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Project Support Specialist

Kiewit Corporation Englewood, CO

Job Description

Requisition ID: 80184

    Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.

    Our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, civil, drainage, roadway, transit, and materials disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects.

    We are an innovative team of design engineers that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff leads and collaborates with Kiewit's construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit's legacy of excellence.

    On our team, you'll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit's culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you're ensuring a lifetime of success.


    Position Summary:
    Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers are seeking a Project Support Specialist in the Englewood, Colorado office. You will be responsible for supporting our Construction Engineering Services group projects, pursuits and daily operations.


    Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational, financial and administrative support to department management
  • Compile summary level project reports for management
  • Assist department managers with development of standard procedures
  • Assist department and project managers in project setup and tracking, through software programs such as Smartsheet and SharePoint 
  • Establishes priorities and allocates time to maximize benefits; manages time and competing priorities
  • Assist in developing projections for projects and pursuits
  • Utilize the quality assurance manual


    Expertise Required:

  • 5 years' minimum experience in a project coordination or similar role, within the Engineering / Construction industry preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • Comfortable in a project leadership role, including calling and managing meetings
  • Knowledgeable of basic project management principles

  • Basic knowledge of standard engineering practices, construction drawings, reports and specifications
  • Working knowledge of engineering and accounting tools, with an emphasis in programs such as Excel, Word and ProjectWise
  • Experience interfacing with corporate accounting systems
  • Aptitude to learn and use Kiewit's various project and financial management tools
  • Highly collaborative, and strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated work ethic with ability and desire to work in a team-oriented organization
  • High degree of confidentiality and integrity with sensitive information
  • Ability to meet or exceed stringent deadlines


    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas 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 œTop 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record 
  •    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 of base pay
  •    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

    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.

  • Job Details

    Date Posted May 17, 2019
    Date Closes July 16, 2019
    Requisition 80184
    Located In Englewood, CO
    SOC Category 00-0000.00