Full-Time Construction Nurse - Future Ottawa Projects


Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 172798 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Eastern Canada District 

Department: Safety 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 


Position Overview

Kiewit has an opportunity for a full-time nurse to join our team for our future Ottawa projects! The Nurse will provide safe and responsible nursing care for the workers on site. Responsible for coordinating and implementing nursing treatment procedures. Will provide leadership regarding company policy, treatment procedures and professional accountability to project management.

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. We serve the construction and mining industries and operate in Eastern Canada. 


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • Provide primary nursing care for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries. 
  • Provide occupational health programs that help maintain a healthy workforce and minimize health risks to employees
  • Ensure safe and legal usage and storage and documentation of all medications available in the first aid room. Have Collected data and obtained records about workplace injuries through comprehensive health assessments
  • Assessed employees and performed medical examinations when injured confidentially and professionally.
  • Provided first aid, over-the-counter medications, and immunizations (tetanus boosters, flu clinic, etc.) as needed
  • Educated employers and employees on how to prevent accidents and injuries and how to provide basic first aid
  • Provided case management of injuries via telehealth for workers not on site and scheduled follow-ups, as needed, on-site or through telehealth
  • Worked with safety personnel to safeguard workers through participating in safety walks and through the development, implementation, and evaluation of safety policy and procedures to ensure compliance of legislative requirements
  • Provided employee and employer with return-to-work assessments and modified work offers to ensure appropriate accommodations are provided for safe and gradual return to work
  • Have a clear understanding of the OHSA Regulations as presented in the ‘Rainbow Chart’
  • Liaised between management, occupational health physician, safety team, claims team, human resources, and other health specialties (internal and external resources) for the best plan of care for the employee and their well-being
  • Conducted follow-up appointments and adjusted treatment plan according to employee’s health status
  • Complete point-of-care testing for post-incident and reasonable suspicion A&D testing 


  • Must currently be a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 5 years of nursing experience, critical care experience preferred
  • Ability to work and be onsite approximately 8-10 hours/day 
  • Valid CPR, ACLS, BTLS/PHTLS, audit ATLS
  • Case management experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills

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.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

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 believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


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.

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