Technical Administrator

The Company:

Stillwater Associates is a civil engineering consultancy based in Reigate, Surrey that specialises in dams and reservoirs. Our current team consists of 6 engineers working from our Reigate office and 20 part-time engineers working from home offices throughout England and Wales. Our primary business is the inspection and assessment of large reservoirs followed by the design and supervision of remedial works to ensure public safety and compliance with the Reservoirs Act 1975.

This growing engineering consultancy requires a new Technical Administrator to assist with the creation of an extensive database of project information and thereafter maintain this for the company. The role is offered on either a part or full time basis depending on preference.

The Responsibilities:

Your core responsibilities will be

  • Create and maintain technical project records accurately and methodically within Excel, Word, Databases and our customised web based client portal
  • Assisting in the preparation and formatting of technical reports
  • Preparing plans, figures, tables and photos for inclusion in our technical reports
  • Liaise with clients to provide progress updates, obtain missing information, issue reports and assist with accessing our client portal.
  • Liaise with office and home based engineers to achieve the successful completion of records and reports.
  • Managing your time efficiently to enable the data to be processed by the appropriate deadlines

The Applicant:

The applicant will need to show the following:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Motivated and proactive team player who is also capable of working independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong literacy and numerical skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • Previous experience of administering processes and issuing and controlling documents, ideally in support of a project team.
  • Previous experience of managing client records and databases with web based applications
  • Comfortable working with technical documents and reports, getting to know technical terminology specific to the engineering industry
  • Previous experience in an engineering consultancy is preferable (but not necessarily essential depending on experience)

Our Technical Administrator role is a permanent part or full time position (20 to 40 hours per week depending on preference) based in our office in Reigate, Surrey. Some home working may be necessary in accordance with government COVID-19 guidance or company working practices. Our working environment is a flexible one to allow you a balanced lifestyle. Core working hours will be required to ensure sufficient contact time in the office.

  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000 per year (40 hours per week) – Pro Rata
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Paid leave: 25 days + bank holidays – Pro Rata

Applicants should clearly state at the time of applying their preference of days/hours.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to careers@stillwater-associates.co.uk by noon on Monday 4th October 2021.

Stillwater Associates reserve the right to close this advert before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.  We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.