Administrator - Construction / Engineering industry

Job title : Administrator - Construction / Engineering industry
Location : Wellington City
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Thomas Smith
Job reference : TS72866

Well established in Wellington having been in operation for over 25 years, our Client are now looking for an office based Administrator to support the daily operations of their construction and engineering team. In this permanent position, you will be part of a busy, productive and vibrant team, supporting a field based team from the office in Ngauranga.

This role is an excellent career path for candidates who possess or exhibit the following qualities:

  • Self-motivated

  • Initiative

  • Has good numeric and literacy skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication and customer service skills

  • Flexible, versatile, and adaptable

  • Excellent Team Worker

  • Background in building services or construction is preferred

  • Ability to learn systems

  • Process driven but also able to create own processes to ensure quality outcomes

This role suits a person who is currently working in an administration or support role or potentially a person who has worked as in a trade or Technician role who is keen to gain project administration experience.

Some of the Key Functions of the role:

  • Monitoring and reporting of work forecasts and work in progress

  • Processing timesheets and scheduling

  • Raising quotes, purchase orders and job numbers

  • Assisting with reconciling and monitoring customer accounts

  • Issuing of monthly Progress Claims and invoices for contracting jobs

  • Managing retention claims

  • Provide general reporting and administration for resourcing

  • Other administration functions as required

The role is full time role and working hours is from 7:30 AM to 4PM Monday to Friday.

If you are interested in working for a high performing architectural business in Wellington please contact Thomas Smith on (04) 917 0868 / 021 917 295, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref: TS72866