Robert Half International Project Assistant in Martinez, California
Construction company has an onsite temporary to hire position available as a Project Assistant to support Project Management and/or Contract Administration. This project assistant position will report directly to the Project Manager and designated Lead Admin.
Project Assistant Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This position provides the support activities for office and field project administration:
Assist with project set-up and manage the maintenance of comprehensive project document controls
Assist PM with “start-up” and “close-out” meeting requirements, and coordination of periodic job progress meetings (includes creating agendas and taking minutes)
Work with PM to process and manage project billing and compliance documents (Schedule of values, time and material billing, lien waivers, customer specific billing requirements, etc.)
Work with subcontractors to collect monthly billings and compliance documents. Verify electronic processing of subcontractor invoicing and payments. Manage subcontract close-out process.
Work with project team to: respond to RFP’s, process drawings, create and respond to RFI’s, generate and manage potential change orders and prime contract change orders, assemble and process submittals,
Collect, log and assemble all project close-out documents per customer requirements
General clerical duties including e-mailing, filing, photocopying, mailing, and internal customer service for the Commercial Division
This position requires someone that is detail and process oriented. Must have an aptitude for numbers. The ideal candidate will be flexible, willing to take initiative, ability to work independently, ability to take direction without feeling as through it’s criticism.
Could be required to go to the job site in SF occasionally. If you are interested in this project assistant role, apply today.
Requirements - Ability to multitask, collaborate and communicate well with individuals of all backgrounds in a fast-paced environment
Strong attention to detail
- Microsoft Project, JIRA, Mavenlink, and NetSuite is desired
Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments
This position requires a high school diploma or its equivalent, though a BA/BS degree in business, communications, or related field is preferred
At least 1 year of business/office experience
Previous experience working with Alpha 6,000 - 8,000 kph
Proficiency in SAP
Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel
Comprehensive knowledge of billing
Demonstrated knowledge of Numeric 6,000 - 8,000 KPH
Practical knowledge of switchboard phones from 1-10 lines
Expertise in composing various kinds of correspondence
Background working with Lotus Notes
Earlier work involving Microsoft Word
Experience with Ariba
navigating basic office equipment and protocols experience highly preferred
General familiarity with 10 Key Accounting
Good understanding of copying
Adeptness in scanning
- Skill in Microsoft Office Suite applications - PowerPoint and Outlook
Proficient with database and file management
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