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Administrative Assistant - Lanham, MD

Lanham, Maryland, 20706

Job ID:  60836

 

 Administrative Assistant - Lanham, MD 

 

Centennial is a national leader in renovation, construction, and design-build services, with a national reach spanning from Florida to Alaska, with offices led by construction professionals sharing a common goal; to keep promises, honor commitments and exceed client expectations. Our performance is what has helped, and continues to help forge strong partnerships, which are strengthened over time.   

 

Driven by integrity and a long-standing culture of performance excellence, Centennial does not just build structures – we transform spaces and create places. These are unique places for our clients to learn, teach, work, play, and heal. With 30 years of nationwide experience, on over $4 billion in diverse projects, we excel at making the impossible possible.  Centennial provides employees opportunities, both internally and externally, to further develop in their role, yet also grow into other roles, and even leadership positions. 

 

 

 

The Role 

 

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the routing of various project documents and other general clerical correspondence, computer data entry, and various other general administrative tasks.  

 

Qualifications:

  • Some experience in a similar role highly desired 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Bilingual Spanish skills a plus but not required

  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:

    • Adapt and be flexible to frequent changes in a fast-paced work environment

    • Demonstrate integrity consistent with Centennial’s core values

    • Collaborate and work effectively in a team environment with people of various backgrounds and styles

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include clear, concise, and professional presentation of information

Adapt to the constantly evolving world of technology, design, means and methods, systems may include but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite, ProCore, Adobe, and BlueBeam

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Administrative Support: Type letters, memoranda, and reports as directed by project operations team; Prepare minutes of project meetings; Coordinate and maintain project operations files; Answer telephones and take messages; Process incoming and outgoing mail; Greet visitors and guide them to the appropriate persons; Coordinate servicing of office equipment; Check and distribute certified payrolls to owner for processing; Order office supplies; Process subcontractor insurance paperwork; Reconcile subcontractor billings and owner invoices for payment; Schedule appointments and meetings for project operations team.

 

  • Customer Support:  Review and set up new subcontracts and change orders; Assist subcontractors onboarding paperwork, invoicing, and pay requisitions; Performs other duties as assigned.

 

  • Safety: Ensures compliance with Centennial’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) guidelines, and procedures along with all local requirements (OSHA, USACE EM385.1.1, etc.)

 

  • Performance of the required job duties will be in an office environment along with visits to sites that are under construction which may include various weather conditions.

  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

    • The ability to walk terrain and surfaces that may be far, uneven, or temporary.

    • The ability to regularly sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear.

    • The ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel.

    • The ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, or reach.

    • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally 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.

 

 

Please reach out to Jaime Marie Koerner (703)638-4826 or any questions related to this position. 

 

Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, on the basis of traits historically associated with race (including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), or any other status protected by the law.

 

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

 

Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

 

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