Field Engineer 1 (Union) - Omaha


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 Field Engineer 1 will work with tools to complete and support routine construction and field execution responsibilities for construction projects, while learning construction fundamentals and company best practice standards, processes, resources and tools. This position will be responsible for participating in many facets of the construction process such as working with tools and punch lists and executing self-perform work while collaborating with others as part of a crew of craftsmen.  All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn. 

  • Autonomy and Decision Making: Follows directions and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path: Field Engineer 2.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Actively participates in all aspects of the project-specific safety plan and culture.
  • Learns and actively participates in all aspects of the company’s safety culture by demonstrating commitment to an injury free environment through individual actions and mentoring others.
  • Works with tools and executes self-perform work while embedded as part of a crew of craftsmen to complete specific assigned tasks on a project. 
  • Acquires knowledge about company best practice standards and fundamentals for building and construction techniques through hands on, on-the-job training and regular work assignments. 
  • Builds relationships and develops communication and interpersonal skills with trades people and project team members such as foreman, journeymen, superintendents, subcontractors, etc.
  • Develops understanding about the various functions and support roles across the company, and how each contributes to the success of a project. 
  • Learns and applies company standards for how specific equipment is used for specific building processes. 
  • Collaborates with others and demonstrates teamwork.
  • Learns and incorporates Lean practices into daily activities.
  • Participates in various meetings such as weekly work plans, as warranted by business needs and site practices.   

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Acquire knowledge in layout skills.
  • Knowledge of crane flagging and rigging.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources.
  • Knowledge of the means and methods of construction management.
  • Knowledge of Lean process and philosophy.
  • Acquire knowledge of productivity rates.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred).
  • Participation in a federally required training or apprenticeship program, depending upon location (Preferred).
  • In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered.


  • 0-2 years construction experience (Preferred).

Working Environment

    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.


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    JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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    Why People Work Here

    At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

    Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

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    Nearest Major Market: Omaha
    Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs