Low Voltage Project Manager

Omaha, NE, US, 68118

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.

By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years. Aptitude, JE Dunn’s strategic partner for technology integration services, was born out of the growing need to meet the increasingly complex demands of modern building projects. 

Role Summary

The Aptitude Project Manager 2 will be responsible for constructability reviews, conceptual estimating, consultation, bid pricing, project management, change management and coordinating with project teams on technology or Aptitude scopes of work. This position is expected to be a subject matter expert, who, through the demonstration of strong leadership, communication and project management skills effectively integrates technology scopes on selected projects. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision Making: Makes decisions within defined limits of authority and consults supervisor on other decisions.
  • Career Path: Senior Aptitude Project Manager  

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Supports all aspects of the company’s safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others.
  • Coordinate technology related design and construction efforts that meet the constructability, quality, financial and technical standards.
  • Provide technical expertise related to design assist, installation, and network integration of complete and related systems.
  • Create technology specific scopes of work and responsibility matrices tailored to individual projects.
  • Perform quantity takeoffs and obtains vendor & trade partner pricing to compile complete & accurate budgets or hard bid proposals.
  • Manage budgets, costs and projections related to assigned projects.
  • Assist with the development, dissemination, accountability and discipline of Aptitude processes and standards.
  • Lead, coach and motivate team members in a proactive manner, consistent with the JE Dunn’s Strategic Objectives and Core Values.
  • Support the deployment of Aptitude strategies for project delivery to achieve project financial, quality and performance objectives.
  • Participate in companywide communication programs and strategy sessions to enhance the company’s ability to effectively market, sell and deliver technology related services.
  • Manage budgets, schedule, staffing projections, billing and collections relating to assigned projects.
  • As part of the project master schedule develops and manage a project plan & schedule to identify tasks, resources and timing to achieve project objectives (scope, schedule, cost, quality).
  • Track and report progress on the achievement of project milestone(s) with team members, stakeholders and team leaders.
  • Communicate, track and resolve issues in an effective and prompt manner throughout the life of the project.
  • Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation of performance to plan.
  • Ensure that all project documents are properly managed and archived upon project completion.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Management of the technology consulting process between JE Dunn and client/owner’s consultants and contractors.
  • Initiating business development activities to grow the Aptitude contribution to the organization.
  • Participate and support JE Dunn project pursuit activities to maximize the value-added benefits of Aptitude to customers (internal and external).
  • Identify and develop new technologies that support the Smart Building offering of Aptitude.
  • Facilitate internal and external training to generate awareness of the Aptitude offering.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Engage local civic organizations and municipality activities to establish the Aptitude offering as a differentiator that supports JE Dunn as an industry leader
  • Assist in maintaining and growing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written – Intermediate
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Intermediate
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively develop project proposals, fees and work plans
  • Ability to demonstrate strong personal and interpersonal skills as a self-starter with strong follow through
  • Thorough knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally
  • Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships
  • Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, IT or related field (Required)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 8+ years experience in Information Technology/Security/Life Safety related systems (Required)
  • 5+ years of project management experience (Required)

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • May require periods of travel and/or relocation
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Assignment location may include project sites and/or in the office
  • Frequent activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen
  • Occasional activity: Standing, Walking, Bending, Climbing, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling

JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at accomodations@jedunn.com       


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Why Work at Aptitude

Being a part of the Aptitude team offers a unique combination of the excitement of contributing to the growth of an innovative start-up, yet also backed by the stability of a nearly 100-year-old leader in the construction industry. We take pride in hiring smart, capable team players who are subject matter experts in a wide variety of technology systems and who enjoy the challenge of complex, yet rewarding projects. What’s more, we enjoy giving back to our communities, and we like to have fun!

About the Company

    Aptitude: Intelligent Integration is a division of JE Dunn Construction. Founded in 1924, JE Dunn is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs