• Design Engineer II - SCADA

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 6 months ago(6 months ago)
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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 Engineering Services is currently seeking an Engineer II in our Minneapolis, MN headquarters. This position is responsible for the technical design and programming of the Protection & Control, SCADA, and Network systems of substations through 500 kV. Candidate will work closely with other engineering and design team members who have technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and executing projects.  With technical oversite, will learn to evaluate, select, and applying standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria by using judgment in making adaptations and modifications and providing interpretations and conclusions.


    • Duties include the areas of P&C design, SCADA design and programming, Network design and programming (LAN/WAN), Field SCADA Integration, Field Network integration, and troubleshooting.
    • Works with direction from Engineering Lead, Principal Engineer, or Engineering Manager.
    • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines, Project Managers, and Design Phase Managers to successfully deliver design projects.
    • Provides technical support to personnel/cross functional teams supporting the assigned project.
    • Review and approve equipment vendor drawings on major equipment from manufacturers.
    • Implement plans to meet technical requirements of assigned components and systems.
    • As necessary, provides engineering support for proposals, estimating, procurement and construction.
    • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
    • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and Mortenson QA/QC procedures.
    • Creates detailed designs aligned with our customer requirements and Mortenson’s best practice standards.
    • Verify that the designs that are constructed agree with the electrical engineering design drawings, including preparatory meetings, and QA/QC.
    • Develops, under supervision, the technical requirements and standards for fabrication and construction tender packages.
    • Has knowledge of software packages: ASPEN, ETAP, IEC 61131-3, SEL & GE platforms, etc.
    • Has experience with integration and debug of programs in a substation or industrial environment.
    • Has an understanding of the principles of Project Management.


    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Graduate of four-year college or university with Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE preferred) or related Engineering program. Strongly preferred the degree is from a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum.
    • Experienced in engineering theories and principles.
    • Experienced in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.
    • Engineering-in-Training (EIT) certification or achievement of their EIT within 6 months of entering the position with the ability to obtain a Professional Engineering (PE) license.
    • Minimum three (3) years related work experience.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to travel up to 30%.

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




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