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Project Engineer

Boyd Jones Construction Omaha, NE

Job Description

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting the Project Manager and Superintendent in all aspects of the day-to-day management, supervision and coordination of a construction project. This position will participate in all activities required to source, pursue and build a project including cost estimation, contract administration, schedule management and risk-quality management.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Reads, understands and interprets architectural drawings and specifications related to contstruction project.
  • Coordinates development and processing of project documents (RFI’s, submittals, drawings, change orders, ASIs, addendums, etc…), and monitors timely turn-around on these same items.
  • Uses Total Station equipment for survey control and layout.
  • Produces material takeoffs.
  • Provides proper document management for all materials related to project meetings, submittals, RFIs, change orders, etc.
  • Assists Project Manager and Superintendent on montioring and updating construction schedules.
  • Conducts regular and frequent jobsite visits.
  • Assembles O&M manuals.
  • Assists leadership in performing job hazard analyses, promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles/practices, materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of construction/building design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Basic ability to use and understand CAD and detailing.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules
  • Ability to perform basic plan reading and use of mathematics for basic layout and measuring
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Ability to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Skills in developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
  • Skills in inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
  • Effective written and oral communication skills to build and maintain relationships with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Computer proficiency using MS Office suite and CPM scheduling software.
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) experience is a plus.
  • Skills in manual dexterity, including to quickly move hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Ability to walk the job site, climb ladders and scaffolding, lift loads up to 50 lbs. occassionally  
  • Ability to travel to assigned jobsite as required


  • Minimum of at least 2 years of experience as a project engineer in commercial construction required

Education & Training:*

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field required

*Equivalent education and experience will be considered

Job Details

Date Posted December 3, 2018
Date Closes January 12, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
Hours 40+ hours per week
SOC Category 11-9021.00 Construction Managers
Zipcode 68108
Name McKenzie Houser
Address 950 S 10th Street, Suite 100
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68108
Phone 402-550-1800

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Planning / Scheduling
  • Construction Project Management
  • Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Compliance
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Building Const., Architecture, and Engineering - Other Software
  • Construction Management - Other Software
  • 3D Modeling
  • Microsoft Office
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • And More ...