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Project Administrator, Land Development
Business Line Infrastructure
ID # 13383
Job Type Permanent - Full Time
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WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 48,000 team members across the globe.  In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable






The Project Coordinator duties include producing reports, preparing presentations, reviewing documents, basic invoicing, resolving issues, planning team functions, word processing, document preparation, data entry, providing meeting minutes and distribution, as directed by the Project and Team Managers. This position is required to interact closely with Project Managers and project staff and clients to ensure the timely completion of each project.



  • Assist in the project opening process, including project file and accounting set-up, and the preparation of project start-up documentation;
  • Support the business line marketing initiatives including coordination of events, sponsorship, advertising, budget tracking, and membership renewals;
  • Maintain database of projects and CV updates for the team;
  • Scheduling any monthly management/marketing/team related meetings;
  • Develop, produce and distribute reports, studies, proposals, and general correspondence;
  • Manage project and program information, including data base and filing;
  • Take notes at project meetings, annotates and finalizes/manages multiple sets of notes;
  • Collaborate with internal staff to ensure completion of projects on a timely basis;
  • Assist the Project Manager to prepare proposals and create project sheets for business development;
  • Provides proactive support to Project Managers;
  • Assist with contract management to assist with project delivery team;
  • Coordinate and update tracking sheets in Excel format with direction from the project team;
  • Set up boardroom for meetings;
  • Send/receive, and sort mail and courier packages;
  • Keep track and order office supplies from Staples (Eway);
  • Electronically file all documents using ShareZone
  • Answer switchboard and greet clients;
  • Other administrative duties as required (including some hard copy filing)
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • College degree in Administration, or all other equivalent training;
  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience as an Administrative Assistant;
  • Functional competencies in project management in the field of engineering consulting will be considered an asset;
  • Proficient on computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), competencies in MS Project and Adobe Acrobat will be considered an asset;
  • Ability to multitask, good prioritization time management and organizational skills;
  • Good initiative, attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently; and
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.




Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

WSP Canada Inc.


Whitby, ON

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