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Administrative Assistant
Title:Administrative Assistant
Location:TX - Irving

Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED) is a private company that is dedicated to providing quality service in the electrical distribution market. Since its establishment in 1957, CED has become a recognized leader in the electrical industry and now has over 500 locations nationwide. CED specializes in electrical consumer goods for residential, commercial, and industrial markets. Through a uniquely independent business model, CED has sustained long-term growth.


Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The administrative assistant will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Answers telephone calls and directs the caller to the requested associate when appropriate. Will transfer a caller to an associate’s voice mailbox when the associate is unavailable, when appropriate.
  2. Takes and retrieves messages for various personnel.
  3. Provides callers with information such as company address, directions to the company location, company fax numbers, company website and other related information.
  4. Receives, sorts, logs and forwards incoming documents.
  5. Coordinates and tracks UPS packages.
  6. Assists in the ordering, receiving, stocking and distribution of office supplies.
  7. Assists with other related clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing, filing and collating.


  1. Excellent Customer Service Skills
  2. Flexibility
  3. Communication Proficiency
  4. Collaboration Skills
  5. Customer/Client Focus
  6. Technical Capacity
  7. Proficient in MS Word and Excel

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma
  2. One year of administrative experience

Preferred Education and Experience

Associate’s degree or two years of related experience

CED is an Equal Opportunity Employer | Disability and Veteran

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