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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Administrative Assistant (Bilingual) in Chicago, Illinois


COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


  • As an Administrative Assistant, you will write and edit procedures and other project related documents in accordance to Sargent & Lundy's and/or client requirements.

  • You will serve as the focal point for administrative and documentation activities and will also be responsible for meeting schedules, scope, and budget requirements of assigned projects.

  • As an Administrative Assistant, you will work at gathering the appropriate information to generate reports for the projects you have been assigned.

  • You will prepare documents and drawings for transmittal and document storage. This could include, drafting correspondence, data entry, copying and distribution, document tracking, and electronic filing.

  • Once trained, you will be expected to independently plan and execute work based on the task assigned. This includes, but is not limited to, managing changing assignments and priorities to ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining a high quality product and supporting a Sargent & Lundy owner.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Candidate must be able to speak, read, and write Spanish

  • This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and five or more years of administrative experience.

  • Prior experience should include working in a production environment, meeting established production and accuracy goals, with the ability to maintain focus on quality of details.

  • Excellent communication skills (including writing and editing skills), keyboarding skills (60+ wpm), and proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Candidate needs to be flexible, a team player, a self-starter and be open to occasional overtime.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Some college level education in fields such as English, Writing or Journalism.

  • Experience working in the Engineering and/or power industry field.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.




CountryUnited States

Area of InterestAdministrative

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2020-3338