Executive Assistant District
Kiewit Corporation
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA
26m ago

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a proactive Executive Assistant. This is an exciting and dynamic position where you will help maximize our Executive’s efficiency and produce results.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities.

We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada.

Location

This position is based out of our Western Canada District Office at 310-4350 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC. This is Western Canada’s headquarters and is in a professional office setting.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate schedules, and complex travel arrangements for Senior Leader
  • Arrange internal & external meetings including sourcing venues, monitoring attendance, equipment set up (teleconferencing etc.), and providing catering
  • Complete all expense reports on time and accurately
  • Help executive with both calendar and email management
  • Provide district office support including meeting minutes, coordination of team building events
  • Provide logistical support to Kiewit Sponsored events (hosting requirements, marketing materials, prizes etc.).
  • Provide backup for other Executive Assistants
  • Always strive for continuous improvement ensuring we are maximizing our efficiencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma and at least five (5) + years applicable executive-level support experience, preferably in one of the following fields : engineering, construction or oil / gas / chemicals.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint.
  • 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
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • About Kiewit

    As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 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 20,000-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
  • 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
  • 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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