Project Adminstrator

Southland Industries Inc. - Dulles, VA


At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you! At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job. We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLE, SAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.


Supports construction Project Management staff with administrative duties and promotes a team environment on large project sites.

**Please note: This is a temporary position for approximately 2-3 months**

What you’ll do:
On-board new employees, manage New Contractor Orientation badging process for all employees.
Organize, distribute, collect and maintain timecards for all site personnel and maintain manpower lists.
Assemble binders for key parties (submittal, proposals, O&M)
Assist Project Managers and Foremen in tracking and creates field daily reports.
Update, takes and tracks meeting minutes.
Update project logs.
Create and files electronic and hard copy files for each construction project.
Set up key party contact directories.
Review and distributes documents/correspondence to field personnel and other key parties.
Copies and distributes specifications and drawings to field personnel and other key parties.
You will archives files and drawings.
You will manage calendars and schedules. Arrange for meetings, conferences, and programs on and off-site.
Spearhead local social activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Accountancy Skills preferable

What you’ll need to be successful:
You can handle and manage a large volume of work and are very well organized.
You know how to track things and can communicate updates when needed.
You present yourself with strong spoken and written communication skills.
You have the ability to work under pressure with numerous interruptions.
You enjoy using your excellent customer service skills.
You have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel, charting and PowerPoint
You have the skills to write routine reports and correspondence.
You can add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
You understand how to apply common sense to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

What you bring to the table:
Associate degree (AA) with 4-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

YOU Matter

As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
Disability Income Protection Insurance
Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

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Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

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