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Kiewit Corporation

Project Administrative Assistant - PT

Kiewit Corporation - Dunkirk, NY

Project Administrative Assistant - PT



New York


Nov 7, 2017


Dunkirk, NY, US



Requisition ID: 70310

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 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies

• 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

• 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

Primary Responsibilities

• Performs basic clerical functions at project site, which include filing, copying, data entry, typing and compiling reports.

• Types all correspondence such as extra work orders to owners, home office and subcontractors.

• Provides clerical support to on-site staff including statistical reporting and other activities as needed.

• Performs a variety of other duties as the need is apparent or as assigned. Initially an approximate 20 hour/week schedule, may expand to 40 hour weeks as needed.


• High school degree and/or equivalent combination of training and experience in typing/business courses.

• One or more years’ office/clerical experience or equivalent.

• Intermediate user of Word and Excel.

• Working knowledge of general office procedures and business machines.

• Experience in a construction field office or similar environment is preferred.

Working Conditions

• Fast-paced construction field office environment on project site; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 30 pounds.

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.

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Project Administrative Assistant - PT Kiewit Corporation - Dunkirk, NY, United States


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Company Profile:
"Just as a rock is not shaken by a strong or sudden gust of wind, neither should we be affected by praise or success. We must not be satisfied with our past accomplishments and we should make every effort to improve and expand our operations – but only in an orderly and beneficial manner…a company cannot stand still for long – either it goes ahead or it slides back."