Amec Foster Wheeler

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Office Clerk

Office Clerk

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-LA-St James
Department / Discipline 
Administration/Secretarial/Support Staff
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking an Office Clerk to join our team in St. James Parrish, LA. Supports the Field Office Manager in various office administration duties. Previous experience preferred – 1 year Office experience or equivalent combinations of education and experience preferred. Strong teamwork, organizational and communication skills are required.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative and clerical support to the Field Office Manager to insure the efficient operation of the project field office
  • Work cooperatively with project supervisors and managers and provide administrative support
  • Communicate effectively with supervision and employees
  • Assist when necessary to prepare payroll, accounts payable, reconciliations, back charges and field invoices
  • Assist the Field Office Manager with overflow work
  • Perform basic clerical tasks
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality for the project
  • Greet and direct all employees, visitors/guests for the purpose of providing information, taking messages, and/or directing to appropriate personnel
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the project field office

Skills / Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Competent computer skills including MS office or equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Work and time management and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Proficient in use of email and internet
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Accurate keyboard skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds
  • Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above
  • Must be able to move in and around confined and uneven areas
  • Must have full range of motion consistent with age
  • Frequently required to sit, stand and walk
  • Occasionally required to drive, squat, bend and twist

Diversity Statement

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.


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