Job Details

Req # 18-0304
Post Date 10/9/2018
Title Administrative Assistant
City Houston
State TX
Division ED

Since 1924, Waukesha-Pearce Industries, LLC. (WPI) has been dedicated to providing leading equipment options that meet the most demanding applications in gas compression, small engines, earthmoving, recycling, mining, and power generation equipment.  With a territory covering the 48 contiguous states, WPI is strategically located in high-production regions throughout the U.S. Our expert personnel are trained in technical sales, service, and engineering.  WPI has been supporting engines for over 90 years by offering the right solutions for gas compression and power generation applications. We partner with trusted names like GE, Generac, and Kohler for dependable service.  WPI offers only the highest quality construction and mining products such as crawler dozers, compactors, excavators, loaders and more from these world-class equipment brands: Komatsu, Bomag, Sennebogen, Gradall, Takeuchi, Doppstadt, NPK, LaBounty and Vacall.  Our reliable equipment is backed with unmatched technical support and dedicated Shop and Field Service Technicians. 

Our greatest strength as a company are our people.  Our success depends on the technical expertise of our salespeople, the knowledge of our parts people, the skill of our service technicians and the professionalism of all WPI staff.

We are committed to hiring top quality people in every position in our company.  Our success depends on our employees, and how well they serve our customers.

Scope of Work:


Perform administrative duties assisting the Branch/Store manager, including assisting the Regional Manager when necessary. Perform all clerical duties for the office as necessary.


Primary Job Responsibilities:

The Administrative assistant is responsible and accountable for, but not limited to, the following:            

·         Greet and direct visitors, answer and route all telephone calls

·         Take detailed messages

·         Maintain and keep all files up to date

·         Handle project oriented duties and complete in a timely manner

·         Back up for all clerical personnel

·         Promote good welfare among the company and its divisions

·         Perform other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have working knowledge of the above titled position and how it relates to the overall business and its’ objectives.
  • Must meet goals and objectives set forth by the company.
  • Must conform to policies and procedures set forth by the company.
  • Must have good communication skills written and verbal.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to balance the branch petty cash and checking account
  • Must be able to type 50 wpm.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in a Windows environment (MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Must be able to maintain a professional appearance and good client relationships.
  • Must promote and maintain a clean, neat and safe work environment.
  • Must have the ability to effectively operate various types of office equipment (telephone system, copier, printer, fax etc).
  • Must be dependable and be able to work independently.
  • Must protect the company assets and interest.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

·         Typical hours of work Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

·         Office/indoor work


WPI is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, creed, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the programs or activities which it operates.


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WPI es una institució n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acció n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientació n sexual, infomació n genética, identidad de género, o expresió n de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

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