Project Engineer

Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Location: Omaha, NE

Position Summary: The Project Engineer is responsible for assisting Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met. The position will be required to assist with coordinating all contractual requirements, design drawings, and project specifications. 

Full-Time, Day Shift, Operations Department, Salaried Position

Essential Functions:

  • Leads all aspects of the company’s safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions.
  • Participate in the estimating and change management process and tools, including quantity take-off and review of subcontractor proposals, distribute documentation as requested. 
  • Coordinate approved purchase orders for timing and delivery to support project completion material purchases, project changes, and repairs where appropriate to support project completion.
  • Work on site, as required, with the project team to carry out a variety of tasks such as monitoring crew size, self-perform hours, materials, quantity and equipment.
  • Participate in activities such as punch lists, city inspections, safety walks, pre-install/quality control meetings, and prepare the necessary documentation. Distribute
  • Post procore and on-site drawings and specifications with most recent information.
  • Organize and participate in various project meetings including weekly project team meetings, schedule updates, weekly trades meeting, OAC meetings, etc. Prepare and disseminate required documentation (meeting minutes) timely.
  • Coordinate and inspect work and prepare a variety of reports including project daily reports, weekly progress reports, unit reporting, percentage complete, daily manpower, production schedules, equipment tracking, etc. to support the project. 
  • Perform job site observations with project leadership.
  • Create procurement logs based on the project schedule and specification requirements. Use procurement log to manage submittal lifecycle and review timelines to ensure procurement aligns with project schedule. Report progress to team during project internal meetings. 
  • Review and approve all shop drawings and samples prior to submittal to architects or engineers. Ensure approved submittals are returned to subcontractors and available to project team per the project schedule and the contract.
  • Review RFI submissions from subcontractors and field supervision and submit with proper documentation and back-up to design teams and/or ownership. Track response timelines and disseminate responses accordingly.
  • Provide progress updates and report back to the project team to support the scheduling process.
  • Build relationships and develop communication and interpersonal skills with tradespeople and project team members such as foreman, superintendents, subcontractors, etc.
  • Perform pre-punch list walk thru with Project Manager and Superintendent, maintain punch list with Project Manager and Superintendent, and distribute all punch lists and the follow-up as necessary to ensure timely completion of punch list work. 
  • Collect all required close out documents for certification, assemble the close out documents and address non-compliant subcontractor directly for compliance.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various functions and support roles across the company and how each contributes to the success of a project.

Other Tasks: 

  • Follow all policies and procedures set forth in the Employee Handbook and Company Safety Program.

Skill Knowledge and Ability Requirements:

  • OSHA 10 Certified.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, proficiency in project management and accounting software such as Procore and Sage300. 
  • Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management to projects.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field.
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.
  • Entry level construction experience. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.
  • Frequent communication with internal and external contacts; must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. 
  • Endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures. 
  • Frequent standing, walking, climbing, kneeling, lifting, and repetitive use of hands.
  • Environmental factors include working in temperature extremes of 0 to 100 degrees, inside or outside with exposure to dust, gases, fumes, odors, and poor ventilation in confined spaces. 
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and explosive hazards.
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, and steel-toed shoes. Equipment on an as-needed basis may include gloves, lanyards, safety harness, face mask, and hearing protection. 


Health Insurance 
Dental and Vision Insurance 
Disability and Life Insurance
401(k) with 4% Company Match
Profit Sharing
Annual Performance Bonus
Self-Managed Vacation Hours
Company Laptop
Company Cell Phone