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Engineering Administrator

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £16.89 per hour

  • Contact:

    Peterborough Branch

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Job Description

Brook Street are working with our prestigious client based on the east outskirts of Cambridge to recruit for an Engineering Administrator on an initial 3 month contract

As an Engineering Administrator, you will play a crucial role in providing administrative support to our clients engineering team and facilitating the smooth operation of engineering projects. You will be responsible for organising documentation, coordinating schedules, and assisting in various administrative tasks to ensure efficient project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Document Management:

    • Maintain and organise engineering documents, including technical drawings, specifications, and project plans.
    • Ensure accuracy and completeness of documentation and update records as necessary.
    • Create and distribute reports, memos, and other relevant documentation to team members.
  2. Schedule Coordination:

    • Assist in scheduling meetings, appointments, and project milestones for engineering teams.
    • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to arrange meetings and site visits.
    • Manage calendars and arrange travel logistics for engineering staff as needed.
  3. Communication and Correspondence:

    • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external inquiries related to engineering projects.
    • Facilitate communication between engineering teams, clients, vendors, and other departments.
    • Draft and distribute correspondence such as emails, letters, and meeting agendas on behalf of the engineering department.
  4. Project Support:

    • Provide administrative support to engineering project managers, including budget tracking, procurement assistance, and resource coordination.
    • Assist in preparing project documentation, proposals, and presentations.
    • Monitor project time lines and deadlines, alerting team members to potential issues or delays.
  5. Database Management:

    • Maintain databases and spreadsheets containing project-related information, including budgets, time lines, and resource allocations.
    • Ensure data integrity and accuracy by regularly updating and verifying information.
  6. Office Operations:

    • Assist with general office tasks such as filing, copying, and organising supplies.
    • Help in coordinating office events, training sessions, and team-building activities.


  • Proven experience in administrative support roles, preferably in an engineering or technical environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and project management software.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in documentation and data management.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

To apply for this position please send your CV

Brook Street are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all candidates who are veterans or spouses/partners of military personnel, and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy.

As a Disability Confident Leader, and holder of the Gold Award status from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, Brook Street, as a supplier to the Public Sector Resourcing Framework (PSR), will offer you a guaranteed interview with a PSR Sourcer.

Should you identify as a candidate with a disability and/or as a veteran or spouse/partner of military personnel and meet all the essential criteria for the role, we encourage you to reach out to us via the Brook Street website. Here you will find a link to register your interest and state the role that you are interested in. We are committed to engaging with you.

In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates/military spouses/partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, Brook Street will interview the best candidates from within that group.

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