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Power Engineers Staff Assistant / Administrative Support in Syracuse, New York

Staff Assistant / Administrative Support


State/Territory:New York

Department:Power Delivery SAS Group VII


Staff Assistant / Administrative Support

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Staff Assistant /Administrative Support (SA) for the SCADA and Analytical Services (SAS) Engineering Department in our Syracuse, NY office.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct or indirect assistance to engineers, administrative staff, and other departmental personnel, as well as general office support for the SAS and Transmission Line departments

  • Types transmittal letters, document control lists, meeting minutes, specifications, reports, etc.

  • Scan and copy documents for retention purposes. Responsible for organizing scanned documents on various local and network storage devices

  • Provides document control using our Document Management System

  • Follows internal records procedures as well as client-requested procedures

  • Acts as HR liaison for new hire orientations

  • Operates office equipment such as printers, scanners, and copy machines. Maintains equipment by troubleshooting failures; calling for repairs; monitoring equipment operation

  • Performs office reception tasks; greets visitors, answers phones, updates contact lists, ships packages, reserves conference rooms, orders catering, etc.

  • Updates company and office calendars

  • Enters travel requests, expense reports and purchase requisitions

  • Perform light cleaning duties as required

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion

  • Provides backup support for Substation group

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Education/Experience

  • One (1) + year applicable experience or relevant degree

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Desired Education/Experience

  • Three (3) + years of relevant experience in engineering support

  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and organize

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Able to work independently and as a team player

  • Self-starter, reliable, and hardworking

  • Able to take direction from multiple people

  • Able to learn new tasks and software

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.