Senior M/E Engineer- Commissioning, Advanced Industries


Beaverton, OR, US, 97008 Tempe, AZ, US, 85281 Kansas City, MO, US, 64106 Hillsboro, OR, US, 97124 Boise, ID, US

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Role Summary

JE Dunn's Advanced Industries team has an extensive history of successfully delivering fast-paced and complex semiconductor construction projects. We understand that safety, schedule, and budget certainty are paramount for the success of our projects. Engineering News Record (ENR) ranks us as the 3rd largest semiconductor facility builder in the United States, with over 175 semiconductor projects completed to date. As part of our high-performing team, you'll work on some of the most advanced semiconductor construction projects across the country, growing your career alongside our diverse team of industry professionals.   


The Senior M/E Engineer will complete increasingly complex mechanical, electrical and field construction activities. This position provides overall management direction and expertise in estimating, scheduling, quality control and commissioning in the mechanical/electrical scopes of work for select projects and for M/E personnel. This position will be responsible for collecting and assembling data, developing estimates, generating systems and bid analysis, and developing new business opportunities.

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 entry level and routine mechanical, 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 subcontractor selection process.
  • Assists in developing sequencing requirements of various systems and providing solutions to meet the schedule requirements.
  • Gains knowledge of design documents in order to identify potential quality problems to assist in developing constructability review reports.
  • Learns to perform job inspections to ensure specifications and expectations are met and work is completed in a quality and timely manner.
  • Learns and assists with the shop drawing/submittal process 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:

  • Completes increasingly complex mechanical, electrical and field construction activities.
  • Develops budgetary M/E estimates, based upon program and schematic design information.
  • Reviews mechanical and electrical options, completes systems analysis, recommends best system for the project and provides value engineering suggestions.
  • Coordinates the mechanical and electrical scopes of work during the bid process.
  • Develops sequencing requirements of various systems and provides solutions to meet the schedule requirements. Provides scheduling input during projects.
  • Reviews design documents and identifies potential quality problems. Helps develop quality control programs.
  • Performs job inspections at various times in the project to ensure specifications and expectations are met and work is completed in a quality manner.
  • Develops pre-functional checklists and functional testing procedures. Verifies contractor’s performance of functional test.
  • Reviews and approves shop drawings prior to submitting to the design team.
  • Generates and issues the Commissioning Plan for approval to the appropriate parties.
  • Verifies deficiencies are corrected and submits commissioning documentation to owners.
  • Provides mentoring to less experienced co-workers.
  • Creates M/E tools and innovative solutions to continuously improve processes and work products.
  • Negotiates subcontracts with subcontractors.
  • Purchases equipment from equipment vendors for assigned projects.
  • Builds relationships by being the direct face with the client.
  • Participates in interviews for winning work, presentations and business development efforts.
  • Represents the M/E department and JE Dunn at external community events. 
  • Assumes responsibility for resource allocation, staffing of their assigned projects and ensuring reimbursability requirements are met.
  • Leads, supports and promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion within JE Dunn.  Understands JE Dunn’s policy of non-discrimination and ensures positive, proactive implementation throughout the organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Advanced).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Advanced).
  • Ability to read and understand plans, drawings and specifications.
  • Proficiency in basic JE Dunn construction M/E tools and software.
  • Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management to projects.
  • Thorough knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project. 
  • Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project.
  • Proficiency in required construction technology (Advanced).
  • Proficiency in scheduling software (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in BIM (Building Information Modeling) (Intermediate).
  • Ability to apply Lean process and philosophy (Advanced).
  • Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships (Advanced).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ASE and Lens (Intermediate).
  • Ability to construct a project from start to finish.
  • Ability to prepare the project budget, GMP or hard bid.
  • Ability to complete range estimates.
  • Ability to assist Marketing team with presentation and marketing activities.
  • Ability to manage a team.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, architectural engineering or related field (Required).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 10+ years construction management experience (Preferred).
  • Experience with cleanroom construction commissioning processes (Preferred).

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required

At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


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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