AECOM Project Support Assistant in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146220BR

Position Title Project Support Assistant

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Environment

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Nova Scotia

City Halifax

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

The Environmental Services Group of AECOM Halifax is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Support Administrator for immediate employment in the Halifax, NS office. The appropriate qualified applicant will support projects from multiple business disciplines including construction, environment, power, water, wastewater and transportation.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Day to day administration support including word processing, time/budget records and invoicing;

  • Coordination and interaction with AECOM project managers; project controls administrators, accountants and various clients;

  • Routine project support including management of project submittals, RFI’s, invoices, etc.;

  • Providing client invoice preparation support for Project Managers;

  • Setting up the Electronic data management system;

  • Establish hard copy incoming and outgoing CAD drawing/sketch folders/files;

  • Active management of all document control & data management, ensuring compliance with this Project Plan, and maintaining incoming/outgoing document registers;

  • Maintaining the email archive and correspondence databases;

  • Assisting the Project Manager, Deputy Project Managers and Team Leaders in administration and filing;

  • Records and archiving;

  • Reviewing invoices from sub consultants for payment approval;

  • Using various client on-line software systems for the submittal of reports, documents and drawings;

  • Assisting with marketing, proposal and presentation preparation, copying and submission;

  • Taking and producing meeting minutes.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma;

  • 2+ years of related experience;

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint);

  • Strong organizational, technical and communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment;

  • Strong multi-tasking abilities;

  • Committed to working efficiently to complete tasks within budget and schedule constraints.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree/Certificate in related field;

  • Experience supporting construction projects/programs;

  • Financial accounting experience;

  • Marketing production experience.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.