Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Nashville, Tennessee DOT Management Group as an Operations Coordinator.
This position will provide administrative and operations support to several managers of a large technical operating unit. Act as extension of manager's authority in administrative matters. Incumbent holds a position of responsibility, which includes compilation, analysis and presentation of operational data, preliminary budget development, and tracking of projects and budgets.
Acts as liaison between manager and his/her clients 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.
Work involves compilation and monitoring of budget data and/or other financial performance tracking tools of considerable importance to meeting established goals for assigned operating unit. This position will also be responsible for overall front office activities, including the reception area, mail, large purchasing requests and facilities. They will organize office communication and activities on a day-to-day basis. This individual will also handle incoming calls and visitors, while maintaining office common areas and facilitating meetings.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, plus five years' experience. Without a degree, requires ten years' experience in progressively responsible administrative work.
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.
Must be reliable, punctual, organized, and have demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities in a very busy office. Excellent interpersonal skills, pleasant phone manner, typing ability (data entry), and exceptional Microsoft Office skills are required.
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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