University of Nebraska - Engineering Project Manager

By District Energy posted 03-17-2023 15:03


University of Nebraska 

Engineering Project Manager

Position Summary:

This position is a member of the NU System Facilities, Planning and Capital Programs (FP&CP) team.  This position is responsible for providing engineering oversight for building and utility plant systems; preparing engineering analysis and design services for systems; managing construction projects having a mechanical, electrical or civil engineering focus; and other general technical support.

FP&CP projects occur at UNK, UNL, UNO, and NCTA campuses and outstate facilities. First preference will be for a mechanical engineer to work primarily out of the office in Lincoln or Omaha, NE. 


Required Qualifications

·                     Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

·                     Five (5) years of experience in the design and construction of building and utility systems including HVAC, steam, chilled water, power, plumbing, fire protection, etc.

·                     Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD / Revit, MS Office software suite, and engineering design utilities with an eye for attention to detail.

·                     A valid driver’s license is required to drive a University vehicle for campus visits.

Required Licenses or Certifications:

·                     Professional Engineer (PE) State of Nebraska or the ability to obtain license by comity within 6 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

·                     Demonstrated Project Management and Construction administration experience

·                     Experience with infrastructure systems in a large research university

·                     Demonstrated proficiency with Visio, Bluebeam, Adobe, Sketchup

Ideal candidate will have verbal and written communication skills that clearly, concisely and effectively communicates simple and complex information, adapting to the audience appropriately; have the ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and teach others; demonstrate skills in teaching or coaching others; design experience with an architecture / engineering consulting firm or construction management firm.

Work Locations:

Lincoln or Omaha, NE

For more details and to apply, please visit:

Along with your application, please attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Direct questions about the position to: Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472-3701.

The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.