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Administrative Assistant

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing on practice, research, policy, and technology transfer.  HPTech was established in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving the U.S. federal government at their facilities and project sites.  Our uniqueness lies in our ability to integrate physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, planning, and policy when developing and delivering infrastructure solutions.

 

​HPTech is currently pursuing an upcoming major federal contract, and we are identifying candidates who would be interested in working with us should we be awarded the contract.  At this stage, we are looking for an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for supporting human factors research, as it relates to highway safety and operations, at a state-of-the-art government facility. The research is focused on improving transportation safety by strengthening the understanding of user needs, and making recommendations for roadway design, signage, and advanced transportation technologies, with a goal of reducing transportation-related fatalities and injuries across the transportation system. The human factors research facility includes a Virtual Reality (VR) Laboratory, a Highway Driving Simulator (HDS), a miniSim™ Driving Simulator, a Highway Sign Design and Research Facility, and several Field Research Vehicles (FRV).

 

Qualifications

  • An associate degree in office management, business management, business administration, accounting, communication, and human resources.

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in performing administrative assistant duties of a research organization.

  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring, maintaining, and tracking various types of research and administrative information,

  • Demonstrated experience in preparing, organizing, and checking research and administrative documents,

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and setting up various office activities such as meetings and conference calls,

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining physical and computer files to easily track past and ongoing research and technical activities.

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Excellent team and collaborative skills.

This anticipated position, which is contingent upon the contract award to HPTech, would be based in McLean, Virginia.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For timely consideration, apply online by June 30, 2024.

HPTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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