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Project Administrator - London, ON

London, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  152756 

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.

Under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, CRH Canada operates 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.

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. is currently looking for a Project Administrator to join their team in London Location. The Project Administrator, working under the general direction of District Manager, is responsible for providing administrative support on-site by ensuring the timely processing of accounts receivable/payable, payroll and related cost control information.


  • Cost accounting for construction projects/ snow removal operations.
  • Coding all incoming packing slips to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Tracking rental equipment and approve rental equipment invoicing electronically.
  • Ordering job material at superintendent’s request.
  • Coordinating all administrative paper flow.
  • Maintaining 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.
  • Analyzing all financial information with an objective to control and monitor all costs.
  • Analyzing the variance between budgeted profits and actual achieve.
  • Preparing reports to enhance Superintendent’s job knowledge in relation to project’s financial performance.
  • Resolving price discrepancies with the Purchasing Department. Adjust invoices as indicated by Purchasing Department.
  • Processing of credit invoices for all unapproved invoices or invoices with incorrect prices.
  • Checking the addition, extension sales tax and discount calculations on all invoices.
  • Inputting approved invoices into the cost control system and checking edits when completed.
  • Input monthly A/P accruals into the Viewpoint System for job cost purposes.

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.

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in Concord, the US and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • ​​​​​​​Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • ​​​​​​​Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!

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Date Posted:  Aug 14, 2019

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