Administrative Assistant - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Sioux Falls
South Dakota
United States


Administrative Assistant

KBR is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its talented team in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. KBR, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is the primary contractor to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center ( ) near Sioux Falls, SD ( at ).

Education : Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate degree in office management, secretarial science or related field preferred. At least two (2) years of clerical and/or administrative assistant experience. Additional directly related experience may substitute for education at the rate of two years of experience equaling one year of education at the hiring manager’s discretion

Experience : Minimum of four (4) years directly related professional experience

Job Description:

This position provides administrative support to the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC) under the direction of the KBR Lead Administrative Assistant. The incumbent will provide administrative support to the assigned staff on the TSSC contract. This position requires excellent communication skills and high level of confidentiality; applies basic fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures to current work. General office duties are completed with professionalism and tact.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain confidential information
  • Provide Administrative support to project meetings by starting web-ex, taking notes and updating project tools
  • Preparing presentations using PowerPoint, preparing agendas
  • Secondary duties include preparing/arranging travel (domestic and international), securing visas, country clearance, travel vouchers and reimbursements
  • Preparing memos, developing/maintaining spreadsheets and databases, writing/updating Administrative processes and procedures, scheduling meetings, answering phones, filing, copying, maintaining supplies, and distributing mail
  • Ability to work on projects of increasing difficulty and/or undefined processes


Special Skills/Requirements:

  • Prior experience with maintaining confidential data/information highly desired
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must have self-confidence and interpersonal skills to effectively work with internal and external customers; exercises initiative and tact

The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts.

This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website ( ). This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC3 Contract. Please apply on line.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .