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 reviews, quality reviews and prepare the necessary documentation.
  • Post drawings and specifications with most recent information.
  • Organize and participate in various project meetings. Prepare and disseminate required documentation as appropriate.
  • 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. in order to support the project. 
  • Perform job site observations with project leadership.
  • Create procurement logs based on the project schedule and specification requirements. Track shop drawings and follow up with deliveries as directed by the project team.
  • 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. 
 

Benefits:

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
Holidays
Company Laptop
Company Cell Phone