• Administrative Assistant

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 11:04 AM)
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    General Administrative
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  • Job Description

    Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


    Dewberry is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant in our Raleigh, NC office.  The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative functions in support of a fast-paced, multi-disciplined engineering business. 


    • Provide general administrative support to professional and technical staff. More specifically assist Project Managers (PM) in the following areas:
      • conducting fieldwork in support of Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).
      • attending meetings with the client and issue minutes when the Project Manager cannot attend or accompany the PM to meetings.
      • organizing and coordination of team meetings, including outside sub-consultants.
      • scheduling.
      • coordination and preparing of final reports/deliverables to ensure all of the clients' needs and requests have been accommodated.
    • Work with large multi-discipline teams in pulling together critical information into large computerized data bases.
    • Define and assign templates consistent gathering of info by large teams.
    • Help plan and coordinate all aspects of the teams effort to accomplish the FCA.
    • Produce final reports utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and other softwares.
    • Work in tandem with the PM, BUM, MEPS Service Line Leader and marketing managers to develop and produce proposals.
    • Assist with development of marketing materials to advance our Asset Management Tactic.        
    • Research tasks and support.         
    • Create, edit and maintain spreadsheets.
    • Assist with the maintenance of filing and archiving (electronic and hard copy).
    • Handle multiple, concurrent projects.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Some travel will be required.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • 5+ years of office administrative support experience.
    • Experience working with Engineering or Architectural firm preferred.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Ability to effectively communicate and work in a team environment.
    • Ability to interact with staff at all levels.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
    • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous deadlines.
    • Expert level knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook required.
    • Ability to work independently while following instructions to perform the functions of the job.
    • Ability to learn and rapidly become proficient in Dewberry-specific software programs (most importantly VFA – our Facility Condition Assessment software).

    *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

    *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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