Construction Office Assistant

Offering experience coordinating office activities for construction and plumbing companies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Universal Construction Associates, Lexington, KY | 2008 – Present
CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANT

  • Coordinate the activities of a busy construction management office in all areas of contractor relations, document preparation, and field crew scheduling.
  • Interface with contractors and customers during residential and commercial projects.
  • Handle the cost-effective ordering and replenishment of construction materials.
  • Assist contractors with the preparation of blueprints and CAD drawings.
  • Provide assistance to owners with correspondence preparation and travel coordination.

Drip Free Solutions, Lexington, KY | 2004 – 2008
OFFICE ASSISTANT

  • Coordinated the dispatching of field plumbers for a more 150+ plumbing assignments.
  • Interacted with residential and commercial customers to schedule appointments.
  • Ordered a high volume of plumbing supplies working with several industry vendors.
  • Served a point person for crews concerning schedules, site access, safety, parts ordering, technical questions, job orders, and customer inquiries and complaints.

Regional Plumbing Services, Lexington, KY | 2002 – 2004
OFFICE ASSISTANT 

  • Scheduled more than 30 plumbing jobs a weeks to service residential and commercial customers.
  • Interacted with field crews to coordinate work schedules and resolve on-the-job issues, from site access and equipment requirements to safety issues and customer complaints.
  • Processed work orders, assisted with materials handling activities, and helped track inventory.
  • Assisted company owners and department managers with office administration activities in all areas of correspondence, proposals, presentations and spreadsheet preparation.

Axel Subcontractors, Lexington, KY | 1998 – 2002
OFFICE ASSISTANT 

  • Managed a high volume of incoming calls from customers, field engineers, and surveyors in reference to construction projects, job estimates, blueprints, and work schedules.
  • Served as a liaison between the office and field construction team on all project related issues.
  • Helped with the preparation of subcontracts, change orders, and bid packages, and closeout documents.
  • Coordinated the issuance of insurance certificates and OSHA training classes.

EDUCATION

Lexington Community College, Lexington, KY
Associates in Office Technology, 2005

SOFTWARE & TECHNICAL SKILLS

MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
CAD; Ability to interpret blueprints

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