Contract Administrator - Water/Wastewater

Kitchener, ON

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

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