Internship Opportunity


Assistant Contract Administrator

Toronto Transit Commission ttc
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline:
Jan 30, 2021
Start Date:
Feb 01, 2021
End Date:
Jan 28, 2022

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 contract administration activities of constracts relating to contratcs involving construction contratcs consistent with the Commission's procurement policy and departmental procedures.



Duties and Responsibilites

  • Shall have responsibility for but no limited to:
  • interpresting contract and ensuring compliance with contract terms and the requirements of the scope of the work;
  • helping SCA and coorindating 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 Contrcution (Lien) Sct'
  • prepearing estimates for proposed changes/amendments/claims;
  • processing requests for quotes, contract amendments/changes and change directives
  • evalauting and preparing analysis of contract'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 and contractor's as well as co-ordinating support from other departments.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Completion of a Univesity Degree ; Engineering or Architectural Technonlogy or Construction Management Colleg program, or the equivalent, professional development courses relating to procurment and contract administrations combined with directly related work experience in the procurement of complex technical requirements including specialized engineering equuipment and construction contracts.
  • An understanding 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.
  • Kowledge 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 computerized applications related to the work



Hours of work: 35 hours per week



*Please note that only those selected to be moved forward in the application process will be contacted.*


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.