• Project Engineer I - Solar and Emerging Renewables

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/8/2019 11:47 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 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:

    Are you looking to review, analyze, manage, and resolve field coordination issues? Are you interested in working on unique and exciting projects that will help you build the foundation to grow your career? Do you want to be an integral part of the project team? Mortenson is seeking a Project Engineer for our Solar and Emerging Renewables Group! If you answered yes to any of the questions above, this role may be for you.


    What will you be doing?

    Interpret solar project plans, specifications, and details for subcontractors and craft persons

    • Implement the pre-construction quality plan
    • Obtain and maintain all necessary construction permits
    • Work with Project Manager for fee payments or recurring permit expenses
    • Develop and maintain: Material Tracking List, Project Test and Inspection Listing, Concrete Placement Log, Non-Conformance Report
    • Manage, craft, and distribute contract documents
    • Establish handling procedures for electronic documents, including Request for Information (RFI) and correspondence
    • Incorporate all processes and procedures that support the project closeout phase

    Lead all aspects of testing and inspection processes for the construction quality management program

    • Implement three-phase inspection system
    • Establish reporting formats, protocols, schedules, and any off-site testing procedures
    • Notify the Project Manager and Superintendent promptly of test results or inspection items that do not conform to contract requirements

    Manage submittals

    • Set up register in accordance with project specifications
    • Obtain the customer/architect’s approval
    • Prepare project-specific transmittal forms in PCMS
    • Coordinate the packaging, review, and processing of submittals
    • Expedite submittals to ensure material deliveries are in sync with the project schedule
    • Communicate details and requirements for the submittal process to subcontractors and suppliers and issue submittal requirement letters that outline packaging and processing requirements
    • Provide periodic updates of the submittal register to the customer or architect
    • Coordinate details of various subcontractors, including verifying insurance, preparing paperwork, and requesting final payment from Finance

    Develop and distribute RFIs and Change Orders

    • Define and implement procedures for posting revisions and updates to as-build construction documents
    • Incorporate subcontractor as-built documentation in the procedures for revising or updating contract documents

    Other duties as assigned, including:

    • Identify alternative work methods as needed
    • Coordinate safety and compliance for all team members
    • Maintain schedule of timelines and follow through until completion



    How do you succeed?

    • Organize and handle multiple solar project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Teamwork, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
    • Demonstrated positive and professional attitude and customer service skills
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
    • Open to change based on diverse input and feedback
    • Effectively work with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
    • Adaptive, effective communication and active listening skills
    • Strong cross-cultural relationship building and influencing at all levels

    Education and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of two years related experience
    • Industrial experience preferred
    • Self-perform experience required
    • Current driver’s license


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


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