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McKinstry Hiring Our Heroes 24-1: Electrical Senior Project Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Hiring Our Heroes 24-1: Electrical Senior Project Engineer

Location WA - Seattle

Job Family Project Management

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Hiring Our Heroes Cohort 24-1: Project Engineer Fellowship

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Bold thinking leads to transformative change. The world needs big ideas to solve our climate, affordability, and equity crises. That’s where you come in. Align your career with greater purpose at McKinstry.

As a national leader in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining high-performing buildings, McKinstry provides a single point of accountability across the entire building lifecycle, from new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse, energy retrofits, and advanced renewable energy systems. We get up every day to transform the built environment for the betterment of our clients and our communities.

Never satisfied, we are compelled by our values to eliminate barriers standing in the way of a better-built environment. We design, build, optimize and maintain high-performing facilities.

The Opportunity with McKinstry

McKinstry is looking to add a Electrical Senior Project Engineer to our growing Electrical Construction division in Seattle. You will be joining an established and diverse team where you will be able to make an immediate impact. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, enjoy studying project design and customer requirements, and are passionate about solving problems and achieving goals- this may be the right position for you!

Project Coordination

As an Electrical Project Engineer , you will support the Request for Proposal (RFP) and procurement process along with tracking current and future jobs, reviewing contracts, drawings, and specifications. You will also be assisting with scheduling, assisting in the development of the scope of work with subcontractors, and assisting in the preparation of monthly financial reporting. To be successful in this position, you must have a strong sense of ownership and be technically sound.


As an Electrical Project Engineer , you will be expected to communicate with general contractors, architects, engineers, and owners. You must possess the ability and confidence to interact with leaders within the industry. You will work closely with our project management team to solve problems and will gain hands-on experience in the field.


This role will be tasked with creating and responding to requests for information (RFI). You will develop, process, and track equipment, materials, and informational submittals, as well as process change orders, create billing breakdowns, and conduct estimates.

What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry

  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management or Electrical Engineering or comparable degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.

  • Knowledge of construction concepts preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates preferred.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite required, working knowledge of Salesforce, ViewPoint and Accubid preferred.

PeopleFirst Benefits

When it comes to the basics, we have you covered:

  • Competitive pay

  • 401(k) with employer match and profit-sharing plan

  • Paid time off and holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximums

People come first at McKinstry, and we go beyond the basic benefits with:

  • Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance.

  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave.

  • Transgender inclusive benefits

  • Commuter benefits

  • Pet insurance

  • “Building Good” paid community service time.

  • Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University.

  • McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers.

See benefit plan documents for complete details.

If you’re driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career.

Upon hire into McKinstry as a full-time employee, the expected salary range will be $24.36 - $43.85 pe r hour

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.