Project Director

Kiewit Corporation   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


15+ years

Posted 29 days ago

As the Project Sponsor you will have overall accountability for one or more projects and play a key leadership role as the representative for Kiewit ensuring our projects are delivered on time, on budget and continue to surpass client expectations.


• Championing the project and getting buy in on project throughout the organization

• Successfully launching the project ensuring business need is validated and correctly prioritized

• Ensuring the project organization, roles and reporting structure and key deliverables are established

• Being the liaison between the project, the business community and the management group

• Overseeing the project to ensure it remains a viable business proposition, changes are managed and risks are assessed

• Initiating project reviews and supporting the process of review with project team

• Providing business expertise and guidance to the Project Manager and help with key decisions that may be beyond the authority of the Project Manager

• Acting as an arbitrator resolving project issues and conflicts such as competition for resources, priority clashes etc.

• Ensuring the implementation of Kiewit's strong safety and quality culture are integrated throughout project organization

• Stepping into the Project Manager position when needed


• At least 15+ years' related experience building or estimating heavy civil construction and infrastructure projects

• Ideally have a Bachelors 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