Company Description: Our client is a private company headquartered in San Jose, California that has provided electrical engineering and construction services for a constantly evolving world for more than 60 years. The company is ranked one of the largest specialty contractors in the nation and is renowned for designing, procuring, constructing, installing, commissioning, and maintaining complex electrical systems. CEI’s custom solutions serve commercial clients in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, critical facilities, education, healthcare, high-tech, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, solar and utilities.
Safety - We value the safety and well-being of our people, our customers, and the communities in which we work.
Integrity - We deliver on our word. We are an honest, trustworthy, and dependable partner.
Innovation - We delight in new ideas and offer our partners innovative, imaginative, and flexible solutions to meet their challenges.
Excellence - We strive for excellence in the solutions, services, and results that we deliver to help customers realize their vision.
People - We believe our employees make our success possible and encourage them to bring their creativity, passion, and commitment to everything they do.
Position Title: Project Engineer
Locations: Des Moines, IA
Project Engineers are responsible for acquiring and managing CEI projects in line with CEI's goals, financial parameters, and within the project's timeline and specification with the purpose of optimizing revenue growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction. PE's are responsible for developing the project execution plan, along with continuously managing and reviewing progress to Goals and Project Plans. Part of this role is the ability to identify gaps to plans and initiate recovery action plans.
? Tracking information and materials
? Tracking Labor Hours and Field Work Tags
? Estimating: for ordering materials and change orders
? Expediting: obtaining and channeling information
? Document Management: Change Orders, RFI’s, Submittals, Transmittals
? Ordering: equipment & materials
? Attend meetings as necessary
? Ensure that all linemen in the field have all the information and materials they need to construct a quality project for the customer.
? Establish and maintain good working relationships with the Owner, Utility, general contractor, subcontractors, and all vendors.
? Communicating with the general public about work activities and clearances.
? Pre-field visits to work locations to coordinate construction
? Coordination of work order scheduling and routing
? Accomplished background of military leadership and success in roles of increasing responsibility.
? Creativity, independent judgment, and problem-solving skills to determine best method to accomplish desired results.
? Strong planning and organization skills.
? High level of attention to detail.
? Ability to make decisions and follow through on commitments.
? Strong mathematical skills and clear communication skills.
? Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate changing construction sequences.
? Desire to learn and work in a construction environment/career.
Compensation and Benefits: Base salary is competitive and dependent on your experience, background, and your interview (First year total compensation will be approx. $90,000+). The company provides a comprehensive and industry leading benefits package, which includes a variety of medical options, most of which are predominantly paid by CEI. In addition, they offer a wellness program, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, corporate discounts, and a variety of bonuses. You will have 14 paid holidays per year and between two and four weeks of vacation depending on the length of your tenure.
Keys to a Successful Interview: You will want to express an interest in the industry and be able to explain dynamic situations in which you have led a team toward a goal. You will have a steep learning curve as you learn the technical aspects of construction and the company, but the reason they are hiring you is for your ability to lead and manage people in a complex, technical environment. Our client is looking for people who will embody their values, while achieving results. Use the STAR format to describe complex projects you led or were involved with, and the actions you took to reach a successful conclusion. Demonstrate through examples that you are an individual who is driven, goal-oriented, confident, self-directed, extremely well organized and a strong leader with exceptional communication ability. Conduct your own research and be ready to ask insightful, intelligent, and well thought questions.