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Electrical Engineer I (Fall 2017 graduates)
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Mortenson | Chandler, AZ
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Job Description


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 is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002…

…What are you waiting for?!


Mortenson is currently seeking an Electrical Engineers with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. The Electrical Engineer will provide technical support throughout the entire construction project - from conception and preconstruction to project close out. This is a field / operations position.

Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

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

Project Assignment:

New hires may be placed in one of the following:

* High Voltage Transmission Group
* Solar and Emerging Renewables Group
* Wind Energy Group

Additional Information:

Projects are typically nine to fourteen months in duration. Team Members are placed in the field and will relocate for every project assignment; extensive travel is required. It is estimated that qualified candidates will not start until 2018.


Required Skills:

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering by summer 2018
* Must be willing to be mobile
* Must be able to relocate frequently for job assignments
* Current driver's license

Preferred Skills:

* Previous related internship experience
* Basic understanding of construction techniques and project management practices
* Must be able to handle exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and in a trailer office environment
* Knowledge of NEC code and NE safety code
* Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues in the field
* Work in a position that involves adverse weather conditions
* Detail orientation sufficient to organize and effectively manage multiple tasks
* 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
* Must be able to handle exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and in a trailer office environment
* Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
* Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, and problem-solving skills
* Proven positive and professional attitude and customer service skills

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


About Mortenson

Mortenson Development is committed to providing reliable, quality real estate development services to meet the goals and objectives of our customers. We incorporate our company's overall business philosophy, which is dedicated to excellence in performance and meeting or exceeding our customer's expectations for schedule, budget, and facility operations. Mortenson has been providing real estate development services to our customers since 1975. Our services include project feasibility analysis, site selection and acquisition, planning, financing, ownership and implementation. We have built our development expertise through an active involvement in a broad range of real estate endeavors involving major mixed-use retail projects, administrative and technical facilities, telecommunication and manufacturing facilities, educational campuses, corporate headquarters, medical office buildings, hotels and traditional multi-tenant office buildings.