Careers – Administrative Assistant – Saskatoon Office

Who we are:

CWA Engineers Inc. is a privately-owned EPCM firm that services the resource sector throughout North and South America. We are growing in a diverse range of industries, including mining and minerals processing, ports and terminals, construction aggregates, engineered wood products, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, municipal infrastructure, and utilities.

At CWA, we embrace a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement while providing a flexible work-life schedule. We hold innovation competitions and regular lunch-and-learn sessions and provide 17 earned days off each year in addition to vacation days.

We are looking to add one administrative assistant to our team. This position will be based in our Saskatoon office. We will consider both full-time and part-time applicants for this position.

Position overview:

As an integral member of our administration team, you will be responsible for managing the front desk and reception area in a professional manner, answering and screening all incoming calls, providing administrative support as required, and assisting in the preparation and submission of proposals and statements of qualification on an as-needed basis.

Duties and responsibilities:

This position will involve the following:

  • Creating a positive and professional first impression of the company by greeting and directing visitors and callers.
  • Performing general office duties such as filing and photocopying.
  • Assisting in the planning and preparation of meetings, conference calls, events, and presentations.
  • Arranging travel, hotel, and car reservations and preparing itineraries.
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of proposals and statements of qualification as required.
  • Exercising good judgement in recognizing the scope of authority and protecting confidential information.
  • Other assigned administrative work and ad hoc duties as required.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • Administrative or secretarial experience in a technical environment.
  • A high school diploma and relevant post-secondary education.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Advanced word processing skills and experience with related software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Access, SharePoint).
  • The ability to make independent and good judgement decisions within proper policy guidelines.
  • The ability to work with minimal direction and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of engineering terminology and document types/structures would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud) would be considered an asset.

This is an ideal opportunity for a professional who is willing to take on new challenges within a growing team.

Application process:

Please submit your application to the following location:

Please submit your application in .pdf format to with the subject line as follows: Administrative Assistant – Full Name – Saskatoon Office.

We thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or recruiters, please.