (scope definition), coordinating design input, developing bid packages, proposal analysis, and final selection.
    • Provide consistent support for project team(s) and on-site MEP resources during construction to ensure scope, quality and schedule performance goals established during design are met by our MEP business partners
    • Evaluate mechanical and electrical changes from business partners
    • Assist Project Manager in contract development for MEP business partner


    Integrating 3D/4D modeling technology into the preconstruction phase of the projects


    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent field
    • Minimum of 6 years of engineering experience with expertise in electrical
    • PE license strongly preferred


    This position could require travel up to 50%.



    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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