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Trade Compliance Specialist - Kiewit Supply Network

Houston, Texas, United States
Closing date
Dec 29, 2022

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Computer etc., Construction, Trade & Skilled
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Full Time
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Requisition ID: 157839

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network

Department: Procurement

Market: Corporate Home Office

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

The Trade Compliance Specialist reports to the Trade Compliance Lead and will perform a variety of duties necessary to support the Company's compliance with import/export regulations and operations. You will interact with internal and external partners and will work both independently with members of the Contracts, Supply Chain, Program Management and Business Development teams on a variety of import/export compliance related activities to minimize associated risk to the Company while supporting business growth goals.

District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, and mining. We're looking for a team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time.


This position is based in The Woodlands, TX office.


• Handle day to day compliance issues that delay the clearance of goods through the export/import entry process.
• Ensure compliance with US import/export regulations.
• Import (HTS) and Export (ECCN) classification validations and audit.
• Adhere and follow Kiewit Supply Network Trade Compliance programs.
• Participate in Customs inquiries and help to prepare responses.
• Analyze data from ACE reports.
• Serve as an import classification subject matter expert capable of providing classifications globally.
• Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and suppliers to obtain requisite product information to perform accurate import classifications and operational improvements.


• Bachelor's degree OR equivalent practical experience in a Trade Compliance function (min 8 years).
• Experience supporting global import classification operations.
• Experience working with Harmonized Tariff Schedule Search and interpreting classification concepts and references.
• Import/Export experience with vehicles, construction equipment and multiple load entries between US & Canada (Highly preferable, not required).
• Experience working in a cross-functional environment with stakeholders (e.g., Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, IT, Logistics, and Legal).
• Excellent analytical, decision-making, and project management skills.
• Ability to multi-task, set priorities and exhibit excellent follow-up.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as oral presentation skills.
• Strong analytical and research skills.
• Ability to interpret & examine Federal CFR and EAR regulations.


Other Requirements:
• Regular, reliable attendance
• Work productively and meet deadlines timely
• Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
• Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
• Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are 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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There's no limit to what you'll do at Kiewit. Whether you're building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people's lives for generations to come.

Here you'll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities.

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment: Logistics, Supply, Supply Chain, Compliance, Procurement, Operations, Legal
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