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Union Benefit Specialist - Kiewit Business Services


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 130280 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Shared Services 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Union Benefit Specialist, you'll be responsible for remitting all union payments and reconciling corresponding general ledger accounts for the US and Canada.  You will be part of the KBS Payroll Reporting department, which is within the KBS Payroll Services area.


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

Kiewit Business Services (KBS) is a cross-functional shared service organization that provides the business units with customer-specific services focused on cost and business value.   Our services include non-core, yet essential, functions of our businesses including accounts payable, accounts receivable, change control, human capital management, payroll, project initiation, compliance and continuous improvement.


This position is based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting. 


  • Prepare union benefit payments accurately while maintaining strict deadlines
  • Research and process trust fund discrepancy correspondence in a timely manner
  • Reconcile union benefit general ledger accounts
  • Maintain union benefit folders and remittance forms
  • Manage assigned cases in Service Now
  • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external departments; understand Kiewit’s core business and promote a sense of urgency toward business-critical issues
  • Collaborate with co-workers, internal and external Kiewit departments to promote continuous improvement
  • Reliable and consistent attendance
  • Support and participate in collaboration activities to promote and implement continuous process improvement
  • Perform other job-related tasks as needed or assigned


  • Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word  
  • Minimum one year of general Accounting or Payroll experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies and thoroughness in completing tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; clearly convey messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others
  • A demonstrated pattern of success in meeting quality objectives
  • Open to change and new information; able to rapidly adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles; demonstrates flexibility in thought and action
  • Establishes priorities, allocates time to maximize benefits; able to manage time and competing priorities while maintaining a work/life balance
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Demonstrates professional behavior and a positive attitude 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to lift, sit, stoop, bend, reach, climb stairs, etc. 
  • Ability to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources. 
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Union Contract experience preferred 

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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