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Business Administrator - Western Canada District


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 118700 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Business Administrator will be part of the business team and will need to possess the skills to manage a fast-paced office environment. The ideal candidate must be able to meet deadlines and contribute to a positive, safe, high-quality culture.  The construction industry is a fast-paced environment that requires decision-making and problem-solving skills.   

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada.


This position will be based in Burnaby, BC 


•    Assisting in the paperwork process of getting project agreements/change orders executed through the approval workflow  
•    Properly filing all associated project agreement paperwork  
•    Setting up the agreements within our accounting system 
•    Setting up cost tracking logs for project cost and payment reporting 
•    Processing contract invoices through approved project payforms 
•    Troubleshooting subcontract payment holds and seeking prompt resolution 
•    General accounts payable support 
•    Other office administration support as assigned 


•    High School Diploma and at least 2 + years of administrative experience, preferably for engineering, construction or oil/gas/chemical company 
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint 
•    Must be customer service oriented  
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills  
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 
•    Legally eligible to work in Canada 

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.

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