Houle Electric Limited
  • 28-Feb-2018 to 29-Apr-2018 (PST)
  • Burnaby, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

About Houle Electric:

Houle Electric is BC's most trusted name in electrical contracting. Founded in 1944, Houle prides itself on a tradition of excellence for our industrial, commercial and institutional customers. In addition to electrical contracting, we are renowned for our project management & design skills across all of our divisions including Security, Data Networks, Automated Controls and Electrical Preventative Maintenance. We also provide service calls to businesses and home owners, including 24-hour emergency service. 

About the position:

Currently, we are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Business Development team in Burnaby. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative services to assist with effective and efficient operations of the team. This position reports directly to the Chief Estimator.

Job Duties:

  • Daily, manual scans of bid sites to notify appropriate personnel of opportunities
  • Reviewing automatic notices from bid sites to notify appropriate personnel of opportunities
  • Download tender documents for quotation requests and file by region of delivery
  • Daily checks of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system as well as data entry to include opportunities, customer information, and notes as directed
  • Assisting BD Specialists with scheduling client meetings and follow-ups
  • Attending meetings to create notes, action list, and schedule for action list
  • Call general contractors to check if they are bidding on a tender
  • Produce reports from the CRM
  • Other special projects and duties as required


  • Grade 12 education plus basic administrative training
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office with a moderate skill level in Excel (test will be given)
  • Flexible and able to effectively manage multiple tasks in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Database knowledge
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build successful working relationships
  • Highly organized and detail oriented

You have a 'can do' attitude and are always willing to learn. You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.  Houle offers an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package and many company sponsored events.

To apply, please visit https://www.houle.ca/current-career-opportunities/ and click on the listing for "Administrative Assistant - Business Development". Opportunity will remain open until filled.

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