Payroll Administrator

Calgary, Alberta
Depends on Experience 

PTW is a leading industry solutions provider delivering construction, fabrication, and maintenance services. Our network extends across Canada. We create and deliver innovative industrial solutions to customers in the agricultural, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, nuclear and renewable energy industries.

PTW is looking for a Payroll Administrator to join our team in Calgary, AB!

Reporting to the Manager, Payroll & Benefits, the Payroll Administrator performs basic payroll functions related to collecting, verifying, and processing payroll for salaried and hourly employees in a busy, high-volume environment. This role also completes administrative functions such as filing, data entry and keying of personnel information. 


  • Preparing and processing salary and hourly payrolls in multiple provinces.
  • Enter new hires, terminations, transfers, wage adjustments and any other changes for a high-volume payroll.
  • Updates, maintains, and distributes employee files, emergency contact forms and information.
  • Ensure updates and changes are entered correctly and in a timely fashion.
  • Professionally responds to inquiries and requests for information from employees and management.
  • Contacts managers and employees for additional information when required.
  • Generate ROE’s within payroll processing.
  • Complies with federal and provincial legislation.
  • Maintains confidential and accurate employee filing in line with the file retention policy.


  • 2+ years of direct payroll experience preferably with multi-provincial, multi-cycle, high volumes payroll(s).
  • Experience in processing union payrolls is an asset, but not a requirement.
  • Completion of or working towards Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification an asset.
  • Highly organized with effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be extremely organized and reliable. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly excel and word.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, professionalism and confidentiality.

Why PTW?

Competitive Wages and benefits plans | RRSP matching program available | Quality work | Safety and quality are built into everything we do | Safety Training and PPE provided | Consistent work | Opportunity for advancement | Learning and development | Opportunities to travel, stay local or relocate | Team atmosphere | People-focused company|


PTW is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

Please note that candidates applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.