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Benefits Analyst: DHO HR Operations

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 131124 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit is seeking a Benefits Analyst to join the Benefits team at the company’s headquarters in downtown Omaha, NE. Reporting to the Director of Benefits, this role will be expected to provide oversight and administration, plan design and analysis of the company’s benefits. #LI-GF1

The role is responsible for efficient delivery of plan information and tools that support employee understanding of Kiewit’s benefit plans which includes but not limited to, all health & welfare and retirement plans for staff and craft employees. To be successful in this position, you need to collaborate effectively with vendors, management, and employees about changes to existing benefits policies. Preferred candidates will have an excellent understanding of the benefits industry in order to offer employees the best benefits.

 

Are you ready?
 

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

HR Operations is an integral partner and service provider at Kiewit.  In recent years, we have gone from decentralized HR groups to a unified, shared service team, with various HR Centers of Excellence.  Our vision is to be a best-in-class international HR organization. 

Location

This position is based out of Omaha, NE. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the administration of one or more of the company’s benefits programs in regard to plan options, policy features, enrollment, communications and other requirements, to include vendor management and vendor quarterly review meetings.
  • Provide tactical administration of benefit programs to include activities such as, but not limited to, new hire enrollments, life event changes, eligibility, deductions, plan options, policy features, claim adjudication, etc. 
  • Serves as SME in handling Tier 2-3 case work on Retirement and Health and Welfare cases escalated from AskBenefits, to include case analysis for employee inquiries, maintaining excellent knowledge of benefit plans.
  • Responsible for rolling out / execution of certain benefits changes/new benefits programs.
  • Handle Special Projects for Benefits that require senior level analysis/review.
  • Coordinate with Kiewit Technology Group, Payroll and Third Party vendor on Kiewit’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting to ensure all health data is correctly collected and reported to the Internal Revenue Service. Conduct and audit data for accuracy and troubleshoot errors. Collaborate with the benefits team and payroll staff on policies and practices related to employee hiring data to ensure adequate controls are in place for ACA reporting.
  • Responsible for data necessary to complete government compliance activities (5500s, audits, etc.), coordinating data collection and updating numerous reports for management. 
  • Maintain clear understanding of general benefits related regulatory requirements and updates as well as internal policies, procedures and control standards.
  • Work closely with the Benefits Team and Corporate Communications to update, monitor, troubleshoot, and update portal and site on benefits changes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5 – 7 years of related Benefits experience
  • Excellent written communication skills to be able to produce clear and concise documentation, reports and correspondence.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to be able to convey technical information to both technical and non-technical end-users.
  • Skill in the use of SAP for the purpose of benefits administration.
  • Knowledge and experience with all aspects of employee benefit administration.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA, ERISA, and other laws impacting health and welfare benefit administration.
  • Skill in identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving software problems.
  • Ability to analyze work in progress to correct errors and redirect efforts.
  • Ability to develop and run reports.
  • Ability to effectively consider all aspects of the user experience and user interface.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical, job-related documents, including law, regulations and instructions.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to be able to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve software problems

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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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