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Electrical Technician - CMTA Midwest

Fargo, ND, USA Req #562
Thursday, March 9, 2023
CMTA, a Legence company

CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for assisting engineers to design and develop electrical distribution systems, communications systems, electronic safety and security systems, lighting layout and control, and other electrical equipment. The Electrical Technician will collaborate with the electrical engineers to help produce facility designs. They will conduct research and observations to improve systems. This position will analyze and review complicated electrical drawings to find complications, develop solutions, and communicate problem solving to the electrical team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively assist with the creation of construction documents and develop plans for electrical design of the facility.
  • Actively participate in electrical team and construction meetings.
  • Professionally address design problems and find effective solutions.
  • Occasionally required presence on-site during construction to collaborate a solution to construction difficulties.
  • Effectively collaborate with engineers to gain a general design concept.
  • Successfully communicate with clients, engineers, and architects to discover and implement expectations.
  • Accurately complete energy code compliance checks.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Problem Solving:

Problems generally involve the selection of choices from standard procedures, organizing work, and checking results. Answers are usually found from selection of documented choices determined by policies and/or procedures.

Supervision Required:

Performs tasks under frequent supervision; work is subject to detailed checks at regular intervals.

Decision-Making Impact:

Work may occasionally involve unique assignments; however, tasks will normally be described by standard work procedures and/or an immediate supervisor. Performs tasks according to standards, instructions, or readily understood procedures that require little interpretation. Work is subject to detailed checks at regular intervals. May occasionally make recommendations to work procedures, policies, and practices. Recommendations to create efficiencies within work procedures, policies, and practices are always encouraged. No/minimal decision-making impact

Work Complexity:

Tasks are various and focus more on single processes. Work is sometimes standardized and sometimes varied.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position will not supervise

Qualifications (Education, Experience, and Licenses/Certifications required):

  • Associates degree in drafting or related filed preferred
  • Proven ability to work on a team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to follow close instructions and focus on detail.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Proven ability to maintain excellent integrity and ethical standards within role.
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours as projects schedules and deadlines require.

Physical Requirements:

This position will require regular sitting, standing, talking, hearing, and vision. Occasionally, walking, climbing/balancing, reaching with arms, crouching/crawling, feeling/touching, and lifting/carrying objects weighing over 20lbs will be required.

Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

Contingent Employment Statement
Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Fargo, ND, USA