Admin Coordinator in Pocatello, ID at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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444 Hospital Way Pocatello Idaho 83201-2744

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

The duties of the Administrative Coordinator are to perform administrative duties for projects and carry out office-related tasks in a fast-paced environment. The primary focus is to perform the duties and meet a monthly billing goal. This position is part of the Pocatello Office Team and the Administrative Team, which is accountable for performing administrative work for Cascade Earth Sciences (CES), a wholly owned subsidiary of Valmont Irrigation. The work schedule is tied to different deadlines and operating procedures, although deadlines and priorities will change frequently. The Administrative Coordinator is the main coordination point within the office in order to maintain a smooth flow of information and communication. The employee is expected to accurately edit and format reports, complex Excel tables and charts, and other client documents. They are also expected to prepare less complex Excel tables and charts. This position will often work independently and with limited supervision. The employee will respond to deadlines and schedules, and use independent judgment.  The employee is expected to maintain a sense of awareness and generally know the status of work flow for all personnel in the office.

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • Associates Degree in English, Accounting, Business Management, or similar field or two years of undergraduate level schooling with three years of senior level administrative experience or a High School diploma/GED with five years of senior experience  
  • 3 years of work experience in an office setting
  • 3 years’ experience proofreading business documents for grammar, spelling, syntax, and format 
  • 3 years’ experience using Microsoft Office software programs – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license

Additional Qualifications (Required):

  • Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in performing job duties
  • Above average numerical aptitude with a focus on accuracy
  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Strong grammar, punctuation, and editing skills
  • Team player with strong organizational skills and adaptability to new technologies
  • Familiarity with conducting oneself in a highly professional setting, and the ability to effectively deal with people on all levels as well as demonstrate leadership skills
  • Active listening skills as well as the ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal form
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and work on multiple tasks concurrently in a busy office environment
  • Self-starter, flexible, and the ability to work alone at times
  • Self-learner, resourceful, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to navigate and remember complex electronic file systems
  • The ability to work professionally and effectively as a team member with on-site and off-site administrative staff, technical staff, clients, and corporate personnel
  • Experience making travel arrangements and coordinating local group meetings
  • Ability to perform physical activities (bend, stoop, lift up to 40 pounds from floor to waist height, move about the office, etc.)
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Business, Accounting, or scientific related field
  • Technical editing or writing experience
  • Advanced experience using Excel to produce tables and charts and create formulas and links
  • Budgeting experience
  • Similar administrative experience in a professional consulting company; familiar with tracking, billing time, and expenses to clients
  • A working knowledge of Deltek Vision software program

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email



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