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Engineer 4 TC

Job Number:

30-094

Position:

Engineer 4 TC

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time

Travel:

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

The experienced Engineer - Team Contributor 4 develops and applies engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex and unique engineering problems. A person in this role is recognized as a key internal reference point for technical guidance through depth and breadth of knowledge and may be required to provide technical guidance over a group of colleagues, CAD, and administrative staff on projects of medium to high complexity. This role is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output and may provide leadership for development of deliverables to clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages engineering design-related aspects of a multi-discipline project or multiple small to medium projects, including engineering schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, coordination or design, procurement, and construction.
  • Oversees and participates in the collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work.
  • Coordinates all technical aspects of projects and makes project engineering execution decisions within the bounds set by applicable policies, standards, guides and contract commitments.
  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods.
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications and studies with limited supervision for moderately complex or multiple projects.
  • Support Business Development by providing technical information for sales proposals, or by pursuing other related activates as assigned by department managers.
  • Attends and frequently leads internal and external client meetings, communications, conference calls and client site visits.
  • Identifies and communicates client interests and drivers to project team and develops approaches to meet these interests and drivers throughout the work on projects.
  • Provides clarity on or interprets standards based on experience and helps others understand the industry, client and company's standards. Assists with updating company standards.
  • Ensures compliance with company quality program through individual and team related tasks or deliverables.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least ten years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

February 3, 2017

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Job Number:

40-037

Position:

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned Section Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide transmission line engineering services, as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform civil and structural engineering tasks related to the design of high-voltage transmission lines, including route selection, structure design, foundation design, material specification, construction bid document preparation, and design/construction liaison
  • Serve as the Lead Project Engineer on small projects
  • Using state-of-the-art computers and software (including PLS-CADD)
  • Writing reports
  • Working directly with clients
  • Visiting project sites

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least three years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. Experience with PLS-CADD required. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

September 16, 2016

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Job Number:

40-038

Position:

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned Section Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide transmission line engineering services, as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform civil and structural engineering tasks related to the design of high-voltage transmission lines, including route selection, structure design, foundation design, material specification, construction bid document preparation, and design/construction liaison
  • Serve as the Lead Project Engineer on small projects
  • Using state-of-the-art computers and software (including PLS-CADD)
  • Writing reports
  • Working directly with clients
  • Visiting project sites

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least three years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. Experience with PLS-CADD required. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

September 16, 2016

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Job Number:

40-039

Position:

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned Section Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide transmission line engineering services, as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform civil and structural engineering tasks related to the design of high-voltage transmission lines, including route selection, structure design, foundation design, material specification, construction bid document preparation, and design/construction liaison
  • Serve as the Lead Project Engineer on small projects
  • Using state-of-the-art computers and software (including PLS-CADD)
  • Writing reports
  • Working directly with clients
  • Visiting project sites

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least three years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. Experience with PLS-CADD required. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

September 16, 2016

Transmission Line Engineer 1

Job Number:

40-044

Position:

Transmission Line Engineer 1

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

Under the close and immediate supervision of an engineering mentor, Engineer - Team Contributor 1 performs routine aspects of engineering assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles. Key contributions include performing basic calculations, studies, drawing preparation, and providing technical support to construction staff. This role is largely focused on the ongoing development and application of knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to preparation of engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications, and studies of limited scope.
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.
  • Prepares basic engineering calculations following standard methods and principles used in similar engineering analysis.
  • Develops understanding of assigned client standards, policies and procedures by reading and applying specific design guides, standards, systems and applicable engineering codes.
  • Develops an understanding and complies with Commonwealth Associates' quality program.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Engineer-In-Training certification preferred. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

September 16, 2016

Power Generation Civil/Structural Engineer 1

Job Number:

80-016

Position:

Power Generation Civil/Structural Engineer 1

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This entry-level position reports to the assigned Section Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide a wide range of civil and structural engineering analysis and design services utilizing state-of-the-art computers and software, assist in preparation of contract documents, reports, studies, work with clients, and visit project sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and design steel and concrete building structures and non-building structures such as trestles, tanks and equipment supports
  • Analyze and design foundation systems for buildings, equipment and plant infrastructure
  • Analyze and design sub-grade structures such as vaults, utility tunnels
  • Design structural support systems for piping and utilities
  • Design modifications or additions to existing structures in concrete, steel and masonry
  • Perform site design for utilities, paving, grading and surface runoff
  • Analyze and apply national and local building codes and regulatory requirements in designs and preparation of contract documents
  • Utilize civil, structural and CAD software application such as RISA, STAAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D in design and analysis
  • Perform and prepare engineering calculations in support of all analysis and design services
  • Assist in construction period services, visiting sites to review construction progress and preparing construction reports and correspondence
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:

BS or MS in Civil Engineering with structural concentration from an ABET accredited program. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

July 6, 2016

Power Generation Civil/Structural Engineer 4

Job Number:

80-020

Position:

Power Generation Civil/Structural Engineer 4

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Civil and Structural Manager for Power Generation and Energy.

Objective:

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. has a unique engineering opportunity available. We are seeking individuals with passion and leadership skills that can not only support our current Power Generation and Energy division, but can propel us into a position of industry leading status. Bring your entrepreneurial spirit, your technical expertise, and your passion.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical specialist in civil and structural engineering, guiding and directing internal processes, systems, policies, resources, and teams and developing and updating engineering standards
  • Lead the analysis and design for steel and concrete building structures and non-building structures, foundation systems for buildings, equipment and plant infrastructure and design sub-grade structures such as vaults, utility tunnels
  • Lead the design for structural support systems for piping and utilities, and modifications or additions to existing structures in concrete, steel and masonry
  • Lead site analysis and design for utilities, paving, grading and surface runoff
  • Responsible for QA/QC and code compliance for project services
  • Responsible for leading project teams, coordinating multiple discipline activity, and technical aspects of projects
  • Manages engineering resources for project teams
  • Identifies, communicates to project team, and addresses key client interests and drivers on projects and assignments
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, resources, support, and quality requirements
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for a large project or multiple projects
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work and prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials
  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Qualifications:

BS or MS in Civil Engineering with structural concentration from an ABET accredited program and registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), a minimum of 10 years of related work and project experience within the Power market sector, and excellent written and verbal communication skills required. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally and provide leadership on projects and in technical services provided by Commonwealth to our clients. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

July 6, 2016

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Job Number:

40-032

Position:

Transmission Line Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned Section Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide transmission line engineering services, as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform civil and structural engineering tasks related to the design of high-voltage transmission lines, including route selection, structure design, foundation design, material specification, construction bid document preparation, and design/construction liaison
  • Serve as the Lead Project Engineer on small projects
  • Using state-of-the-art computers and software (including PLS-CADD)
  • Writing reports
  • Working directly with clients
  • Visiting project sites

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least three years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. Experience with PLS-CADD required. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

April 19, 2016

Electrical7

Engineer 4 TC

Job Number:

30-094

Position:

Engineer 4 TC

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

The experienced Engineer - Team Contributor 4 develops and applies engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex and unique engineering problems. A person in this role is recognized as a key internal reference point for technical guidance through depth and breadth of knowledge and may be required to provide technical guidance over a group of colleagues, CAD, and administrative staff on projects of medium to high complexity. This role is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output and may provide leadership for development of deliverables to clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages engineering design-related aspects of a multi-discipline project or multiple small to medium projects, including engineering schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, coordination or design, procurement, and construction.
  • Oversees and participates in the collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work.
  • Coordinates all technical aspects of projects and makes project engineering execution decisions within the bounds set by applicable policies, standards, guides and contract commitments.
  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods.
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications and studies with limited supervision for moderately complex or multiple projects.
  • Support Business Development by providing technical information for sales proposals, or by pursuing other related activates as assigned by department managers.
  • Attends and frequently leads internal and external client meetings, communications, conference calls and client site visits.
  • Identifies and communicates client interests and drivers to project team and develops approaches to meet these interests and drivers throughout the work on projects.
  • Provides clarity on or interprets standards based on experience and helps others understand the industry, client and company's standards. Assists with updating company standards.
  • Ensures compliance with company quality program through individual and team related tasks or deliverables.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least ten years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

February 3, 2017

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer 4 - Power Generation/Industrial

Job Number:

80-023

Position:

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer 4 - Power Generation/Industrial

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Vice President of Power Generation and Energy.

Objective:

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. has a unique engineering opportunity available. We are seeking individuals with passion and leadership skills that can support and grow our current Power Generation and Energy division.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, coordinate, and direct the Instrument/Controls engineering work for a major project, several smaller complex projects, or the design within a specific discipline
  • Develop or evaluate plans/criteria or special analyses required in support of the Instrument/Controls effort or each project
  • Coordinate the design of assigned systems or projects with company personnel and/or while managing the client
  • Maintain Instrument/Control records, lists, and reports, as required, to ensure compliance with client's schedule, adherence to budget and/or procurement specifications, or to ensure Instrument/Control problems are monitored and resolved

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited program and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least ten years of prior engineering design experience in power generation or industrial I&C involving preparation of: P&IDs, I/O lists; process control logic diagrams; specifications for instrumentation and DCS/PLCs; sizing calculations for control valves; and control topology diagrams. Prior experience supervising engineers and designers preferred. On-site troubleshooting skills and experience supporting FAT testing for DCS helpful. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

October 24, 2016

Systems Studies Electrical Engineer 2

Job Number:

31-010

Position:

Systems Studies Electrical Engineer 2

Location:

Jackson, MI; Atlanta, GA; or Orlando, FL

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

Yes

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical and communication skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked 7th in the nation among the 2016 Top 40 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Protection Engineering Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide electrical engineering services focusing on system protection.

Responsibilities:

  • Relay settings development and documentation
  • Power system protection studies
  • Protective relay coordination
  • Other work, as assigned

Qualifications:

The candidate should have a BS in Electrical Engineering and at least 2 years experience at an electric utility, consulting firm, or large industrial plant performing relay settings for microprocessor based relays, electrical system studies, protective relay coordination studies, and reliability studies. The candidate should also have an understanding of one-line, AC three-line, and DC schematics for protective relaying design. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

August 18, 2016

System Studies Electrical Engineer 3

Job Number:

31-011

Position:

System Studies Electrical Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI; Atlanta, GA; or Orlando, FL

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

Yes

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical and communication skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked 7th in the nation among the 2016 Top 40 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Protection Engineering Manager.

Objective:

The PE Certified Engineer - Team Contributor 3 performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis, and is familiar with a variety of engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. This role may act as a technical specialist or expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas. This role provides technical guidance on projects of low to medium complexity, and is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output..

Responsibilities:

  • Relay settings development and documentation
  • Power system protection studies
  • Protective relay coordination
  • Other work, as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least 3 years' experience at an electric utility, consulting firm, or large industrial plant performing relay settings for microprocessor based relays, electrical system studies, protective relay coordination studies, and reliability studies. The candidate should also have an understanding of one-line, AC three-line, and DC schematics for protective relaying design. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

August 15, 2016

Substation Electrical Engineer 3

Job Number:

30-071

Position:

Substation Electrical Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

Yes

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 U.S. Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

The PE Certified Engineer - Team Contributor 3 performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis, and is familiar with a variety of engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. This role may act as a technical specialist or expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas. This role provides technical guidance on projects of low to medium complexity, and is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.
  • Prepares a variety of engineering deliverables such as contract documents, project documents, and studies with little to no supervision.
  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrates understanding of project phases, schedules and schedule recovery as it pertains to engineering production and deliverables.
  • Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through project related client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership.
  • Support Business Development by providing technical information for sales proposals, or by pursuing other related activates as assigned by department managers.
  • Continues to learn and develop knowledge and skills in departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes, and Commonwealth Associates policies and procedures. Applies this knowledge to assigned tasks.
  • Applies developed understanding of and compliance with Commonwealth Associates quality program to associated tasks.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least three years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering 3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical aspects of projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

August 15, 2016

Substation Electrical Engineer 4

Job Number:

30-077

Position:

Substation Electrical Engineer 4

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

Yes

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 U.S. Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

The experienced Engineer - Team Leader 4 develops and applies engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex and unique engineering problems. A person in this role is recognized as a key internal reference point for technical guidance through depth and breadth of knowledge and may be required to provide technical guidance over a group of colleagues, CAD, and administrative staff on projects of medium to high complexity. This role is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output and may provide leadership for development of deliverables to clients. People management responsibilities include supervising a group of engineers, CAD, or administrative staff working on medium-scope single or multi-discipline projects, or personnel of an operations department. Management responsibilities may extend to multiple locations and includes accountability for talent development, quality work production, and overall compliance.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages engineering design-related aspects of a multi-discipline project or multiple small to medium projects, including engineering schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, coordination or design, procurement, and construction.
  • Oversees and participates in the collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work.
  • Coordinates all technical aspects of projects and makes project engineering execution decisions within the bounds set by applicable policies, standards, guides and contract commitments
  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods.
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications and studies with limited supervision for moderately complex or multiple projects.
  • Support Business Development by providing technical information for sales proposals, or by pursuing other related activates as assigned by department managers.
  • Attends and frequently leads internal and external client meetings, communications, conference calls and client site visits.
  • Identifies and communicates client interests and drivers to project team and develops approaches to meet these interests and drivers throughout the work on projects.
  • Provides clarity on or interprets standards based on experience and helps others understand the industry, client and company's standards. Assists with updating company standards.
  • Ensures compliance with company quality program through individual and team related tasks or deliverables.
  • Provides overall direction to Engineers, technical and administrative staff within a project or across multiple projects for quality and adherence to project standards including budget and schedule.
  • Manages resources for mid-size groups through staffing, recruiting, budget reviews, tools and/or processes review within a large office or for multiple offices.
  • Oversees and conducts activities related to performance management process, mentoring, recognition and corrective actions required for a small to medium size group of engineers.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least ten years of related experience demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, resource planning and management over multidiscipline and large, complex projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

August 15, 2016

System Protection Electrical Engineer 3

Job Number:

31-012

Position:

System Protection Electrical Engineer 3

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., profiled among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and ranked a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Protection Engineer Manager.

Objective:

The PE Certified Engineer - Team Contributor 3 performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis, and is familiar with a variety of engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. This role may act as a technical specialist or expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas. This role provides technical guidance on projects of low to medium complexity, and is also responsible for developing, validating, and presenting technical output..

Responsibilities:

  • Transmission system protective relay settings
  • Protection and Control design
  • System protection studies
  • Other work, as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. Electric utility high voltage transmission system experience required, specifically: development of protective relay settings, calculation/basis documents, protective relay coordination studies, transmission system short-circuit modeling and analysis (ASPEN OneLiner or CAPE software), event analysis, knowledge of relaying & metering one-lines, AC/DC schematics, panel layouts, specification of relaying equipment and field experience in commissioning relaying systems and troubleshooting problems. At least 3 years' experience in utility high voltage transmission system protection, effective oral and written communication, and capability to manage protective relaying related projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

April 25, 2016

Mechanical4

Natural Gas Process Engineer 4

Job Number:

80-025

Position:

Natural Gas Process Engineer 4

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Vice President of Power Generation and Energy.

Objective:

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. currently serves clients in the oil & gas industry from our traditional engineering disciplines within our Power Generation and Energy division and wishes to answer our oil & gas client's call to provide more natural gas compression and process equipment design scope to the projects. The intent of this position would be to integrate into power generation project work and establish cross-functional capability while growing our scope within the gas transmission and storage industry. The candidate should therefore be a person who is looking to learn and add capabilities to their skill base.

Responsibilities:

  • Working knowledge of B31.8 and with applicable codes such as ASME B31.3, B31.4 and DOT Parts 192 and Part 195, and API specifications
  • Preparation of various process calculations including pipe sizing, control valve and equipment sizing
  • Trouble-shooting existing systems in the field, determine modifications to existing systems to change performance, etc.
  • Prepares piping flow diagrams and directs equipment layouts
  • Prepares technical mechanical specifications
  • Prepares mechanical data sheets and equipment descriptions/sizing
  • Preparation of various facility studies including pipe, valve, and equipment sizing
  • Coordination with clients, vendors, and subcontractors, as required
  • Utilizes specific software packages including Microsoft products and piping stress analysis and pressure drop software
  • Prepares material requisitions
  • Performs design calculations and cost estimates
  • Prepare process equipment specifications and selection by generating P&ID's and PFD's, technical specifications, data sheets, and requests for quotation (Process Equipment includes compressors, pumps, separators, filters, heat exchangers, and storage tanks)
  • Perform technical analysis of bids and review of vendor drawings
  • Preparation of client proposals and project cost estimates

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, from an ABET accredited program; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills; and licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) required. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

May 22, 2017

Mechanical Engineer Intern

Job Number:

80-024

Position:

Mechanical Engineer Intern

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Temporary

Travel:

0%

Relocation benefit:

No

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Department Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will perform tasks requiring the application of standard mechanical engineering techniques and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • General project work
  • Design calculation development
  • Enrichment opportunities with other departments
  • Misc. work, as assigned

Qualifications:

The candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited Mechanical Engineer program. Completion of Statics and Dynamics, Mechanics/Strength of Materials, and all math courses required. Completion of Fluids, Thermo and Heat Transfer courses preferred. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

April 27, 2017

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer 4 - Power Generation/Industrial

Job Number:

80-023

Position:

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer 4 - Power Generation/Industrial

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., profiled among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and ranked a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Vice President of Power Generation and Energy.

Objective:

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. has a unique engineering opportunity available. We are seeking individuals with passion and leadership skills that can support and grow our current Power Generation and Energy division.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, coordinate, and direct the Instrument/Controls engineering work for a major project, several smaller complex projects, or the design within a specific discipline
  • Develop or evaluate plans/criteria or special analyses required in support of the Instrument/Controls effort or each project
  • Coordinate the design of assigned systems or projects with company personnel and/or while managing the client
  • Maintain Instrument/Control records, lists, and reports, as required, to ensure compliance with client's schedule, adherence to budget and/or procurement specifications, or to ensure Instrument/Control problems are monitored and resolved

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited program and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At least ten years of prior engineering design experience in power generation or industrial I&C involving preparation of: P&IDs, I/O lists; process control logic diagrams; specifications for instrumentation and DCS/PLCs; sizing calculations for control valves; and control topology diagrams. Prior experience supervising engineers and designers preferred. On-site troubleshooting skills and experience supporting FAT testing for DCS helpful. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

October 24, 2016

Project Manager VIII

Job Number:

80-019

Position:

Project Manager VIII

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked 7th in the nation among the 2016 Top 40 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the Vice President of Power Generation and Energy.

Objective:

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. is looking for a Project Manager with a desire to apply technical experience while engaging entrepreneurial spirit. This position will integrate personal communication and technical skills and apply them to challenging and diverse power and energy projects, including: central utility plants, power generation (combined cycle, combined heat and power, traditional solid fuel, renewable), chiller plants, boiler plants, and similar design and construction projects or studies. Client market segments include IOUs, IPPs, universities, industrial facilities, hospitals, and other facilities with central utility plants.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead multi-disciplined teams and work effectively across multiple offices
  • Responsible for preparing plans, specifications, cost estimates, studies, and be able to take projects from inception to completion
  • Facilitate environmental permits for power projects on behalf of clients
  • Develop economic pro formas in support of project development
  • Identify new clients and opportunities while maintaining existing relationships and performing general marketing of the company
  • Management of projects, teams, clients, scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Applicant must be able to grow into the position of leading an Energy and Power PM practice in one or more of the market segments

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, mechanical emphasis preferred, from an ABET accredited program; a minimum of 20 years of related consulting experience, in addition to or including 10 years of detailed design experience in candidate's discipline; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong analytical and problem solving skills; and licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) required. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

July 8, 2016

Specialists / Designers / CADD3

Engineering Specialist VIII

Job Number:

30-092

Position:

Engineering Specialist VIII

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms in the nation by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned Section Manager

Objective:

The successful candidate will draft design documents related to the design of high-voltage substations and perform other work, as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Using state-of-the-art computers and software, including but not limited to: AutoCAD/MicroStation, MS Office
  • Preparation and CAD drafting of construction drawings
  • Parts selection and bill of material creation
  • Maintain compliance with client and industry design/drafting standards
  • Other tasks, as assigned

Qualifications:

Candidates should have 15 or more years of experience in an electrical or mechanical field. Associate's degree or certificate in a technical discipline preferred. Qualified candidates shall have a high skill level in MicroStation or AutoCAD with 3D modeling experience. Good conceptual, detail-oriented, and a mechanical aptitude are required. Candidate must be able to work in a team environment of professional co-workers. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

February 3, 2017

Transmission Line Designer III

Job Number:

40-053

Position:

Transmission Line Designer III

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Non-exempt

Travel:

10%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 U.S. Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This mid-level position reports to the assigned Project Manager.

Objective:

The successful candidate will provide transmission line design services utilizing state-of-the-art computers and software, write reports, work directly with clients, and visit project sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Overhead design
  • Permit applications
  • Field assessment of existing facilities
  • Material procurement assistance
  • Construction bid document preparation
  • Design/construction liaison
  • Occasional CADD drafting
  • Other work, as assigned

Qualifications:

At least 7 years of experience in the design of overhead transmission lines required. An Associate's Degree in a related field required. PLS-CADD experience is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with appropriate education, ambition, and a desire to grow professionally. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

November 9, 2016

CADD Operator I or II

Job Number:

30-084

Position:

CADD Operator I or II

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Nonexempt

Travel:

0%

Relocation benefit:

No

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 U.S. Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the assigned supervisor.

Objective:

The successful candidate will perform drafting services for clients, as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Use AutoCAD and Microstation to prepare electrical drawings, wiring diagrams & schematics as assigned.
  • Responsible for following Commonwealth and client standards.
  • Manage time to keep project schedule, often working under tight deadlines.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

A Certificate or Associate's Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design preferred. One year of experience preferred. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

August 15, 2016

Support Services1

Associate Project Manager

Job Number:

40-054

Position:

Associate Project Manager

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

Up to 25%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., profiled among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and ranked a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

Reports to the assigned Project Manager.

Objective:

Under the guidance of a Project Manager, the Associate Project Manager (APM) is responsible for the administrative coordination and support of project planning, delivery, and controls. The APM will take direction from Project Managers to support the project lifecycle to include but not limited to; coordinating and assisting in the development of electronic and or written materials for presentations and status reports, maintaining and updating project logs, entering and maintaining cost estimates, managing the project budget, tracking project timelines and schedule.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and attends cross functional project meetings, including preparing agendas, taking notes, sending out relevant updates, etc.
  • Creates project plans and prepares workflow charts and diagrams to ensure effective use of resources in meeting business needs
  • Tracks projects issues, works with team on resolution, follows up on team deliverables
  • Assists in preparation of time and cost estimates for completing projects
  • Assist in the closeout of completed projects
  • Assists in resolution of work problems with the Engineering Teams
  • Works with the project manager to forecast work via internal tools such as Deltek and Primavera P6
  • Ensure project funding aligns with approved budgets
  • Validate/adjust monthly financial transactions
  • Track and report out financial health of the project(s)
  • Complete project change requests (PCRs) to manage project variances related to scope, schedule or budget

Qualifications:

4-year degree is related field; 2-4 years of progressive broad-based business analysis and project management experience and business experience; Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment; Willing to complete tasks under strict time constraints; Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills, internally and client facing; Proficient in all MS Office tools; Nimble, and able to react quickly to changing business needs; Ability to facilitate discussion and drive consensus; Ability to work effectively independently, as well as in cross-functional teams; Able to work effectively and efficiently toward detailed goals in a complex, matrixed environment with ever-changing demands; Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills; Willingness to study and pass the PMP exam

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

December 20, 2016

Environmental and GIS Professionals

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Human Resource Professionals1

Chief Talent Officer

Job Number:

10-001

Position:

Chief Talent Officer

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Exempt

Travel:

10-20%

Relocation benefit:

Yes

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., ranked among the 2016 Top 10 U.S. Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and a 2017 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the President/CEO.

Objective:

The Chief Talent Officer develops, coordinates, and implements organization-wide policies and programs encompassing all aspects of strategic HR. The Chief Talent Officer directs the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resources function and provides senior-level leaders subject matter expertise in legal compliance, ethical conduct, talent management, benefits, performance management, and corporate training and development.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements HR strategies that drive business objectives through talent acquisition, training, engagement, and development.
  • Oversees the administration of employee benefits programs and Commonwealth policies.
  • Directs and monitors compensation policies.
  • Provides subject matter expertise on policies and procedures related to Employee/Labor Relations, Compensation, HR Processes and Practices, Workplace Safety, Benefits, Reward Programs, and Recruiting.
  • Advises corporate leadership on employment legislation.
  • Advises, educates, and coaches corporate leadership on employment discrimination, legal, and compliance regulations.
  • Develops and leads performance management processes and activities.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business Administration or Human Resources; HRCI or SHRM certification preferred; At least 15 years of experience working in the Human Resources field, with at least 5 years' as a Director/SVP/Chief-level position. COMPETENCIES: Business Knowledge - Demonstrates technical and business knowledge for this industry...Influences and Inspires - Influences and inspires those around them... Self-Aware - Has an accurate picture of strengths and weaknesses and understands their impact on others... Credible - Hold people accountable to organizational and professional standards in an empowering way...Accountable - Takes responsibility for own performance...Communication and Feedback - Seeks, uses, and provides constructive feedback...Coaching and Mentoring - Fosters a climate that supports the growth of others...Change Management - Uses effective strategies to facilitate organizational change and overcome resistance...Motivation - Motivates professionals to perform at their best...Vision - Understands, communicates, and stays focused on the organization's vision...Business Acumen - Has a firm grasp of external conditions affecting the organization

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

May 23, 2017

Information Technology Professionals1

Systems Engineer II

Job Number:

11-007

Position:

Systems Engineer II

Location:

Jackson, MI

Classification:

Full Time - Non-Exempt

Travel:

5-10%

Relocation benefit:

No

Visa sponsorship:

No

About us:

Join a motivated team where your technical, communication, leadership, and marketing skills converge to create an incredible career at a 100% employee-owned company designated a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. Commonwealth Associates, Inc., profiled among the 2016 Top 10 Design Firms by EC&M Magazine and ranked a 2016 Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record, provides a full range of engineering and consulting services necessary to successfully plan and construct power generation and high voltage electric transmission line and substation projects throughout the United States.

Organizational:

This position reports to the IT Manager.

Objective:

The candidate will maintain Windows system environment, resupply printers and plotters for the user community. Monitor and maintain system stability, activity and security and provide periodic reports used for management decision-making purposes, and perform duties as required and assigned by manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes system requirements and performance of hardware/software systems, and develops specific measures to increase the overall efficiency of these systems.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of backups and database archive operations.
  • Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
  • Develops and promotes standard operating procedures.
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
  • Investigates and resolves problems involving complex systems and/or networks of systems.
  • Often will act as project leader for projects involving complex operating systems.
  • Keeps current on hardware and software developments and recommends changes to meet the needs of installations.
  • Administer user accounts, passwords, security policies, email, and shell scripting.
  • Implement and enforce security procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required, working toward BA/BS in related field preferred. Two to five years' experience with VMWare, Linux, Active Directory, Exchange, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, Windows 7 on PCs, and MAC operating systems required. Network troubleshooting, Cisco ASA, switches, routers, SharePoint, UNIX, VOIP preferred. The successful candidate will be goal oriented, have excellent communication skills, be able to manage multiple priority tasks and have a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

To apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@cai-engr.com. Please include a reference to the specific job number of interest in your cover letter.

Date posted:

January 12, 2017

Land and Right of Way Professionals

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Commonwealth Associates, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering company, employee-owned and specializing in design services for electrical utilities and industrial customers and offers competitive salaries and benefits. If you are interested in joining our team, Commonwealth would like to hear from you.

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For further information or to schedule a visit to one of our offices, please contact:

Stacey M. Nall, Recruiting & Hiring
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 1124
Jackson, MI 49204-1124
(517) 788-3000

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