• Administrative Assistant

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Roanoke
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  • Overview

    Froehling & Robertson (F&R), the oldest independent/engineering firm in the country and minored-owned business offering competitive compensation and benefits in a positive work environment, is looking for an Administrative Assistant. Our individual employees display shared values shared by F&R of fairness, integrity, high ethical standards, and an overall sense of mutual respect for all. 
    Do you have what it takes to be a part of this great family? 
    We think so.


    The tasks to perform include, but are not limited to:




    • Set up new projects in the company’s project management system.
    • Coordinate and set up meetings by gathering dates and times that are convenient for internal and external staff and customers.
    • Answer phones and directs client inquiries to the proper staff members.
    • Develop formats and type text for general correspondence, forms, tables and graphs, manuals and other Microsoft documents.
    • Perform proposal searches, download specs, and assist in the drafting of proposals.
    • Compile invoices in the company’s accounting software
    • File project related data, correspondence, reports, etc.
    • Input data/reports into company’s web based reporting system
    • Check, proof, and edit work for accuracy of names, figures, sentence structure, punctuation, and spelling
    • Complete work for assigned areas and provide assistance or coverage for coworkers as needed
    • Perform a variety of other office support functions as assigned, demonstrating adaptability with changing priorities.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
      • Must be proficient in general office software and equipment including Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe, fax machines, scanners, binding machines and copiers.
      • Must be able to perform accurate data entry using 10-key format.
      • Must be available during office hours to respond to client and staff requests.
      • Must be pleasant both in person and when answering phone calls.
      • Must be able to multitask successfully.
      • Must be able to maintain filing in a manner to promote quick retrieval.
      • The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and clients.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills both oral and written.
      • Must be able to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines.
      • Must be able to work independently and within teams to achieve goals.
      • Must be detail oriented.
      • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record.
      • Requires a valid, clean driver’s license, as travel to job sites is required.
      • Must continue to maintain a safe driving record and valid driver’s license to fulfill travel requirements of this positon.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    In addition to providing competitive salaries, F&R offers a wide range of benefit options, including:

    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
      • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Paid time off
      • Company–observed paid holidays
      • Short and long-term disability coverage
      • 401K retirement with company match

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law.


    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.




    Drug free workplace.




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