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Project Engineer - Data Center Construction

Company: Cupertino Electric, Inc.
Location: Altoona
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionProject Engineer / Data Center Division - Des Moines, IowaThis position could be located and support one or both of our Mega-Projects in the Des Moines area.As one of the 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 another, 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.Every time you log onto a website, access a social media platform, or even follow your phone's map function, you are accessing information stored in a data center. When customers need innovative ideas, and cannot afford to fail, they rely on CEI. We are at the forefront of data center construction and have designed, installed, and commissioned more than 11.5 million square feet of data center space since the 1990s. Our track record of designing reliable, cost-effective, efficient data centers has made us the preferred contractor among high-profile customers time after time. Do you want to help build these critical facilities? Position Summary: We are offering this exciting opportunity to join our Data Center Division, as a Project Engineer working on complex "mission-critical" construction projects. This could lead to opportunities across the country on other major projects, if appropriate. As a project engineer, you will work closely with the project managers, superintendent, and general foreman, and report directly to the Senior Project Manager. Essential Functions: Tracking information including material, labor hours, fieldwork tags, and more Estimating change orders Expediting: obtaining and channeling information Ordering: equipment & materials Coordinating work order scheduling and routing Making pre-field visits to work locations to coordinate construction Ensuring all Electricians in the field have the information and materials they need to construct a quality project for the customer Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the owner, general contractor, subcontractors, vendors, and other constituencies when appropriate Requirements: 4-year degree in Construction Management or Engineering is preferred, relevant experience may substitute 2 or more years of experience in project management specifically in the construction industry (Electrical Construction experience is highly desired) Verifiable experience of safe, reliable, and integrity-driven work habits, including working in an unsupervised field setting when appropriate Must be willing to travel both locally, and on rare occasions overnight Experience with change orders and RFI's Satisfactory driving record Good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Accubid Pro experience preferred Scheduling ability with Microsoft Projects and/or Primavera P6 experience is a big plus 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.

Keywords: Cupertino Electric, Inc., Des Moines , Project Engineer - Data Center Construction, Engineering , Altoona, Iowa

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