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Receptionist/Office Administrative Assistant

  • Job reference: NA-002330
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Calverton
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Calverton, MD office as a Receptionist/Office Administrative Assistant.


Provides senior-level administrative support to an office, as well as receptionist support as necessary.


  • Applies advanced administrative skills to a wide variety of situations involving the administrative function of the office
  • Greeting visitors and directing them to appropriate individual.
  • Assigning visitor passes if required by office.
  • Answering incoming calls on the switchboard and directs to the appropriate individual. Places call in voicemail or takes manual messages when necessary.
  • Arranging for courier services when requested.
  • Distributing incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Supporting staff in multiple departments across the office with items such as expense reporting, document control, project administrative support.
  • May perform such other assignments as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time to time.

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus eight years related experience OR an Associates Degree in a related administrative field plus six years related experience is required.

  • Solid communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Minimum word processing speed of 65 wpm. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point).


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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 here:



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