Kiewit Corporation Field/Office Engineer - Western Canada District in Western Canada, British Columbia

Field/Office Engineer - Western Canada District

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Date:
Aug 5, 2018

Location:

Western Canada, BC, CA

Company:
Kiewit

Requisition ID: 63691

District:

Kiewit’s Western Canada District has been a leading heavy construction contractor since the early 1940s, building projects from British Columbia to Manitoba to the Northwest Territories. Our work includes highways, bridges, mass transit systems, mine site development, hydroelectric powerhouses, dams and industrial facilities.

Responsibilities:

Field Engineering:

o Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision

o Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work

o Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages

o Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data

o Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets

o Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s)

o Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training

o Order and schedule material deliveries

o Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite

o Supervise field operations

Office Engineering:

o Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications and other contract documents

o Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations

o Assist Engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use

o Assist in preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested

o Assist in schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others

o Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums

o Assist with entering data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management

o Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager

o Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations

• Estimating:

o Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid

o Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator

o Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in a construction-related field of engineering or equivalent experience and education

• At least 3-5 years’ experience in the construction field

• Must have working knowledge and be able to direct the operations of at least these management systems: scheduling - CPM, unit man-hour performance, material control, estimating and subcontracts

• Experience with leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning and organization

• Ability to travel and relocate as required

• Infrastructure/Heavy Civil project experience is preferred

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, Mexico and Australia 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 in to 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

• 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

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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