Summit Design and Engineering Services
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life, short term and long term disability insurance, HSA, medical and dependent care FSAs, 401(k), service awards, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, paid voluntary/community service leave, wellness program including wellness stipend, student loan repayment assistance, and tuition reimbursement.

Administrative Assistant

Summit Design and Engineering Services is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to work in our Raleigh office. The ideal person for the job will be a problem solver with excellent communication skills and impeccable attention to detail. They will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative tasks and providing support to coworkers. The ability to multitask, manage complex schedules, and meet changing deadlines is essential to the position.


  • Provide front desk coverage, including managing the phone system, greeting guests who enter the office.
  • Plan, organize, and schedule company meetings and lunch and learns occurring in the office, offsite, and via video conference.
  • Oversee and order office supplies and food deliveries for group meetings.
  • Process expense reports.
  • Collate and distribute mail.
  • Manage incoming/outgoing mail and shipments.
  • Maintain an organized, clean office environment.
  • Create, organize and maintain files and professional licensure.
  • Point of contact for property management company for office including office maintenance scheduling.
  • Point of contact for maintenance of printers, plotters and copiers.
  • Provide direct administrative support to senior leaders.
  • Deliver proposals and project plans to clients, state and local governments.
  • Review, proofread, and send correspondence as requested.
  • Verify and review mileage logs.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams across different office locations.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with a minimum of five years of relevant office experience.
  • Proven administrative experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advance Microsoft office skills (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision, to take initiative as well as accept direction on given assignments.
  • Valid Driver's license with good driving record and ability to drive.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree.
  • Experience working as an administrative assistant in an A/E/C firm.

Company Overview

Operating as Summit since 2004, we are a compact engineering and design firm structured to adapt quickly and offer clients the most current technology, innovative design solutions and comprehensive project management for turn-key delivery. We know that one size rarely fits all. That's why we look at the individual needs of every project and match it with our proven technical expertise and experience. We are headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with offices in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Indian Trail, and Wilmington. Summit also has offices in Richmond, Franklin and South Boston, Virginia, Fort Mill, South Carolina and St. Petersburg, Florida. For the past six years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area. TalentDesk has named us one of the best companies to work for in 2019.

Why Work for Summit?

We foster a caring and collaborative work environment that also encourages commitment to the communities that we serve, our employees and clients will succeed together. We strive to be integral to the success of the communities we build. We maintain a close-knit team culture where we measure our success by the success of our people and clients. We can help you take your career to the next level!

Criminal and driving background will be performed and must be in good standing. Summit Design and Engineering is an Equal opportunity employer/affirmative action. E-verify

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