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Title:  Assistant Project Manager- Fire Protection Design


Omaha, NE

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager located in our Omaha, NE office. In 2021, Ahern was ranked as the #1 specialty contractor in WI and in the top 15% of specialty contractors across the US. Building this first-class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!


How you will contribute:

The Assistant Project Manager will work closely with the Project Management team assisting with change orders, coordinating with vendors and subcontractors on fire sprinkler projects. You will be a key member of the project team making sure field crews have their resources well planned and organized for installation efficiency. Additional responsibilities and growth within the project team and the company are limited only by your ability and motivation. Work alongside customers and members at all levels of the organization by providing top-notch customer service. You will be challenged to excel beyond your expectations in a team-oriented environment.


What you need to qualify:

Ahern will help make the most of your post-secondary education ideally in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline. Preferred candidates will have 1-3+ years of Fire Protection Design or related experience, internship included.  Candidates that have industry experience with mechanical contracting, fire protection and engineering would be a plus.  You can stand out above other candidates by demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment.  Knowledge of estimating software and AutoCAD is a plus.  A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, thriving in a team environment, possessing strong written and verbal communication skills, and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial.  You must also be very detail-oriented. If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!


What's in it for you?

Ahern has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 20% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible/remote work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry. Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!


Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs