Pre Construction Engineer I
Minneapolis, MN 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

Responsible for providing support to project leadership during the design phase as it relates to customer experience, financial performance, schedule, estimating, design and planning that results in a smooth transition to construction operations.


At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.


  1. Support the project team in achieving scope and budget alignment, schedule alignment, an integrated team experience, construction readiness, and excellent financial performance
  2. Assist with establishing and managing project budget and scope expectations, budget trending logs, and any associated communications and resources
  3. Craft and manage project schedules and key milestones, hold team members accountable for reaching set milestones
  4. Assist in regulatory approval and permitting process
  5. Assist in the preparation of bid packages and contract manuals
  6. Support bid analysis and subcontractor selection
  7. Identify technical design and specification concerns, escalate as needed to achieve resolution
  8. Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
  9. All other duties as assigned
  1. Detail orientation sufficient to organize and run multiple project tasks
  2. Shown positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  3. Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies to employees and outside parties effectively
  4. Basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  5. Microsoft Office, Project, and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  6. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback
  7. Ability to travel up to 100%
  1. Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering, Construction Management, Estimating, or equivalent field
  2. Minimum two years of relevant experience
  3. MUST be US Citizen

This position requires the following with or without an accommodation; sitting, seeing, hearing, and utilization of a computer and office equipment. The working environment consists of indoor and climate-controlled settings.

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

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



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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