• Administrative Assistant

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Administration/Secretarial/Support Staff
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Automation and Controls is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant to join our team in the Portsmouth, VA office to perform administrative and clerical tasks. This position will report to the HR Manager.


    The ideal candidate for this position is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized.  This is a great opportunity to advance your career, challenge your skills, and be part of a winning team.



    • Create Engineering documents and manuals in Word or Adobe Acrobat
    • Copy and file Engineering reference manuals
    • Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copy machines and plotters
    • Order office supplies
    • Deliver field material to job sites or pickup material from suppliers
    • Attend meetings with project managers or engineers and take notes
    • Plot AutoCAD files and drawings in support of Engineering or Estimating
    • Create and Print EBM documents
    • Enter and print "ladder logic" programs
    • Drawing Files (Hard Copies)
    • Estimate drawings or documents


    Skills / Qualifications


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Adobe Acrobat experience a plus
    • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment
    • Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner
    • Must have a valid driver's license
    • U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.


    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to lift up to 25 lbs without difficulty


    CEC Controls is a Wood Automation and Controls company

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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