WorleyParsons Senior Project Administrator Full Time in Edmonton, AB


Branch Edmonton AB CA

Senior Project Administrator
Edmonton, AB

The Project Assistant is tasked with supporting Project Manager, Project Engineers and the entire project team in their efforts to meet and exceed customer…

WorleyParsons is a recognized leader in providing professional services to the energy, resources, chemicals and infrastructure industries, and we continue to push boundaries and extend our capabilities around the world. We cover the full lifecycle – from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets on a global scale – taking pride in providing safe and high-quality services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

The Project Assistant is tasked with supporting Project Manager, Project Engineers and the entire project team in their efforts to meet and exceed customer expectations. This frontline role is critical in the deployment of WorleyParsons’ vision: “to be the preferred global provider of technical, project and operational support services to our customers, using the distinctive WorleyParsons culture to create value for our customers and prosperity for our people”.

Ensure adherence to WorleyParsons and Syncrude standards (procedures, brands, templates, etc.).

Assist Project Manager and team where necessary.

Understand nature and need of the discipline and provide support as needed.

Set up of projects including project award sheets, file index, filing and close out procedures.

Meetings – book conference rooms, equipment, send invites, arrange lunch and prepare agenda. Attend, take minutes, prepare and distribute minutes, follow up on action items.

SharePoint: create and maintain Intranet web page with support from the designated PIM and ICT Designates (pictures, announcements, documents, org charts, etc.).

Prepare and process routine documents, prepare reports / studies, responsible for preparation and coordination of key documents. Arrange for printing of documents as required with 3rd party printing company.

Travel – book, distribute itineraries, resolve issues, train other coordinators if required.

Reception relief

Lend support to other Project Assistants when required and/or other project assistants as needed.

Safety – Near miss forms, first aid training, where to find the first aid kit and building evacuation procedures. Safety is everyone’s business.

What you will bring
Technical and Industry Experience:

Interpersonal / Communication:

  • Maintains strict confidentiality
  • Integral part of the team
  • Listens attentively and processes received information effectively
  • Relays information accurately
  • Communicates in a positive manner
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Versatile
  • Front line contact for customer
  • Resource for team members – documents, equipment, contacts, etc.


  • Set up of files and documents using the WorleyParsons standards set out in EMS
  • Filing, e-filing, scanning, photocopying
  • Preparation of operational documents for long term storage
  • Detail oriented
  • Works to timelines: prepares and follows schedules productively
  • Identifies problems, evaluates information and defines appropriate, realistic solutions
  • Shall be able to adapt to, or offer solutions when a fit-for-purpose solution may require a change to the standard procedures.


  • Acts decisively, meets challenges head-on
  • Maintains poise in familiar and unfamiliar situations
  • Front line technical resource for department

Applications Used:

  • Microsoft Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Visio]
  • SharePoint
  • Acrobat (full version)
  • Skype

Equipment Used:

  • Computer, photocopier / scanner, Smartboards
  • Printers / plotters, fax machines
  • Telephony and video project devices

It is important for the Administrative Services staff to stay on top of new training initiatives by WorleyParsons. Administrative staff well versed in new software and office procedures serve as vital guides for individuals around them and any team members they support. Having a PA that adopts and learns new offerings like EMS and change management procedures enables the PM and PE to focus on the project and the PA can handle all the details of making new offerings work together for the Project Team.
WorleyParsons will offer you a competitive compensation and benefits package, plus a friendly, professional and dynamic working environment with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within Canada and on a global scale.
When you join WorleyParsons, you’ll join an equal opportunity employer that believes in the inherent benefits of a diverse workplace and that promotes inclusion and flexibility. We encourage applications from a diverse population of people that reflect the range of countries, cultures and contexts spanned by our operations. Our people are at the heart of our processes – we value everyone’s personal wellbeing and contributions.
Only those candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be contacted directly.
Please note: No agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-16
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