Inventory Specialist - Kiewit Underground


Aurora, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 172275 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Underground District 

Department: Supply Chain Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Inventory Specialist for our Underground district you will be responsible of overseeing the ordering, storing, receiving, and distributing of equipment for the district. Main duties include controlling the flow of supplies and equipment, tracking, monthly billing of projects, and analyzing inventory maintenance.

District Overview

The Underground District has been constructing underground facilities (tunneling, deep foundations) since 1949, and has completed more than 100 underground-related projects totaling more than $1B.  Looking for hands-on, engineers excited to be both in the field and office supporting project and estimating work.  


This position is located in Aurora, Colorado. Must be local to the area or willing to relocate. 


  • Taking requests from projects for district assets, locating them and getting them shipped.
  • Coordinating with yard personnel to locate equipment
  • Inputting information into the inventory system to maintain an accurate inventory.
  • Tag new items with the correct bar codes
  • Track inventory
  • Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed, and released to carrier, forwarders, customers, and agents in a timely manner. Including transit documents and customs clearances, exists for shipments.
  • Drives logistics & continuous improvement activities including inventory control, warehousing, transportation, logistics planning, order processing & customer service
  • Communicates & reinforces Logistics plans.
  • Maintains clear communication & close co-operation with Customer Service, Materials Planning, Manufacturing, & major suppliers/vendors.
  • Works with Quality, Planning, Construction, Carriers and Customers to proactively avoid & resolve quality & service issues relating to logistics.
  • Create, maintain, and update Excel spreadsheets and supplier information.
  • Maintain various logs, reports, templates,
  • Provide administrative coordination, communication, and document control for assigned project(s).
  • Corresponds with clients and customers.
  • Coordinating trucking to and from project locations
  • Some travel required
  • Operate forklift


  • 3 years’ experience working with inventory
  • Experience working with construction equipment and materials highly desired
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Prior SAP Experience preferred
  • Experience with inventory software
  • Have a strong work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills


 Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


Base Compensation: $55,000/yr - $79,000/yr 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

This posting will be active from: 05/03/2024  - 08/31/2024  

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, and generous paid time off.

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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Document Control, Forklift, Operations, Administrative, Manufacturing