ASSISTANT CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR - CONSTRUCTION
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.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
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.