Internship Opportunity


Assistant Contract Administrator

Toronto Transit Commission ttc
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline:
Jul 03, 2020
Start Date:
Jul 13, 2020
End Date:
Jul 09, 2021

Job Description:


General Accountability

Reporting to the Manager - Contract Administration (Construction), the Assistant Contract Administrator is responsible for assisting the Senior Contract Administrators (SCA) to co-ordinate and administer the day-to-day activities associated with construction-related contract administration, consistent with the Commission's procurement policy and departmental procedures and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for but not limited to:

Interpreting contract and ensuring compliance with contract terms and the requirements of the scope of the work

Helping SCA and coordinating technical team for contractor's progress verification and documentation

Administering payment, process progress payments, off-site inventory payments, preparing/processing certificates of payments and assessing back charges and liquidated damages

Processing release of holdback payments as per Construction (Lien) Act

Preparing estimates for proposed changes/amendments/claims

Processing requests for quotes, contract amendments/changes and change directives evaluating and preparing analysis of contractor's submissions for changes and claims

Updating contract administration database, maintaining post-award contract files in accordance with Section's procedures

Analyzing rationale for contract changes/claims with contractor's as well asco-ordinating support from other departments.


Completion of a University Degree; Engineering or Architectural Technology or Construction Management College program, or the equivalent,professional development courses relating to procurement and contract administration combined with directly related work experience in the procurement of complex technical requirements including specialized engineering equipment and construction contracts;

An understanding of construction principles and knowledge of the construction industry

Knowledge of construction contracts and contract administration related to construction contract changes, scheduling practices/methods, delays and construction claims management

Knowledge of construction estimating and ability to interpret the requirements and details of construction drawings and specifications

Knowledge of construction contract documents and experience in contract documentation and application of IT for contract administration

Effective interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to co-ordinate efforts of others to accomplish objectives

Good working knowledge of PCs and their applications related to the work.

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you have relatives currently employed by the TTC? A 'relative' is defined as: spouse, common-law and/or same sex partner, son, daughter, mother, father, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, cousin and any other in-law or step relative? If yes, what is the name, relationship and position/title of the relative?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.