Business Apprentice

  • Queens, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

Safeway is a growing and forward-thinking utility construction contractor with over 20 years of history. We tackle our customer’s most complex and challenging projects, and deliver them flawlessly and safely. Even in the congested streets of New York City and Long Island—under intense time constraints—we build high-quality utility infrastructure that will last for generations.

Job Description

As the business grows, we need an individual who can solve problems and help us push the organization to the next level of professionalism and profitability. With new private equity backing, we are poised to strike.

We are looking for a committed and passionate business apprentice to work out of our Maspeth, Queens office who can tackle any challenge and come back for more; someone with a drive to learn how business works by rolling up their sleeves and making things happen.

Job Scope:

  • Support strategic planning efforts

  • Create power point presentations and reports for senior leadership

  • Help office staff troubleshoot IT, phone, and other issues and project manage solutions with our third-party IT provider

  • Develop and design marketing and recruiting materials using Adobe Creative Suite software or third-party vendors

  • Manage emergent office-based projects (e.g. upgrade phone system, replace door intercom system to integrate with new phones, find additional office space for growing staff, deploy new app-based
    reporting system on all field mobile devices, customize app-based reports, etc)

  • Most of this job will be other duties as assigned, with new challenges every day and lots of ambiguity and uncertainty

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or relevant experience

  • Mastery of the English language including written and verbal communication

  • Strong software and IT skills, including Excel, graphic design, mobile apps

  • Positive can-do attitude with focus on problem solving

  • Dreams about jail breaking their phone and building apps in their sleep

  • Loves these two books: The Goal by Eliyahu Goldratt and Scaling Up by Verne Harnish

Additional Information

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