Kiewit Corporation Field/Office Engineer - Eastern Canada District in Oakville, Ontario

Date: Mar 5, 2018

Location: Oakville, ON, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 56781

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

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

• Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between

• RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Early career Engineer will be working under the guidance of senior engineers, in entry-level positions that will provide a wide range of experience and responsibilities. This is a 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 inspection

  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance

  • Surveying and quantity tracking

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

Requirements/ Qualifications:

Must have a degree in Civil, Mechanical, Mining or Electrical Engineering and/or Engineering Technology or equivalent program

  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic

  • Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done

  • Strong organizational, time management

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Be able to effectively carry out assigned duties in varying work environments and in different terrain (including various weather conditions)

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

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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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