AECOM Administrative Assistant in Richmond, Kentucky
Requisition/Vacancy No. 159263BR
Position Title Administrative Assistant
Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial
Business Line Government
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Kentucky
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in
Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by
Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A
Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at
About the Business Line
AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.
AECOM is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant project located in Richmond, KY.
Typical Responsibilities Include:
Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.
Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.
May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.
Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.
Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.
Responsible for providing complex administrative support to management.
Work independently on projects requiring research and preparation of briefing charts and presentation materials.
Read publications, regulations, and directives and take action or refer those that are important to Management and staff as appropriate.
Prepare special or one-time reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant information from a variety of sources such as reports, documents, correspondence, other offices, etc. under general direction.
Screen telephone calls, visitors, and incoming correspondence; personally respond to requests for information concerning office procedures; determine which request should be handled by the supervisor, appropriate staff member or other offices, and prepare routine not-technical correspondence.
Schedule tentative appointments without prior clearance. Make arrangements for conferences and meetings and assemble established background materials as directed. May attend meetings record and report on the proceedings.
Review outgoing materials and correspondence for internal consistency and conformance with procedures; assure that proper clearances have been obtained when needed.
BGCAPP is subject of Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: A National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.
All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.
High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent and 5 years’ advanced secretarial, clerical, and administrative experience
Related business/secretarial education and/or may substitute for experience for up to 2 years of work experience
Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access
Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment
Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Must have thorough and extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures
Proficiency in preparation of slide presentations using PowerPoint or comparable software applications
Ability to maintain highly confidential nature of support services management
Ability to convey a positive and professional image
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Must be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills with ability to coordinate and prioritize projects, adapting to change as they occur
Must be able to solve complex problems and understand the impact of decisions upon the operation of the facility
Bachelor degree in a business or related field
Experience in providing administrative support for executive-level management
Demonstrated ability to learn new software packages
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please
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