Administrative Assistant

THE DANIELS CORPORATION - Greater Toronto Area, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Daniels Corporation builds with a passion for creating vibrant communities in every sense of the word. Daniels looks beyond the bricks and mortar, including social, cultural and economic infrastructures that will create a unique sense of place. This commitment has been an integral part of Daniels’ corporate philosophy for over 35 years. Daniels has built more than 30,000 award-winning homes and apartments, master-planned mixed-use communities, and commercial and retail spaces, and has earned its standing as one of Canada’s largest and preeminent builder/developers.

The Daniels Corporation is actively searching for Administrative Assistants for the Construction department; one full time permanent and one 1-year contract. This role is responsible for providing support to a team of Estimators, Project Managers, and Site Personnel. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with a keen desire to learn and expand their knowledge of the construction process.


  • Assist the Estimating team with the budgeting, tendering, and contracting process.
  • Issue, log and file Change Orders, Site Instructions, Shop Drawings, and Purchase Orders as directed by the Project Managers.
  • Coordinate meetings as requested.
  • Assist in the preparation of Management Reports.
  • Coordinate the distribution of drawings to trades and consultants.
  • Maintain organized project filing system.
  • Assist other Administrative staff as required.
  • Periodic reception coverage as needed.


  • High school diploma
  • Completion of post-secondary office administration program is an asset
  • 2 – 3 years of administrative support experience
  • Experience in the Construction industry is an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with strong Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat Pro is an asset
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize a multitude of tasks
  • Strong time management skills

If you are interested in this position, please forward your submission by July 26, 2019.

The Daniels Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people of all disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent


  • Administrative Assistant: 2 years (Preferred)