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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 17-0122
Title Admin Asst III
City Middletown
State CA
Job Family Administrative
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Geysers
Description Job Summary:

Performs a variety of administrative support duties to all levels of management and/or staff within a department. Answers and screens telephone calls, takes messages and monitors voicemail. Processes daily incoming and out-going mail. Manages calendars, coordinates meetings and books travel arrangements for one or more managers, staff. Maintains and organizes department and project files. Depending on level and experience, may prepare a variety of reports including weekly/monthly department status updates, routine project progress, business development activities and expense reports frequently using Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. At the top level, provides work leadership and may day-to-day tasks to less experienced administrative assistants. May handle a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving administrative functions of the office and may handle confidential information, as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

•Highly skilled. Extensive knowledge of the job and company policies to perform a wide range of advanced tasks.
•Top expert on software, tools and organizational processes. Power user of department-specific software. Expertise in Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of Maximo and PeopleSoft preferred.
•Knowledge of accounting job practices related to month end close and accruals.
•With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities; checks own work and possibly the work of others.
•Decisions are of moderate to advanced scope and impact administrative operations of the department or department deadlines.
•Exercises discretion and judgment, and prioritizes requests from multiple departments and/or functions; regularly required to adapt procedures, processes and techniques.
•Works on complex assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative.
•Works under limited guidance.
•Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. May provide skills training and direction to others.
•Regularly works with sensitive and confidential information.
•Contacts are both internal and external, may be required to represent management and coordinate complex activities/projects.
Requirements •Associate’s Degree, Technical/Business School or equivalent.
•Typically requires minimum 7 years’ experience, including advanced support skills and extensive knowledge of tools, software and other technologies.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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