Construction Support Engineer – Primoris Renewable Energy

ARB, Inc.

Denver, CO

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Job Overview:

The Construction Support Engineer will support all contracted/ongoing projects while acting as liaison between Procurement, Engineering, and Operations. He/she may also support miscellaneous Pre-construction tasks and serve as a feedback loop from Operations.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Perform material takeoffs from Engineer of Record’s (EOR’s) drawing package(s) at each design phase and update the Project’s Bill of Major Material or ‘BOMM’ accordingly.
  • Integrate PRE means & methods into specific project designs in collaboration with third party engineers.
  • Collaborate with operations team and external engineers to ensure takeoff information is accurate.
  • Review contract technical alignment & technical specifications and provide feedback/comment to ensure the accuracy and completeness of those documents and ensure they meet PRE’s standard.
  • Advise in-house engineers with site analysis, electrical design, and technical difficulties based on experience from Operations.
  • Review detailed drawings/plans, datasheets, and product specification conformity with the project needs/technical requirements.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on behalf of Engineering in support of construction providing technical guidance as required.
  • Develop & manage CAD standards for our EOR’s & 3rd party Engineering consultants
  • Manage changes to PRE’s Standard Construction Details
  • Attend trainings for new products and equipment.
  • Visit project sites to support Operations, audit means & methods, and report feedback to Pre-construction team.
  • Develop tools/standards/templates/solutions used by Engineering & Operations to maximize install efficiency, improve processes, and automate tasks.
  • Participate in page-turns at each engineering milestone (30%, 60%, 90%, IFC)
  • Other tasks as required/requested by Supervisor.


Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering or related field; or combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • 1-3 years of Electrical engineering experience or solar project design/construction experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with effective oral & written communication.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow through on assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in reviewing contractual documents, technical specifications, and engineering drawings.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Civil3D.
  • AutoDesk Construction Cloud (ACC) experience preferred.
  • Programming experience preferred (AutoCAD Lisp, VBA, etc.)
  • The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, organized and detail oriented.
  • The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated, innovative team player, able to stay organized in a fast-moving and dynamic environment, with minimal supervision, while maintaining a positive attitude and professionalism.
  • 1-3 years of Electrical engineering experience or solar project design/construction experience is a plus.


Company Overview: 

The management team at PRE has a great deal of experience in the solar industry with 1 GW of projects managed, sold and completed in the last 5 years. This includes the completion of over 236 MW in 2018, earning us the #1 spot in Texas in the 2019 Top Solar Contractors list, and #7 in the 2019 Top Solar EPC list from Solar Power World, in addition to other placements. Read more at Solar Power World.  As a part of Primoris Service Corporation, PRE has the financial backing and experience to support any solar project across the United States. We are committed to providing the highest value solar services in the market and pride ourselves on delivering quality projects on time and on budget.

Agency Statement:

We are not accepting resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for this position. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Primoris Talent Acquisition Manager directly for consideration. Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Primoris or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Primoris has established an approved vendor program for this service and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms.