Emulsion Products | Office Assistant

Colas North Pole , AK 99705

Posted 2 months ago

Subsidiary: Colaska Inc.

Join us in Building the Last Frontier

Emulsion Products is part of Colaska Inc., a leader in heavy civil construction in the state of Alaska.

Emulsion Products, a company within Colaska, believes that its strongest assets are its employees and the way they maintain their pride and enthusiasm everyday while doing business with our customers. Colaska has an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities. We are looking for individuals with strong commitment to excellence and a solid work ethic.

Colaska Inc. is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. Colaska Inc. builds projects statewide and provides construction materials commercially throughout Alaska. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Colaska Inc. to access unique highly technical and major construction projects.

Job Summary

Provides professional clerical office support with a heavy focus on customer service while operating the scales. This position is also responsible for front desk reception duties, other data entry and filing, as well as additional duties as assigned in support of daily operations.


  • Friendly, outgoing personality with a customer service focus

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office products

  • Engaged listening skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Detail oriented with all tasks

  • Professional personal presentation

  • Organizational abilities, in the midst of chaotic interruptions

  • Able to communicate and patiently work well with diverse personalities

  • Professional telephone and online meeting etiquette and customer service principles

  • Available to work 7am

  • 5pm Monday

  • Saturday. With being willing to be flexible with times.

  • Valid drivers' license and reliable transportation

  • Drug free (includes marijuana)

Education / Experience

High school diploma or GED required. Some college preferred. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures preferred. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices preferred. Prefer minimum one year work experience in an office environment.

Computer Skills

Computer knowledge including knowledge of MS Office, network and internet applications. Other software as required. Able to troubleshoot basic technology issues at the direction of IT.

Language Skills

Strong verbal and written English language skills with an ability to clearly communicate telephonically, in writing, and through online applications. Ability to speak clearly and concisely; read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Mathematical Skills

It is necessary to be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide.

Reasoning Ability

Basic reasoning ability and problem-solving skills. Ability to make sound and accurate judgments based on best available information.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires sitting for long periods of time; also stooping, bending and stretching for files and supplies. Occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate and connect keyboards, calculators, telephones, copiers, facsimile machines and other office equipment as necessary. Visual acuity to read computerized documents and paper files. Hearing must be in normal range for telephone contacts. Interaction with the public on phone and in person is constant and interruptive. Work may be stressful at times and include pressing deadlines.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Emulsion Products) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document. If you need accomodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.

Nearest Major Market: Alaska

Nearest Secondary Market: Fairbanks

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