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Field Office Coordinator 1

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

Santa Cruz, CA, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 58943 

Job Title : Field Office Coordinator 1  

Location : PJSANTACR 

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-CONSTRUCTION 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : Yes 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating a wide variety of administrative duties and tasks to ensure smooth project site office operations for typically a smaller construction management project. Acts as main administrative liaison between site office and home office administrator. Performs activities relating to accounting, timesheets, equipment and supplies. Oversees document control and receptionist activities. Has daily contact with various clients, subcontractors and Company employees. May plan, organize, direct and negotiate project office activities if required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises administrative support functions and staff as needed, including receptionist, and document control clerk 
  • Supervisory duties include coordination of day-to-day activities, addressing performance issues, and recommending pay actions
  • Supervises document control activities, including drawing control, project file management and use of electronic file storage system for project filing
  • Collects and enters timesheets for Black and Veatch professionals, excluding craft personnel
  • Performs all field accounts payable (AP) duties including entering purchase orders, matching invoices with materials receiving reports, and submitting documentation to home office AP for payment
  • Maintains office equipment 
  • Serves as project site's IT liaison for office equipment and connecting lines, which includes troubleshooting and working with home office IT staff on more complex issues
  • Assists Project Field Management with administering and communicating policies and procedures
  • Assists in project site mobilization and demobilization activities involving project team and equipment 
  • Coordinates set up of office and equipment by working with IT Coordinator and equipment vendors
  • May enter cost code information for Procurement cards, approve purchases when necessary, and submit corresponding documentation to home office procurement
  • May be responsible for providing administrative support for startup operations, engineering, project controls and/or procurement activities
  • May purchase office equipment and supplies
  • May provide guidance to managers regarding the disciplinary process
  • List positions receiving direction: Document Control Clerk, Receptionist 

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent  
  • Human Resources and PeopleSoft experience preferred

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures 
  • Knowledge of employment law, FMLA, ADA
  • Knowledge of HRIS policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of time reporting policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of expense reporting policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of electronic file storage system
  • Supervisory skills
  • Accounting skills
  • Customer and Employee Relation skills
  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Multi-tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)
  • Office equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Desktop PC (Outlook, Access, Excel, Word) 

Minimum Qualifications

1+ years relevant experience required. Some related open shop and/or union experience preferred. 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.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Extensive field office environment; limited travel.Field office environment Extensive Travel Limited


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy

Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade


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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.


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


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Nearest Major Market: Santa Cruz
Nearest Secondary Market: San Francisco

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