Powell Industries, Inc. Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas

Provide administrative support to a department and/or manager. Duties include general clerical, reception, project based work, and to project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.

* Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member

* Take detailed phone messages and forward to appropriate staff member

* Create and modify documents with MS Office tools

* Perform general clerical duties to include, but not be limited to the following: photocopying, faxing, mailing and filing

* Sign for and distribute overnight mailings

* Assist with ordering office supplies as needed

* Coordinate and maintain key records of office personnel, such as cell phone number and company credit card numbers

* Set-up and coordinate meeting spaces and attendee list as may be required

* Maintain log of staff schedules

* Support staff in assigned project based work

* Help with office orientation of new employees

* Help set-up accommodations for company visitors

* Other duties as may be assigned

Job Requirements:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* 0-2 years of previous clerical service

* Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skill required

* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications

* (excel, proficient with power point 2007)

* Professional verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to type at least (50) words per minute

* Professional image and tone with customers

* Perform other related duties as assigned