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Office Manager- MEC Transportation


Seattle, WA, US

Requisition ID: 118384 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Office Manager for MEC Transporatation, you will support the administration of business aspects of an assigned project, including accounting, data entry, processing data, providing support to human resources, as well as handling payroll, procurement, taxes, accounts payable and company or outside equipment rent for the project. In this role, you will manage the accounting functions per deadlines and standardized procedures.

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has a 65-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date we have completed over $5 billion of transportation projects throughout North America. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting edge equipment, installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market. 


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


  • Organize and conduct meetings.
  • Involvement in the project office setup.
  • Maintain records as required regarding job progress, and costs.
  • Assist with document control efforts
  • Coordinate work with other co-workers on the job.
  • Involvement in our compliance programs including, regulations and accounting policies.
  • Compliance with federal and provincial sales/use taxes, payroll, and property taxes.
  • Contract administration, including documentation to support subcontracts, material contracts and owner progress estimates including bonding, insurance and lien releases. 
  • Supervise accounting functions on multiple job sites.
  • Solve all standard accounting issues that may arise.
  • Administer Project Filing Index System (PFIS).
  • Review and understand Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) principals, tarantella, and front end/payroll and Prolog applications.


  • Previous office management experience preferred
  • High School diploma, GED equivalent, or above
  • Must be knowledgeable in basic accounting functions.
  • Must have excellent supervisory, organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
  • Exhibits integrity & ethical behavior in all things; understands Kiewit ethics policy of knowing and acting within policies and practices.

We are 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.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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