Employees as Owners

Simply put, it’s a different way of doing business – the fact that we our 100% owned by our employees closes the normal loop between what employees want to do and what owners manage to. This creates a unique dynamic that benefits our team members but also our clients and our community. All team members all have a vested interest in driving the direction and long-term success of the company and its impact on the surrounding community.


As a company focused on individual as well as company success, we value mentoring relationships with educational and industry organizations. Here are some interesting ways Farris gives back to the industry:

On-the-job training is the best teacher for employees who are just entering the professional workplace. From onboarding to introductions around the office, young engineers are teamed with senior staff so their first months on the job are smooth and they become acquainted with our services, projects, and clients. We support professional growth through organizational involvement and leadership, workshops, and in-house lunch and learns.

Farris Engineering encourages and supports mentoring at area schools through various industry organizations and professional associations. Our employees volunteer their time to meet with students and encourage them to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) programs. We support the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) student mentoring program, the Future City competition sponsored locally by the Nebraska ASE chapter, Durham School UNL Architectural Engineering Interdisciplinary Team Design Project Team Design Evaluator, Durham School UNL Architectural Engineering Industry Mentor, Westside Career Day, Metropolitan Community College Architectural Design Technology Advisory Committee, Future City Competition.

Find Us Out and About

  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln Design Competition Evaluator
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Nebraska Chapter (CREW)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies Nebraska Chapter (ACEC)
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
  • Rotary (Omaha Chapter)
  • Fun Runs and 911 Memorial Stair Climb
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Chapter (UNO Chapter)
  • Engineers Without Borders (UNO Student Chapter Supporter)
  • Pink Hardhat Days (Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction)
  • Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
  • Carolyn Scott Rainbow House Meal Delivery
  • Boy Scouts
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE Great Plains)
  • ASHRAE Nebraska Chapter
  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES Omaha Section)
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE Omaha Chapter)
  • Nebraska Society of Health Engineers (NSHE)
  • Channel 94.1 Diaper Drive
  • Omaha VA Fisher House donation drive
  • Food Bank for the Heartland donation drive
  • Colorado Springs Food Bank
  • Star 104.5 Adopt a Family
  • Blood Drive at Omaha office building
  • 24 Hours of Impact (Omaha) Youth Emergency Services
  • Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Miracle Treat Day


We are always on the lookout for motivated and talented people to join our team. If you like to be challenged and want to work where your expertise directly effects the value of a 100% employee-owned company, then Farris is the place for you. Whether just starting you’re career or you’re a seasoned professional, you should consider opportunities here. We would like to meet you!