• Business Development Engineer

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/12/2019 5:50 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Business Development
  • 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 Business Development Engineer to assist in the implementation of Business Development goals for our Solar and Emerging Renewables Group. Excellent written and verbal 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 will be vital to your success in this role.


    What will you be doing?

    • Provide assistance to the manager of and director on market sector positioning, and lead research for current and future markets
    • Serve as a networking link with engineering consultants and subcontractors
    • Perform research, compile market data, customer cold calling, and networking in support of business lead prospecting efforts
    • Assist with scheduling customer meetings
    • Perform technical writing for proposals, qualifications, submittals and branding materials
    • Ensure schedules and various aspects of the proposal (Technical Scope, Staff Qualification and Experience, and Biographical Data, etc.), as well as marketing materials are accurate and delivered in a timely manner
    • Support proposal preparation, including gathering, verifying, and formatting proposal information
    • Help prepare materials for customer presentations and attend pre-proposal meetings
    • Perform general coordination of information between business development and preconstruction
    • Coordinate and participate in business development activities such as trade show appearances, conventions, and conferences
    • Support your team members with administrative functions, such as meeting minutes, customer happiness surveys, file maintenance, and lead data management, and customer data management


    How will you succeed?

    • Possess knowledge of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Display Microsoft Office, project, and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Current driver’s license
    • Minimum three years wind or solar operations maintenance experience or prior equivalent experience
    • Persuasive, persistent, winsome self-starter motivated by challenge and change
    • Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    • Adaptive, effective communication and active listening skills
    • Consistent record of including diverse team members when assigning challenging and high-profile tasks

    Travel of up to 50% of time may be necessary to fulfill your objectives in the position


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Construction Management, Engineering or related field


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





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