Project Engineer

at Cupertino Electric, Inc.
Location Blythe
Date Posted May 17, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


DescriptionProject Engineer (RENEWABLES)As one of nation's largest specialty contractors focused on electrical construction projects, what we do is important, but how we do it is what makes us special or unique. For more than 65 years, Cupertino Electric has built the infrastructure that allows forward-looking companies to realize their vision. We deliver commercial, energy and data center projects fast and without compromise. Our values of People, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation and Safety are reflected in how we treat one other, interact with customers and approach problems. In addition to building great projects, we believe in building great communities as evidenced by our generous giving and volunteer programs.Our Energy Division at CEI builds projects from the field to the grid. Whether it's a solar, battery storage, substation, EV charging, microgrid or converter station project, our skilled project managers, engineers and field employees deliver when it matters most. We are offering this exciting opportunity to join the Renewables Group within our Energy Division working on complex construction projects, leveraging your Project Management experience.Position Summary: The Project Engineer position will be based on a project site, with a location to be determined. You will work closely with the Project Controls Team, Project Managers, Superintendents, and the General Foremen in the process of performing your duties, will uphold Cupertino Electric's values of integrity, safety, excellence, innovation and people, learning relevant aspects of the business, and be an asset to the team. At CEI you'll be on a career development path to project management. It's ok if you don't yet have a deep understanding of electrical construction but be ready to learn and get fired up. You'll have the opportunity to soak up knowledge from everyone you work with - from the journeyman and general foreman to the project team assigning daily tasks. In addition to on-the-job experience and mentoring from your peers, you'll attend vendor off site training opportunities, "Power Hour" training classes, and other learning opportunities.Essential Functions:Estimating - Take offs, RFQ's, Quote evaluation, subcontractsTracking information and materialTracking Labor Hours and Field Work TagsEstimating: for ordering materials and change ordersExpediting: obtaining and channeling informationOrdering: equipment & materialsAttend meetings as necessarySupport the field by providing the information and materials they need to construct a quality project for the customer.Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal departments and subcontractorsCommunicating with the general public about work activities and clearancesPre-field visits to work locations to coordinate constructionCoordination of job start and closeMaintaining and updating job files, controlled forms/logsAssisting with proposals and change ordersJob Requirements:High School diploma or GED requiredNew graduates welcomeCandidates with a relevant electrical construction background preferredMust be willing to travel and/or relocate to remote project locationsGood working knowledge of MS Word and ExcelAccubid Pro experience preferredScheduling ability with Microsoft Projects and/or Primavera P6 experience a plusSatisfactory driving recordAbility to work unsupervised Why join us?At Cupertino Electric, we're obsessed with helping our customers solve large, complex problems - from designing and building one of the first semiconductor chip plants in Silicon Valley to beating construction schedules everyone else would find impossible. Whatever the challenge, we're up for it, and looking for passionate, driven people to deliver the power and possibilities for our customer's wildest dreams. Cupertino Electric, Inc.. Learn more at Electric, Inc. (CEI) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.Cupertino Electric Inc. aims to make accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation to navigate our website or complete the application process, please contact us at [email protected] or 1(877)747-4CEI.