Project Manager/GPS Technician - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68138

Midwest - Omni



Job ID:  497666


OMNI Engineering, a CRH company, started its business in 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska.  OMNI is involved in heavy highway construction as well as private and commercial site construction.  Its primary business involves the manufacture and placement of asphalt for roads, city streets and parking lots.  Currently, OMNI Engineering employs around 200 employees and remains a competitive force in the Omaha market.


Position Overview

The project manager/GPS Technician will be responsible for oversight of construction projects including coordination with subcontractors and crews, scheduling for the project, equipment, labor, and overhead costs and assisting with estimating/project specifications.  Additionally, this position will be responsible for surveying and GPS needs on all projects.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • GPS equipment set up and operation including setting jobsite grade for machine control grading and paving.
  • Read and interpret construction plans/blueprints.  Verify elevations at job site and indicate reference points.
  • Travel to potential sites to evaluate existing conditions and meet with site owners and/or owner’s representatives.
  • Visit active construction projects to ensure policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Bid on a competitive basis and submit quotes to primes.
  • Understanding and taking initiative over costs and financials.
  • Oversee internal and external schedules to meet project deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with owner, contractors, and engineers.
  • Track and adjust quantities through all phases of each project.
  • Prepare estimates, proposals, sealed bids, and subcontracts.
  • Generate various reports required by immediate supervisor.
  • Effectively manage the needs of the project and the customer in the best possible manner.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management or other related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience and/or training in a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of road construction experience preferred.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Regular and consistent attendance is required and must be willing to work evenings and weekends when necessary.  Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software (Word, Excel Outlook). Willingness and ability to learn additional computer software and computer programs. 
  • Maintain knowledge and proficiency in the use of GPS equipment and data.
  • Must be able to reach and interpret construction plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing as well as understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations to keep time and material records.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment, as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in construction.
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations and construction sites.
  • Willingness and ability to work in and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, customer needs and other conditions that may affect their daily responsibilities.


Key Competencies

  • Accountability: Is continually focused on accepting responsibility for meeting commitments, achieving optimum results, and ownership for the outcomes from actions and decisions.
  • Adaptability: Personal willingness and ability to effectively work in, and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, responsibilities, people, environments, and conditions.
  • Communication: Clearly conveys and receives messages at an appropriate level and format.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers.
  • Integrity: Through words and actions, creates an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.  Communicating and acting honestly and ethically.
  • Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and productively in groups and teams to create positive relationships which maximize performance results.
  • Safety and Security:  Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by email, telephone, and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, walk, and sit as well as occasionally required to stand, reach use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel and crouch.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to occasionally climb stairs, ladders, inclined walkways and access elevated platforms.


Work Environment

While performing field duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions which may include extreme cold and/or heat, and exposure to wet and humid conditions.  They are frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, and/or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  While performing non-field duties of this position, the environment is typical of an office setting and the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.



What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Omni Engineering, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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