Kraus-Anderson offers an opportunity to make a positive impact with an industry leader!
Core Purpose: Building enduring relationships and strong communities
Integrity – Do the right thing…always be respectful, honest and fair
Commitment – Take ownership, work hard, and keep promises
Teamwork – Collaborate to foster trust and success for all
Value People – Support each other in a safe, positive environment where people are recognized and appreciated for their contributions
For more than a century, Kraus-Anderson has been transforming the American landscape.
Founded in 1897, KA is consistently ranked among the top general contractors in the United States. Our Minnesota base of operations is supplemented with regional offices, extending our capabilities coast to coast. KA is a growing, dynamic organization committed to building a team of professionals who are empowered and inspired to attain their career goals as well as KA s goals.
We take a highly collaborative approach to our work, engaging in detailed meetings and discussion with owners, architects and the entire planning team well before ground is broken. Our cost analyses, scheduling information, and value engineering services ensure that our client can make informed decisions leading to a timely finish at the highest quality and best value.
This position will be responsible for providing administrative support to Project Team(s) from the beginning of the project (Preconstruction) through the end of the project (Close-out).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assists in the preconstruction process by acquiring necessary bid documents, plan distribution, making phone calls to subcontractors, and sending out an invitation to bid on each project.
Preparing proposal letters when necessary.
Prepares and issues subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders; processes shop drawings, RFI s, PCO s, and other project related items as outlined in the Project Coordinator training manual.
Prepares and distributes meeting minutes on each Project as desired and composes routine correspondence.
Organizes and maintains documents.
May need to coordinate Project Manager s schedules and make appointments, which may include travel arrangements and preparing agendas and facilities when needed.
Position may include various administrative tasks that may include: answering phone, greeting clients, processing mail/UPS
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A minimum of 1-2 years in administrative work, preferably construction-related work
Knowledge of Project Management software, Bluebeam extreme (or equivalent), Excel, Word, Outlook
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks appropriately, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals
Ability to maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
Ability to possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
Valid Driver's License
Travel as needed
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.