Career Opportunities

Since 1998, J.D. Abrams L.P. has been a leader in initiating and participating in alternate project delivery methods.

Job Description

Bilingual Front Desk

Job Location

Houston Area
13020 Donegal Way
Houston, TX 77047-3712

Position Title: Bilingual Front Desk

Type: Full-Time

Pay rate: Expected $17 - $18 an hour

Supervisor: Area Manager

Hours of Work: Normal hours 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, M-F; Other hours as situations demand

Location: JDA Houston Office

Travel: As needed

FLSA Type: Non - Exempt (Hourly)

Start Date: Immediately

Summary and Definition

The Bilingual Front Desk will be the first impression of JD Abrams LP for all in person and over the phone interactions. This position will coordinate office activities and operations while providing clerical and administrative support to management. It is also an essential function of this job to be able to translate documents from English to Spanish and vice versa. In this position it is important to be able to multitask while keeping a professional and friendly disposition.

Responsibilities

  • IMPORTANT: Provides translations, both verbal and written, as needed to ensure communication is maintained with JDA employee owners.
  • Assist with HR duties such as recruiting and initial interviews when needed.
  • Employee orientations and onboarding.
  • Fulfill invoices when needed.
  • Update Houston area permits.
  • Creates a welcoming atmosphere to all guests/customers both in person and on the phone.
  • Assist with conference room scheduling.
  • Directs office activities and functions to maintain efficiency and compliance with company policies.
  • Assists clerical and support staff with their assigned duties, particularly when more advanced, skilled, or sensitive work is required.
  • Prepares agendas, makes travel arrangements, and maintains calendars for senior management.
  • Oversees telephone services, email correspondence, and mail distribution.
  • Maintains office supplies inventory.
  • Solicit repair or replacements services to maintain the facility in good condition.
  • Maintains records, documentation, and files, particularly more complex or sensitive files such as employee files.
  • Perform light housekeeping as needed. Like watering plants.
  • Ensure facility janitorial custodians are performing.
  • Ensure office COVID protocols are being met.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What we are looking for:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have a professional demeanor and be able to be discreet.
  • Great can-do attitude.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and be punctual.
  • Dependability
  • Must submit to background check and pre-employment drug screening
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Basic understanding of how to operate standard business equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge or experience in construction or heavy highway construction.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability To:

  • Adapt to new innovations and processes
  • Quickly acquire and implement individually received training
  • Coordinate and interact with other department personnel daily
  • Multi-task
  • Function effectively as part of a team
  • Always maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Work independently

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Administrative experience: 2 years
  • Customer Service: 2 years

Developing your career at Abrams we will:

  • Regularly discuss performance objectives to quickly identify growth opportunities.
  • Factor personal growth into career development.
  • Offer opportunities for development to learn new skills and grow quickly.
  • Support employees who want to pursue new roles in the company.

Physical activities/Physical demands: Telephone daily 30%, keyboard manipulation daily 60%; standing 10% daily; bending 10% daily; and stretching/filing 10% daily.

Work environment: The work environment/physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Disclaimer

We do not accept resumes from Third Party Recruiting Firms for these positions. If you are an Agency or Search firm representative, contact the Human Resources Department directly for consideration. Abrams or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes and online response forms through this source. In addition, Abrams or its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees on unsolicited resumes that are submitted to any member of the Staffing or Operations team. Abrams has established an approved vendor program for this service, and will only consider accepting submissions from those approved firms. For consideration in becoming an approved vendor, contact our Human Resources Department

J.D. Abrams, LP is an equal opportunity employer . All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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