DLZ Corporation

  • Administrative Professional

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has an exciting Administrative Professional / Clerical opportunity in Detroit, MI.

    • Provides office and clerical support including preparation of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and slide presentations, receipt and distribution of incoming and outgoing documents, and related duties including entering documents into project SharePoint sites
    • Provides administrative assistance and clerical support with regards to supplies/purchases to support project teams.
    • Works with vendors to support the office.
    • Receives and files all incoming and outgoing documentation.
    • Prepares and maintain files in accordance with project procedures.
    • Collects daily reports and maintains the Daily Report Log as necessary.
    • Assists in special reports as requested by the Business Unit staff and Project Team.
    • Organizes and schedules project related meetings, ensuring each meeting has an agenda and other meeting documents.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
    • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of DLZ and its core values.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in relevant field such as Engineering, Construction, Business, Communications, or Information Science.
    • 5 or more years administrative service experience in a professional office setting
    • Experience in filing systems, meeting minutes, RFI/Submittal and other Project logs and management
    • Proficient in Microsoft Professional Office Suite particularly: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project
    • Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and effectively manage time
    • Ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    • Must possess a background to understand the terminology used in the office environment
    • Must be flexible and able to work in a very fast paced work environment and at times under the pressure of meeting critical deadlines
    • Must be a critical thinker, able to make quick decisions without constant direction Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Previous experience supporting large engineering or technical projects or programs preferred

    Must provide salary requirements to be considered for this position!


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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