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Administrative Coordinator I

  • Job reference: AE-000165
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Columbia
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Power to the People.

We're committed to:
Transforming the potential of existing and new infrastructure and technology to improve lives through safer, cleaner and smarter energy.

If you're interested in providing clients with:
Power, Nuclear, Renewables and Future Energy expertise

We want to talk to you!
Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.

Power and Electrical
Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

We've got experts who offer all kinds of solutions in all aspects of offshore renewable energy technology. And we're passionate about spearheading the move towards a low carbon economy - we'll do it by making clean energy sources safe, reliable and cost effective. There’s plenty of potential to apply your skills in this fast moving market.

Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Columbia Energy Team as an Administrative Coordinator I.


Job Description:


The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support to the head of a large Administration organization.

Act as extension of manager's authority in administrative matters.

Incumbent holds a position of responsibility, which may include compilation, analysis and presentation of special reports, and the tracking of projects and budgets.

Acts as liaison between manager and staff, and is charged with information flow across a wide organization.

Plays proactive role in ensuring that budgets, goals and deadlines are met by monitoring progress and keeping manager well informed with up-to-date reports, graphs and other decision-making tools.

Job Requirements:

Acts as liaison between manager and his/her staff, as well as with other admin or technical management and staff, responding to inquiries and requests for information/approval and/or directing to appropriate staff, as required.

Responsible for the compilation of data and the preparation of monthly reports and preliminary budgets. Confers with managers' direct reports to ensure budget items are reasonable. Monitors budget conformance throughout the year. Advises unit managers on items needing attention.

Coordinates staff activities within organization unit to ensure consistency with policies and procedures.

Assists manager with the initiation and/or processing of personnel actions, ensuring that proper approvals are obtained and deadlines are met.

May perform special assignments which, depending on unit(s) supported, may include financial analysis, coordination of marketing activities, assistance with publications or marketing materials, maintaining databases, and/or coordinating staff training.

Develops charts and graphs based on financial, marketing, or other information, and updates them as needed for meetings, monthly reports, or presentations. Prepares unit's organization charts.

Assists in the development of presentations to clients or upper management. Prepares unit's organization charts.

May coordinate and attend meetings and prepare meeting minutes.

May perform such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, plus five years' experience. Without a degree, requires ten years' experience in progressively responsible administrative work. 

Special Skills:

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required. Knowledge of business administration practices and principles, including finance and accounting.

Computer skills required, particularly in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Knowledge of the consulting engineering industry helpful. Ability to deal effectively and harmoniously with people at all levels of the organization.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact.

We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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