Technical Assistant

Location:Middletown, CT
Type:Full Time

Wright-Pierce, an award-winning, multi-discipline environmental engineering firm specializing in water, wastewater and civil infrastructure, is seeking a Technical Assistant to join our company.


  • Point person to assist the office in managing all office administrative tasks including but not limited to: ordering supplies; mail acceptance and distribution; answering phones as needed; scheduling meetings; filing; photocopying and scanning.
  • Assist technical staff in preparation, organization, edit/proofreading, formatting and production of project deliverables including but not limited to client reports, plans, specifications, contracts/letters, marketing proposals and client deliverables.
  • Make arrangements for vendor-related services including subconsultants, office machines (Xerox, etc.) and custodial maintenance crews.
  • Coordinate and maintain office marketing material and all office-specific files
  • Maintain and order supplies, including those for the field
  • Maintain office machines
  • Make car, flight and hotel reservations
  • Coordinate flow of information from Human Resources

Client Care and Satisfaction

  • Assure appropriate internal and external client care and satisfaction is maintained and supported.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support, assist and help to plan local conferences and events.
  • Support and assist with annual charity campaigns and company wellness program.
  • Cross-train in other administrative and marketing areas Firm-wide and provide backup for others as-needed.
  • Other special projects and duties as may be assigned.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • General office environment with ability to travel to other Wright-Pierce offices.
  • Sporadic travel to client work sites.
  • Perform under the pressure of unpredictable and demanding work at times.
  • May be required to work extended and/or weekend hours from time-to-time.

Desired Degree

  • BA/BS (minimum) degree preferred

Job Experience

  • 2-5 years of administrative experience, A/E/C industry experience is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, specifically PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Exceptional written communication skills.
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment.
  • Belief in the core values of Wright-Pierce and personal qualities of integrity and commitment.
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging, face-paced, environment.

Office Location(s)

  • Middletown, CT

Equal Employment Opportunity

Wright-Pierce is an EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, age, religion, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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