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Administrative Assistant

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 128404 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a proactive Administrative Assistant to support our growing demands at Kiewit OGC Engineering. This is an exciting and dynamic position where you will utilize your strong organizational skills to provide our senior leaders support to help maximize their efficiency and produce results and ensure 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 Engineering Group, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm serving oil, gas and chemical markets. Our combined staff of engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve the LNG, midstream, refining, and petrochemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-focused engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery.  Our rapidly growing oil, gas and chemical team, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPCC delivery model for dynamic process facilities.

Location

This position will be based at our Energy Corridor office in Houston, TX. 

Responsibilities

•    Providing day-to-day support with general administrative functions and team management needs (e.g., meeting coordination, travel support, team-building efforts, phone and email communication)
•    Collaborating with and supporting team members, working on key projects and initiatives
•    Providing basic design support for key company branding and marketing materials and events; helping organize and support key online media and video projects
•    Helping the team with messaging, writing, editing, researching and related support for external and internal communications, as needed
•    Managing key expense reports, invoicing and purchasing card transactions
•    Tracking budgets and preparing related reports for team and company use
•    Managing and scheduling inter-group and cross-company meetings involving department staff

Qualifications

  • Prior administrative support experience required; preferably for engineering, construction or oil/gas/chemical company
  • A bachelor's or associate’s degree related to the role strongly preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Solid skills with peripheral technology such as printers, digital cameras, scanners and A/V equipment
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
  • Previous track record of successfully meeting deadlines and project expectations
  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization, including senior leadership, as needed
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidence of important, sensitive information and materials
  • Enthusiastic team player with an interest in helping the team stay connected and working effectively together

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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 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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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