ADMINISTRATIVE/PROJECT ASSISTANT

LOCATION: Wilmington, NC

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Successful candidate will assist a growing engineering consulting office with various tasks designed to enhance daily workflow. Duties include receiving guests, receiving and directing phone calls, processing mail, preparing packages for shipment, ordering and maintaining office supplies, maintaining the office filing system, project database entry, making deliveries, and administrative project support for other staff. Successful candidate will also generate correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations and other electronic documents related to project work as needed and will have an opportunity to grow with the company. Preference will be given to candidates with proven experience in one or more of the following areas: IT and network support in a Microsoft PC environment; proposal writing; recruitment and/or onboarding of professional staff; executive assistant; and/or Microsoft Office 365 applications (including SharePoint administration).

The ideal candidate is a skilled and energetic professional that enjoys supporting project teams and is seeking challenging, but rewarding work. We select staff members who demonstrate the principles of integrity, honesty, humility, and excellence and who exemplify the company's dedication to service. If service is your passion, then we want to hear from you.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, or related field preferred, but not required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; familiar with Access

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Organized and efficient

  • Highly motivated to work independently

  • Attentive to detail

  • Exhibits a high level of professionalism

  • Capable of moderate lifting (generally 25 pounds or less)

  • Capable of operating a motor vehicle, must have valid driver license

 

COMPANY PROFILE: HIGHFILL (www.hiepc.com) is a principle-centered professional engineering consulting firm concentrating on water, wastewater, industrial and land development services. With offices in Cary, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, NC and Columbia, SC, we provide exceptional service to our clients at fair prices. We deliver intelligent, sustainable engineering solutions while building long-term relationships with clients by striving to enhance their business. To accomplish this, we are innovative yet realistic, efficient yet thorough, and deliberate in our awareness of our clients’ needs.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email a current resume and one-page cover letter to hr@hiepc.com.

 

 

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