Administrative Assistant - Kiewit Bridge and Marine

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Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Seattle, WA, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79522

Position Overview 
We are currently seeking a proactive Administrative Assistant to work on our project construction site in Seattle. This is an exciting position where you will be the ambassador of our Kiewit values and support the administrative functions of our project.  In this role, you will also utilize your strong organizational skills to provide administrative support maximizing our efficiencies and ensuring our office continues to run like clockwork.  

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’s Bridge & Marine District headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, operates with heavy civil, marine, and industrial capabilities across North America. We are a leader in technical and traditional bridges, bridge like structures, marine structures, and dredge work. Kiewit Bridge & Marine is also the foremost constructor of floating bridges across the United States. If you want to build iconic bridges, this is the district for you!

This position is based out of our Alaskan Way Viaduct Demolition (SR99) Project Office – 1426 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA, 98101.

•    Greet visitors and direct them to appropriate area or person 
•    Answer inbound calls on a multiline phone system 
•    Coordinate and arrange meetings including agenda preparation, meeting invitations, reserving and preparing facilities and resources including virtual conferencing tools 
•    Coordinate conference room schedules through Outlook calendar
•    Order and maintain office supplies, arrange for equipment maintenance as needed
•    Maintain various logs, reports and templates
•    Help staff with booking travel, schedule coordination, and expenses
•    Assist the business team with accounts payable and other ad-hoc projects 
•    Assist with other duties as assigned

•    High School Diploma and at least 2+ years of administrative experience, preferably for engineering, construction or oil/gas/chemical company
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint
•    Must be customer service oriented 
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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