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Kiewit Corporation - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 101139

Job Level: Senior Level

Department: Construction Operations

Market: Industrial

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As an Operations Sponsor, you wil work with various Project Management team members from different projects to manage the overall performance for commercial construction projects and have direct client relations responsibility. You will also provide oversight of the estimation and complete project management of multiple project teams.

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

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 will be based out of Burnaby, BC

Responsibilities

Championing Kieiwit projects and getting buy in throughout the organization
Successfully launching a project ensuring the business need is validated and correctly prioritized
Participate in business development efforts by identifying future work opportunities at existing projects and assist the business development team with the creation of estimates and proposals.
Providing business expertise and guidance to Project Managers to help with key business and project decisions.
Act as the link between internal and external stakeholders including; the project, partners, sub-contractors, the business community and District leadership teams
Establish project organization, roles and structure to ensure each employee is being effectively utilized and developed while assigned
Ensure business needs are identified and effective plans are in place to help prioritize and launch projects
Overseeing the project to ensure it remains a viable business proposition, changes are managed, and risks are assessed
Qualifications
At least 12+ years’ related experience building or estimating heavy civil construction and infrastructure projects
Ideally have a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or similar
Experience leading multi-million-dollar contracts, including ownership of operations, project administration, client relations and all other scopes relative to large construction projects
Competent in the use of computer software applications used for project control and administration, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.