Project Engineer - Western Canada District
Kiewit Corporation
Burnaby, BC, CA
8d ago

Western Canada District

Kiewit’s Western Canada District has been a leading heavy construction contractor since the early 1940s, building projects from British Columbia to Manitoba to the Northwest Territories.

Our work includes highways, bridges, mass transit systems, mine site development and open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-

power plants, dams and industrial facilities. We are the regions leader in all things grading, paving, excavation and structures.

The Project Engineer will support construction activities by planning, organizing and implementing project management tools (i.

e., project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract and materials management, purchasing, scheduling). The role will provide project administration or support to a Project Manager on larger projects and manage technical and administrative staff to facilitate instruction management services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop complete understanding of project contract plans and specifications
  • Examine / inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise and take corrective actions as needed
  • Inspect subordinates’ work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed
  • Develop and maintain the project master schedule using appropriate techniques and scheduling software with input from other project management personnel
  • Manage document control; receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents; maintain document control log
  • Review new issue drawings and contract documents for change of conditions; quantify impact of changes and review with supervisor;
  • distribute new issues to field

  • Prepare monthly cost projections using information generated from project management systems and prepare quarterly cash flow projections
  • Improve project operations by recommending, as appropriate, better methods, staffing and procedural changes
  • Manage and support project team including direct reports and others as needed
  • Help drive the company environmental health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a construction-related field or equivalent experience and education in project or field engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in construction or engineering field within the infrastructure / Heavy Civil industry
  • Proven abilities and skills in the following : leadership and management of people, communication (verbal and written), planning, organization, delegation as well as teaching and mentoring
  • Ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity for his / her subordinates
  • Working knowledge and ability to direct the operation of at least the following management systems : accounts payable / accounts receivable, materials control, estimating, job cost updates and subcontracts
  • Must have a demonstrated willingness to relocate
  • Working Conditions

  • Fast-paced office environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively
  • Must be able to regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen
  • Occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds
  • Willing to relocate anywhere in Canada, U.S., and travel to remote project sites
  • 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, Mexico and Australia 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 in to 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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