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Compliance Specialist


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 167688 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Compliance 

Department: Compliance 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

We are adding an Operations Compliance Specialist to our Compliance Department to support the Regional Compliance Managers in daily activities.  Daily responsibilities include project and District regulatory risk identification through the creation of individual mitigation action plans, assessments, task creation and continual improvement of the Operations Compliance Program. This person will identify and respond to regulatory compliance risks and/or concerns, develop, implement, and document improvements to address and mitigate risk. Key regulatory areas include, but not limited to, antitrust laws, prevailing wage / Davis Bacon and Related Acts, FAR clauses, DOT regulations, OSHA and ATF. The ideal candidate would have field experience, learn Kiewit’s unique structure, and have experience working with various levels of management at the corporate, shared services and field operational levels. This position collaborates closely with numerous individuals and levels throughout the Company to promote a risk management culture, assist in understanding regulatory requirements, and consistently communicate regulatory risks to varying levels of management and stakeholders. Experience with risk assessments and audit methodologies, control activities and mitigation strategies are highly valued.  

District Overview

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.


Omaha, NE  - 1550 Mike Fahey St., Omaha, NE 68102
Relocation assistance is available for candidates outside of the region. This position has the potential to relocate to a district as their Compliance career progresses. 


•    Work with the Regional Compliance Managers (RCMs) during ongoing project compliance reviews, including the project startup process, training, compliance findings and remediation processes
•    Create mitigation action plans (MAP) alongside the RCMs to reduce regulatory risks at the project/operational level, including Federal contracting, antitrust laws, prevailing wage, Buy America/Buy American, drones, explosives, etc.
•    Perform pre-MAP startup checklists, project assessments and project close outs 
•    Assist in identifying best practices and lessons learned for continued improvement of the operations compliance program 
•    Promote and support the Company’s Core Values 
•    Work with business partners to improve the operational program 
•    Support the Compliance Director in special projects as assigned for operational or corporate compliance 
•    Operate in the InEight tool for Compliance on a regular basis 
•    Stay current on industry trends, relevant compliance requirements, and best practices by attending conferences, networking, and other educational opportunities 


•    3+ years of field experience with exposure to regulatory compliance topics; familiarity with the construction and engineering industry preferred 
•    Demonstrate a high level of communication and time management skills while coordinating with a variety of stakeholders at varying levels of management.
•    Ability to work independently and think analytically with minimal oversight. 
•    Utilize critical thinking to offer practical solutions to business partners, districts, and project teams, as well as the overall Compliance Program


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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