Electrical Field Construction Coordinator Intern
Company: Blattner Energy
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 24, 2022
At Blattner, we are powered by our people and driven by our
values. We build more than just renewable energy projects. We build
great careers! If you want a career that always changes, challenges
and rewards, you belong at Blattner.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Junior year in college. Currently pursuing
a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides input and technical expertise for power
generating construction projects. Additional requirements are:
General Contractor support of Engineering review, procurement (if
necessary), construction, and start-up of a high or medium voltage
electrical system and associated substation. Responsible for
installation guidance, QA/QC enforcement, scheduling support, and
owner correspondence. Review and final submittal to Owner of
Engineer As-builts, and project system packages (Job Books).
Assists Electrical Superintendents with supervision of electrical
subcontractors to ensure a safe, productive quality job is attained
and costs are controlled in the construction field operations.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Reviews bid package for accuracy, completeness, and electrical work
scope for electrical subcontractors and BEI electrical
Communicates with Electrical Superintendent for immediate review of
electrical information and any changes to the job.
Coordinates electrical work with other job planning and functions
such as foundation, erection and tower wiring.
Ensures use of all company resources; and adherence to all company
policies and state and federal regulations.
Use of required electrical reference codes and electrical safety
Coordinates subcontractors to maximize production and minimize
Acts as an electrical consultant to supervisory and field personnel
in the areas of expertise for transmission lines, inter-connect
systems, switchgear installations, electrical circuits, power
quality, and high voltage collection/distribution systems.
Participates in weekly meeting with Electrical Engineers,
Electrical subcontractors, Owner (SME's) and Utility interconnect
personnel. Brings necessary information forward that may impede
design or construction. Assists with supervision of all projects
Electrical subcontractors, Electrical engineers to ensure effective
use of project resources as well as industry processes. Has a clear
understanding of production goals and cost and identifies job cost
Conducts monitoring and inspection of electrical subcontractor
installation activities and progress.
Responsible for safe working conditions and procedures including
becoming personally trained for future review and / or
participation in the following: switch and tag procedures,
approaching distances, arc flash, protective equipment, and
rotation and voltage check.
Ensures a safe work environment by complying with company's safety
polices as well as complying with federal and state safety
regulations. Ensures all subcontractor equipment, materials, and
small tools are in safe operating condition. Needs to collaborate
with the Electrical subcontractors and Engineers that project will
strive for "Zero" accidents. Needs to understand conditions of
working around high voltage lines (I.e. High-potting or Partial
discharge tests). Assures there are written procedures, POD, and a
new formal plan if changes are needed.
Communicates with Electrical Superintendent to update him/her on
project problem areas.
Assists Electrical Superintendent communicating and negotiating
with owner regarding major project decisions.
Assists in the development and maintenance of project schedule as
needed. Effectively schedules the work with Electrical engineer,
Electrical contractors, Utility groups, and Owner (SME's) in
accordance with the project baseline schedule. Variations need to
be shared with Electrical Superintendent or if directed share with
Project Manager and also Owner representative. Assist site team
with short interval plan (two week look ahead) and Plan of the
Compares and continuously monitors actual costs to the job estimate
and informs Electrical Superintendent / Site Manager of cost
Assists the Electrical Superintendent in establishing the Project
Electrical budget (Engineering, Construction, and Interconnect.)
Will assist Electrical superintendent in expediting change orders
and changes to project Electrical budget. Will review equipment
with Engineer and Owner to utilize most cost effective equipment
that is approved for the construction site.
Schedules equipment and subcontractors to effectively utilize all
Arranges for engineering support and consultation as needed as well
as provide for peer review of critical electrical issues.
Works with Site Manager to fill in during absence of the project
Electrical Superintendent, to the extent of being qualified and
trained. Immediately communicate the need if temporary support is
required from another qualified and trained Electrical
Superintendent or Avon Electrical.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle
driving record (MVR).
Able to relocate to the community of each construction project site
assigned for the duration of the internship.
Combination of electrical training and electrical construction
field experience, as well as the ability to perform administrative
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Basic understanding of safety construction, commissioning, and
testing electrical systems.
Ability to progress toward supervising a large number of
Possess effective oral, presentational, and written communication
Possess a solid understanding of tracking job progress, costing and
May be required to become a qualified individual in pursuit of
company contract licensing, or a journeyman or master electrician
We are a unique team of talented, passionate and dedicated
individuals. Experience the power of Blattner.
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