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Project Assistant

  • Job reference: NA-001312
  • Sector: Support Services, Water
  • Location: Henderson

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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 Henderson, NV office as a Project Assistant II.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Provides full clerical support to team of professionals and managers. May function as a receptionist for department or office and be responsible for collecting, sorting and distributing mail to department or office personnel.


JOB DUTIES

Types letters, memos and other documents, which may be of confidential nature, using personal computers and word processing software.

Reads and routes incoming mail, distributes reports and screens telephone calls.

Coordinates, schedules activities and tasks with other personnel at various departments and/or company offices.

Sets up and maintains files of documents and correspondence.

Makes travel and meeting arrangements, and assembles required material for meetings and conferences.

Makes photocopies and sends or receives e-mails, fax transmissions and other electronic communications; assembles documents/reports for engineering reproduction/submittal.

Updates and disseminates various internal reports requiring follow-up, as instructed.

Assists with designated clerical tasks related to unit activities.

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


Expense reports.


Purchase Orders/subcontracts.


Post company activities on social media websites.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma (or equivalent) plus three years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related administrative field plus one year related experience is required.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Good oral and written communication skills, good command of English grammar and spelling. Good organizational skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Outlook and Excel or equivalent) required. Experience in an A/E Consulting setting is a plus.



OTHER

General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

Job requires ability to process paper/electronic documents, make photocopies and operate computer keyboard. Ability to retrieve and file folders. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form.


Bilingual is a plus!


Only seeking local candidates at this time.





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.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

 

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