• Field Engineer

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-WA-Kirkland | US-AZ-Chandler | US-CO-Denver | US-WI-Brookfield | US-IL-Itasca | US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/16/2018 4:03 PM)
    Job ID
    College Recruiting
  • 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 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 extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002…

    What are you waiting for?!


    Join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build. Mortenson is currently seeking dynamic and motivated individuals with the ability to work well with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, inventive, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Joining us as a Field Engineer, you will support and complete the full cycle of field coordination issues with team members, subcontractors, vendors and suppliers.


    Organization, flexibility, extraordinary customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include:

    Providing pre-construction support

    • Lead the submittal and request for information (RFI) processes for specific definable features of work (DFW), utilizing PMA and other Project Connect programs completely to closure
    • Evaluate project design and engineering documents, handling their organization and distribution to necessary parties
    • Perform project-specific tasks in preparation of Pre-Mobilization Kickoff meetings
    • Compile, contact, and arrange for short-form subcontracts with local entities at the project site
    • Assist in drafting subcontracts and purchase agreements

    Leading all aspects necessary for construction support

    • Manage the quality assurance and quality control process as delineated in the Project Quality Plan
    • Coordinate DFW prep meetings, initial inspections, follow-up inspections, and punch list final inspections
    • Handle mechanical, electrical, and plumbing coordination drawings, shop and as-built drawings
    • Coordinate creation of lift and formwork drawings

    Administering closeout processes

    • Compile turnover documentation for specific DFW and transfer to customer per the project specific quality and TSO plan
    • Assist Project Engineer and Project Manager with getting contract documents closed out with subcontractors and suppliers
    • Support the final inspections and punch list process with the customer for specific DFW responsibilities

    Other duties as assigned, including:

    • Participation in project safety audits and championing Mortenson’s Zero Injury Safety Program
    • Scheduling

    Project Assignment:

    You will have the opportunity to join our team in one of the following areas/industries:

    • Chicago Office
    • Civil Operating Group
    • Denver Office
    • Federal Contracting Group
    • High Voltage Transmission Group
    • Milwaukee Office
    • Minneapolis Office
    • Phoenix Office
    • Portland Office
    • Seattle Office
    • Solar and Emerging Renewables Group
    • Sports and Entertainment Group
    • Washington D.C. Office
    • Wind Energy Group



    Build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

    • Will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Construction or Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field by summer 2019
    • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
    • Are willing to be mobile/relocate
    • Possess a current driver’s license and have access to reliable transportation


    You are perfect for this opportunity if you:

    • Have previous related internship experience
    • Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0
    • Have a basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills and show initiative and leadership
    • Showcase a positive and professional attitude and exemplary customer service skills
    • Are detail-oriented, organized, and can effectively handle multiple

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


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