Project Assistant

Position: Project Assistant

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posting Date: June 1, 2023
Term: 15 months

Scott Builders Inc. requires an organized, detail-oriented and results focused Project Assistant responsible for providing general administrative and financial support to project teams.


Scott Builders Inc. specializes in total construction services, offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. Established in 1971, Scott Builders is a leading design/build commercial contractor which allows us to be creative and create great workplaces for our clients. Check out our website to see some of the amazing projects we have been fortunate to build and bring to life for our clients.


The Project Assistant works collaboratively with the Project Managers and/or Coordinators and is responsible for providing general administrative support for assigned projects. In particular, this position assists with project set up, organization of project documentation, meeting scheduling and preparation, as well as monthly accounting processes.

We are looking for a candidate that has previous experience in a project assistant or similar role in the commercial construction industry with an understanding of construction and project management processes. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, have exceptional organizational skills, with an aptitude to prioritize competing timelines would be ideal in this position. Experience with financial processes including but not limited to accounts payable, visa processing, processing change requests, issuing purchase orders and invoicing is essential.

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a diploma in Construction Engineering Technology, Business Administration or related field from a recognized post secondary institution. We are looking for a candidate with the ability to work independently on tasks while collaborating with multiple project teams to meet commitments.


• Diploma in Construction Engineering Technology or Business Administration preferred (may consider combination of education and experience)
• 2+ years’ of experience as a Project Assistant or related position in the commercial construction industry
• Experience with accounting administration (accounts payable, visa coding, invoicing)
• Experience working on multiple projects with multiple teams
• Strong working knowledge of MS Office and experience using project management and financial software
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans is preferred
• Flexibility in working periods of overtime and travel to sites on occasion
• Must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship


Scott Builders Inc. is an employee owned, leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada.

We provide an excellent work environment and a competitive compensation package.

Our success has been driven by the people in our organization and if you would like to join our team, send your resume in confidence to: We thank everyone for their interest, however due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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