Administrator - Altrincham

Full time

Altrincham, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi-discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an opportunity to appoint an Administrator, to work on the National Grid IPW Framework, based out of our Altrincham office. This is a full-time position, working 08:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday.

The framework we are working on is a £43m contract, over 19 sites with National Grid, delivering the infrastructure for the Security Upgrades at Gas Compressor Stations and Electric Substations. We are working in a Joint Venture with Optilan; Trant is delivering the civil engineering works and Optilan is delivering the electrical works.

Reporting into the Project Support Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Diary Management – Scheduling regular meetings and recording and tracking of meeting minutes
  • Raising requisitions on the Internal ordering system – PPE, Site Materials and software
  • Act as the point of contact for Trant in the JV office
  • Establishing and maintaining the documentation systems
  • Coordination of project management activities, resources, equipment and documentation
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Assist the document control team for internal and external issuing of documentation
  • Compiling & retrieving data for data books
  • Support Trant HQ with IT; new starter requests, tracking of IT equipment
  • Managing logistics of project fleet; availability of vehicles, repairs, MOT’s & servicing
  • Managing travel arrangements for project team (accommodation and travel)
  • Organising meeting rooms/conference rooms and team building activities
  • Managing training requests and queries, updating training matrix and assisting with documentation required by the training team
  • Communicating with office admin for Optilan for office updates, new starter inductions and passes


  • Proven background in an Administration/Document Control position (or similar)
  • Organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Teamwork skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office package (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages including office 365.
  • A background of working in the construction industry is preferred but not essential
  • A full UK driving licence


•            Competitive salary

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)

•            Option to buy a further 3 days holiday per year

•            Christmas shutdown

•            Free onsite parking

•            Government Workplace Pension

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544



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