Administrative Assistant

Lane Christensen Co.

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Chandler, AZ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

General Summary

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for performing a variety of complex, specialized, administrative and office functions and supporting the area manager to ensure daily operations of the department run efficiently.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Perform a variety of administrative and office support functions to ensure the daily operations of the business unit run efficiently.

  • Support area by being the point of contact for business unit procedures and practices to ensure consistency.

  • Assist area manager and/or supervisors or other staff with their daily functions to ensure business unit goals are achieved.

  • Review and code business unit expenses to ensure accurate accounting and budgeting.

  • Maintain/update reports to ensure compliance with company policies as well as local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Maintain department files to ensure they remain organized and current.

  • Order and maintain inventory of office and shop supplies stock to ensure supplies are available when needed.

  • Onboard new employees, including scheduling pre-employment screening and keeping required files.


  • Associates Degree preferred or equivalent experience.

Work Experience

  • 3-5 years of construction office experience.

  • Basic accounting and some HR familiarity preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Must have knowledge of commonly used office and administrative concepts, practices and procedures

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong customer service focus

  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency with MS Office Suite and the ability to learn new software

  • Exceptional problem solving skills with consistent follow through

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent collaboration, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well with all levels of staff as well as external customers

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Team player.

  • Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis.

  • Overtime may be required at times.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.