Employment Opportunities

Project Assistant

Start the year off with a great career move by playing a vital support role in delivering services to our clients.  Terra Consulting Group, LTD is looking for a qualified project assistant candidate interested in the engineering industry to join our Project Management Team. He/She will be responsible for assisting Project Managers, Market Managers, and Clients at various stages of engineering projects. Successful candidates will detail-oriented and enjoy assisting others internally and externally.

Interested applicants must submit resume AND current salary to:


Responsibilities and Duties

Enter data regarding target and completion dates for deliverables, financial tracking data, project status, and other project management metrics into the company database/client database and tracking spreadsheets and databases

Provide project support by effectively organizing, facilitating and overseeing the flow of information between multiple people and systems

Proactively track deliverable status, escalating late/delayed project status as required

Internally submit purchase order requests, and assure the orders are received as expected 

Resolve problems by identifying issues, analyzing information, and following up with others

Qualifications and Skills

  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience in a similar project coordinator or administrative support role required

  • Skilled in organization, prioritization and time management.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel are required, Sharepoint is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, subcontractors, clients or their representatives

  • Experience in a consulting or engineering firm a plus

  • Highly self-motivated, ability to work individually, demonstrates problem solving and analytical thinking 

  • Must be permanently authorized to work in the United States


  • Health Plan

  • PTO and Paid Holiday

  • Competitive Salary

  • 401k

  • Flat Organizational Structure

  • High Quality Engineering Consulting

  • Customer Intimacy

Job Type: Full-time

Headquartered in Park Ridge, IL with branch offices located in Columbia, MO, Columbus, OH, and Nashville, TN, competence is not our only asset- we have a passion and drive to deliver for our clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer.