Mortenson

  • Electrical Engineer II - Solar Group

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 9 months ago(9/30/2018 2:02 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4650
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Company 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?

    The Big Picture:

    Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to provide electrical technical support throughout the entire construction project. Strong communication skills are necessary as you will interact with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role.

    Active solar projects are GA, VA, TX, FL, and AZ

    Responsibilities

    What will you be doing?

    Provide technical lead and support for electrical portions of work project

    • Figure out the best layout of collection system; including consideration of constraints such as overhead/underground, follow roads/cross country, and junction box locations
    • Review manufacturer’s data to determine extent of scope for electrical portion of project; including wiring requirements and electrical characteristics (i.e. grounding requirements, power factor ranges, lightning protection requirements, generator outputs, etc.)
    • Verify that construction is in agreement with electrical engineering design drawings, including preparatory meetings, and QA/QC
    • Lead the electrical engineering design and equipment procurement through use of submittals, transmittals, and requests for information
    • Provide technical expertise to all parties concerned
    • Ensure subcontractors understand the scope of project during bidding process and provide electrical engineering resource throughout the project
    • Communicate with local utilities to ensure the project can interconnect to the electrical grid
    • Perform loss calculations (100% output/annualized)
    • Develop one-line diagrams of collection a system and substations, as well as standard details of electrical construction that are typical to Mortenson projects

     

    Qualifications

    How do you succeed?

    • Demonstrate strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
    • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and run multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law, generally accepted business practices, construction techniques, and project management practices
    • Microsoft Office, project, and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Positive professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    • Interpret and communicate Mortenson policies effectively
    • Open to change based on diverse input and feedback
    • Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    • Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all organizational levels
    • Consistent record of including diverse team members when assigning challenging and high-profile tasks
    • Working knowledge of NEC code and NE safety code a plus
    • Current driver’s license

     

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
    • Minimum three years in electrical construction management or electrical design
    • Solar utility experience preferred
    • This is a traveling field position

     

    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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