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Project Administrator - Richmond Hill, ON

Location:  Richmond Hill, ON, CA
Company:  Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  132621 

Work Type:  Contract 

Work Status:  <p>Full-time</p>


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. is currently looking for a Project Administrator for an 18 months maternity leave contract. The Project Administrator, working under the general direction of the Project Superintendent is responsible for providing administrative support on-site by ensuring the timely processing of accounts receivable/payable, payroll and related cost control information. The position will be located in Richmond Hill, ON on one of our Joint Venture projects.


  • Cost accounting for construction projects/ snow removal operations.
  • Code all incoming packing slips to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Track rental equipment and approve rental equipment invoicing electronically.
  • Order job material and office supplies.
  • Coordinate all administrative paper flow.
  • Maintain electronic filing of project related documentation and correspondence.
  • Production of Key Performance Indicators (costing information for concrete and asphalt paving, tall wall and structure work) and variance analysis of each KPI.
  • Analyze all financial information with an objective to control and monitor all costs.
  • Review JV partner’s costs.
  • Support monthly cost forecasting process.
  • Analyze the variance between budgeted profits and actual achieve.
  • Prepare reports in relation to project’s financial performance.
  • Resolve price discrepancies with the Purchasing Department. Adjust invoices as indicated by Purchasing Department.
  • The processing of credit invoices for all unapproved invoices or invoices with incorrect prices.
  • Check the addition, extension sales tax and discount calculations on all invoices.
  • Input approved invoices into the cost control system and check edits when completed.
  • Input monthly A/P accruals into the Viewpoint System for job cost purposes.
  • Sorting cashed cheques from bank for inputting into Bank Statements.
  • Backup support for instant cheque desk.
  • Provides reception relief as per set schedule.

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in Business Accounting, Business Administration or related area preferred.
  • 1 – 3 years related experience; construction experience is an asset.

Position Dimensions:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Solid organizational, analytical and prioritizing skills.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced, high-pressure, dead-line driven environment.
  • Initiative to strategically improve business practices and foster a team environment.

About the Company

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc., established in 1912, is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, and we are continuing to grow.  Dufferin has a solid industry reputation and prides itself on hiring top level employees and encouraging and supporting their career development.

Our door is always open to hire highly skilled and motivated individuals who want to develop to their full potential while playing a key role in our future plans.  Solid growth opportunities are available that provide progression from entry level to senior management positions.  Our growth and development strategy involves defined practical experience in project management, augmented with annual training programs to accelerate career progression.

Dufferin Construction offers a wide range of construction services that cater to the Heavy Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Municipal and Land Development market segments.



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