Project Administrator - West Toronto

Hamilton, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  491552 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


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.

Who we are
Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. 


Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.



Why Work with Us?


  • Competitive Compensation packages
  • Group Medical, Extended Health and Dental Plan starting from Day 1
  • Voluntary Savings Program – TFSA & RRSP
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Service Awards ​
  • Bridge Scholarship Program​
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Discounts on gym membership, telecommunications, home and auto insurance


The Project Administrator, working under the general direction of the Project Superintendent is responsible for providing administrative support on-site by ensuring the accurate and timely processing of all field related documentation, payroll and cost control information.  


Location:  Hamilton, Burlington, or Kitchener / Cambridge area



  • Cost accounting for construction projects
  • Code all incoming packing slips to ensure accuracy and timeliness. 
  • Review and approve daily field logs from crew activities, ensure for completeness and accuracy.
  • Order and maintain utility locate files as per company processes.
  • 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 asphalt paving and related works) and variance analysis of each KPI.
  • Analyze all financial information with an objective to control and monitor all 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.
  • Provides reception relief as per set schedule.



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

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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date:  Feb 13, 2024

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