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Western Canada Entry Level Engineer Job Opening in Burnaby, BC - Kiewit Corporation Recruitment 2017

Requisition ID: 62372
Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2015 revenues of $9 billion and employs more than 22,000 staff and craft employees.
How We’re Different
  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
  • Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row
  • Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between
  • RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines
  • 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
District Information:
Western Canada – a large infrastructure district, head office located in Vancouver. Projects range from highways, bridges, mass transit systems, mine site development, hydroelectric powerhouses, dams and industrial facilities. They also specialize in grading, paving, excavation and structures.
Position Description:
This is an entry level position that performs assignment-specific engineering and construction management duties that may include any combination of the following:
  • Safety – participation in daily safety tours and tool box meetings
  • Estimating, pricing and bidding work
  • Contract Administration – subcontract and material contract management
  • Document control
  • Trend tracking – tracking of quantities, costs and progress curves
  • Purchasing, expediting and coordination of materials
  • Equipment and Material Management
  • Material takeoffs and material receipt inspections
  • Surveying and quantity tracking
  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance
  • Scheduling & Work plan development - Coordination between engineering and construction activities
  • Temporary structure design
Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and/or Civil, Construction and Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent program
  • Construction experience, or classroom instruction in reading and interpreting design drawings, specifications and perform material take-off, applying labor costs and examining in process and completed work
  • Must have valid driver’s license
Skills and Abilities:
  • Flexible with work locations – must be able to travel/relocate
  • Strong work ethic – willing to put in the time to get the job done right
  • Must be able to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines
  • Strong organizational, time management
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to speak both French and English an asset
Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.
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