Transportation Compliance Specialist - Kiewit Equipment Services


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 169376 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Equipment Services 

Department: Compliance 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a Transportation Compliance Specialist, you are responsible for maintaining compliance within Kiewit's and Transport Canada’s policies and programs. You will work with Project Operations staff to implement and manage detailed, proactive systems to ensure compliance with Federal and Provincial Transport Canada and MOTI regulations and Company requirements. This position reports to the DOT (Department of Transportation) Compliance Manager. 

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service.


This position is based in Burnaby BC or Calgary AB. Frequent travel within Canada is required. 

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. 


  • Assists the Transportation Compliance Manager with all aspects of development, implementation, standardization, and management of the Company’s Transportation Compliance Programs, including CMV Files, Transport Canada Driver Qualification Files and Drug/Alcohol Programs, Vehicle Inspections, Hours of Service, Driver training, etc.
  • Development and implementation of standardized processes for Driver Background Checks, Pre-Employment Medical Screening & Physicals, Previous Employer Release of Information, etc. in coordination & conjunction with Human Resources and Operations Personnel when applicable.
  • Work with Project Operations and Safety staff to support incident investigations, root-cause analysis, follow-up, and closure of action items, and leverage learning across organization for all vehicle accidents involving CMV’s. Actively liaise with the maintenance department on Assessments. 
  • Conduct internal compliance audits and risk assessments to ensure effective and consistent implementation of regulatory and internal requirements at all company locations. Advise on the investigation and reporting of accidents, incidents, and non-conformances while making recommendations for corrective actions on assessments. 
  • Review pending and upcoming changes to Federal & Provincial Transport Canada regulations to ensure the Company is prepared for future compliance requirements.
  • Work with Project Operations and Safety staff to prepare for and represent the Company during Transport Canada audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and Provincial transportation regulatory bodies, Health & Safety Regulations, including a working knowledge of the Transport Canada Letters of Interpretation and other Regulatory Guidance. 
  • Experience working with government agencies, and local city officials. 
  • Strong leadership and organization, with the ability to direct and achieve priorities, goals, and strategies with limited supervision.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and dispute resolution skills. Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret regulations and other documents. Must possess strong organizational skills, be self-directed, and operate as a decision maker. 
  • Must have the ability to work with business operations in a safety-first culture. 
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn new platforms (PowerBi & InEight). Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Ability to work in both office and field environment, some travel required.
  • Travel <45%

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

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 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 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.

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