Project Assistant - Electric

Project Assistant - Electric

Category:  Engineering
Location:  Eddyville, Iowa
Position Type:  Full-Time/Regular

Job Description

The Project Assistant is an administrative position within the project management structure of ESCO Automation.  This position is best described as a task level contributing resource for internal and external customer project delivery.  Work executed will be for a multi-discipline electrical team.  This position requires knowledge of project management skills.

The Project Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Executes administrative task based project management duties under close supervision.
  • Assist with the creation and management of project tools including: project plans, schedules, and budgets. Follow and maintain all established project management processes.
  • Assist with preparing client bid pre-qualification packages, estimates, and proposals including the compilation of all relevant documents and materials to accompany them.
  • Assist with accounting-related systems for accurate tracking and forecasting of project performance compared to plan.
  • Assist with internal project auditing.
  • Assist with preparation of project meetings and minutes.
  • Assist with processing change orders.
  • Utilize, support, and enhance ESCO’s standards and best practices.
  • Understand and follow all safety, conduct, and policy requirements established by ESCO and clients.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or deemed necessary by management.


To be considered, candidates should have:

  • Completion of other Bachelor’s or an Associate’s degree program in a related discipline from an accredited college, technical school, or university; or
    • A combination of equivalent education and or experience will be considered with solid evidence of success.
  • Demonstrated to be highly proficient with computer technologies including but not limited to, Windows Operating Systems, and the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.


  • Knowledge and familiarity with fundamental elements of project management.
  • Experience in a project engineering or project services environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Access, SharePoint, and Dynamics.


  • Exhibits a high level of initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Earnestly looks for ways to improve skills and is a dedicated and driven learner.
  • Adapts behavior to changing circumstances.
  • Work produced demonstrates excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Work effectively with decreasing amount of assistance from others as skills are acquired.

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