Electrical Engineer

Lincoln, Nebraska
Posted On Jul 31 2020 Aug 30 2020

JE Dunn believes in providing the best tools for employees to get the job done right. Lean operation processes. Digital document collaboration. LEED-certified, occupant-focused environments. We make sure our workforce is prepared for the job, and we expect the best. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.


The ideal candidate will be interested and willing to travel up to 100% of the time, supporting Mission Critical (Data Center) construction projects across the country. 


Key Role Responsibilities - Core




  • Learns and actively participates in all aspects of the company’s safety and quality plans and culture by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others.
  • Completes routine electrical and field construction activities. 
  • Learns how to develop budgetary M/E estimates, based upon program and schematic design information using automated M/E estimating system.
  • Assists in the review of mechanical and electrical options as part of the preconstruction process and completes systems analysis for select projects.
  • Learns to develop the mechanical and electrical scopes of work used to coordinate during the bid process.
  • Assists in the completion of bid analysis and provides input during the trade partner selection process.
  • Assists in developing sequencing requirements of various systems and providing solutions to meet the schedule requirements.
  • Reviews design documents in order to identify potential quality problems to assist in developing constructability review reports.
  • Performs job inspections to ensure specifications and expectations are met and work is completed in a quality and timely manner.
  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals to comply with the contract documents.
  • Assists with the commissioning process including developing pre-functional checklists, functional testing procedures and actual functional testing. 



Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core




In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:


  • Assumes responsibility for producing and explaining work product to assigned clients and represents JE Dunn in professional manner.
  • Leads the mechanical/electrical coordination process.
  • Participates in all phases of construction from startup to closeout for the successful delivery of end product to the client.
  • Develops schedules for mechanical/electrical systems.
  • Performs site inspections and submits report to the project team.
  • Creates constructability reviews and submits report to the project team.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate).
  • Ability to read and understand plans, drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency in basic JE Dunn construction M/E tools and software.
  • Knowledge of means and methods of construction management.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.



Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field (Required).

In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.



2+ years construction and/or engineering experience (Required).

5+ years construction and/or engineering experience (Preferred).



At JE Dunn, you’ll receive an abundance of resources dedicated to ensuring your success and future development



Employee-focused culture

Whether it’s our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), company wellness program, or modern workspaces, we put the satisfaction of our employees at the forefront of everything we do.


Award-winning benefits package

Named one of Plan Sponsor Magazine’s 2015 Plan Sponsors of the Year, JE Dunn’s employee benefits package ranks among the top of our peer group, meeting and exceeding standard expectations.


Professional training opportunities

Our employee development team works full-time to create growth opportunities across the company. We encourage employees to take command of their own development, and we make sure they have what they need to take that next step.


Community-driven workforce

Corporate and personal involvement in the communities in which we work is simply part of the job--JE Dunn as an organization is proud to donate over 10 percent of our pre-tax earnings to charities around the country each year.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.



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