Matthew J. Nichols, P.E.

Program Manager, Engineering

Matthew began working for Benchmark in 2004 in the Walmart remodel team as a designer and quickly moved into a Project Coordinator/QC specialist role.  In 2013 Matt became a Program Manager.  He currently manages the day to day operations of multiple project types for several national clients which requires communicating and working with client team members and multiple architects.  His project experience includes design in lighting, power, refrigeration and energy management systems.  He is currently a registered Professional Engineer in 27 states.

Matt’s job tasks include preparing proposals, project budget development, analyzes and manages project performance, coordinating project schedules and performing quality checks.  He utilizes a matrix system to create a project team for projects ranging in length from a couple of weeks to 6 months.  Matt has a dynamic personality that inspires staff to work to their fullest potential.   He is skilled in cultivating positive relationships with clients and colleagues.


Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri-Kansas City


National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying (NCEES)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) / LEED

Licensed in:

AR – 13644
AZ – 50399
CA – 20374
CO – PE-44469
HI – 14170-E
ID – 14328
KS – 21202
LA – 35452
MN – 48343
MO – PE-2010003342
MS – 21423
MT – 19541
NC – 045632
ND – PE-6758
NE – E-13434
NM – 19919
NV – 022398
OK – 25651
OR – 84590PE
SC – 34779
SD – 10117
TX – 104381
TX Firm – F-12018 – PEF
UT – 7683898-2202
VA – 0402058358
WI – 42954-6
WV – 18821
WY – PE 12833