Sargent & Lundy

  • Administrative Assistant - Nuclear Support - Entry Level

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • 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 Chicago, Illinois office. In this position you will provide exceptional administrative support services in a fast-paced office.



    • Serve as the focal point for administrative and documentation activities, scope, and budget requirements of assigned projects
    • Clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying to management
    • Provide real-time scheduling support by booking appointments/rooms and preventing conflicts utilizing Outlook Calendar. Order lunch as needed for meetings
    • Write and edit procedures, review calculations, and other project related documents in accordance to Sargent & Lundy's and/or client requirements
    • Gather the appropriate information to generate reports for the projects you have been assigned
    • Prepare documents and drawings for transmittal and document storage. This could include, drafting correspondence, data entry, copying and distribution, document tracking, and electronic filing
    • Coordinate office space needs
    • Assist with time entry and prepare expense reports for approval
    • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories
    • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies





    Essential skills and experience:

    • This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and two 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 (50+ 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.
    • Hold a Notary License


    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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