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Administrative Assistant (Part-Time, 16 hrs/week)

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Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Boulder, CO, US

Company: TransAlta



“Energizing the Future.”


TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community-member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.


For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at,


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.




We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join our TransAlta team to support our Field Administration group. This role reports directly to the Supervisor, Field Admin Connect and will support the day-to-day administrative responsibilities for our Growth team at our Boulder office. 


This role is a part-time, in-office position (16 pers week) located at our Boulder, Colorado Office. 




  • Apply administrative procedures and policies; distribute to staff internal memos as well as all general and non-confidential head office memos (press releases, etc.); liaise between head office and staff

  • Provide administrative support during day-to-day activities

  • Create purchase requisitions, maintain accurate supplier records and verify that all invoices are accurate, entered, approved and paid promptly

  • Maintain a filing system for all documents, including paper documents or electronic storage

  • Provide staff with assistance with HR issues, and maintain up-to-date records 

  • Manage access authorization documents and documents for all staff members and visitors (if applicable), such as keys to operations and maintenance buildings, security codes, appropriate information on insurance, code of conduct, etc.

  • Oversee the organization of facility, promote good local public relations and foster a positive team-oriented work environment




  • Proficient in Microsoft products such as Word, PowerPoint, with advanced knowledge of Excel (including macro creation and graph generation) and a strong knowledge of SharePoint

  • Ability to priorities competing demands, make efficient use of their own and others’ time, and deal with a wide range of tasks using sound judgment when responding to changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment

  • Positive approach to problem solving, with a high level of tact and diplomacy

  • Ability to recognize and deal with confidential information with absolute discretion

  • Experience with the SAP system

  • Experience in reception and office management.



Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.



Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver