1+ months

Principal Engineer

Minneapolis, MN 55415


Mortensons success is not a matter of luck; its 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 has been voted a \"best place to work\" over 40 times regionally since 2002\u2026


\u2026What are you waiting for?!



Mortenson is currently seeking a Design Engineer II in Minneapolis, MN. The Design Engineer is responsible for detailed design for high voltage substation and transmission projects through 500 kV. They will be responsible for working closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.

  • Responsible for the relay protection & control engineering aspects on substation and transmission design projects
  • Works independently with limited direction from Engineering Lead
  • Comfortable interfacing and presenting to multiple stakeholders (e.g. customer decision makers, project teams, etc.)
  • Acts as lead technical designer on 2 - 4 large design projects annually across 69Kv and above scopes
  • Review and approve equipment vendor drawings and sign off on testing report on major equipment from manufacturers
  • Provide engineering support for proposals, estimating, procurement and construction
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines and Design Phase Managers to successfully deliver design projects
  • Mentor, coach and develop junior team members
  • Assist field personnel in resolving unanticipated site conditions
  • Strong project management and analytical problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of discipline specific technical designs, QA/QC procedures, and engineering policies



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE preferred) or related Engineering program required
  • 4+ years related work experience
  • Proficient in engineering theories and principles
  • Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations
  • Engineering-in-Training (EIT) certification or achievement of EIT within 6 months of entering position required
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license preferred 

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




Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-10-31

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