Administrative Assistant
Req ID: 5626
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Division: Turner
Project Location(s): MALTA NY US , 12020
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification:  Experienced
Education: High School Diploma/Equivalent 
Job Family: Admin Support
Compensation: Not Specified
Position Description:

It is the function of the administrative assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support in achieving goals and objectives set forth in the department/on the job site.  Working independently, with minimal supervision, this person shall take action as required by the duties and responsibilities given to them.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Positive, pleasant and professional manner/dress at all times.  Excellent attendance and interpersonal interactions critical.
-Draft and/or edit/distribute letters, memos, reports, etc. on time and maintain who, what and when recurrent reports are due and active presentations and meetings are scheduled.
-Prepare special reports/ brochures / overheads/ etc. for seminars/meetings. Such items would require research, development and/or interpretation of data and be performed with little supervision.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. Immediately familiarize yourself with all current projects, clients, owners (former and active), architects, engineering firms, consultants, etc.
-Maintain confidentiality in all matters, at all times.
-Maintain “On-time” calendar, schedule/confirm meeting dates, etc.
-Arrange travel, hotel, and car reservations and prepare itineraries as needed.
-Set-up for meetings (coffee, lunch, etc.).
-It is important to be at your workstation as much as possible to insure that calls and matters that arise are taken care of as soon as possible.
-Photocopying and Filing.
-Perform other duties as requested.


Sets the tone at the workplace both verbally and in writing.  Understands and identifies office politics but does not participate in gossip or office drama.  Good Listening Skills, works well with others.  Proactive at keeping supervisor informed about appropriate items.  Takes direction without follow up.  Deadline driven.  Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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 vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 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. TURNER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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