Project Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 2 months ago

The Jones Payne Group, Inc.

The Jones Payne Group is hiring a Project Administrator for our Seattle office. Candidates should be proactive; possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills; be capable of working independently and collaboratively within a team setting; and based on experience and under the supervision of Senior Leadership, be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Working with us, you will:

  • Provide project administrative support to our Architecture studio, including development of contracts and subcontracts; reviewing spreadsheets; coordination with subconsultants and clients; and maintain subconsultant required contract documents and insurance certificates.
  • Generate and manage correspondence between our firm, clients, and subconsultants to manage the administrative needs of a project.
  • Provide administrative support services, including creating and modifying business documents, such as memos, letters of transmittal, spreadsheets, and electronic files; perform general clerical duties, including managing filing systems and electronic documents; attending meetings and preparing meeting minutes; and assisting with site visits as needed.
  • Collect, review, and verify employees’ weekly timesheets and summarize the data.
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Architecture and local bookkeeper.
  • Tracking local and state requirements for diverse and small business contract participation.
  • Provide oversight of daily office operations and timely delivery of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate with staff at other office and remote locations.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • High school diploma required; college degree preferred. Previous working experience in an architecture/engineering firm helpful but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop helpful.
  • Excellent communication skills. You will prepare and proofread a variety of documents and interact frequently with other employees and clients – good grammar and the ability to express oneself clearly in written and oral communication is important.
  • Ability to maintain an approachable, positive, and friendly demeanor and work with competing priorities and demands.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of people and personalities.
  • Keen attention to detail and willingness to ask questions.
  • Eagerness to learn, collaborate, and contribute to increasing scope as you widen your experience and knowledge base.

Preference will be given to candidates who are local to the Seattle area. U.S. citizenship required. Visa sponsorship is not available. This is not a remote or hybrid position.

What makes Jones Payne a great place to work?

We offer careers, not jobs.  Many of our employees have worked with us for decades.
Our teams are dedicated to and care deeply about their work and quality of service.
Our projects have a direct and positive impact in the communities we serve.

Benefits include: health insurance, generous PTO package, 401(k) employer match, optional dental and vision insurance, flexible spending and health savings accounts, disability and life insurance, and assistance with continuing education. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should include a resume and cover letter.

Jones Payne is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment.

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