Legal Administrative Assistant

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p>Are you striving to reach a higher standard in your career? Do you dream of working for an outstanding, stable company that shares your values and rewards customer-focused results, continuous learning, innovation, and integrity?&nbsp; We are seeking a tech-savvy, detailed-orientated Legal Administrative Assistant for an important support role within our 71-year-old company. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, this may be the opportunity that you have been waiting for.</p> <p>The Legal Administrative Assistant will support the company General Counsel&nbsp;by coordinating the organization&rsquo;s contract processes and procedures as well as providing various legal assistance and office support.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Coordinating the contract process to include reviewing, updating and managing the overall workflow</li> <li>Preparation of letters, memos, contracts, and other documents.</li> <li>Organization and production of documents</li> <li>Submitting electronic invoices</li> <li>Answering phone and scheduling appointments</li> <li>Faxing, copying, scanning, and emailing documents</li> <li>Performing other legal administrative tasks as needed</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><u><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS</strong></u></p> <ul> <li>High School diploma or equivalent</li> <li>Paralegal certificate or a minimum of 5 years legal administrative assistant experience&nbsp;</li> <li>Business writing experience to include a strong command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.</li> <li>At least one year of experience&nbsp;reviewing, editing, and maintaining contracts or other business documents</li> <li>Proficient in using Microsoft Suite of products, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.</li> </ul> <p><u><strong><br />PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</strong></u></p> <ul> <li>College degree preferred</li> <li>Experience in the construction industry preferred</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Sharp analytical skills to creatively solve problems and remove roadblocks.</li> <li>Excellent customer service/communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to handle multiple priorities and make decisions quickly.</li> <li>Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing accurate work in a timely manner.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with ability to work well as part of a team and independently.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals while continuing to manage projects.</li> </ul> <p>At McKenney&rsquo;s we know people are vital to our success.&nbsp; We offer employees a competitive salary and generous benefits including 401(k), profit sharing, performance bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance, disability benefits, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a positive work environment.&nbsp;&nbsp;All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.</p> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture.&nbsp; In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.<br /><br />McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.&nbsp;</p>