Job Title Contract Administrator - Water/Wastewater

2017/12/04Engineering Consulting
Contract Administrator - Water/WastewaterCivil
Kitchener, Ontario
Our client is looking for a Contract Administrator to join their growing team in Kitchener, Ontario!

This individual will work on a variety of water and wastewater infrastructure projects, including:
• Water and wastewater treatment
• Water supply
• Water storage and distribution
• Wastewater collection

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Management of inspection services and quality assurance
• Manage the measurement of construction progress and the preparation of payment certificates
• Management of written and photographic record keeping including the submission of reports
• Review and provide recommendations of Contract Change Requests and Claims
• Provide conflict resolution and field solutions with respect to unforeseen construction issues
• Management of responses to Contractor’s RFI’s and clarification requests
• Attend and lead construction progress meetings
• Liaise with the contractor, client and Municipal officials on project updates and progress, including preparation and issuance of project reports
• Familiarity with current traffic control regulations
• Familiarity with relevant environmental regulations, municipal approvals and local by-laws

Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
• Engineering degree or diploma in a related field from an accredited academic institution
• 6-8+ years of contract administration or relevant experience in municipal infrastructure
• Experienced in project planning, risk management, cost management, schedule management and preparation/administration of contract documents and specifications
• Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications
• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team
• Positive attitude with good communication, interpersonal skills and employment record
• Effective communicator possessing demonstrated skills in dealing with other staff, contractors, and the public, with matters arising from construction projects
• Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
• Possess working knowledge of the Occupation Health and Safety Act and its Regulations, and Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications (OPSS) for Municipal projects
• Demonstrate skills in the use of computer utilizing programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Outlook)
• Class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing and access to a personnel vehicle