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  • Project Assistant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/11/2018 9:40 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Administrative Assistant
    ARCO/Murray National Construction Company - Dallas
    Job Location
  • Overview

    ARCO/Murray is a premier, full service design/build general contractor with more than 25 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States.  At ARCO, our goal is to foster an environment of boundless organic growth where advancement opportunities for our associates are limitless. If you are ready to take your career to the next level, consider joining our team of highly successful Project Assistants.


    The ARCO family of companies completed $1.7B in revenue in 2017 and is on pace to continue exceptional growth in 2018 as a Top Place to Work in North Texas - Dallas Business Journal.  ARCO is currently #27 on the ENR top 100 design/build firms list.  ARCO’s leadership attributes the companies’ success to its exceptional associates and the award-winning culture they create. 


    The ideal candidate will have 3-10 years of related experience and strong computer skills. Candidates must be extremely organized, self-reliant, proactive, and detail oriented. ARCO was recently named one of North Texas' Best Places to work by the Dallas Business Journal!


    • Typing/preparing various items such as letters, bid instructions, meeting minutes, weekly updates, memos, proposals, outline specifications, timesheets, and expense reports.
    • Assist Project Managers with Proposals by typing up proposal letters, outline specifications, manage the work/design schedule and assemble proposal books in a timely manner as per Project Manager. 
    • Maintain various lists for Project Managers including job list for each region, subcontract tracking list, filing and vacation lists.
    • Prepare various forms as directed by Projects Managers (Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, AGC Agreements, Professional Service Agreements, and transmittals).
    • Point person for proposal and capabilities packages.  This includes putting together proposal covers, tabs, company information, sell sheets and then assembling once provided with rest of the materials by Project Manager.
    • Preparation for meetings and trainings including scheduling, preparing handouts, and coordinating lunches.
    • Book all travel when necessary.
    • Answer incoming phone calls and coordinate communication with vendors and customers in the event of a Project Manager’s absence.
    • Maintain all files, including preparing new files and sending old files off site.
    • Act as office receptionist and greet guests.  
    • Upkeep and cleanliness of the office.


    • 3-10 years of related experience, construction administration experience considered a plus.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Excellent computer skills, must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Must be extremely organized, self-reliant, proactive, and detail oriented.

    We offer a competitive benefit package that includes:

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401k
    • Profit Sharing
    • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of employment
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Yearly bonus potential


    ARCO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.




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