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Benefits Administrator/Analyst - Kiewit Human Resources


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 142141 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Stock Registrar 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are seeking a Benefits Analyst to join the Benefits team at our company’s headquarters in downtown Omaha. At Kiewit, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry. In this role, you will report to the Director of Benefits, providing oversight and administration, plan design and analysis of the company’s benefits for more than 28,000 staff and craft employees in hundreds of locations across the United States and Canada.  This is a great opportunity for a mid-career professional interested in expanding their expertise and developing their career! 

As a Benefits Analyst, you will be responsible for efficient delivery of plan information and tools that support employee understanding of Kiewit’s benefit plans, which includes 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 and support.


This position is based out of our corporate headquarters in downtown Omaha. 


•    Administration of the company’s benefits programs in regard to plan options, policy features, enrollment, communications and other requirements, including vendor management and vendor quarterly review meetings
•    Provide tactical administration of benefit programs to include activities such as new hire enrollments, life event changes, eligibility, deductions, plan options, policy features, claim adjudication, etc.
•    Serves as subject matter expert in handling Tier 2-3 case work on Retirement and Health and Welfare cases escalated from AskBenefits, including case analysis for employee inquiries, maintaining excellent knowledge of benefit plans
•    Roll out and execute certain benefits changes and 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


•    5 – 7 years of related Benefits experience including program administration, support and analysis
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
•    Knowledge and experience with all aspects of employee benefit administration
•    Experience supporting US and Canadian benefits for a company similar to size and scope as Kiewit preferred
•    Knowledge of HIPAA, ERISA, and other laws impacting health and welfare benefit administration
•    Ability to use Microsoft Excel pivot tables and advanced features to analyze large volumes of data
•    Ability to work well with the team and independently, with strong interpersonal skills 
•    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
•    SAP experience a plus
•    Skill in identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving software problems
•    Ability to analyze work in progress to correct errors and redirect efforts
•    Ability 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 
•    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 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 
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Other common names for this role: Benefits Administrator, Benefits Specialist, Benefits Administration, Benefit Administrator, Benefit Specialist, Benefit Administration, Employee Benefits Analyst, Employee Benefits Specialist


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 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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