Major Duties & Responsibilities


  • Answer all incoming calls and relay messages
  • Greet and direct all clients and visitors
  • Receive and distribute all incoming mail and courier deliveries
  • Prepare all outgoing mail and courier packages
  • Assist in banking requirements (i.e. deposits) when necessary
  • Create, print and distribute Work Orders to all necessary parties
  • Enter Work Order data into Sage Accpac Project Job Costing
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive Excel spreadsheets used for tracking: Work Orders, IRC Identification Numbers, Proposal Log and Invoicing
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, reports and tender packages
  • Prepare specification documents and CCDC documents
  • Maintain Timecard input and disbursements as necessary
  • Upload, print and scan drawings as required
  • Assist in the typing of correspondence letters, proposals, observation reports and draft documents
  • Obtain WCB and other insurance certificates
  • Maintain production reports for weekly meetings
  • Log and reserve scheduled meetings for the boardroom
  • Maintain the boardroom in a presentable manner
  • Maintain supplies for both office and kitchen
  • Load and start dishwasher at the end of each day
  • Maintain Iron Mountain paperwork and processing
  • Maintain general filing
  • Other assigned general administration duties as necessary

Business Development:

  • Continuously expand new customer base by routine prospecting and cold calling to search for new opportunities for IRC to provide services to new clients; calls will include telephone and email introductions, diligent fact-finding conversations, timely and consistent correspondence, and in person meetings at prospects’ place of business, office, etc.
  • Seek new opportunities with existing clients as directed and transitioning to new customer opportunities
  • Support local sales efforts for IRC National Accounts as directed
  • Respond to opportunities by preparing accurate and effective proposals that detail services offered, terms and conditions, and associated fees; proposals must be reviewed under the direction of the National Sales Manager prior to issuing
  • Attend IRC’s Calgary production meetings to understand project progression and to relay client expectations to IRC production teams
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings with other members of the Business Development team across the company
  • Prepare and enter all sales activities in the Prophet CRM program; use the CRM as the sales and organizational tool, and to prepare reports illustrating progress and performance
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals for other members of the IRC team on an as-needed basis


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in an associated or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in receptionist role
  • Experience in engineering, consulting or construction industry is an asset
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Superior telephone manners and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to act with business integrity and possesses strong attention to detail
  • Proven strength in written and verbal communication

How to Apply

To express your interest in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: Kindly indicate the position and location in the email subject line.

Note that while all submissions will be reviewed, only those that are to be considered for an interview will be contacted.

IRC is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.