Analytics and Research Specialist

MN, United States


Mortenson is a U.S.-based, top-25 builder, developer, and engineering services provider serving the commercial, institutional, and energy sectors. Mortenson’s expanding portfolio of integrated services helps its customers move their strategies...

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As a Top 25 builder, developer, and EPC, our expertise spans markets like sports, renewable energy, data centers, healthcare, and more. We are builders at heart, working to ensure the built environment has a lasting positive impact. Let’s Redefine Possible®  


Join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to construct state-of-the-art facilities across the Sports + Entertainment and Data Center construction landscape.  

As our Analytics and Research Specialist you will conduct in-depth market research, assist in the engineering of proprietary databases, analyze internal enterprise data, create/manage/maintain software tools for active project operations, and contribute to analytics efforts related to a variety of Sports and Data Center pursuits and initiatives.  


Understand the assigned business challenge and develop a plan to identify, obtain, and analyze the necessary data to drive improved business performance. 

Extract information from internal systems, industry reports, public information, field reports, and other data sources - potentially external - to identify correlations and translate them into internal, operational insights. 

Conduct statistical analyses and randomized controlled trials. 

Consume and consolidate large amounts of data into centralized, sustainable, and repeatable measurements. 

Apply and integrate statistical, mathematical, and business analysis to manage and manipulate complex high-volume data from a variety of sources. 

Develop, analyze, and model operational, economic, management, and other organizational data. 

  • Quantify the competitive performance of business segments. 
  • Evaluate potential operational changes. 
  • Design new approaches and methodologies. 
  • Create visual representations of the data collected and any analysis insights into easily consumable resources. 

Review program data consistently to provide corrective action when necessary based on information collected and current trends to maximize business performance. 

Manual data extraction and architectural drawing takeoffs of historical design documentation. 

Develop tracking procedures for trend analyses and programmatic changes that result in a growing data base of useful information. 

Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels. 

All other duties as assigned. 


  • Strong ability to concisely present and explain large amounts of information. 
  • Ability to think analytically with great attention to detail. 
  • Shown ability to follow complex instructions. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Shown understanding of business operations. 
  • Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or related field or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum three years of related experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience with standard programming language such as SQL, C, C++, Python, or R. 
  • Experience with analytics and visualization tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Excel, etc.). 


  • Mortenson provides a comprehensive benefits program to team members and their families to support their health, build long-term financial security, and provide the opportunity for work and life balance. Benefits offered to non-craft, non-union, full-time team members include:  
  • Medical and prescription drug plans – the choice between two affordable HSA-eligible medical plans that include vision coverage  
  • Dental plan  
  • 401k retirement plan with generous matching and profit-sharing contributions  
  • Paid time off, holidays, and other paid leaves  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance  
  • Employee assistance program online mental health tool and concierge  
  • Tuition reimbursement  
  • Adoption Assistance   
  • Gym Membership Discount Program   
  • Identity Theft Protection  

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.  

Mortenson reserves the right to hire any individual without legal or financial obligation on unwanted solicitations. 

No agency emails, calls, or solicitations are accepted without a valid agreement. 


Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002.

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Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Fitness / gym Flex vacation Health care Insurance

Region: North America
Country: United States

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