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Northern California - Administrative Assist - Commercial Team


San Jose, CA, US

Requisition ID: 167233 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Northern California District 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

District Overview

Kiewit’s Northern California District is one of Kiewit’s leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil projects that include earth moving, water/wastewater, transportation, roadways, and power projects. Most of our work is concentrated in the Northern California region around the Bay Area.


This position is based out of Santa Clara, CA 



• Maintain Project-specific logs and reports.
• Develop, define, and analyze solutions to documentation requirements.
• Support, plan, and effectuate the activities assigned by Contracts Managers.   
• Facilitate Project deliverables, documents for operation, and final Project turnover acceptance.
• Correspond with vendors to gather contract documents.
• Review and analyze Project documents and correspondence to ensure accuracy and completeness. 
• Work with the vendors and Responsible Engineers to understand deliverables coming/past due.



• Ability to use appropriate tools and methods to collect and analyze data to identify and resolve business and/or   technical problems.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Word and Excel.
• Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
• Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative.
• Demonstrated commitment to business ethics and integrity.
• Team player with the ability to lead others or work independently, as required, to meet deadlines, goals, and   objectives.
• Strong organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail.
• Comfortable with a fast-moving work environment, pressure, change, and ambiguity.

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

Base Compensation: 41,031 - 61,546 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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