Human Resources

  • Project Assistant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(3/11/2019 10:26 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Administrative Assistant
    ARCO/Murray National Construction Company, Inc.
    Job Location
    US-CA-San Mateo

    Are you extremely organized? Do you take a proactive approach to solving problems? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself to the highest standard? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an opportunity that will excite you. Who are we? We are ARCO, the Design/Build Experts.


    We are looking for a detail-oriented, self reliant construction Project Assistant to join our San Mateo team. At ARCO, you'll have the opportunity to improve project performance and drive your own success, from day one!


    We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


    • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
    • Generously funded profit sharing
    • Traditional and Roth 401k
    • Tuition reimbursement for associates
    • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
    • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
    • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
    • 100% charitable match
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
    • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave


    At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


    • 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 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


    • 3-10 years of related experience, construction administration experience considered a plus
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Excellent computer skills, must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Must be extremely organized, self-reliant, proactive, and detail oriented


    We are one of the fastest-growing, privately owned companies in America, completing over 4,000 design/build projects across 48 states. We ranked #15 out of the top 100 design/build companies in the U.S. and #49 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2018. Most importantly, our clients like us, they trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


    ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.


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