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Powell Industries, Inc. Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, Alberta

Powell People Solving Tough Problems

Welcome to Powell Canada, we are the top player in Switchgear and E-house Manufacturing, Field Services, E&I Construction and Valves Services. A career with us will challenge you to solve some very Tough problems, but in doing so you will be rewarded with growth and development.In exchange for your hard work, Powell makes sure you are taken care of with a comprehensive Salary package, RRSP matching, above average benefits, ongoing training and a professional environment.

We are located in a new facility in Acheson which is located 5 mins from Edmonton on Highway 16 (Yellowhead Trail). In our facility we have for you an onsite cafeteria, outdoor courtyard, brand new offices and manufacturing facilities, as well as access to an active social club.

We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant.

Essential Responsibilities:

·Provide administrative support to managers, supervisors, and staff within the department

·Responsible for organized and proficient data entry as well as filing documentation, managing department invoices, and collecting documentation.

·Responsible for all invoicing, field services, and shop services

·Managing invoicing and credits, receiving and checking invoiced for discrepancies, and following up on all discrepancies with clients.

·Responsible for requisitions, receiving, and accounts payable support

·Provide bookkeeping and filing for the department while maintaining a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.

·Prepare meeting minutes, record decisions, schedule and coordinate meetings, andprepare documents and reports

·Provide receptionist service if necessary, greet customers or clients, answer any questions for customers or clients, answer and direct phone lines, and respond to inquiries

·Answer phones and emails of clients and customers while providing helpful, professional, and exceptional customer service reflective of the organization.


·2-3 years of Administrative experience preferably in a related industrial industry

·Accommodating, personable and comfortable with a variety of different clients and customers

·Highly organized and able to handle a high workload while having strong attention to detai

·Able to solve minor problems and address concerns while having little to no supervision.

·Able to effectively communicate with both managers and colleagues on a regular basis

·Effective and efficient written communication skills

·Proficient with Microsoft Office with direct experience in Excel as well as Oracle software

Who we are

A subsidiary of Powell Industries out of Houston, Texas, a company with 70 years of experience and 3500 employees worldwide, Powell Canada is one of the most reputableelectrical manufacturing,valve servicingandelectrical/instrumentationcontracting companies in Western Canada. Powell Canada holds a strong industry presence with offices located in Edmonton, Acheson, Vancouver, Calgary, Nisku, Redwater, Fort McMurray, Hardisty, Lloydminster, and Saskatoon.

Powell strives to create one unified company through training, communication and leadership. We offer diversified services based on our customer’s needs, keeping us on the cutting edge of new products and services within our industry.

Your Partner in Safety

Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Powell Canada, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.