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Amec Foster Wheeler Administrative Assistant / Technology Specialist in Wichita, Kansas

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Administrative Assistant/Technology Specialist to join our team in our Wichita, KS office. Ideal candidates will have an associates or higher degree in business administration, computer applications, or equivalent, around 2+ years’ experience, or any equivalent education and experience. We are looking for someone who is genuinely excited and enthusiastic about supporting office administrative functions but yet desires to learn and push technical limits/ finding new solutions for our engineering (technology) related projects and clients.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We offer a varied and interesting diversity of clients and projects. We’d love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and is committed to quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will greet visitors and answer a phone line

  • Routine and extensive contact with employees, clients, subcontractors and vendors

  • Will order/purchase supplies, equipment, vending and marketing merchandise

  • Billing reconciliation of purchasing statements and invoices

  • Will schedule conference room meetings, order lunches, and facilitate activities

  • Coordinate office facilities maintenance tasks including contacting/ascertaining contractors and communicating with building management/maintenance

  • Support proposal and report efforts including adding graphics, reviewing for grammatical and spelling errors and report production

  • Other duties to include mail, shipping, copying, report collating, binding and filing

  • Research and resolve routine administrative and staff functional support issues as they arise

  • Will support business and project functions through highly technical Microsoft application capabilities including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power Automate, Power Bi, and data entry in databases

  • Support Geographic Information Systems (GIS) functions using ESRI ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro. Development of cartographic maps, database development and administration and performing geospatial analytics

  • 2+ years’ experience in an office environment

  • Excellent phone answering skills and friendly customer service skills

  • Professional demeanor with co-workers, visitors, clients and vendors

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills

  • Self starter with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in team situations with multiple priority management

  • Detail oriented, proactive individual who takes ownership of their work

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications

  • Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint required

  • Power Automate, Power Bi, Access and others a plus

  • Proficiency in graphic design (Photoshop & etc) experience a plus

  • Proficiency in GIS applications such as QGIS, ESRI ArcGIS (ArcMap or Pro), Manifold, or others a plus

  • Familiarity with programming languages (Python / Visual Basic / C+) is a plus

  • Previous experience working at an engineering, construction or architectural firm a plus

  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Published Position Title: Administrative Assistant / Technology Specialist

Requisition ID: 2021-84090

Name: Staff / Permanent

Type of Requisition: Professional & Technical

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.woodplc.com/

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