Office Assistant Construction / Receptionist

Howell Contractors, Inc. - Arlington, VA
$22 - $28 an hour

Construction Company needs a detail oriented person who can multitask well in a fast paced environment. Duties include front desk, mail, emails, memos, preparing change orders, purchase orders, obtaining certificates of insurance, maintaining associated files, time sheets, ordering supplies. Data entry into spreadsheets and QuickBooks. Duties will include running local errands.

We’ve replaced and installed water lines with a diversity of pipe materials, using multiple techniques such as directional drilling, pipe bursting and other trenchless technologies.

The common factor in all of this is that we utilize our experienced staff to get the job done right because, as our motto states, “We believe that the road to success is always under construction”.

Howell Contractors, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We support M/W/S/D Business Enterprise.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 - $28.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • One location

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 4AM

Ergonomic Workspace:

  • Yes

Administrative Duties:

  • Scheduling
  • Answering and routing phone calls

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Plastic shield at work stations
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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