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Communications Coordinator

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 166722 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Foundations Co 

Department: Communications 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are looking for a talented communication coordinator to help drive the communication strategy for Kiewit Foundations Company based in Omaha, Nebraska. Kiewit Foundations has four decades of specialty foundations experience and delivers innovative and cost-effective solutions through diverse methodologies and a massive, modern equipment fleet. This team supports various projects, clients and operating groups throughout Kiewit Corporation. 

If you’re looking for a creative role responsible for business goal and people-driven content across a high-functioning, growing team, this role may be a perfect fit for you. 
 

District Overview

Kiewit Foundations Co. is a full-service geotechnical foundation contractor operating across North America. Our experience and expertise cover a wide range of specialty foundation construction for both structural and ground improvement solutions. We operate in the transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, industrial, and oil, gas, and chemical markets.  As part of Kiewit we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides wholistic solutions to the industry that are unmatched. 

Location

This position is based out of Kiewit's headquarters at 1550 Mike Fahey Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.

Responsibilities

•    Be a self-starter and team player that is driven to meet deadlines
•    Tap into your writing and editing skills to help drive messaging and information that support’ Kiewit Foundations’ business goals
•    Tap into your people skills to support human resources and Foundations’ people goals
•    Have a passion for developing and executing the team’s internal communication plan to engage Foundations’ employees – many of whom work on projects across North America
•    Make sure Kiewit Foundations achieves its goals through a variety of communication channels:
     o   Newsletters, flyers, meeting presentations, team bios, organizational charts and more
     o    Internal announcements
     o    Articles to promote Kiewit Foundations initiatives and successes to employees
     o    Collateral to support important senior leadership meetings and town halls
     o    The Kiewit Foundations community on Yammer, the company’s internal social media tool
     o    Update the Kiewit Foundations SharePoint site
•    Wisely and creatively use social media (with corporate guidance) to reach external stakeholders for Kiewit Foundations
•    Coordinate and plan internal and external events
•    Maintain close alignment with Kiewit’s Corporate Communication team (the folks that do employee communications, PR, government affairs, branding and other stuff), so you’ll always be thinking about ways you can get information to the right people at the right time in the right ways
•    Help showcase Kiewit’s brand and all the great things that come with it
•    Have fun at the office (and on the road, possibly 15% of the time) with your co-workers

Qualifications

•    One or two years of communication experience (writing skills are crucial)
•    A bachelor's degree that makes sense for the job (a degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred) 
•    Experience with Microsoft Office, including SharePoint, and other related tools
•    A strong interest and some useful experience in graphic design, photography or video production
•    A mindset that is all about learning, improving and adapting on the fly
•    Some proof you can more than capably manage (sometimes juggle) multiple projects at one time
•    To enjoy hitting deadlines and delivering results instead of spinning your wheels all day
•    To walk the walk when it comes to attention to detail, listening and client relations
•    An openness to travel and work non-standard office hours from time to time
•    A portfolio or at least some examples to show us how dynamic you are
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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.

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 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.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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