Electrical Project Engineer

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. While also being part of a dynamic organization that embraces innovation and is 100% employee owned.  


Here's how an Electrical Project Engineer PCL Industrial Services, Inc. district in either our Tempe, Arizona office contributes to our team:


  • Consistently performs and applies quantity takeoffs, quantity surveys, quantity review, and data input to manage contract progress, reporting, and change management.
  • Communicates with and oversees trade contractor work (as per the project schedule) and may provide day-to-day direction. 
  • Maintains contract with more complex subcontracted scopes and subcontract administration, including defining work scope, answering inquiries, and monitoring progress.
  • Maintains project document control and procedures (administering RFI, shop drawings, etc.).
  • Consistently consults with designers/engineers when reviewing drawings and suggests value-added or alternative construction methods or materials.
  • Actively works with project manager to create and issue tender packages and subcontracts on complex scopes and monitor their progress.
  • Completes overall project closeout, including document archival, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work.
  • Manages change order process, including pricing, negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact before reviewing with project manager. Performs simple estimates.
  • Works with project manager and superintendent and/or manages overall project performance on more complex projects or scopes as per site HSE, cost management, schedule, quality, and status and progress reporting.
  • Actively oversees inventory and tracking of materials and equipment and expedites material orders.
  • Conducts basic safety inspections and training, identifies hazards and corrections, and leads by example for health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Assists with site inspections from the design team to resolve constructability and site coordination issues and reviews and signs off on functionality, AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) requirements, and code compliance, while identifying installation deficiencies and witnesses and signs off on systems commissioning. Ensures that resolution is achieved and accepted by all stakeholders.


  • 8-10 years of experience in construction in an operational role preferred.
  • Electrical trade certification with equivalent experience, or post-secondary diploma or bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, project health, safety, and environment (HSE), quality, building materials, and required standards as per discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge of means and methods and construction sequences.
  • Ability to apply advanced engineering/problem-solving principles to construction challenges.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction law, building codes, and ASME piping codes.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced planning, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize own work, and delegate simple tasks.
  • Ability to formulate subcontracts and administer subcontracts and contract documents.
  • Ability to create and schedule projects valued between $3M and $50M.
  • Demonstrates strong relationship management with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key partners and decision makers.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and internal operational systems, including Baseplate applications, with a strong aptitude for adopting new technology.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you'll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started! 


Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Industrial Services, Inc. 

Primary Location: Tempe, Arizona 

Job: Electrical Project Engineer

Requisition: 5617  


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix