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Environmental Technician - Entry Level 1

Location: 

Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 135823 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Environmental 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Central District is one of our largest infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, structural concrete/bridge, water/wastewater, and transportation projects. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more - so be ready to get your hands dirty! While headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the majority of our work is concentrated in the Central and South-Central regions of the United States. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry rather than design.  

Location

Omaha NE

Responsibilities

•     Assist in monitoring the activities of heavy civil construction projects, ensuring the facility's compliance with pertinent governmental regulations, company policies and procedures.
•     Assist in determining the cause of unsafe conditions and injury claims through procedure, equipment and facilities inspection and worker observation.
•     Provide corrective action recommendations and assist in implementing metrics for tracking and reporting on performance issues.
•     Review project work plans for accuracy in conformance with the standards and assist in environmental health and safety program audits, coaching, and training.
•     Assist with the presentations during new hire safety training and safety meetings.
•     Monitor all construction work for compliance with environmental health and safety requirements.

Qualifications

•     Ability to travel and relocate as needed 
•     Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies or equivalent degree/work experience
•     Effective written and verbal communication skills
•     Experience with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•     Strong organization and time management skills
•     Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team
•     Strong attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•     Ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain

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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