Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(11/10/2022 10:01 AM)
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Silman Associates Structural Engineers, D.P.C., a TYLin Company (the “Company”), is an award-winning structural engineering firm based in New York City with offices in Boston, Washington DC, Ann Arbor, Chicago, and Los Angeles.  Silman is a diverse and energetic firm of 160 employees who bring passion and creativity to the job.  In our 55-year history, Silman has fostered an approach centered on constant collaboration between owners, architects, and consultants to provide quality structural engineering services for our clients.  Engineers will be exposed to a broad spectrum of renovation, preservation, and new construction projects across all architectural practice areas.  If you’re looking to continue expanding your skills and knowledge with a dynamic, growing firm, Silman could be a great fit for you!


Our New York City office is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This position will report to the Office Manager, and requires sound multitasking, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years working in a fast-paced office environment, and must have experience working in SharePoint. 


  • Schedule appointments, interviews, and meetings as required.
  • Assist organizing events such as internal lunches, parties, seminars, etc.
  • Assist organizing office events (i.e. lunch seminars, workshops, special projects, staff events, etc.)
  • Assist monitoring incoming and outgoing mail and courier services.
  • Assist with archive management, including requesting files hard copy files from archives and scanning existing documents as required.
  • Assist with Library maintenance.
  • Provide reception/phone presence and greet clients from front desk when the main receptionist is absent.
  • Help with Specification formatting.
  • Assist with travel arrangements (coordinate with travel agent).
  • Undertake many other tasks as required to keep the office running in an efficient manner.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in an Administrative role required.
  • Advanced proficiency with web-based tools and Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and MS Project. Must also have direct experience working in SharePoint.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills.
  • Interest and ability to learn new procedures and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently motivated with minimal supervision
  • Client focused, always striving to give clients the best solutions.
  • High levels of integrity, always doing the right thing in an ethical, fair, and sustainable way.
  • Strong commitment to innovation by creating new and better ways to solve clients’ toughest challenges.

For more information about Silman, please visit: https://www.silman.com



TYLin is a full-service, professional engineering firm focused on the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure solutions for public and private clients worldwide. The firm is an internationally recognized pioneer in solving the most difficult engineering challenges. Headquartered in San Francisco, California for over 65 years, TYLin has more than 3,200 professionals throughout the Americas, Asia, and Europe. TYLin is a member of Dar Group, a global, privately-owned professional services group, and its industry-leading family of Global Infrastructure companies. 


As part of our commitment to pay equity, the general compensation range for this position is: $60,000-85,000yr.


The Company is proud to offer a comprehensive total rewards package. Our benefits include extensive health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage, continuing education benefits, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program and a retirement savings plan with company matching contributions. We encourage all candidates to explore our total rewards offering.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type as protected by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The Company remains committed to complying with all local health authority, legal or lawful client requirements, as such this role may be situated in a jurisdiction with masking or vaccinate or test requirements to attend office or client locations (controlled location). You should ask your manager about this prior to starting. Should you be subject to the requirements, you are required to disclose your vaccination status within the first week of starting or before entering a controlled location, whichever comes first.  


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