Kiewit Corporation Field/Office Entry Level Engineer - WCD - 2019 in BC, California

Field/Office Entry Level Engineer - WCD - 2019

Date: Nov 25, 2018

Location: BC, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 76690

District Information:

Western Canada is a large infrastructure district, head office located in Vancouver. Projects range from highways, bridges, mass transit systems, mine site development, hydroelectric powerhouses, dams and industrial facilities. They also specialize in grading, paving, excavation and structures.

Position Description:

This is an entry level position that performs assignment-specific engineering and construction management duties that may include any combination of the following:

•Safety – participation in daily safety tours and tool box meetings

•Estimating, pricing and bidding work

•Contract Administration – subcontract and material contract management

•Document control

•Trend tracking – tracking of quantities, costs and progress curves

•Purchasing, expediting and coordination of materials

•Equipment and Material Management

•Material takeoffs and material receipt inspections

•Surveying and quantity tracking

•Quality Control & Quality Assurance

•Scheduling & Work plan development - Coordination between engineering and construction activities

•Temporary structure design

Requirements / Qualifications:

•Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and/or Civil, Construction and Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent program

•Construction experience, or classroom instruction in reading and interpreting design drawings, specifications and perform material take-off, applying labor costs and examining in process and completed work

•Must have valid drivers license

Skills and Abilities:

•Flexible with work locations – must be able to travel/relocate

•Strong work ethic – willing to put in the time to get the job done right

•Must be able to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines

•Strong organizational, time management

•Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

•Ability to speak both french and english an asset

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development

• Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience

• Our interns engage with the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization

• Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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