Contract Administrator | Transportation – Highway and Bridge Infrastructure
GHD
Waterloo, Canada
1d ago
source : eQuest Inc.

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents.

Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Our Markham office is looking for a Contract Administrator ready to join our growing Canadian Operations within the Transportation team.

The Transportation group within GHD Canada works with provincial government, local regions and municipalities with a variety of projects across the whole spectrum of Highway, Roadway, and Bridge Infrastructure.

Our team provides integrated engineering services throughout the project lifecycle from asset management, planning, detailed design and engineering services during construction.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for Contract Administration of civil provincial and municipal
  • infrastructure projects

  • Liaise with the Project Managers, designers, field inspectors, contractors
  • and clients on a daily basis.

  • Work with the Construction Administration Team Lead in the overall
  • management of staff and departmental initiatives.

  • Work with Project Management staff to develop project policies and
  • procedures related to quality, safety, the environment, and professional

    ethics.

  • Supervise and direct field staff
  • Conduct constructability Reviews as required on Highway and Bridge
  • projects.

  • Liaise with Clients for future Construction work.
  • Skills, Competencies and Qualifications :

  • OACETT rcca’ designation, or Professional Engineers Ontario designation
  • as a P.Eng.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Civil Engineering Infrastructure, with a
  • substantial focus on Highway and Bridge construction.

  • Minimum 2 projects’ experience as a Contract Administrator on contracts
  • with construction value greater than $5-million.

  • Proven aptitude for estimating construction schedule, quantities and costs.
  • Experience with progress payments, change orders, leading site meetings,
  • preparation of minutes, and providing guidance to field staff in relation to

    contracts.

  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills are a must.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues,
  • associates, and clients.

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work in fast paced, high change
  • environment.

  • Good initiative and attention to detail.
  • Strong skills in conflict resolution
  • We offer a professional working environment and culture and believe that work / life balance contributes to the success and happiness of our people.

    We also offer competitive salary packages based on qualifications, skills and experience.

    As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer.

    We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.

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