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Office Assistant / Executive Assistant - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 119947 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a proactive Office Assistant / Executive Assistant to join our team in Burnaby This is an exciting position where you will be the ambassador of our Kiewit values providing a positive office experience. In this role, you will also utilize your strong organizational skills to provide administrative support maximizing our efficiencies and ensuring our office continues to run like clockwork. 


At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too. 

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support. 


This position is based in Burnaby BC


  • Order and maintain office supplies, arrange for equipment maintenance as needed 
  • Provide coordination support for building renovations (contractor appt., booking elevators, order forms, etc.) 
  • Assist with employee moves and office space allocation/ seating chart distribution 
  • Help staff with booking travel, schedule coordination, and expenses 
  • Facilitate onboarding and office tours 
  • Process onboarding paperwork and employee files 
  • Assist with finance administrative functions
  • Assist with IT inventory Management 
  • Coordinate and arrange meetings including agenda preparation, meeting invitations, reserving, and preparing facilities and resources including virtual conferencing tools 
  • Coordinate conference room schedules through Outlook calendar 
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail including office deliveries, and address envelopes or packages and prepare courier packages 
  • Assist with other duties as assigned. 


  • At least 7 + years of administrative experience, preferably for an engineering, construction or oil/gas/chemical company
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Experience supporting accounts payable, accounts receivable and other finance administrative functions
  • 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 entitled 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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