Administrative Assistant V - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

San Diego
United States

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Administrative Assistant V to be based in San Diego, California.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


  • Provides general administrative support to the ADC Safety and Labor Compliance Group.

  • Office support

  • Process Incoming and Outgoing Mail

  • Answer phones

  • Photocopying

  • Miscellaneous Word Processing

  • Office filing

  • Meetings

  • Prepare Agendas

  • Prepare Meeting Minutes

  • Print Logs

  • Prepare folders for office files

  • Distribute Meeting Minutes by email or project management system

Other duties may include:

  • Performs necessary field inspections to monitor, evaluate, and document safety issues relating to construction projects and processes.

  • Prepares daily inspection reports and periodic progress reports on corrective measures undertaken by contractors when safety deficiencies are noted.

  • Type and format correspondence and documents into final draft

  • Copy/edit electronically prepared correspondence and documents.

  • Prepare and send packages for staff

  • Act as back up for receptionist or other administrative staff

  • File documents as needed

  • Schedule and prepare conference room(s)

  • Assist with simple spreadsheets

  • Maintain and update electronic forms

  • Maintain inventory of office products

  • Order office supplies as needed

  • Performs other tasks as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED plus eight (8) years of administrative experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, plus 3+ years of directly related experience.

  • 2+ years of directly related construction or safety experience (prefer Safety experience)

  • OSHA 10 or 30-hour construction course (Preferred)

  • Must pass drug test and background checks for airport badging.

  • A valid Class C driver’s license and the ability to maintain eligibility under the Authority’s Authorized Drivers Program.

  • Capable of exercising judgment and taking initiative.

  • Thorough familiarity with MS office suite software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam is highly desirable

  • Experience with Project Management Systems, such as PMWeb, is desirable

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

  • The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260683BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.