Sargent & Lundy

  • Administrative Assistant

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
  • Overview


    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly professional and experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.


    Our Core Values
    We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

    • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
    • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
    • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
    • Communicate openly and honestly
    • Improve continuously

    Due to continued growth, our Nuclear Power Technologies business unit currently has a new opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in our Wilmington, Delaware office. In this position you will provide exceptional administrative support services in a fast paced office.



    • As an Administrative Assistant, you will write and edit procedures and other project related documents in accordance to Sargent & Lundy's and/or client requirements.
    • You will serve as the focal point for administrative and documentation activities and will also be responsible for meeting schedules, scope, and budget requirements of assigned projects.
    • As an Administrative Assistant, you will work at gathering the appropriate information to generate reports for the projects you have been assigned.
    • You will prepare documents and drawings for transmittal and document storage. This could include, drafting correspondence, data entry, copying and distribution, document tracking, and electronic filing.   
    • Once trained, you will be expected to independently plan and execute work based on the task assigned.  This includes, but is not limited to, managing changing assignments and priorities to ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining a high quality product.
    • Occasionally, you may be asked to travel to a client field site or one of Sargent & Lundy’s other regional offices, such as Hamilton New Jersey or Elk Ridge Maryland, to perform administrative duties and/or train staff.



    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.


    Essential skills and experience:

    • This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and five or more years of administrative experience.
    • Prior experience should include working in a production environment, meeting established production and accuracy goals, with the ability to maintain focus on quality of details.
    • Excellent communication skills (including writing and editing skills), keyboarding skills (60+ wpm), and proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Candidate needs to be flexible, a team player, a self-starter and be open to occasional overtime.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Some college level education in fields such as English, Writing or Journalism.
    • Experience working in the Engineering and/or power industry field.

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.




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