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Administrative Assistant- Portland Construction Firm

Turner Construction Portland Full-Time
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Position Description: Provides administrative support to a department or business unit.

Reports To: Department Head

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

PRIOR EXPERIENCE AS AN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT OR WITH A GENERAL CONTRACTOR OR SUBCONTRACTOR IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PREFERRED

• Perform administrative HR functions, such as payroll, new hire and termination paperwork, and employment eligibility verification.
• Oversee/process day-to-day administrative items; mail, overnight mail, packages, expense reports, checks, etc.
• Compose and/or edit/distribute letters, memos, reports and other departmental correspondence on time. Keep track of when recurrent reports are due and meetings are scheduled, including maintaining lists of recipients and/or participants.
• Process orders and reports as required and respond to requests for information.
• Process invoices for payment.
• Set up and maintain files.
• Order and maintain all office supplies.
• Maintain calendars with vacation dates, schedule/confirm meeting dates, etc.

• Act as liaison between supervisor and others (ie. Departments, external contacts, subcontractors, clients, etc.)

Qualifications: Two or more years' experience in general office responsibilities and procedures. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook; Excel and PowerPoint helpful. Must be able to work independently and as a part of a team.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance visions, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*May perform other duties as assigned.

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Skills required

Organize Appointments
Telephone Consultations
Setting Up Files
Field Administration
Operation Departments
Time Management

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Administrative Assistant- Portland Construction Firm
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Turner Construction Company is recognized as the leading general builder in the U.S. The company’s 5000+ employees perform work on more than 1,500 buildings projects each year. According to Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors Sourcebook, Turner is the nation’s largest builder in the green, healthcare, education, commercial buildings market. Turner's job application process is being enhanced with new functionality, which will improve how to search and apply for jobs that meet your skills.

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