Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Chesapeake, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

MEB is a full-service construction firm, founded in 1982, with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and a regional office in Richmond, VA. With nearly 250 employees and over $200 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experiences growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

MEB's benefits.

  • 401(k) & Matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

job brief.

Our team is looking for an organized and motivated Human Resources Administrative Assistant to provide comprehensive operational support in various human resources functions, including but not limited to payroll, benefits, and recruiting/onboarding. This position will handle sensitive employee and company information, requiring high-level professionalism and confidentiality. Due to the diverse responsibilities of this position, the ideal candidate will possess both the focus to execute routine processes and the flexibility to handle sudden changes in a fluid environment.

If you are self-driven, eager to support and contribute to the success of the department/company and are looking for an opportunity where your passion for HR will drive your growth on the team, then we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Create and maintain employee personnel files by reviewing, scanning, indexing, and entering information from employment documents for inclusion in personnel records.
  • Support various benefit administration functions – process 401K enrollment paperwork, update policy forms, submit benefit enrollments/terminations, and input benefit invoices.
  • Support petty cash management, including organizing and auditing all petty cash vouchers.
  • Verify and complete personnel information change requests via the employee portal.
  • Maintain and audit salary timesheets, send weekly payroll reports, review payroll register, prepare and send paper paycheck stubs.
  • Process security badge requests for new hires and the corporate team.
  • Support recruiting efforts through application reviews, employment verifications/reference checks, and interview scheduling.
  • Perform additional administrative support functions, including data entry, mail distribution, and file cleanup.

skills you possess.

  • Two years of administrative experience – ideally in a human resources department or construction office.
  • Strong computer skills, with an aptitude to quickly learn new software/systems.
  • Ability to support and communicate with diverse personalities while maintaining a positive attitude and a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, organization, and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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