Kiewit Corporation Centralized Support Specialist - Kiewit Business Services in Omaha, Nebraska

Date: Mar 8, 2018

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 72402

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

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• 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

Department/District/Project Description

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is a cross-functional shared service organization that provides the business units with customer-specific services focused on cost and business value. Our services include non-core, yet essential, functions of our businesses including accounts payable, accounts receivable, change control, human capital management, payroll, project initiation, compliance and continuous improvement.

The KBS Field Support team provides the front end support for all departments within Kiewit Business Services. Field Support is part of the Organizational Services Department.

Position Description

The Field Support Specialist is responsible for providing outstanding support and customer service to all areas of the Kiewit organization. Tasks include handling inbound calls, cases, and chat requests covering a variety of services provided by KBS. It is fast paced, challenging environment that provides each team member with the opportunity to continuously learn and grow in all facets of Kiewit’s core business activities.

Position Location

Omaha, NE

Reports to

Field Support Supervisor

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with field personnel; provide excellent customer service in support of the Kiewit business units

  • Understand and fully utilize technology to alleviate customer-impacting concerns; accountable for prompt and accurate assignment and resolution of service requests

  • Understand Kiewit’s core business and demonstrate a sense of urgency toward business-critical issues; Team members must be willing to go above and beyond in support of Kiewit’s districts and projects.

  • Understand and follow processes, procedures, and internal controls

  • Reliable and consistent attendance

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement

  • Perform other job-related tasks as needed or assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others

  • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done

  • Attention to detail with ability to recognize discrepancies

  • Excellent analytical, math and organization skills

  • Ability to understand and follow process and controls

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a fast paced, high volume environment

  • Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work

  • Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization

  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a high volume environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • College Degree in business or related field

  • Previous SAP experience

  • Prior work experience in a shared services environment

Work Environment

Shared Service Center - Professional office setting

Physical Requirements

  • Travel as needed

  • Sitting for long periods of time

  • Lifting, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing stairs, etc.

  • Reading from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources.


  • Travel < 5%

  • Must hold valid US Passport (if traveling to Canada, Australia, etc.)

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha

Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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