Contract Administrator
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1d ago

Contract Administrator-(168158)

About Us

HDR Architecture Associates, Inc. (HDR) is an award-winning, employee-owned architecture firm, focused on design innovation for healthcare, education, science and technology, community, recreation and commercial projects.

We pioneer design solutions, tailored to clients’ needs, which truly make a difference in our profession and communities.

Our British Columbia offices, located in Vancouver, Victoria and Penticton specialize in design of institutional and public-facing projects including major social infrastructure projects and mass timber towers.

We work in collaborative studios across offices, pairing our local knowledge and deep project experience with leading edge expertise from around the globe.

We want to build a better future, so we bring our talents together to add value, promote growth and inspire positive change.

HDR is a place where you can accomplish as much as you’re willing to, in your work and in your career. We rally behind a good idea and each other.

Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions and collaborate to make great things possible.

HDR’s Penticton studio is in search of a Contract Administrator to join our growing practice and continue the legacy of providing creative design solutions that improve health and the human condition.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Contract Administrator, we'll count on you to :

  • Actively participate as a team member in projects of various scales and complexities.
  • Be HDR’s representative and primary point of contact with the contractor, and Owner's site representatives and other agents employed by the Owner during construction.
  • Perform submittal reviews, documents interpretations (RFI’s / questions), and construction observations to verify that the requirements of the construction contract are being maintained.
  • Know the terms of the Architect / Owner agreement and all deliverables within.
  • Understand the contents of Owner-Contractor agreements.
  • Know and understand the Project Specifications.
  • Enforce the design intent implicit in the Architect's prepared Contract Documents as well as have a working knowledge of the engineering design intent through documents prepared by consulting disciplines.
  • Be able to effectively represent the interests of the Owner, the Architectural Firm, and the supporting Engineering Consultants during the construction phase.
  • Participate in Owner / Architect / Contractor Progress Meetings.
  • Share your unique talents and contribute to enhance our studio culture
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

  • Have 10+ years’ contract-related experience; advanced degree or contract certification program may substitute for years of experience.
  • Hold a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Architecture or advanced degree or contract certification program may substitute for years of experience.
  • Possess advanced knowledge of various contracting concepts and follow and enforce company and client requirements.
  • Can be resourceful, flexible, and adaptable to changing demands and priorities.
  • Are detailed oriented and proficient in the use of Autodesk Revit, Bluebeam, and familiarity with CA document control software (Procore etc).
  • Can address questions and issues across all levels of the company or other parties involved.
  • Have a positive attitude and commitment to be an active participant of our employee-owned culture.
  • Why HDR

    At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible.

    When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.


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