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Project Support Assistant 1

Date:  Mar 28, 2024
Location: 

Charleston, SC, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

 

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.  

 

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 102507 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

To provide clerical and project administrative support performing routine activities under general supervision and within defined procedures. May have regular contact with clients, suppliers, or company employees outside the immediate work area to exchange information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Completes simple paper filing activities
  • Receives and distributes mail
  • Faxes documents
  • Copies documents
  • Prepares files for archiving
  • Distributes documents
  • Performs scanning and electronic filing
  • Answers phones
  • Greets and directs visitors
  • Assembles documents (reproduction and collation)
  • Performs basic word processing and data entry
  • Maintains simple spreadsheets
  • Orders office supplies
  • Maintains project calendar
  • Arranges project-related meetings, travel and/or events
  • Generates or distributes ad hoc reports using various business systems and databases to internal project team
  • Generates simple documents, such as letters and memos
  • May maintain personal calendar for project manager
  • May route and track invoices
  • Performs other general clerical duties as needed
  • Creates expense reports for project team members
  • Is coordinator of project communications
  • Individual contributor with no subordinates 

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years relevant experience preferred 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred  

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic MS Word skills
  • Basic MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Basic MS Outlook skills
  • Spelling and grammar skills
  • Concentration and cognitive skills
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and reading comprehension
  • Communication skills, including verbal and written skills
  • Ethics and values
  • Integrity and trust
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Expense Reporting Systems (Creating)
  • Time Reporting Systems
  • Time Reporting Policies and Procedures
  • PeopleSoft and Blueprint Basic Users
  • Telephony and Webconferencing
  • Electronic Repository Systems
  • Travel Systems
  • Financial Information Systems/Business Reporting System 

Minimum Qualifications

Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills needed. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment. Extended periods of monitor viewing. Stooping, crouching, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, turning pages, typing and writing. Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Work involves sitting for extended periods of time.

Competencies

Customer focus

Salary Plan

ADO: Administrative Services

Job Grade

004

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

 

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

 

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

 

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

 

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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