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Administrative Assistant

At Henderson Engineers, we're about more than just buildings. We're about the people, experiences and potential found inside. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We love the process that brings buildings to life. And we're changing the industry by integrating the building design and construction process.

We view each of our employees as an essential part of our mission to lead the field.

It's What We Do

We provide total building system design services across multiple high-growth markets for industry leaders. You'll get to use your talent to work on some of the country's biggest names in sports, grocery, higher education, restaurant, retail and so much more.

It's How We're Different

But, we're also about more than just engineering. We're about you. You, and the hundreds of passionate employees who made us who we are today.

Together, we dream up inventions that solve industry-wide problems, design spaces that become landmarks, win medals in fitness challenges, and toast to the good life at our legendary golf tournaments.

So what will you be doing all day?

You would join us in our Lenexa HQ Office as an Administrative Assistant working on things like…

  • Scan drawings and other documents, saving them to the appropriate data files
  • Format engineering specifications using appropriate templates
  • Preparation of Request for Information documents and materials
  • Preparation of documents for archiving; manual filing
  • Phone calls with government officials.
  • Documentation of phone conversations
  • Assist in staff travel arrangements
  • Maintain team's calendar
  • Print large documents/drawings on plotters
  • Schedule meetings, events and other activities as required, including ordering food, set up, take down, etc.
  • Download photographs into project folders
  • Provide back-up support to company receptionist
  • Other clerical/ administrative duties as needed

We'd love for you to apply for this position if you… 

  • Have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Software, including Power Point, Word and Excel
  • Worked with PC/Windows, iPads, and cloud-based file servers ("Dropbox") is preferred as the role requires file transfers from multiple iPads and cameras to project files
  • Understand the functionality of Adobe InDesign
  • Have experience with electronic filing procedures (drives, files, folders, sub-folders, etc.)
  • Agree that Attention to detail and accuracy is key
  • Possess a pleasant/polite telephone manner
  • Have great listening skills and a comfort speaking to prominent contacts/clients
  • Are able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

 Let's Talk Perks

We take care of our people. As a Henderson employee, you'll enjoy some pretty awesome perks. Trust us, your friends will all have work envy.


Flexible Work Hours (Because we all need to balance work and life.)
Casual Dress Code (Be yourself, please.)
Paid Volunteer Time (We literally pay you to volunteer.)
Paid Parental Leave (Because we know both parents deserve to be there for a new baby.)
Health and Wellness Initiatives (Get Fit and Stay Fit.)
Receptive and Forward-Thinking Leadership (Our doors are always open.)
Clear Career Path Options (We want you to excel.)


Industry-leading 401K match and profit sharing (When the company succeeds, we all share in that success.)
Paid Training for Professional Development (We’ll pay for the time you take getting better at what you do.)
Performance Bonuses (When you do well, we reward you for your work.)
Comprehensive and Extensive Insurance (We’ve got you covered.)
Paid Term Life and Disability (We’ve got your family covered, too.)
Financial Wellness & Coaching Program (Financial security makes you a happier team member.)


2014-2016 - #1 Top Engineering Firm (Retail ) Commercial Construction and Renovation
2016 - #8 Top Engineering Firm (Hospitality) Commercial Construction and Renovation
2016 - #4 Top Engineering Firm (Restaurant) Commercial Construction and Renovation
2008-2016 - ENR Top 500 Design Firms
2006, 2007, 2009 - 2016 Finalist “Best Places to Work" – Kansas City Business Journal
2015 Finalist “Best Places to Work” – Philadelphia Business Journal
2015 Finalist “Best Places to Work” – Phoenix Business Journal
2010-2016 “Top 55 Engineering Firms Nationwide” – Building Design & Construction (BD+C)
2016 – Ranked #6 on “Top 30 Sports Facility Engineering Firms Nationwide” - Building Design & Construction (BD+C)
2010-2016 “Top 10 Retail Architects/Engineers Report “– Commercial Construction and Renovation
2011-2016 “Top 20 MEP Giants List” – Consulting-Specifying Engineer
2009, 2010, 2014 “Champion of Business” – Kansas City Business Journal
2014 “Hall of Champions” – Kansas City Business Journal
2015 - 2016 “Healthiest Employer” – Kansas City Business Journal
2015 “Healthiest Employer” - Philadelphia Business Journal
2009 “Engineering Firm of the Year” – American Subcontractors Association – Kansas City (ASAKC)
2009 “Top Ten Green Projects – AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)
2011 “Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture” – AIA Central States

Henderson Engineers, Inc. and Henderson Building Solutions are EEO – M/F/V/D employers and participate in the E-Verify program

Applicants for positions with Henderson Engineers/Henderson Building Solutions must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and verification of eligibility will be required at the time of commencement of employment.




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