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Administrative Assistant - Corporate Home Office


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 120002 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As the Administrative Assistant, you will support the Vice President of Environmental and the district environmental team with keeping program documents up-to-date, preparing meeting and training materials, coordinating team efforts, and performing administrative duties as assigned.  

The successful candidate will be a capable writer and communicator, fast learner, adept at managing multiple responsibilities and able to work collaboratively with business partners at all levels of the organization.  High attention to detail and time management skills to consistently meet deadlines is critical. 

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. 


This position is located at 1550 Mike Fahey Street. Connected to Kiewit University, the new Kiewit Plaza provides a modern, state-of-the-art venue in the emerging Builders’ District north of downtown Omaha.


  • Coordinate  meetings and trainings
  • Composes, types and issues routine correspondence
  • Coordinate newsletters
  • Type notes and create documentation
  • Arrange travel for the Vice President and handle expense reports
  • Answer the Vice President’s phone and relays messages in a timely manner
  • Manage, develop and administrate department SharePoint sites
  • Run budget reports
  • Process invoices
  • Organize and maintain filing system (electronic and paper files) as needed to support office functions
  • Order promos and recognition awards
  • Performs other tasks and duties required for this position.


  • 3+ years of executive support experience
  • Must be organized.  This includes time management, being task-orientated, and setting and meeting deadlines.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Must have strong strategic skills for planning
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Sound judgment, courtesy, tact and diplomacy is a must
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Personal characteristics:
  • Strong ethics that will reflect positively on the company
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish credibility as a strong performer and ability to work effectively with people at all levels of Kiewit
  • A high level of intelligence, analytical problem solving, critical thinking, planning and organizing skills (eg, good at setting and achieving priorities, time management)
  • High motivation to excel
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and changing environment and able to handle and manage change
  • A proclivity and willingness to deliver outcomes instead of output
  • Ability to learn quickly and help the organization think in new and innovative ways
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong written, oral, presentation and visual communication 


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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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