Construction Administrative Assistant - up to $50,000
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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONA thriving construction firm is seeking an adminstrative assistant with prior construction experience to help with their growing operation.
? Provide administrative support to the estimating department;
? Research bid opportunities;
? Maintain and update bid list daily;
? Maintain Job Walk and Bid Calendar
? Assign proposal numbers to new bid opportunities;
? Create and maintain proposal folders with all updates/addenda to plans and specifications;
? Read, interpret and understand contract drawings and specifications, as well as review of project manuals and bid package information;
? Solicitation of sub-trade pricing and MBE, WMBE, DVBE participation both in person and on the phone;
? Assist in the preparation of project estimates, requests for proposals and budgets;
? Provide technical assistance to Estimators including analysis of drawings / specification and preparing accurate material quantity takeoffs;
? Maintain employee resumes and job information sheets;
? Assist with project specific and general prequalification questionnaires;
? Procure bid bonds as needed;
? Assist in the initial planning and scheduling of construction projects through preparation of schedules including major work items;
? Provide assistance with the development and implementation of marketing materials;
? Photocopying and other administrative duties as required by the department;
? Such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
? Previous experience working with a Subcontractor and/or General Contractor in a similar capacity is preferred;
? 3-5 years of technical training or experience in the construction industry is an asset;
? Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Projects, Publisher and Outlook; as well as estimating and takeoff software;
? Positive attitud We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.