Project Assistant, Power Division

Job Locations US-MN-Minnetonka | US-TX-Plano | US-CO-Westminster
ID 2022-1641
Category
Project Management
2nd Category
Administration
Position Type
Regular

Overview

 

Project Assistant, Power Division - Minneapolis, MN

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Assistant to join our renewables team in our Minneapolis, MN office. A Project Assistant (PA) for the Power Division is responsible for data integrity, document management, and best practice implementation on projects. The PA supports Project Managers in the success of the project through the administrative/professional side of project management. Project support may be billable projects or non-billable projects. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Corporate Services and Project Managers for support with contracts, branded material, and prequalifications.
  • Coordinate production of proposals based on direction from Project Managers
  • Coordinate production of project reports based on direction from Project Managers
  • Review proposals and reports for correct formatting and branding
  • Proofread proposal and reports for consistency and grammar
  • Develop or modify branded material for reports, proposals, work orders, task orders, and statements of qualification
  • Assist Project Managers with conference calls, meetings, documentation and follow up (both internal and external)
  • Provide document backup for invoicing and collections
  • Maintain accurate data within the Deltek VantagePoint database system, including project set up, tracking and reporting
  • Support Professional staff with licensure efforts and state compliance requirements

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent job-related experiences and training.
  • Effective written communication is necessary and past experience with the renewable energy industry is a plus
  • Adapt to ever-changing work environments
  • Detail orientated and strong organizational skills
  • Capacity to independently manage multiple projects/assignments, determine and set job priorities, and work with limited/direct supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working in a professional services environment

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.

 

In 2021, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at # 4 and #21 respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood also ranked consistently higher four years in a row on the Engineering News Record (ENR) list as a leading design firm in the country. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.

 

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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