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SCADA Communication Engineer- MECT

Location: 

Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 98779 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation. Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill. MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods, and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.

Location

This position is based out of Seattle, WA

Responsibilities

•    Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises and coordinates the communications and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems engineering activities.
•    Responsible for management of Subcontractors performing detailed engineering of systems
•    Developing and leading test programs for factory, field and integration testing.
•    Communications and SCADA systems include but are not limited to Fiber optic networks, Telephone and radio communications, CCTV, Access control, Public address, Variable message signs, and Networking
•    Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents
•    Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations
•    Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use
•    Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested
•    Schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others
•    Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums
•    Enter data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management
•    Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager
•    Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations

 

Estimating:
•    Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid
•    Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator
•    Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

 

Qualifications

•    3-5 years’ experience working with Communications and SCADA Systems (preferably in a Transit environment)
•    Broad understanding of technical electrical systems
•    Ability to work across disciplines to deliver a fully integrated system
•    Communicate with Subcontractors and self-performing Craft
•    Ability to comprehend electro-mechanical design/installation drawings
•    Schedule development and maintenance
•    Must be able to access all points of a construction site
•    Must be able to work with a team and provide input
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 


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