Field Project Assistant

Valard invites interested members of the 24 participating communities on the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project to apply for the following:


Valard Construction LP is seeking a qualified Field Project Assistant to join our team of on-site project support staff.
Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Financial Support – Collection and review of invoices, purchase order site requests/entry, collection of packing slips/tickets, procurement support, purchase order closeout support, expense report submissions
  • Timesheet Support – Reviewing timesheets for consistency and correctness, time entry into Valard’s payroll system and communicating issues with corporate payroll
  • Travel Coordination – Scheduling and requesting flights, accommodation, shuttles, etc. as required by Material Management personnel
  • IT requests – Providing support for on site staff as required, relaying requests to IT for equipment or access and ensure it is provided or implemented per the request
  • Reports – Data collection, entry and distribution for daily, weekly, and monthly reports

In addition to the above specific tasks there are more general tasks that will be completed by all Project Assistants including:

  • General data entry as required and incorporation of field data into reports
  • Participation in Valard Safety programs
  • Developing contacts throughout the company and having the ability to track down pertinent and essential information through these contacts
  • Hard copy document management (ex. updating Foremen Binders as new drawings are available)
  • Using Valard systems and processes to complete day to day tasks
  • Coordination with Edmonton office Project Assistants

Knowledge/ Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a related field of work in a data entry or administrative role
  • Knowledge of material management and purchasing requirements
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business Administration would be considered an asset
  • Experience performing document control would be an asset
  • Past experience working at a construction site office would be an asset
  • Experience working at a utility company would be an asset
  • Previous experience using JD Edwards would be an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft office programs
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Strong initiative and ability to problem solve
  • Ability to learn new programs/systems quickly

Candidate must be willing to reside in remote areas in a camp environment on a shift rotation of 20 days on and 8 days off. Work will be conducted in 11 or 12 hour days. Transportation will be provided from your home community to the camp accommodations and then at the end of your shift transportation will be provided back to your community by Valard.


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